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Goldies 2004

Miscellaneous

Top 10 Things Santa Cruz Is Famous For
1. Marijuana
2. Boardwalk
3. Medical marijuana
4. Steamer Lane
5. Murder capital
6. City Council decrees on international issues
7. Vegetarians
8. UCSC as top party school/The koi fish fry
9. Marxism
10. Quality lists from leading alternative news source

Top 10 Santa Cruz Fashion Accessories
1. Cell phone
2. Cell phone radiation detector
3. Cruiser bike (dog in basket, surfboard in trailer optional)
4. Fleece (summer)
5. Sunglasses (winter)
6. Skateboard (under arm)
7. Hemp T-shirt
8. Flip-flops (winter)
9. Uggs (summer)
10. VW van covered in peace signs and "Fuck Bush" bumper stickers

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Goldies 2004 Contents:
Arts & Culture (readers' choice)
A-Z Index of Names/Places
Economic Index
Food & Drink (readers' choice)
Goods & Services (readers' choice)
Historical Index
Lit
Miscellaneous
Movies
Music
Music & Nightlife (readers' choice)
People & Places
People & Places (readers' choice)
Politics
List of 'Stans'

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Top 10 Santa Cruz Anomalies
1. The Mystery Spot
2. River Street Sign
3. Phallic Bush
4. Cell phone tower tree
5. San Lorenzo fish statue
6. Pacific Avenue echo effect
7. The Giant Dipper
8. Tom Scribner Statue
9. Collateral Damage statue
10. Snazzy compound

Top 10 Time-Honored Nicknames for Mike Rotkin
1. Marxist Mike
2. Rotten Rotkin
3, The Bearded One
4, Big Mouth Rotkin
5. The Conservative Councilmember
6. Neo-Con Fascist
7. Budget Crisis Bendover Mike
8. Recycled Rotkin
9. El Presidente
10. Serial Mayor

Top 10 Endangered Species in Santa Cruz
1. Santa Cruz long-toed salamander
2. Brown pelican
3. California clapper rail
4. Tidewater goby
5. Smith's blue butterfly
6. Mt. Herman June beetle
7. Ohlone tiger beetle
8. Zayante band-winged grasshopper
9. San Francisco garter snake
10. Santa Cruz wallflower

Top 10 Local Predators
1. Mountain lion
2. Great white shark
3. Bobcat
4. Coyote
5. Nuz
6. Ohlone tiger beetle
7. Pelican
8. Sea lion
9. Elephant seal
10. Banana slug

Top 10 Proposals for Dealing With the River Street Sign
1. Demolish
2. Explode
3. Tow
4. Crush
5. Sink
6. Camouflage
7. Melt
8. Catapult
9. Ship to Los Angeles
10. Retrofit as Boardwalk ride


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From the March 31-April 7, 2004 issue of Metro Santa Cruz.

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