.Richard Stockton

April 10, 2024

Take a Hike with Richard Stockton

The French supercentenarian Jeanne Louise Calment was not just alive at 122, she thrived.  “I’ve only got one wrinkle and I’m sitting on it,” she...
April 3, 2024

A New Recipe For Housing

We’re number one. The California per capita homeless population is the largest in the country and last June a grand jury report found that...
March 6, 2024

Low and Slow Show

Bold representation of an underrepresented culture and lowriders are among the themes of this year’s 12th Annual Watsonville Film Festival.
February 28, 2024

Strum and Fret

R. Blitzer Gallery features “Attack of the Killer Guitars,” an art exhibit of electric guitars, painted and decorated by internationally renowned, impressionist painter Eric Hoffman
February 14, 2024

Murder for a Smile

Sarina Simon, Nina’s mother, is sitting in the treatment center, receiving a chemotherapy infusion for her Stage 4 lung cancer. She has an inspiration...
Karen with a K photo
January 2, 2024

Karen with a K

Songwriter Laura February Strange and her music partner and arranger, Scott Kail, give us an inspired and gritty album of ten rock songs that are the soundtrack of the comedy rock opera Karen with a K. Karen is the meme for middle-aged white women who have become infamous...
December 19, 2023

Dark Sky Santa Cruz Wants to Help Us See More Stars

There is a growing Dark Sky movement that contends excessive light is dangerous to our ecosystem and to our own safety and health.
The Airstream trailer is the perfect accessory dwelling unit.
December 13, 2023

Airstream–the Cool, New ADU

We’ve exhausted our space for single family units and are turning to accessory dwelling units (ADUs), separate small dwellings next to single-family residences.