Dwelling in the Future
Concerns about greenhouse gases could point the way to a greener, denser, more affordable Santa Cruz.
Ten Questions for Eleanor Taylor
Half the brains behind the virtual market SantaCruzLocalFoods.com dishes about this and that and gives a dee-licious-sounding recipe for orange crème shakes.
Advocates Say: Make Santa Cruz Safe
A candelight vigil at the 7-Eleven where a woman was gunned down on New Year's Day points out some harsh truths about domestic violence in Santa Cruz.
Assemblyman Bill Monning lays out exactly why Gov. Schwarzenegger's budget is both unimaginative and unrealistic.
Fifteen months after their arrest by Santa Cruz cops in riot gear, two drum circle protesters wind up with misdemeanors on their records.
The Bad Lebowski
Jeff Bridges or no, 'Crazy Heart' is the tale of a drunken C&W singer that loses steam as it sobers up.
Denzel Washington brings hoime an overdue book in 'The Book of Eli.'
Colin Firth plays an unopenly gay man in early 1960s Los Angeles in 'A Single Man.'
Notes from the Underground
New Music Works shines a light on a cadre of bold new composers—all with connections to Santa Cruz.
Music Calendar Picks
Alaskan roots rebels The Builders and The Butchers, '90s sensation Sophie B. Hawkins and New Orleans funk and soul masters Dumpstaphunk get busy on Santa Cruz stages this week.
Keeping It Real
Under new management, Real Thai Kitchen still delivers the spice.
8 Tens @ 15
As Santa Cruz's quirky 10-minute play festival celebrates its quinceanera, directors talk about the craft of going short.
Letters to the Editor
January 13 - 20, 2010