Storeowners pull kombucha tea from shelves as feds scrutinize the miracle brew's alcohol content. Also: what does Lindsay Lohan have to do with all this? More than you might think.
Surf Ear Safari
A Santa Cruz doctor has become a world expert at healing a notorious problem for surfers.
We summarize the final results of the June 22 special election, and a Capitola tabby named Taz hits the airwaves in an upcoming reality TV show.
Dorah Rosen writes of the hope she felt when she heard Israeli politician Yael Dayan speak recently at Temple Beth El and the disappointment that followed when Israel attacked the aid flotilla.
Naked Eyes, Shelby Lynne and Zongo Junction take to Santa Cruz stages this week.
Santa Cruz Winemaker's Apprentice Makes His Mark
Hand-crafted wines from Denis Hoey's Odonata label are attracting attention.
'Swing' Hits The Mark
Cabrillo Stage pays hip-jiggling tribute to swing music's roots.
A new biography of Jack London maps out the life and times of a complex figure.
Letters to the Editor
June 30 - July 7, 2010