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December 12-19, 2007

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News

Grace Under Pressure


Our last-minute gift guide contains precious advice from the Seabright Twins on avoiding Generic Gift Syndrome, a word to the wise about being kind to store clerks, and the lowdown on the grooviest box sets (there truly is one for everyone).

Big Oil Wants to Be Your Friend


After an afternoon with a kinder, gentler ConocoPhillips, our writer wonders: is this for real?

Rightsmongers


Santa Cruz County high school students sound off about human rights.

News

The Invisible Shrinking Plan
Environmentalists gear up for a fight as UCSC's plan for a marine research facility at Terrace Point heads to the Coastal Commission.

A Hidden Epidemic
HIV-positive undocumented workers in Santa Cruz County and beyond are at the heart of a brewing health crisis.

Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Moth spray-free veggies, the mystery of rising biodiesel prices and the news for writers from the front lines of the publishing world.

Movies

Mistake Prone
The characters in 'Atonement' keep paying for their errors all the way through World War II

Wedding Crasher
Sibling rivalry poisons the big day in Noah Baumbach's emotionally violent 'Margot at the Wedding'

No Direction
'The Golden Compass' is all over the map

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    SANTA CRUZ COUNTY MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

The War on Christmas Music
Metro Santa Cruz writer Paul Davis locates the Christmas music that doesn't suck.

The World on A String
On 'When You Hear Music,' Santa Cruz music scene stalwart Bob Burnett explores a new instrument: the seven-string guitar.

Mūz
'Tis the Season

Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs.

MORE MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE    MUSIC AND CLUBS LISTINGS

Restaurants

Counting on Sheep
Former Café Gabriella executive chef and all-around food queen Rebecca King turns shepherdess and cheesemaker.

Dish
Buying local is easy with localharvest.org—even from afar.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Surf City Art
As the fight over who gets to claim the title of Surf City heads to court, two surf-themed art shows hit Santa Cruz like a monster swell.

No Exit
You can take the boy off the Turnpike, but you can't take the Garden State out of the boy, especially at the Poet & Patriot's New Jersey Night.

The Arts

Letters to the Editor
December 12-19, 2007




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