9/11 Five Years On
In 'Unquestioned Answers,' non-conspiracy theorist David Ray Griffin takes aim at the official 9/11 story. Also, New York City 'house band' Black 47's Larry Kirwan looks back in sorrow.
Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
What Gang Task Force?: Monterey and Salinas' anti-gang efforts grab state grants while SCPD's so-called 'gang task force' goes without.
Movie Review: 'Hollywoodland'
Ben Affleck makes George Reeves' sad end that much sadder.
Movie Review: 'Factotum'
Matt Dillon brings a Bukowski barfly to the big screen.
Cult Leader: 'A Nightmare on Elm Street'
Wes Craven's 1984 slasher flick reconsidered.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs: Vashti bunyan, Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Geoff Muldaur, Sound of Music Sing-a-long, Poop with Rikk Agnew et al, Jerry Miller Band, Dick Dale, AFI, Paul Brody and Sadawi, Sasha Dobson.
Dining: Portola House
Let celebrity chefs open up their trendy urban steakhouses—Santa Cruz's Portola House is the real deal.
Book Review: 'Lost Girls'
Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie put the graphic back in graphic novels.
Letters to the Editor
September 6-13, 2006.