Hi Ho, iOwe
This generation doesn't understand a lot about money, but it does like to spend it. The result can be tens of thousands of dollars in debt that won't go away.
Slack Sack Attack
Wary of lawsuits, Santa Cruz County eyes a toothless ban on plastic bags.
Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Fourth of July revelers clean up their act, bike activists get lukewarm reception on King Street plan, Santa Cruz flag burners explain themselves and candidates answer questions (or don't).
Only the Lonely
Harmony Korine's 'Mister Lonely' finds love and discord in the world of celebrity impersonators.
A new documentary traces the wild life of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
The Lawrence Jordan Album, 'Futurama' and 'The Gits'
Nina Storey is riding high on an eclectic new album.
Garrett Wheeler takes some time to live in the moment with Our Satori.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Eddie Money at the Boardwalk, Israel Vibration at the Catalyst, home-grown talents Naomi & The Courteous Rudeboys in Felton and more.
Greens, Eggs and Ham
Chef Boy Ari suggests new ways to enjoy nature's superfoods.
Artisanal butter at the Aptos market and 'fruity spaghetti red' at Lillian's.
A new show at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum highlights treasures from China's Ming dynasty.
'The Pixar Touch' and 'Breath'