Movement may be a tipping point for social media boycotts, but Santa Cruz drivers feel fallout
Monthly ArtSmart concerts bring world beats to kids and adults
NorCal weather inspires Moon Duo’s new concept albums
Food Lounge thriving as a kitchen incubator and community hub, plus Sala Soiree update and Cafe Ella turns 10
The ancient brain exercise grows new brain cells and eases stress—if you remember to do it
Supporters march alongside the Native American activist, who has ties to Santa Cruz
This year’s upcoming SCMF spans multiple music genres, plus comedy, speakers and a bike party
The Legendary Shack Shakers are keeping Americana dangerous
Find out which gluten-free products passed the toasting test
The community college’s dental program, which serves thousands, survives another year—but questions remain
Acclaimed Santa Cruz photographer shares photos and tales from recent trips
UCSC grad says writing a good love song isn’t easy
Culinary pyrotechnics at new Scotts Valley restaurant
How Jan Harwood, a nuclear activist, found her voice as political songwriter
Insects may be a more sustainable protein for future generations, with crickets leading the way
Books, life, friendship and culture collide in entertaining ‘Book Club Play’
Former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty’s solo career is a wild blend of genre-bending, tell-alls and stage gestures.
Fungi season transforms local menus, while a Proper Claret from Bonny Doon Vineyard warms winter nights
Former Kenny Loggins partner helped invent the ‘California sound’ that ‘SNL’ alums now lovingly parody.
As supporters rejoice at Coast Dairies’ presidential designation, neighbors turn toward next steps.
Camille Utterback on her digital projection of the San Lorenzo River at the MAH
Rivvrs’ Brandon Zahursky still doesn’t know how his music got on television—but it’s changed his life
New enterprise ‘Sala Soirée’ kicks off series of dinner parties in local homes, plus a tea of the week
Laughter Yoga grows in popularity, as both a powerful stress antidote and exercise
Sara Kelly Keenan says she’s living proof that gender isn’t binary
Lucinda Williams’ new ‘Ghosts of Highway 20’ takes her back to familiar territory—from a different perspective
Mother Hips frontman Greg Loiacono brings his solo project to the Crepe Place.
The returning chef's new restaurant lives up to the hype
What Republican plans to repeal Obamacare without a replacement would mean for California
Roxane Gay, author of the new ‘Difficult Women,’ on breaking down media messages and protecting rights in America