Decades after community members first rallied to save Lighthouse Field, it needs saving once more
A few local women who are crushing stereotypes in the wine industry
Longtime Santa Cruz scenesters unite for perspective-shaking project
How negotiations over the Beach Flats Community Garden went wrong
Santa Cruz has been celebrating African American culture on the ‘Black Fourth’ for 25 years
LGBTQ partners are learning how to redefine marriage as identities shift
Filmmakers reveal why telling their subjects’ stories was nerve-wracking
As he comes to Aptos Village Park on May 28, Buddy Guy is thinking about the future of blues.
As Santa Cruz showgirls prepare to travel to the mecca of burlesque, the local scene—with its combination of saucy sex appeal and...
How Michael Moore threw himself into election-year politics, made a comeback film, wound up in the hospital, and started all over again...
Ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern discusses the realities and dangers of drones at Reel Work Film Festival screening
Despite a wet winter, Santa Cruz County’s water problems are far from over
The city plans to increase density on major streets over the next two decades. How much is too much?
UCSC’s competitive hip-hop dance team Haluan carries on the little-known legacy of Santa Cruz’s revolutionary hip-hop scene with the En Route Urban...
The best businesses, places, people and things to do in Santa Cruz County in 2016 according to our readers—plus a few staff...
Is it performance art? Or just crazy? Indie wrestlers reveal all about a growing Santa Cruz sensation
From green waffles to bone broth, a Watsonville incubator is producing some of Santa Cruz County’s most innovative culinary entrepreneurs
KPIG’s ‘Please Stand By’ celebrates 1,000 episodes of radio from a different era—live music and no pants
Hobbyist beekeeping surges as scientists debate the mystery of disappearing bees
Nat Young enters the upcoming surfing season ranked 10th in the world
UC Santa Cruz grad Julie Snyder talks about how the 'Serial' podcast gets made—and how it became a cultural phenomenon.
How ‘ghosting’ has become a dating norm and why it needs to stop
Is there hope for California’s salmon?
The successful transformation of the Wrigley Building is driving an economic engine on the booming Westside
Wearable technology is changing how we exercise, and even how we live—but you ain’t seen nothin’ yet
How technology is rapidly changing our bodies, and what we can do about it
When Bonny Doon’s Henry Kaiser isn’t diving in subzero temperatures in Antarctica, he’s playing on the edge as one of music’s most...
California Republicans in the era of Trump