Music Interview: B.B. King
A candid conversation with the Santa Cruz Blues Festival headliner and reigning king of the blues.
News & Views
Could CalValidator and Diebold make California the next Florida or Ohio?
News & Views
A local labor leader challenges the planned hotel at La Bahia.
Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
Is County Superintendent of Schools candidate Sandra Nichols a cheerleader for charter schools; business alliance to release minimum wage report; People power hosts rail and trail day.
Teaching Truck Driving: Columnist Novella Carpenter wipes away a tear as her protégé learns to take the big rig by herself.
Movie Review: 'Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea'
Greetings from the Salton Sea: It's a septic tank, it's a wildlife refuge and it's a lot more.
Movie Review: 'The Devil and Daniel Johnston'
Rock, acid and the Church of Christ mix it up.
Music Interview: Dave Alvin
The singer/guitarist retraces his roots and talks about his Santa Cruz Blues Festival stagemates Los Lobos, plus the rest of the fest.
Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. A new documentary about the Minutemen reveals how three San Pedro kids changed the music world; plus Santa Cruz Film Festival winners.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Metro Santa Cruz critics write about the week's most interesting gigs.
Restaurant Review: Whale City Bakery Bar & Grill
A Davenport destination for small town road food with a view.
Letters to the Editor: May 17-24, 2006
This week's letter 1; this week's letter 2; this week's letter 3.