2006 Year in Review
A lurid but luminous look at the year's hypes and highlights.
New Year's Eve's DIY Last Night Parade
Santa Cruz gets ready for another DIY New Year's Eve.
Nūz: Santa Cruz News and Politics
The Department of Housing and Community Development grants Santa Cruz County conditional certification for its Housing Element.
Movie review: 'Dreamgirls'
The heartbreak, the gowns and the vocal runs are preserved from the hit Broadway show.
Movie review: 'The Good Shepherd'
Robert De Niro's latest directorial effort wants to be 'The Godfather IV,' but Matt Damon is no Michael Corleone.
Cult Leader: 'Fitzcarraldo'
Herzog vs. Coppola: Bet on 'Fitz.'
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs.
Dining: Rockroom Lounge
Oven-hot food and Wednesday specials make the lounge a perfect place to garner inner warmth.
Book review: 'Against the Day'
Thomas Pynchon returns with another crowded show of erudition and funny names.
Museum review: 'California as Muse: The Art of Arthur & Lucia Mathews'
A new show at the Oakland Museum of California shows how Arthur and Lucia Mathews created an idealized vision of the Golden State.
Letters to the Editor
December 27, 2006-January 3, 2007.