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07.23.08

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News

Life Reborn
The waters off the Santa Cruz coast are brimming with life, thanks to favorable oceanographic conditions. However, some Santa Cruz area scientists are concerned global warming could leave future generations of marine life struggling for survival.

Taste of a New Generation
With 'Stuff White People Like,' Christian Lander skewers the conventional wisdom of the liberal upper-class

News

Talking Trash
Santa Cruz County Public Works officials are eyeing a technological breakthrough that could simultaneously eliminate waste and generate carbon-neutral electricity, but opponents have labeled the plan environmental racism.

Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Santa Cruz leaders hope residents will vote for much needed funds for emergency dispatch services, two Live Oak citizens battle gangs through public art, former Santa Cruz mayor Katherine Beiers is throwing her hat in this November's Santa Cruz city council race and Santa Cruz alt-energy guru David Blume proves once again that Californians are searching vigorsouly for a non-petroleum solution to the energy crisis.

Movies

'Tell No One'
French skinnydipping goes wrong, horribly wrong.

DVD Reviews:
A british detective ruffles his supervisors' feathers in the TV series "Rebus" and Brazilian dancing queen Carmen Miranda transcends sterotypes in a new DVD collection dedicated to her early work

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    SANTA CRUZ COUNTY MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Soul Jazz
The Robert Walter trio brings the best of the New Orleans jazz scene to the Kuumbwa

Bach Again
The Carmel Bach Festival Chorale overdoes itself again for a gorgeous rendering of the master's classics.

Mūz
Rachel Williams brings an artic blast to a warm Santa Cruz summer night with her airy folk singing

Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Blue Oyster Cult, Y&T, Antsy Mcclain, the Trailer Park Trobadours and the Cabrillo Orchestra make beautiful music in Santa Cruz this week, along with a genorous helping of other acts.

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS

Restaurants

Profile: Jim Cochran
This longtime Santa Cruz farmer knows how to manage his finances, but he also knows how to be a good boss and environmental steward

Dish
The salad bar concept is applied to frozen yogurt on Water St in Santa Cruz and the Ritz Carlton of Half Moon Bay finally realizes Santa Cruz wines are absolutely delicious

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

War and Love in the Glen
Shakespeare Santa Cruz makes the much-rehashed 'Romeo and Juliet' fresh again without resorting to cheap gimmicks

The Arts

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July 23-30, 2008




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