It's back to the country for our Home & Garden issue, where we find citydwellers raising chickens, contractors looking to the earth for their building materials and the looney wisdom of the Old Farmer's Almanac.
Swing, You Spinners
A fresh crop of dancers revitalizes contra in Santa Cruz.
Working it Out
Santa Cruz County wrestles with the idea of a day laborer center.
Nūz: Santa Cruz County News Briefs
Unembedded journalist Dahr Jamail makes his third stop at UCSC; Beach Flats gardeners submit a proposal to the city to keep their two-acre slice of paradise.
Santa Cruz wildlife photographers Kennan and Karen Ward bring a world of exotic sounds and images to the Rio for Earth Day.
'Forgetting Sarah Marshall'
Judd Apetow just discovered penis humor.
Tegan & Sara
The funniest act in indie rock heads to Santa Cruz's Rio Theatre this week.
Reggae icon Don Carlos comes to Moe's Alley and the Brittania Arms Songwriter Showcase inches closer to a Santa Cruz County talent showdown.
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Our critics pick this week's most interesting gigs.
Farm to Fork
Broadcasting from KSCO in Santa Cruz, radio show host Michael Olson talks food and farming.
Fusion opens in the space formerly occupied by Pearl Alley Bistro.
A Bay Area-wide conceptual show opening at UCSC urges viewers to get active about art.
Santa Cruz author Jim Houston's love letter to California.