August 10, 2021

Santa Cruz Movement Brings Inclusive Philosophy of Fitness

After a year’s delay due to Covid, Leela Kalow and Dean Yerushalmy open Midtown studio


May 1, 2020

Dispelling the Myth That Cannabis Can Cure COVID-19

Influencers dangerously pushing ‘magical plant’ as remedy
May 1, 2020

The Science Behind Munchies

The “munchies” are very real, but why?
May 1, 2020

Cannabis Company Rides Changes Into Second Decade

Créme De Canna reinvents itself to survive whirlwind market
May 1, 2020

Recreational Rollback

New county regulations allow cannabis delivery but not pickup, and that's regressive, pot proponents say
May 1, 2020

Essential Questions on Cannabis

With legalization, how do we go back to determining what’s a medical use?
May 1, 2020

Sheltering with Green

The local cannabis business is booming right now, but will the good times last?
March 18, 2020

Using Psychedelics As Treatment for Mental Health

Advocates spearheaded the effort to decriminalize naturally-occurring psychedelics
March 4, 2020

Will Cauliflower Make the Leap From Food Trend to Food Staple?

The trendiest vegetable of 2020 is more than just the ghost of broccoli
November 20, 2019

‘Climate Grief’ and Doomsday Support Groups

Anxiety about ecological catastrophe inspires new forms of climate organizing
October 16, 2019

‘Emotional Baggage’ Exhibit Unpacks Childhood Trauma

Santa Cruz doctor Dawn Motyka translates patient stories into found-object art
September 25, 2019

Kindred Herbs’ Guide to Growing Medicinal Herbs

No, not that kind of herb
September 11, 2019

Copper Moon Apothecary Adapts to Changing Climate

Local natural beauty business keeps it crunchy
August 28, 2019

Watsonville’s Farmhouse Culture Ferments an Empire

Gut shots and other kraut concoctions star in new cookbook
August 6, 2019

Santa Cruz’s First (Legal) Weed-Friendly Music Festival

Power of Flower takes over the fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 10
July 24, 2019

Goat Yoga Wins Santa Cruz Converts

Do it for fun, not perfect form
July 10, 2019

How Monterey Bay’s Giant Kelp Curb Iodine Deficiency

Santa Cruz company aims to alleviate one of the world’s largest public health problems
June 26, 2019

Why Your Hearing Could Be Worse Than You Think

Tinnitus, or that sound of ringing in the ears, affects 1 in 5 Americans
June 11, 2019

Downtown Watsonville’s Hub for Bilingual Wellness

Watsonville Yoga, Dance and Healing Arts offers a range of classes in South County
May 22, 2019

Chilling Out With Cryotherapy

How and why self-freezing can be beneficial
May 17, 2019

Upside-Down Gardens Flip Planting Expectations

Topsy-turvy tomatoes are easier to grow than their upright brethren
May 15, 2019

Estrella Collective Likes Being the Black Sheep of Local Yoga

Year-old Santa Cruz studio embraces hip-hop yoga, tooth gems and more
April 17, 2019

Bonny Doon Farm’s Lavender Legacy

The country's first English lavender farm lives on after its founder's passing in natural soaps, salves and oils
March 26, 2019

How Kirtan Chants Changed My Yoga and My Mind

Call-and-response Hindu mantras relieve stress and anxiety
March 5, 2019

CBD: Cure-All or Snake Oil?

From CBD coffee to cosmetics, not all cannabidiol products are created equal
February 19, 2019

Who Owns Your DNA?

UCSC researchers decode genetic privacy
February 6, 2019

Rewriting the Rules for Men’s Mental Health

It took the #MeToo movement to shine a light on men’s mental health
January 16, 2019

Why I Chose A Green Burial

The case for “cremation conversion”
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