What cultural changes could Santa Cruz see as cannabis goes mainstream?
Prohibition is over for cannabis, and the estimates of money to be made in the legalized recreational market are astronomical. But what...
‘Desserts in the Raw’ class proves an Earth-friendly diet no longer means dessert doldrums
One hundred years after the Great Flu, are we immune?
The newest Earth-friendly movement targets the funeral industry
The state of fashion gets altered once again by Santa Cruz’s psychedelic fashion event on Sept. 23
‘Coasts in Crisis’ is an urgent call to action, as climate change threatens to decimate our shores
How cannabinoids put the ‘medical’ in medical marijuana
Sri Lankan and Asian fusion dishes on Front Street, plus two cheese alternatives that rival the real thing
Local author Kaia Roman uncovers the science of joy in her new memoir
The 'Misfit' case at Buttercup Cakes, a flan to write home about, and a few must-stops in South County
Authentic Italian and idyllic atmosphere in historic Aptos hotel
Carmen Perez, national co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, and Amelia McDonell-Parry, of the podcast ‘Undisclosed,’ speak to GT
The late local fixture was an engineer, inventor, educator, volunteer animal rescuer, and friend to many
After more than six decades of marriage, the legacy of Santa Cruz eco-art pioneers Helen and Newton Harrison is one that neither...
MariaElena De La Garza on what community action looks like.
Laughter Yoga grows in popularity, as both a powerful stress antidote and exercise
Santa Cruz is one of hundreds of cities across the globe organizing solidarity marches—in what could be a new era of activism
How siblings bond, why they fight and what makes them so important
The dangers of letting your pets get ahold of your stash
Science is beginning to understand how generosity makes our lives better—and maybe even longer
New memoir from Christina Waters examines life fully engaged
One writer’s journey into what makes funny funny, and why laughter is so good for us
What does the survival of printed books say about our brains?
Bay Area artists celebrate the centennial of the absurdist movement
Now in its 11th year, FashionART gets bigger and more sophisticated each year
Santa Cruz’s underground supply of activity groups
Why tapping into herbal medicine requires experimentation and self-learning
New science may confirm what Ayurvedic medicine always knew about the importance of a healthy gut
Why the city’s urban canopy may be in danger, and what it means for our future