Today's teens have unprecedented access to pornography. Jessica Lussenhop talks with a handful of Santa Cruz teens about sex, technology and parental paranoia.
Throughout Santa Cruz and other towns, poisoned rodents are becoming deadly meals for wildlife.
A new county appeals board launches an open rebellion against the Santa Cruz County planning department.
Smoke and Fears
The city of Santa Cruz cracks down on hookah bars
What is a billion?
Walking the Talk
'Examined Life' takes a walk with leading philosophers on a trip through the city.
Such Great Heights
Jenny Lewis on relationships, acting and LSD
Goddaughter of Cesaria
Singer Maria de Barros inherits the mantle of Cape Verde song from a famous family friend
Music and Nightlife Calendar Picks
Justin Townes Earle, Gogol Bordello and the Santa Cruz Blues Festival in Santa Cruz this week.
Terroirista With a Mission
A writer takes on the American wine establishment's 'fruit bomb'
In A ZENN State
Letters to the Editor
May 20-27, 2009
Former newspaper editor Phil Trounstine on Santa Cruz progressives and progress.