November 22, 2022

Trailblazing Comedian Karin Babbitt Returns

Ben Lomond funnywoman talks about coming back to comedy after hitting the glass ceiling

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November 15, 2022

Santa Cruz Gives 2022 Kicks Off

Meet the annual holiday campaign’s 63 local nonprofits and learn about their projects
November 8, 2022

Frans Lanting’s ‘Bay of Life’ Project Showcases Local Ecosystem

Lanting and partner Chris Eckstrom turn their sights on showcasing the Monterey Bay in photographs and stories
November 1, 2022

What the Election Means for South County’s Future

Proponents of competing urban growth measures say they have the key to building a better community
October 25, 2022

The Resurgence of Tarot, and the Search for Magic

What do tarot cards really tell us, and why does it matter?
October 18, 2022

The 14th Annual Santa Cruz Restaurant Week: A Guide

Owners, chefs and staff talk menu offerings and the state of the dining scene
October 11, 2022

Another Side of Hunter S. Thompson

How one of the most renowned journalists would navigate our current political climate differently
October 4, 2022

George Saunders on the Art of the Short Story

The celebrated writer is gifted in the art of less-is-more—and Q&As
September 27, 2022

Recording the Grateful Dead: The Culture of Tapers

Mark A. Rodriguez’s ‘After All is Said and Done’ explores a chapter of Grateful Dead history embedded in the band’s narrative
September 20, 2022

Whiskey Hill Farms’ Clean-Fuel Revolution

The Watsonville operation’s mastermind David Blume’s big picture also involves preventing food waste and hunger on a global level
September 13, 2022

How Mexican Workers Built the Ag Industry in the Monterey Bay

‘Transborder’ is a mobile installation that will bring rare 1950s-era photographs of braceros to farmers' markets throughout Santa Cruz County
September 6, 2022

How Watsonville’s Thriving Arts Scene Came Together

After years of being ignored, artists and arts organizations break through in South County
August 30, 2022

Surf Legend Duke Kahanamoku’s Santa Cruz Connection

How the Hawaiian icon left his mark on this area in historic visits
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