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Photograph by Curtis Cartier
LuluLand: Pen and paper make a rare appearance at Lulu Carpenter's, where tables fill up in the afternoon and evening with laptops and their owners.

The Quick and The Free

The cheapskate's guide to wireless hot spots in and around Santa Cruz

By Curtis Cartier


NO PURCHASE REQUIRED

24 hours
Santa Cruz Diner 909 Ocean St., Santa Cruz. SSID: SCDiner; Password: kimdo.

Downtown/Westside

Santa Cruz

99 Bottles of Beer 110 Walnut Ave. SSID: 99 Bottles; Password: open network.

Bagelry 320 Cedar St. SSID: The Bagelry; Password: open network.

Blue Lagoon 923 Pacific Ave. SSID: Blue Lagoon; Password: open network.

Caffe Pergolesi 418A Cedar St. SSID: caffepergolesi; Password: changes, check with barista.

Gigi's Bakery & Café 550 River St. SSID: Linksys; Password: open network.

Java Junction 580 River St. SSID: Java Junction; Password: open network.

New Leaf Community Market 1101 Fair Ave. SSID: New Leaf Westside; Password: open network.

New Leaf Community Market 1134 Pacific Ave. SSID: New Leaf Downtown; Password: open network.

Santa Cruz County Public Library, Central Branch 224 Church St. SSID: SCPL; Password: open network.

Seabright/East Side/Live Oak

Bagelry 1636 Seabright Ave. SSID: The Bagelry; Password: open network.

Coffeetopia 1443 Capitola Road and 1723 Mission St., Santa Cruz. SSID: Coffeetopia; Password: open network.

Java Junction 519 Seabright Ave. SSID: Java Junction; Password: open network.

The Kind Grind 2222 East Cliff Dr. SSID: Kind Grind; Password: open network.

People's Coffee 1200 17th Ave. SSID: Peoples Coffee; Password: open network.

Santa Cruz County Public Library, Branciforte Branch 230 Gault St. SSID: SCPL; Password: open network.

Santa Cruz County Public Library, Live Oak Branch 2380 Portola Dr. SSID: SCPL; Password: open network.

Seabright Brewery 519 Seabright Ave. #107 SSID: SeabrightBrewery; Password: open network.

Aptos

Santa Cruz County Public Library, Aptos Branch 7695 Soquel Dr. SSID: SCPL; Password: open network.

Aptos Coffee Roasting Company 19 Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center A. SSID: Roasting Company; Password: open network.

Soquel

Ugly Mug 4060 Soquel Dr. SSID: MugNet; Password: open network.

Bagelry 4763 Soquel Dr. SSID: The Bagelry; Password: open network.

Watsonville

Second Street Café 28 2nd St. #D. SSID: second st café; Password: open network.

San Lorenzo Valley

Santa Cruz County Public Library, Boulder Creek Branch 13390 W. Park Ave., Boulder Creek SSID: SCPL; Password: open network.

Scotts Valley

Santa Cruz County Public Library, Scotts Valley Branch 230D Mt. Hermon Road. SSID: SCPL; Password: open network.

Surf City Coffee 6001 La Madrona Dr. SSID: Surf City Coffee; Password: open network.

PURCHASE REQUIRED

Downtown/Westside

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Co. 1330 Pacific Ave. SSID: SC Roasting Co; Password: open network.

Lulu Carpenter's 1545 Pacific Ave. SSID: Lulus; Password: given after purchase.

Lulu Carpenter's Cafe at the Octagon 118 Cooper St. SSID: Lulus; Password: given after purchase.

Caffe Bene 1101 Cedar St., 1522 Pacific Ave. SSID: Caffe Bene; Password: open network.

Chocolate 1522 Pacific Ave. SSID: Chocolate Cruzio Hotspot; Password: available with table.

Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing 402 Ingalls St. SSID: SCMBrew; Password: available with purchase.

Eastside

The Crepe Place 1134 Soquel Ave. SSID: The Crepe Place; Password: open network.

San Lorenzo Valley

White Raven 6253 Highway 9, Felton. SSID: WhiteRaven; Password: open network.

Boulder Creek Village Wash and Dry 12890 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek. SSID: Village Wash; Password: open network.


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