March 29, 2023

Opinion: Seat of Your Pants Writing

Acclaimed author Cara Black on writing
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March 22, 2023

Opinion: Ongoing Misery in Pajaro

A family’s account of living through the perpetual disaster
March 15, 2023

Opinion: The Pajaro Levee Breaches. What Now?

A community of mostly migrant farmworkers is under water
March 8, 2023

Opinion: One Final Act of Kindness

How the last decision of your life could impact more than loved ones
March 1, 2023

Opinion: The 11th Watsonville Film Festival

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things
February 22, 2023

Opinion: Through the Eyes of Tubman

Happy Black History Month in the continuous struggle toward freedom
February 15, 2023

Opinion: It’s Crepe to be Alive

An unforgettable introduction to a Santa Cruz treasure
February 8, 2023

Opinion: Love Stories

After 50-plus years, a local couple continues to mix work and romance successfully
November 30, 2022

Opinion: Pinto Lake is a Cautionary Tale for Local Water

The story of algae toxicity at Watsonville lake—and how scientists have turned it around—has lessons for our water future.
September 28, 2022

Opinion: Don’t Know Much About Grateful Dead History

GT has a fine tradition of Deadheads, not including me
July 20, 2022

Opinion: Learning to Love Les

There’s a lesson in Les Claypool’s madness
July 13, 2022

Opinion: The Past, Present and Future of Protecting Our Coast

Before 1992, few believed we could bring National Marine Sanctuary status to the Monterey Bay—now there’s more to do
July 6, 2022

Opinion: Thinking Seriously About Silliness

Why I love to talk to the creative minds behind Santa Cruz Shakespeare
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