Unpardonable abuse or vital safety measure? A new lawsuit over Santa Cruz County sheriff strip-searches could open the floodgates for a multimillion-dollar class action.
In response to the recent wave of attacks on women in Santa Cruz, local martial arts studio Minorsan starts up free monthly self-defense classes for women.
Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
Review: 'Black Snake Moan'
The blues provides some sexual healing in Craig Brewer's latest film.
Cinequest 2007: Insider's Guide
The synthesizer innovator's on a modest comeback trail.
The legendary bassist talks about musical invention, business intervention and the likelihood of a Return to Forever.
Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs.
Masters of Food and Wine
Wine-drenched highlights from the biggest food fair this side of the Rockies.
Letters to the Editor
March 7-14, 2007.