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Why I write so much about the library

Updated: Jul 13


Stephen Kessler.


Op-ed in the SC Sentinel, 7/9/2022


Reader, forgive me, but between now and November I’m going to be writing even more about the subject I’ve already written more about over the last six years than anything else: the city’s plan to abandon the downtown flagship branch of the Santa Cruz Public Library and build it from scratch a few blocks away as part of a parking garage — and when that idea was met with angry disbelief, the belated addition of affordable housing. What I derisively dubbed the Taj Garage I hereby rechristen the Taj Garage Towers.




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