Category Archive: Jouranlistic Articles

Yacko & Paddy are in the South Pacific

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Two of the longest tenured Manukans, Jack Ostler & Paddy Dunne have left the US behind for a little while. They are currently somewhere in Bali…but have been through Oz and a couple… Continue reading

Santa Cruz is an International Surfing Reserve, and Deserves it

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Last week, official ceremonies were held on Friday and Saturday dedicating the beautiful Santa Cruz coastline as an International Surfing Reserve. This is quite the honor, considering only three other places in the… Continue reading

MP and AI, two heroes. A Manukan Perspective. by Jared A Muscat

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In the last two years the surf world has lost a few very notable names.  These names belong to surfers who we all looked up to and revered in one way or another,… Continue reading

Bad Week, Big Grin (a short piece by Jared)

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I just finished off one of those weeks that you really wish you could do away with; except, for the most part, I have this incredibly funny feeling that I doubt I would… Continue reading

Like California State Parks? Some Good News and Some Action Lay Ahead

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In 2010 Prop 21 an initiative set to restore funding for the California State Parks via increased oil taxes was shot down.  The loss was a devastating reality for all who cared, as… Continue reading

Richard O’Barry and Save Japan Dolphins are getting the job done, but there is more left.

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It seems that Richard O’Barry and his supporters are really making an impact in Taiji, Japan, where the brutal dolphin slaughter known as “the Cove” has slowed down noticeably this year.  This is… Continue reading

New LED bulbs will save energy and money for Americans

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Recent research and technology has finally created something that we all need: a highly energy efficient, long lasting light bulb! These new LED bulbs can last up to 30 years, and use only… Continue reading

if we drill, we will still pay…in more ways than one

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As you know, we here at Manuka support Obama.  As you also know, we here at Manuka do not support drilling for oil…heck we don’t support any kind of anything for oil.  Thus,… Continue reading

High gas prices got you down? Try renewable resource development!

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It seems that the increasingly high gas prices these days have got everyone down. Well, not everyone. Conservative politicians are stoked on the high prices, because that means more support for their oil… Continue reading

Obama Administration works to decrease childhood obesity, but we got work to do

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In an effort to increase health among American children, the Obama Administration released a new policy on school lunches. The policy adds almost double the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables, decreases the… Continue reading