January 24, 2000
Fruit tree pruning workshop
Fruit tree expert Orin Martin will offer you all the tips you need to prune your
fruit trees successfully at a two-hour pruning workshop on Saturday, January 29,
from 10 a.m. to noon. The class will be held at the Louise Cain Gatehouse on the
Register to vote
Now is the time to register to vote in the March 2000 California Presidential Primary. The deadline for registering and for changing your party registration is February 7. If you've moved, you need to reregister. Voter Registration Forms are available throughout the campus, including the college offices, McHenry Library lobby, and the Student Center, or you may register online.
Election workers needed
Santa Cruz County needs workers to serve on election day, Tuesday, March 7. In order to qualify, you must be able to work from approximately 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., be a registered voter in Santa Cruz County, and be able to read and write English. There are two types of positions: inspector (requires a 1 and 1/2-day training class) and clerk (training class highly recommended). The positions are basically volunteer, but the county pays a stipend of $60 for clerks and $80 for inspectors. Workers may sign up anytime before election day. For more information, call (831) 454-2060.
E-bikes at the Bay Tree Bookstore
The Bay Tree Bookstore is now selling e-bikes at discounted prices. A mid-range "comfort model," which comes with a tote bag and rack, is priced at $999 plus tax (the regular retail price is $1145 plus $49 shipping). The special prices are available to the campus community through an arrangement with EV Global, a Lee Iacocca Enterprise, and Subaru of Santa Cruz. The comfort model comes with a suspension seat post and a gel saddle; saddle bags are optional. Chancellor Greenwood, pictured right, is a fan of e-bikes and uses hers for traveling around campus.
Bicycle licensing available on campus
License your bike during drop-in bicycle maintenance on Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Recreation Office porch at the East Field House. New licenses and renewals are $3 and are valid statewide. Additional licensing opportunities can be arranged by calling Transportation and Parking Services at (831) 459-2190. TAPS and OPERS will be offering this service through March 10.
Drop-in fitness classes for faculty and staff
The Recreation Office is offering excellent, inexpensive fitness classes winter
quarter. The classes are designed with faculty and staff in mind to fit within the
January broadcast schedule for UCSC Forum
UCSC Forum, which features the best of UCSC lectures and programs, airs
at 8 p.m. each Sunday and 4:30 p.m. each Wednesday on Community TV of Santa Cruz
County, Channel 72.
For more information, call Community Television at (831) 425-8848, ext. 20.