None Like It Hot
As the world gears up for 350 Day on Oct. 24, writer Bill McKibben sounds off about the urgency of global cooling, Stanford climatologist Stephen Schneider talks about the green tech that just might work and Santa Cruz gives carbon the bird with a big fat green party.
Ten Questions for Rudy Guzman
The owner of T-Shirt Mafia confesses his fondness for Halloween and bacon.
Night of the Living Thrill
Our writer jumps in on a zombie dance rehearsal for Thrill the World, this Saturday's global tribute to Michael Jackson's "Thriller."
The Repo Diaries
Bill Leach is a Watsonville-based repo man. And business is booming.
'Carbon sequestration' is a fancy phrase for 'bury the CO2.'
Think the stimulus package has been a bust? Think again. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Reich explains why the Dow has managed to hit 10,000 in these times.
While most libraries in the county are shrinking their hours, Scotts Valley is building a brand new biblioteca. Powwow with the architects on Monday, Oct. 26 at 7:30pm at the Scotts Valley Community Center, 361 Kings Village Road.
By Her Own Design
'Coco' suits Audrey Tautou just fine.
The Jonze and Eggers version of 'Where the Wild Things Are' will leave fans at a loss.
Two Santa Cruz chamber music outfits, one glorious weekend.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
The Marcus Roberts Trio, Kurt Vile & The Violators and bluesman Sonny Landreth make big noise in Surf City this week.
Santa Cruz Classic
Chef Ben Sims of Ristorante Avanti talks about balancing old standards with new offerings.
The Female Gaze
Santa Cruz painter Ann Thiermann turns her creative eye on women artists in a show at the Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery at UCSC.
Letters to the Editor
October 21-28, 2009