From Woodstock to ‘Supernatural’ and now ‘Africa Speaks,’ Carlos Santana brings the global spirit home
The outgoing director of the Museum of Art & History talks art elitism, forging new community ties and what’s next
Why the 9/11 generation is caught between Hanson and the hyperreal
As organic goes mainstream, Cathy Calfo steps down from the group that started it all
A lawyer, a judge and an activist on how Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has inspired them and changed the legal...
A changing coastline and another real estate boom fuel a new wave of access disputes
Beyond the self-care craze is an opportunity for activism
After pushing the limits of consciousness to the edge in new documentary ‘Psychonautics,’ comedian Shane Mauss brings his science-and-psychedelics-themed shows to Santa...
New farm tour goes behind the scenes of local marijuana production
The would-be wonder drug is stalled by legal uncertainty about cannabis
Anxiety, edibles and emergency room detox
UK transplant and author cherishes hometown that shaped music taste
Sayed Nadim Hashimi risked everything to work with U.S. special forces—but he knows many of his colleagues will be left behind
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The best breweries, pubs, places to play pool and more
The best personal trainers, yoga studios, surf spots and more
The best restaurants, happy hours, brunch spots and more
The best beaches, farmers markets, wedding venues and more
The best local festivals, galleries, performers and more
Our annual tribute to Santa Cruz County's most eclectic attractions
With Friday operations set to end April 1, buyers and sellers make their case for an institution
Santa Cruz native will headline opening of DNA’s Comedy Lab and Experimental Theatre
Allegations of bullying, sexism and Trumpian tactics rattle the local political scene
How UCSC hit the counter-culture jackpot with a new Hunter S. Thompson archive
Can a Silicon Valley startup change veggie burgers forever?
For local activist Gabriela Cruz, the battle over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Dream Act is as personal as...
A local photo project encourages subjects to slip into a cursed gown and open up about their breakups
A Santa Cruz County farm is at the forefront of a movement to go beyond organic
An inside look at the rise of hot Pilates, boot camp, spinning and more