The Daily Grind
The former editor of the Santa Cruz Sentinel explains how corporate indifference and the Internet gutted the hometown paper.
The Golden State's trout and salmon are in peril, and that's bad news for humans.
Environmental health officials vouch for scientist's independence as rumors swirl in Davenport.
All the Town's a Stage
Arts Master Plan in hand, Santa Cruz prepares for its role as arts community.
Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Madrigal ekes out a victory over Terrazas for Santa Cruz council seat, and Watsonville gets in a snit over name change to strawberry festival.
A Sense of Hope
Sean Penn's 'Milk' is audacious and fun to watch--the last thing you'd expect from a martyr's biopic.
Moving back home doesn't solve a woman's problems in 'Beauty in Trouble.'
The Bill Douglas Trilogy, Chaplin: 15th Anniversary Edition and Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage
Curtis Cartier gets to the root of the Cypress Lounge.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
The B-Side Players, Parliament's Eric McFadden and local singer-songwriter Michael Gaither set up on Santa Cruz stages this week.
In which Christina Waters instructs us on how not to break the bank on holiday wine.
Environmental writer Terry Tempest Williams comes to Capitola Book Café to read from her latest.
Letters to the Editor
December 3-10, 2008