.Jeanette Prather

A writer, editor and performance artist for over 25 years, Jeanette knows storytelling from the page to the stage. See more at JeanettePrather.rocks or JeanetteBent.rocks.
Letters to the Editor published every wednesday
April 3, 2024


As a CrFA, I pride myself on sniffing out potential problems. That's why I've been closely following the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission ...
Astrology, Horoscope, Stars, Zodiac Signs
February 14, 2024

Free Will Astrology

ARIES March 21-April 19 Some stories don’t have a distinct and orderly beginning, middle, and end. At any one point, it may be hard...
December 27, 2023

The Best of Times or the Worst of Times?

When all else fails go with the animal stories. That’s been an age-old fall back for journalists and for YouTube too. Try sliding around there without getting sucked into videos about...
Astrology, Horoscope, Stars, Zodiac Signs
October 25, 2023

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Shadow work is a psychological practice that has been deeply healing for me. It involves exploring the dark places in...
October 18, 2023

Restaurants Come Back to Life

here is quite a lineup for this year's Restaurant Week, so taste buds get ready. And, with more foodie innovation on the horizon, the culinary collective can expect to see brighter days and brighter plates ahead.
September 13, 2023

The Colorful Prisms of Jewel

ewel, the megastar folk-rock-pop singer who was born of the 90s Gen X angst amid her grunge counterparts, is a perfectly measured cocktail of artistic talent, intellectual postfeminism and an advocate for mental wellness. And, despite being a multi-platinum, award-winning recording artist with one of the best-selling debuts of all time, this singer/songwriter supports happiness first, music second.
September 12, 2023

Mountain Music

Promoter Michael Horne has put on 4,000 concerts in 40 years around Santa Cruz, but you probably don’t know his name. His company, Pulse Productions...
letters, letters to the editor, opinion, perspective, point of view, notes, thoughts
June 14, 2023

Letters & Online Comments

Letters to the Editor TIRE NOT Thanks for the story on 6PPD-Quinone in the 7-13 June issue. If you take a ride on AMTRAK you'll see hundreds...