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11:46 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Cal State Universities Head to Church to Recruit African American Students

CSUMB Admissions table at Greater Victory Temple on Super Sunday

In its effort to recruit more African American students, the Cal State University system is headed to church. 

Sunday service at the Greater Victory Temple in Seaside is always a lively event with singers, an organist and church members shaking tambourines.  And this Sunday there’s an added twist.  Up on stage are the interim President and Admissions Director from nearby Cal State Monterey Bay, KAZU’s parent institution.  They stand alongside church elders.

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4:03 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

AT&T Pro-Am: Aiming at Zero Waste

The Offset Project's Abbie Beane sorts through a bag of compost looking for contamination.

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am wrapped up Sunday with a new winner, Pro Golfer Brant Snedeker, and perhaps a new record for diverting waste.

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11:42 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Pinnacles Officially Dedicated a National Park

Pinnacles high peaks at sunset
Credit National Park Service

Monday marked the dedication of America’s newest national park. The Pinnacles is the 59th in the national park system. It is the first new park in more than eight years.

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12:59 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

AT&T Pro-Am: Dental Clinic Follows PGA Tour

Dr. David Ramirez of Gonzales volunteers in the Christina's Smile mobile dental clinic.

Every year the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am brings together celebrities and golfers.  But far from the fun on the golf links, this PGA Tour event is important to some local children in need of dental care. 

You could say Diane Stigler has been on the PGA Tour for 16 years.  That’s how long she’s helped run the non-profit Christina’s Smile.  It’s a mobile dental clinic that follows the Tour.  “We provide free dental care for underprivileged children from all over the country,” said Stigler. 

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10:21 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Next Generation Farmers Bring Values to the Table

Pasture raised chickens roam at Fiesta Farm in rural Watsonville.

  

This is a critical time in farming.  According to the USDA, about half of the nation’s farmers are likely to retire in the next decade. That makes now the time for a new generation to step in, and some are using this transition to bring their values to your table.

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