A Silicon Valley visionary explains what's wrong with America--and how wikis can save it
Raising La Behemoth
Plans for a big new hotel are generating four-star conflict on the Santa Cruz waterfront.
The Misunderstood Vegan
Last week's attacks on UCSC researchers revealed faultlines in the already complex animal rights community.
Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
UCSC agrees to rein in growth, Santa Cruz Styrofoam ban takes effect, newly anointed (and official) congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan makes a beeline for Santa Cruz and the regional transportation commission gets a $14 million deal on railroad tracks Davenport to Watsonville. Cyclists, rejoice!
High School Confidential
Nanette Burstein's documentary, 'American Teen,' shows life at an Indiana high school is just as bad as anywhere.
Up in Smoke
'Pineapple Express' relives the stoner comedy of Cheech and Chong
On A High Note
The Cabrillo Festival wraps up a strong season marked by eclectic and dynamic compositions
Curtis Cartier runs down the history of music festivals, from Woodstock to San Francisco's upcoming Outside Lands.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
DJ Spooky in Big Sur, Crooked Jades at the Crepe Place, Habib Koite at the Rio Theater and more.
Spell of the Silk Road
Spicy stand-out dishes and plenty of room to spread out make Khyber Pass in downtown Santa Cruz a group destination.
Move over, organic and biodynamic; "natural agriculture" is here.
All's Well in the Glen
A strong ensemble and a lovely afternoon aid Shakespeare Santa Cruz's production of 'All's Well That Ends Well,' the Bard's circuitous orchestration of human foibles.
Feel The 'Burn'
Variations on the theme of narcissism form the edgy backbone of 'Burn This,' Shakespeare Santa Cruz's final salvo.