Santa Cruz bard Morton Marcus takes stock of a life in letters.
Made in Santa Cruz
A roundup of offerings by local writers
Silicon Valley could lead the world in renewable energy technology--if only Washington would get out of the way.
Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
The anti-spray campaign gets a theme song; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary gets serious about Marine Protected Areas.
Salinger's Day Off
'Charlie Bartlett' proves you can never be too rich or too derivative.
What is Hip?
In defense of Celine Dion.
Joe Strummer's soundtrack makes 'Walker.'
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs.
Santa Cruz coffee entrepreneur Manthri Srinath on the perfect cup.
Raw foodie Roxanne Klein heads to New Leaf to stump for a new line of packaged foods.
Out of the Box
DVD releases of 'Slings and Arrows' and 'Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors' shatter expectations.