Santa Cruz Festivals and Fairs

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Santa Cruz Surf Spots

The best places to surf in Santa Cruz Read More

Nikki Mcclure

Now to Sun May 25 at Museum of Art and History See event details

Santa Cruz’s Best Beaches

Santa Cruz’s beaches are world-famous, and there is no shortage of sand. Read more

Barbara Ehrenreich

Thu Apr 24 at Bookshop Santa Cruz See event details

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Lucio Fanni and Mirjam Kuusik of Caffe Lucio are bringing a little outrageousness to the Soquel Avenue scene. Photo by Chip Scheuer.Restaurants

Foodie File: Caffe Lucio

Lucio Fanni has owned restaurants in the San Francisco and Santa Cruz areas for 27 years. For the past seven,…

Peppino D’Agostino plays the Rio on Wednesday, April 9, with Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo.Lifestyle

Preview: Peppino D’Agostino at Rio

Though it’s rarely talked about, there are opposing forces at work in the art of the guitar. There’s the unstoppable…

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Review: ‘Particle Fever’

Director Mark Levinson followed a bunch of nerds for five years to create a documentary that is, dare I say,…


Santa Cruz Blues Festival Announces 2014 Line-Up

Once a strictly blues festival, the Santa Cruz Blues Festival has come to encompass a wider range of music in…


Family-Friendly Hotels in Santa Cruz

With the surf, boardwalk and redwood forests all packed into 15 square miles, Santa Cruz is the perfect place for…

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