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
On their latest album, the Bad Plus gives the jazz treatment to Prince, Johnny Cash and Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Consistently spectacular Thai dishes at Sabieng, plus pantry staples for the new year
New Santa Cruz Mayor Cynthia Chase talks about breaking the glass ballot and her top issues
Talking Dreads transforms Talking Heads songs into reggae classics
How siblings bond, why they fight and what makes them so important
Toasting the new year with fine mixology and a fresh culinary start
Groups reaching out to young people seek support through Santa Cruz Gives
After moving away and finding success, they still feel like a Santa Cruz band
Local soul group releases debut album of original songs
Food writer Christina Waters names her favorite culinary discoveries of the year
After the election, some experts say it’s time to make global warming a local issue
New study finds parents spend as much time on their devices as their kids, and everyone loses out
Paul Schraub on portraits, feast and famine, digital shots and music