Santa Cruz http://kazu.org en Stretching Silicon Valley to the Beach http://kazu.org/post/stretching-silicon-valley-beach <p>Every morning, more than 20,000 people leave Santa Cruz county and commute to work in Silicon Valley. Even with a large research university and seaside real estate, it’s hard for Santa Cruz to compete with the Valley’s pull on engineers and entrepreneurs. But with a $700 billion industry headquartered over the hill, there’s a lot to be gained from local efforts to stretch Silicon Valley to the beach.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Rowan Moore Gerety 39568 at http://kazu.org Stretching Silicon Valley to the Beach In Santa Cruz, Pushing the Vatican to Accept Women as Priests http://kazu.org/post/santa-cruz-pushing-vatican-accept-women-priests <p class="normal"><span lang="en-US">On a cloudy Saturday afternoon in Aptos, the church choirmaster leads a quartet singing the 23rd Psalm. Today, the Episcopal Church of St. John is packed with Catholics. They’re here to support the ordination of a Santa Cruz woman named Christine Fahrenbach. In an anteroom near the altar, she’s busy putting on an alb, traditional garb for Catholic priests.<b>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</b></span></p><p class="normal">&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Rowan Moore Gerety 39365 at http://kazu.org In Santa Cruz, Pushing the Vatican to Accept Women as Priests