.Cover Stories

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
August 23, 2022

Health and Fitness: An Alternative Approach

Katie Chirgotis' Eothen Circle carries an array of wellness items and offers workshops
August 23, 2022

Health and Fitness: Centering on Seniors

The mental and physical challenges of the pandemic are still hitting seniors the hardest
August 23, 2022

Health and Fitness: A Local Yoga Guru

Laurie Broderick-Burr’s one-woman movement revolution
August 16, 2022

Two Years After CZU: How Science is Aiding Recovery and Prevention

Lasers, mushrooms and other innovations help heal the local landscape
August 16, 2022

Two Years After CZU: Rethinking Wildfire Prevention

Fire officials and experts look at how to avoid another CZU-like disaster
August 16, 2022

Two Years After CZU: Still Tangled in Red Tape

Despite promises of a fast-track process, most fire victims who want to rebuild legally are waiting for permits
August 16, 2022

Two Years After CZU: Overhauling Undergrowth

Grand Jury report says the county needs to step up its plan for removing vegetation that increases wildfire risk
August 9, 2022

Locals Only Music Festival Showcases the Santa Cruz Scene

Unique festival Aug. 20-21 at Santa Cruz Fairgrounds is swan song for longtime local promoter ‘Sleepy’ John Sandidge
August 2, 2022

Sound Tribe Sector 9 Might Be the Most Successful Band in Santa Cruz

The world-known group has lived and recorded under the radar in the community for over 20 years. Their two-night run at UCSC’s Quarry Amphitheatre will mark an unofficial coming-out party
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