Project Purr has an innovative way to deal with the local feral cat population. But birders and local shelter officials say the cats are a danger to other species, including endangered ones.
Issue: June 12, 2013read more
David Deamer's experiments with primitive volcanic pools may be key to a breakthrough.
Issue: June 5, 2013read more
Underfunded and not fully researched, is it really the best solution for Santa Cruz's traffic gridlock?
Issue: May 29, 2013read more
As Santa Cruz’s Flex Dance Company prepare their burlesque-inspired show for July’s Fringe Festival, they admit that when it comes to intimacy, they don’t have to fake it.
Issue: May 22, 2013read more
The featured Santa Cruz Blues Festival singer doesn’t revive soul music, she defines it.
Issue: May 15, 2013read more
Whether they're tracing the footsteps of John Muir or trespassing across someone's backyard, area hikers are making their own trails.
Issue: May 8, 2013read more
The Santa Cruz icon’s death at age 59 leaves friends and fans mourning the loss of a musical ambassador like none other.
Issue: May 1, 2013read more
A new movement wants to change the ecological landscape by changing our landscaping. Can sustainable gardening save the world?
Issue: April 24, 2013read more
From squatters to one of Santa Cruz's most popular bands, the twisted history of Blackbird Raum—in their own words.
Issue: April 16, 2013read more
Survivors in Santa Cruz tell their true stories of mental health issues, social stigma and the difficulties of treatment.
Issue: April 10, 2013read more
Your votes are in, and it's time for the best of Santa Cruz County—from dining to nightlife to shopping and more—to get its due.
Issue: April 3, 2013read more
Filmmakers consult Neal Cassady's family in portraying legends for ‘On the Road’ adaptations.
Issue: March 27, 2013read more
From NASA and puppets to a new model for museums, one woman has transformed the MAH and Santa Cruz’s art scene.
Issue: March 20, 2013read more
For our 2013 fashion issue, we jump feet first into the style of socks, and find beauty in unexpected places.
Issue: March 13, 2013read more