KSCO radio host Rosemary Chalmers
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Sunday Reads: Rosemary Chalmers looks beyond KSCO; recs for the bookworm in your life

The second life of Rosemary Chalmers: A local media personality looks beyond KSCO

KSCO radio host Rosemary Chalmers
(Kevin Painchaud / Lookout Santa Cruz)

After KSCO announced that it was laying off its staff and ending live local programming, Rosemary Chalmers, one of the Santa Cruz radio station’s most high-profile on-air hosts took a deep breath and decided to branch off into a new media entity. Wallace Baine charts what’s next.

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Need a quick stocking-stuffer? Nothing beats a book

A collage of covers of books recommended by Claudia Sternbach

Books often make the best gifts. Lookout columnist Claudia Sternbach offers some tips for new and classic reads, including a few that either take place in Santa Cruz or are written by local authors. All would make swell stocking-stuffers, she writes. Maybe even throw in a battery-operated book light for those stormy evenings when the power leaves us reading by candlelight. Find all of her recommendations here.

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