Food and Wine Issue
Maverick winemaker Richard Alfaro plants Austrian grapes in the hills of Corralitos, and Christina Waters visits an old Santa Cruz family apple orchard. Plus, a look at what chefs call comfort food.
El Condor Pasa
Santa Cruz author John Moir's account of how the fight to save the endangered California condor led to a disturbing discovery about lead.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Election Day scenarios from a parallel universe
Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Santa Cruz anarchists open a caf, and the film 'Weapons of Moth Destruction,' by Santa Cruzan Laura Vitale, screens at the Vets Hall this week.
The art direction overwhelms the emotions in Jonathan Demme's 'Rachel Getting Married'
Kevin Smith brings romance to raunch in 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'
Opa Cupa brings the Slavic revolution to Don Quixote's
Percussionist Cyro Baptista takes his crazy big drumming talent to Kuumbwa.
In which music columnist Curtis Cartier, now out of his Beastie Boys costume, pronounces this a Halloween for the record books.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Little Feat, Timmy Curran and Method Man and Redman set a course for Santa Cruz stages.
Where to find Uncommon Brewers' tasty Siamese Ale.
Art with Homework
The Santa Cruz Art League's challenging new show has staying power
Letters to the Editor
November 5-12, 2008