The Secret Lives of Bartenders
Bartenders tell us what they know--and what they wish they didn't--in our annual Bars & Clubs issue. Plus, the Secret Santa Cruz Smokers' Tour and a neighborhood directory of fine drinking establishments.
Local Poets, Local Inspiration
'Wayne's College of Beauty' by David Swanger
Ten Questions for Jordy Topf
The lead singer for the Vox Jaguars don't want no truck with face lifts or bad bands.
Literary Lion of Santa Cruz
Stephen Kessler pays tribute to poet Morton Marcus, 1936-2009.
Time to Deal with Crime
While Santa Cruz residents clamor for better public safety, cops point to 10 missing officers among their ranks, victims of budget cuts.
On Nov. 19, UC regents contemplate a 32 percent tuition hike. Ouch.
On Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 7pm at City Hall, 809 Center St, the Santa Cruz City Council holds a forum on public safety.
Michael Roberts, who also happens to be featured in our cover story, has a suggestion in the aftermath of Halloween: let's take it back from the kids.
Cédric Klapisch's 'Paris' takes in the multiple moods of the City of Light
Nascimento at The Rio
Milton Nascimento's close call with business school led to a career as one of Brazil's greatest musical performers
Port in A Storm
Indie folk act Port O'Brien sets sail for the Brookdale Lodge.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
The '80s live again in Santa Cruz with inde throwbacks These United States and Swedish synthslayers Little Dragon, while bluegrass mavens Hot Buttered Rum holds a CD release party.
More in Storrs
Storrs Winery takes it to the next level with a Corralitos estate vineyard planted to pinot noir and chardonnay.
Son of A Lost Tribe
On his way to Capitola Book Café for a reading from his new work of nonfiction, author Ariel Sabar talks about rediscovering his family's Iraqi Jewish past.
Letters to the Editor
November 4-11, 2009