Ten Questions for Hillel Rom
The brains behind the Breakaway College Access Project talks about his favorite streets, pet peeves and more.
Everybody Hates Cigarettes
Even smokeless ones--which both the FDA and the state of California have in their sights.
Santa Cruz Poet Laureate nominee Stephen Kessler wonders if anyone really needs a poet laureate.
It's Bike-to-Work day! This Thursday, Oct. 1, sites around Santa Cruz County offer free breakfast to righteous pedalers. See the list at www.bike2work.com/s_cruz.
Everyone knows about LEED-certified buildings. Now there are LEED-certified neighborhoods, and guess what: Santa Cruz has one.
Michael Moore sums up his work in the infuriating but hopeful documentary 'Capitalism: A Love Story'
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Flatpicking legend Doc Watson, 'Til Tuesday balladeer Aimee Mann and professional bad boy Steve Earle come to Santa Cruz stages this week.
The Santa Cruz Celtic Festival's Clannish Ayes
The Scottish Games and Celtic Festival hikes up its kilt and makes the journey from Ben Lomond to Santa Cruz.
Letters to the Editor
September 30-October 7, 2009