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[whitespace] Only Connect

Cruzio--Santa Cruz's hometown ISP offers Internet access, Web space and classes.
903 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz (831/423-1162)

Got.net--10MB Web pages with a full-service personal account.
303 Potrero St. #42-102, Santa Cruz (831/460-2000)

Surfnet USA--Local Internet access with full connectivity and personal Web pages.
4200 Scotts Valley Dr., Scotts Valley (831/430-0347)

Electronic Santa Cruz: A Sampling

Cruz Cat--The UCSC library catalog is a bibliographic treasure-trove with links to MELVYL, the catalog for the entire UC system.

Dream Inn Cam--Realtime images from SlugVideo's camera atop the West Coast Hotel (formerly Dream Inn).

Earthquake Collage--A multimedia project commemorating the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake.

IUMA--The premier site for local and national underground music.

KUSP--News and information about the public radio station.

Metcruz--MetroSantaCruz online, with an archive of past issues and links to news and entertainment for all of Northern California.

Mystery Spot--It's weird, it's wild, it's gravity-defying.

Santa Cruz County Visual Arts Index--A local resource for arts and culture.

Santa Cruz Public Libraries--Catalog and references.

Weekly World Cruz--Santa Cruz's satirical online tabloid.

Up, Up, Upgrade and Away

A Useable Computer--PC help in south county.
539 Strawberry Rd., Watsonville (831/724-8833)

Circuit Surgeons--Service, repair and sales of PCs and printers, hardware and software. Makes house calls.
3540 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz (831/475-5100)

ComputerLand--Custom systems, and discount prices on brands like IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Compaq.
1220 41st Ave. #A, Begonia Plaza, Capitola (831/475-9500)

Computer Pics--New and used IBM compatibles, sales and repair, network installations.
916 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz (831/426-2404)

ComputerWare--The definitive place for everything Macintosh. With in-house, on-site and while-you-wait service.
4150 Capitola Rd., Capitola (831/458-1644)

Connor Technical--PC system sales and service, monitor repairs, upgrades and installations. They have a downtown office, but the bulk of their work is done on site.

Dave's Computer Services--The repair wizards minister to both Mac and PC ailments, with about 85 percent of biz coming from Mac users.
765 Cedar St. Suite 101, Santa Cruz (831/458-1131)

Durham's--The repair palace for that often-moody fixture of office life, the printer. Service for laser, bubble-jet and dot-matrix printers.
1011-B 41st Ave., Capitola (831/462-4989)

Grant-Allen Solutions--The mobile service offers Mac/PC troubleshooting, installations and upgrades, and Internet setup.

Guenther Computer Products--IBM-compatible sales, repair, upgrades and installations.
312 Locust St., Santa Cruz (831/458-9404)

Mac and More Computers--This one-man operation buys and sells used and new Macs.
246 Palisades Ave., Santa Cruz (831/475-6705)

Mac Community Computers--Macintosh sales, installation and repair. Rentals and loaners available.
5376 Soquel Dr., Soquel (831/464-7262)

Rent-a-Brain--Long- and short-term rentals of Mac and PC desktops and laptops.

PC 2NUPS--Novell, Compaq, IBM and Mitsubishi are just a few of the brands that are well-known at this dealer and repair service.
783 Rio Del Mar Blvd., Aptos (831/479-8100)

Santa Cruz Electronics--Custom computer systems from Compaq and Intel to IBM.
2808 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz (831/479-5444)

Typewriter Time Machine

Durham's Office Machine--Services most major brands of electric typewriters, from Canon and Brother to Panasonic.
1011-B 41st Ave., Capitola (831/462-4989)

Jim's Business Machines--The emphasis is on Smith-Corona, but they repair most brands of electric machines in addition to--gasp--manual typewriters.
1715 Freedom Blvd., Freedom (831/724-2575)

Swanson Selectric Service--Sales and service for IBM Selectrics.

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From the September 24-30, 1998 issue of Metro Santa Cruz.

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