Child abuse in Santa Cruz County
A newly released community assessment study focuses attention on abuse in the county.
'Mexicocina: The Spirit and Style of the Mexican Kitchen' by Betsy McNair
A Santa Cruz author brings home the flavors of Mexico.
Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
For most, the first rains of winter offer an excuse to light up the fireplace, brew a cup of hot tea and relax. The 71 volunteers of First Flush, however, have no time for such luxuries.
Movie review: 'Shut Up and Sing'
Barbara Kopple's latest documentary tracks the fallout from the Dixie Chicks' modest demur.
Movie review: 'Bobby'
June 1968, Los Angeles: a politician dies while a hotel full of lonely souls learns to connect.
Movie review: 'The Fountain'
Rachel Weisz and Hugh Jackman meet cute three times in Darren Aronofsky's eon-spanning love story.
Music preview: James McMurtry
'Lonesome Dove' author Larry McMurtry's son gets in-your-face with the Bush administration.
Mūz: Santa Cruz Media, Music and Arts
Ritual Trio violinist Billy Bang had the Kuumbwa crowd roaring.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs.
Dining: Sushi on the Run
The Aptos restaurant trades fancy decorations for affordable quality.
Stage review: 'Sleeping Beauty'
The Shakespeare Santa Cruz production is a holiday treat.
Letters to the Editor
November 29-December 6, 2006.