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How would you feel about a tech industry boom in Santa Cruz?

lt antoinetteI feel like it would ruin the small old-town feeling of Santa Cruz. It wouldn’t be the same Surf City kind of vacation town that it is.

Antoinette Bennett
Santa Cruz | Construction Management

 

 

 

 

lt megginI think that it would be a mixed thing, because I would be stoked if my husband could work here and not have to drive [over] the hill. But I would be bummed if Santa Cruz got any more congested than it already is.

Meggin Hendricks
Santa Cruz | Nurse

 

 

 

lt deniseI’m not so sure that Santa Cruz can handle it. If they were willing to include all the artists and healers in that hi-tech boom, I’d really be all for it.

Denise Diani
Santa Cruz | Physical Therapist/Life Coach

 

 

 

 

lt dougI think Santa Cruz should stay just the way it’s been forever.

Doug Ellam
San Jose | Computers

 

 

 

 

 

 

lt summerI think it would depend. It could be a good thing because it could mean more jobs, but I can also think of it as a bad thing because it might take away some jobs for others whose jobs are easily replaced by technology.

Summer Wise
Santa Cruz | Sales

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Matthew is a California native and has lived in Santa Cruz for 34 years. A sculptor, photographer, avid biker and professional disc golfer, he has played tournaments in more than ten states and is the winner of the 2002 New Zealand Championships. 

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