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Metro Santa Cruz
February 22-March 1, 2006

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News

Undercover Follies
A police official investigates himself as undercover operations stir controversy. (Plus: The secrets of the lone bagpiper revealed!)

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News

Magic Bus
Pajaro Valley to introduce California's first biodiesel school bus program.

Santa Cruz County News Notes
UC-Santa Cruz custodians express their true feelings on Valentine's Day.

Columns

Car Culture
If we run out of oil, we can always grow more corn. Right?

Movies

Corpse Ride
Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada' is more than just a Tex-Mex version of 'Weekend at Bernie's.'

MORE MOVIE REVIEWS    MOVIE TIMES

Music & Clubs

Blues Legend Seeks Dance Hall
Charlie Musselwhite turns it back up to 11.

Baroque Before They Fixed It
New festival program explores earlier, less ornate period.

Santa Cruz Music Notes
Clowns, mimes and Cirque du Soleil.

MORE NIGHTLIFE    NIGHTLIFE LISTINGS    NIGHTLIFE CALENDAR PICKS

Restaurants

The Fresh Princess
Jody Lombardo makes the previously problematic art of meal assembly easy at Fresh Prep Kitchens.

BOOK A RESTAURANT RESERVATION    FIND A RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Arts

Scoping Out Mencken
From Baltimore bars to the Scopes Monkey Trial, a new biography tracks the jabs and jests of journalist H.L. Mencken.




Back Issues

February 15, 2006

February 8, 2006

February 1, 2006

January 25, 2006

January 18, 2006

January 11, 2006

January 4, 2006

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