Some advocates worry a new liability waiver, developed by the county, has major flaws
Heavy metal space aliens GWAR return to the Catalyst on Friday, Nov. 17.
As a biodiesel station closes, an environmental taxi company faces yet another challenge
Iron Reagan is a one-band metal marathon
All-star Santa Cruz group the Nagging Doubts are a whirlwind of energy and fun.
The draft environmental document predicts 7,100 new jobs in the local industry
Poorhouse Millionaires play Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Catalyst
Michael Zwerling, the station’s owner, cites free speech in defending the host
Terry Taylor hopes to grow memorabilia sales to strengthen Shakespeare Society of America
How Oliver ‘Tree’ Nickell overcame ups and downs and hit the big time with new album
LIGHT the Band plays Friday, Aug. 25 at Bocci’s Cellar
Phonetic performs Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Blue Lagoon
“The Darkness is the crust of this band, because there’s nothing but laughter inside of it,” says Vultures at Arms Reach (VAAR)...
With loud, heavy riffs full of heart, Dusted Angel is everything a hard rock fan wants in a band.
Dickies’ guitarist looks back at 40 years of punk rock, and the recent Warped Tour controversy
Amid high stakes, activists square off on Airbnb and other short-term rental sites
Santa Cruz cannabis businesses like Toasted Jam find their way in fledgling industry
Cosmic Reef Temple play Friday, June 30 at SubRosa.
Win tickets to Blackheart Burlesque at the Catalyst
Decrepit Birth plays this Sunday, June 4 at the Catalyst
The Cooper House is the spiritual and geographical predecessor of Abbott Square
New homeless coalition’s ideas overlap with a nascent city report
With a welder, he built two ‘rail bikes’ designed to ride the coastal line
Tired plays Monday, May 15 at Caffe Pergolesi
“‘Surf Rider’ seems like it’s going to be a happy song,” says Roby Behrens with a straight face and a mischievous glint....
Group has until the end of April to raise money to buy new spot on the airwaves
How Santa Cruz hip-hop artist Ra.be is using artistic collaboration to support clean water for everyone
Amid concerns, the short-term rental committee drags on into uncertain territory
The Kills celebrate 15 years of unlikely success turning lo-fi blasts of minimalist rock into indie anthems
Santa Cruz women fought for midwifery rights beginning in the 1970s, paving the way for today’s progress