Santa Cruz Weekly presents our look at Santa Cruz’s year of the strange, cool and just plain ridiculous. By Jacob Pierce, Georgia Perry and Steve Palopoli
Nutritionist Jocelyn Dubin addresses the ups and down of a popular dietary trend. By Maria Grusauskas
Where to find the best shows and celebrations around Santa Cruz County. By Janelle Gleason
Openings, closings and New Year's Eve menus. By Christina Waters
A reader asserts that what happens in the Mideast affects the fight over U.S. health care.
The Locals' Guide to the Best Food, Shopping and Entertainment in Santa Cruz
Winners from the Gold Awards Readers Survey
Reviews of Santa Cruz dining destinations by award-winning food critic Christina Waters