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Reader Survey Winners

People and Places

Best Architectural Treasure
Gold:
Octagon Museum

Silver:
Holy Cross Church

Bronze:
Town Clock


Best Example of Government Waste
Gold:
Campaign Against Marijuana Planting

Silver:
County Planning Department

Bronze:
Homeless in State Parks


Best Free Entertainment
Gold:
Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz

Silver:
Santa Cruz Main Beach

Bronze:
Surfing


Best Irritating Local Personality
Gold:
Robert Norse

Silver:
Bruce Bratton

Bronze:
Mr. Twister


Best Local Politician
Gold:
Mike Rotkin

Silver:
Bruce McPherson

Bronze:
Mardi Wormhoudt


Best Local Scandal
Gold:
Scott Galloway, the Transit District and FEMA

Silver:
Gabriella Cafe labor woes

Bronze:
Hippie Corner


Best Sex Symbol
Gold:
Jason Douglas

Silver:
Kelly Luker

Bronze:
The Surfer Monument


Best Local Web Site
Gold:
Cruzio

Silver:
IUMA

Bronze:
Metro Santa Cruz


Best Nickname for Santa Cruz
Gold:
Hippie Heaven

Silver:
Surf City

Bronze:
The Cruz


Best Place for an Illicit Rendezvous
Gold:
Blue Lagoon

Silver:
Sunset Beach

Bronze:
West Cliff Drive


Best Place for Quiet Contemplation
Gold:
Beach

Silver:
West Cliff Drive

Bronze:
UCSC Arboretum


Best Place to Go on a First Date
Gold:
West Cliff Drive

Silver:
Shadowbrook

Bronze:
Nickelodeon


Best Place to Impress a Visitor
Gold:
West Cliff Drive

Silver:
Boardwalk

Bronze:
UCSC Campus


Best Place to Play Hooky
Gold:
Beach

Silver:
Boardwalk

Bronze:
Pacific Avenue


Best Place to Take the Kids
Gold:
Boardwalk

Silver:
Beach

Bronze:
Wilder Ranch


Best Politician to Throw Out of Office
Gold:
Mike Rotkin

Silver:
Celia Scott

Bronze:
Scott Kennedy


Best Silly Ordinance
Gold:
No Smoking

Silver:
No Skateboarding

Bronze:
No Sitting on Sidewalk


Best Teacher
Gold:
Joanne Green, second-grade teacher at Vine Hill Elementary School, Scotts Valley

Silver:
Bob Gallagher, social studies teacher at Santa Cruz High School

Bronze:
Dianne Sherwood, third-grade teacher at Green Acres Elementary School, Santa Cruz


Best Use of Local Tax Dollars
Gold:
Museums and Libraries

Silver:
Greenbelt

Bronze:
West Cliff Drive

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From the March 27-April 2, 1997 issue of Metro Santa Cruz

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