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Why Should You Move to Santa Cruz?

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Why Should You Move to Santa Cruz

There are very few places where you can surf world-class waves before breakfast, hike among giant redwoods in the morning, enjoy a gourmet organic lunch, and work on your Ph.D. Santa Cruz, CA is one of those rare places. This city has about 62,000 people on the Pacific coast of northern California and enjoys 250 days of sunshine annually to enjoy one of the world’s great surfing beaches. It’s also nestled next to the Santa Cruz Mountains, where spectacular hiking trails afford sweeping views of the ocean.

There’s the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Whale watching. The longest wooden wharf in the country. A delightful boardwalk complete with a roller coaster. A vibrant downtown with historic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, and an arts community.

Given the presence of UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz scored unsurprisingly high as an educational community. A highly rated public school system includes nationally recognized public and charter high schools such as Pacific Collegiate, one of the nation’s top schools. Secondary school students can pursue a degree right at home, either at UCSC, which offers 65 undergraduate majors and 41 grad programs, or the well-respected Cabrillo College.

Santa Cruz’s health care also received high marks, which Collins credits significantly to an emphasis on preventive health and wellness options.

Housing, which also ranked high among Santa Cruz’s strengths, offers varied options...

Places To Eat In Santa Cruz

Places To Eat In Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is known for its natural beauty, world class. The sleepy Northern California town also has some of the most delicious restaurants along the Monterey Bay coastline. You can find yourself at peace on a cliff overlooking the ocean. You can get the heart pumping while climbing up and down the Aptos hills or biking around town working up an appetite, then you can stroll along the streets downtown and indulge in a tasty meal or dessert.

Santa Cruz has something for everyone, and when it comes to the best Santa Cruz restaurants. in fact, the hard part is deciding where to eat in Santa Cruz. It should be no surprise that the food options in Santa Cruz will include vegan, vegetarian, and other earth-conscious food. California is generally known for its progressivism, particularly in the environmental and health movements of the US, and Santa Cruz especially so!

Places To Eat In Santa Cruz

#1-You will find Asian-fusion food, street food style at Charlie Hong Kong’s. They offer vegan and gluten-free options, plus they make sustainability a part of their everyday business practices.

Places To Eat In Santa Cruz

#2-The lovely ...

Effective Treatments for COVID that are Being Researched

Effective Treatments for COVID that are Being Researched

There is only one treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat coronavirus disease 2019. Many medications are being tested. Researchers are currently studying other potential treatments for COVID-19. What are those potential treatments?

Antiviral drug
Researchers are testing the antiviral drugs favipiravir and merimepodib. Studies have found that the combination of lopinavir and ritonavir isn't effective.

Anti-inflammatory therapy
Researchers study many anti-inflammatory drugs to treat or prevent dysfunction of several organs and lung injury from infection-associated inflammation.

Dexamethasone
The corticosteroid dexamethasone is one type of anti-inflammatory drug that researchers are studying to treat or prevent organ dysfunction and lung injury from inflammation. Studies have found that this drug reduces the risk of death by about 30% for people on ventilators and by about 20% for people who need supplemental oxygen. The U.S. National Institutes of Health has recommended dexamethasone for people hospitalized with COVID-19 who are on mechanical ventilators or need supplemental oxygen.

Immune-based therapy
Researchers study immune-based therapies, including convalescent plasma, mesenchymal stem cells, and monoclonal antibodies. Monoclonal antibodies are proteins created in a lab that can help the immune system fight off viruses. These drugs are used to treat mild to moderate COVID-19 in people who have a higher risk of developing serious illnesses due to COVID-19. Treatment involves a single infusion given by a needle in the arm (intravenously) in...

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Santa Cruz County
City # Price Range
Aptos Homes 74 $400k - $9.9m
Capitola Homes 26 $250k - $1.9m
Rio Del Mar / Seascape Homes 37 $450k - $9.9m
Santa Cruz Events 174 $125k - $30.0m
Santa Cruz Homes 174 $125k - $30.0m
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Monterey County
City # Price Range
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Alta Mesa-Monterey 220 $132k - $28.5m
Big Sur Homes 6 $2.0m - $35.0m
Carmel Homes 120 $275k - $32.5m
Fishermans Flats 220 $132k - $28.5m
Glenwood Circle Monterey 220 $132k - $28.5m
Mar Vista Neighborhood Monterey 220 $132k - $28.5m
Monterey Homes For Sale 220 $132k - $28.5m
Oak Grove Monterey 220 $132k - $28.5m
Old Town Monterey 220 $132k - $28.5m
Pebble Beach Homes 33 $975k - $25.0m
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