[the Goldies: Best of Santa Cruz 1998

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Reader Survey Winners

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Best Architectural Treasure
Gold:
Town Clock

Silver:
Holy Cross Church

Bronze:
Museum of Art and History


Best Example of Government Waste
Gold:
River Street Lights

Silver:
Santa Cruz City Council

Bronze:
Speed Bumps


Best Free Entertainment
Gold:
Pacific Avenue in Downtown Santa Cruz

Silver:
Santa Cruz Main Beach

Bronze:
First Night


Best Irritating Local Personality
Gold:
Bruce Bratton

Silver:
Robert Norse

Bronze:
Scott Kennedy


Best Local Politician
Gold:
Celia Scott

Silver:
Mike Rotkin

Bronze:
Sam Farr


Best Local Scandal
Gold:
Scott Kennedy vs. Celia Scott

Silver:
John Dine Shooting

Bronze:
No Drinking on Beach


Best Local Sex Symbol
Gold:
The Surfer Statue

Silver:
Jim Wood

Bronze:
Paul Lee


Best Local Web Site
Gold:
Cruzio (www.cruzio.com)

Silver:
Front St. Pub (www.cruzio.com/%7Enadpete/scbrewco/scbrewco.htm)

Bronze:
Sasquatch (http://www.sasquatch.com)


Best Nickname for Santa Cruz
Gold:
Surf City

Silver:
The Cruz

Bronze:
Paradise Lost


Best Place for an Illicit Rendezvous
Gold:
Blue Lagoon

Silver:
West Cliff Drive

Bronze:
Evergreen Cemetery


Best Place for Quiet Contemplation
Gold:
Beach

Silver:
West Cliff Drive

Bronze:
Pogonip


Best Place to Go on a First Date
Gold:
Beach

Silver:
West Cliff Drive

Bronze:
Shadowbrook


Best Place to Impress a Visitor
Gold:
West Cliff Drive

Silver:
UCSC Campus

Bronze:
Shadowbrook


Best Place to Play Hooky
Gold:
Beach

Silver:
Boardwalk

Bronze:
Santa Cruz Cinema 9


Best Place to Take Kids
Gold:
Boardwalk

Silver:
Beach

Bronze:
Wilder Ranch


Best Politician to Throw Out of Office
Gold:
Scott Kennedy

Silver:
All of Them

Bronze:
Pete Wilson


Best Silly Local Ordinance
Gold:
No Drinking on the Beach

Silver:
No Skateboarding

Bronze:
No Smoking in Bars


Best Teacher
Gold:
Bob Gallagher

Silver:
Kris Kennedy

Bronze:
John Dizikes of UCSC


Best Use of Local Tax Dollars
Gold:
Libraries

Silver:
Roadwork

Bronze:
Schools


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