metrosantacruz.com
News, music, movies, events & restaurants in Santa Cruz, California from Metro Santa Cruz weekly

North Bay Bohemian
May 17-23, 2006

home | the papers | north bay bohemian

North Bay Bohemian cover photo

News

Salmon shortage in the San Francisco Bay Area
Is the nonexistent salmon season yet another tragedy wrought by the Bush administration?

News

News: California state elected positions explained
Quick! What does the controller do? How about the insurance commissioner? Don't know? Neither did we. Our handy-dandy guide to the dutiess and salaries of those offices being decided in the June 6 election.

Corporate Satire: The Yes Men
Halliburton solves global warming (for corporate managers only).

News Briefs: The ongoing tussle at 'The Point Reyes Light'
Former owner Dave Mitchell must stay away from current owner Robert Plotkin for three years as things just get weirder at this Pulitzer prize-winning paper.

Columns

Car Culture: Teaching truck driving
Columnist Novella Carpenter wipes away a tear as her protégé learns to take the big rig by herself.

Clark Wolf's Napkin Notes: The occasional diatribe on food and eating from a periodic Guerneville resident
On Pixie tangerines, the unintended effects of Whole Foods on a neighborhood and eating for humans.

Movies

Talking Pix: 'West Coast Live' regulars offer travel tips on 'Poseidon'
Carl & Karl advise eating the pizza early in 'Poseidon' remake.

Movie Review: 'Down in the Valley'
Mama, don't let your babies grow up to be creepy, lecherous cowboys.

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    SONOMA COUNTY / NAPA COUNTY / MARIN COUNTY MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Music Interview: Super Hyphy with D-Sharpe and DJ Amen
Giving it up for the 707.

MORE NIGHTLIFE    NIGHTLIFE LISTINGS    NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

Restaurant Review: Zaré in Napa
Hoss Zaré's eponymous Napa eatery features an ambitious kitchen cooking at big-city prices.

Wine Profile: Ridge Vineyards
Boasting the largest straw bale construction in the U.S., Ridge/Lytton Springs winery is as green as the vines surrounding it.

Food Event: Sonoma County Bites
Screamin' Mimi's owner Mariline Olson organizes an unusual school fundraiser.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Profile: Mountain Play director James Dunn says 'Fiddler on the Roof' must go on
Despite recent brain surgery, the Marin County director rallies.

Letters

Letters to the Editor: May 17-24, 2006
Meth and money; everyone's a critic.




Back Issues

May 10, 2006

May 3, 2006

April 26, 2006

April 19, 2006

April 12, 2006

April 5, 2006

March 29, 2006

March 22, 2006

March 15, 2006

March 8, 2006

March 1, 2006

February 22, 2006

February 15, 2006

COMPLETE LIST