Book Preview: Hot Summer Reads
Metro's guide to summer literature includes a rundown of new genre fiction, an interview with 'Absurdistan' author Gary Shteyngart and reviews from local booksellers.
Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
Ocean Revolution aims to bring marine conservation to a younger generation; Santa Cruz's U.S.A. filling station goes biodiesel.
News: Al Gore Interview
The man who would have been President lets down his guard and finds a new bully pulpit via the movie screen.
Car Culture: Feeling the itch for poison oak prevention
Poison oak's oils are what spread the welts. Applying Tecnu liberally throughout the car can be a life-saving mess.
Movie Review: 'A Prairie Home Companion'
Robert Altman and Garrison Keillor treat film version of long-running radio show like an obituary of old-time musicals.
Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Musings on media, music and the arts in Santa Cruz and beyond. George Clinton brings his P-Funk armada to town; Scott Walker comes up with the century's most disturbing album.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs: Necromantix, Natasha Miller, Jesse Scheinin Quartet, Hank III, Samba Ngo, Sasquatch and Gargantua, Andre Nickatina, Gary Bruton with Pat Metheny, Dgiin and O.A.R.
Restaurant Review: Caruso's
A taste of Tuscany in Capitola Village.
Arts Preview: Calexico
The Arizona collective bridges the gap between West Coast cultures.
Letters to the Editor
June 7-14, 2006.