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
Local activists discuss their trip to protest site at Peace United Church
The Legendary Shack Shakers are keeping Americana dangerous
How Jan Harwood, a nuclear activist, found her voice as political songwriter
Worship plays Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Blue Lagoon
Locals weigh options for community action in the Trump presidency
Local soul group releases debut album of original songs
The Mind Body Awareness Project, which Noah Levine started in Santa Cruz, is reopening its local branch
In both sound and philosophy, Rising Appalachia is blazing a new path in roots music
Rise Up plays Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Blue Lagoon.
Local nonprofit helps vets reconnect with the community holistically
Fulminate plays Friday, Sept 30 at the Poet & the Patriot.
Sanders organizers rolled out a platform, but critics have cried foul on several of the specifics
Once-popular sentencing reform is being blamed for a rise in crime
Santa Cruz hops on what could be a growing trend of vegan comedy
Should local governments take their message straight to the people?
Does anyone write more songs than the Blank Tapes’ Matt Adams?
Longtime Santa Cruz scenesters unite for perspective-shaking project
Fountain of Bile play Friday, June 17 at the Blue Lagoon.
Bernie Sanders speaks as California Primary nears
Public radio station works to save itself and prepare for a sale at the same time
Former mayor Gayle Ortiz looks to the future with Vision Capitola
Operation Surf celebrates five years in Santa Cruz
Even with Section 8 vouchers, Santa Cruz’s poor struggle to secure housing
KUSP looks to clear the static with new general manager Bonnie Jean Primbsch
Why aren’t more of Santa Cruz’s homeless using the winter shelter?
County takes innovative approach to cannabis cultivation as March deadline looms
The first thing one notices when speaking with Lisa Taylor is her authenticity. She speaks just as she writes: straight from the...
Rumble Steelskin plays Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Catalyst.