Elegy for James D. Houston
Geoffrey Dunn remembers the great Santa Cruz writer, who died last week...
A potent algal neurotoxin could threaten California's brown pelicans just as officials move to de-list them.
Facts from Fiction
Science reporter and UCSC alum Richard Harris on why public access to good scientific information is more important than ever--and harder to come by.
Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Union-busting allegations at The Camp Recovery Center in Scotts Valley, La Bahia gets the nod from Santa Cruz City Council and a local Cuban émigré reflects on the loosening of travel restrictions to her home country.
For Love of Labor
The Reel Work Film Festival highlights workers who refuse to accept the short end of the stick--downturn or not.
Disney's 'Earth': One hundred years of nature documentaries, and the world's not getting any better.
Coming to America
Cary Fukunaga's powerful drama 'Sin Nombre' charts a dangerous journey across the border.
I Wanna Be a Cowboy
Let Riders in the Sky's Ranger Doug show you how!
Tim Eriksen's journey from punk to hardcore hymn.
Curtis Cartier's Coachella diary.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Latino punk outfit La Plebe, indie darlings Crystal Antlers and jazz pianist McCoy Tyner set their compasses for Santa Cruz.
Greek To Me
Authentic Greek flavors are worth their weight in retsina at The Greek.
Letters to the Editor
April 22-29, 2009