.Richard Stockton

August 30, 2023

Traveling the Coast One Step at a Time

You are from Santa Cruz if you know that summer starts at noon. So, we know the overcast morning will lead to a golden afternoon when we hike up from Gazos Creek to check in on the iconic redwood, the scorched but thriving Candelabra Tree. For the past fifteen years, every three or four weeks I’ve hiked with three guys. In five mile increments, we have walked the beaches and cliffs from Santa Cruz to the Golden Gate Bridge and back, three times.
August 30, 2023

How Safe is it to Drive High?

The new wild west of driving high… it’s a minefield out there When I was a student at UCSC in 1968, my roommate and I...
August 15, 2023

Karen with a K brings rock opera to Corralitos

Comedic play is based on the internet meme Karen blunders on social media, blames everyone else, then doubles down and does it all over again....
August 15, 2023

The Horse Therapy Tales

For humans, a horse may be the greatest bio-feedback tool on earth In Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, a therapist uses a horse as the emotional barometer...
August 23, 2022

Health and Fitness: A Local Yoga Guru

Laurie Broderick-Burr’s one-woman movement revolution
April 13, 2022

How ‘Skunk City’ Seeds Got to Santa Cruz Naturals

Grandpappy Skunk seeds are now available at Santa Cruz Naturals in Aptos and Pajaro