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Cozy spot has been a neighborhood fixture for decades Cliff Café is a cozy and quaint Pleasure Point neighborhood fixture located right at the corner of 41st Avenue and Portola Dr. Currently closed Wednesdays, they are open every other day from 8am until last seating at 12:45pm. Susan Edson has been owner and operator for…
A weekly guide to what’s happening. ARTS AND MUSIC BACKYARD BIRDS Backyard Birds—Linda Baker, Jean Catino, June Coha, Larry Prather, Linc Russin and special guest drummer Tom Leitzke—perform their first show of 2021. The Birds perform a fresh blend of vocal harmonies in a wide variety of music, uncovering great, overlooked songs in genres ranging…
Year after year, ski and snowboard enthusiasts of all ages look forward to the coming of winter. This fall, Warren Miller Entertainment (WME) confirms that the joys of winter are eternal with its 70th full-length feature film, Timeless, presented by Volkswagen. Much of the world has changed since Warren Miller started making ski films in…
After the last presidential election, I knew I needed to make some changes. I had been drifting, exploring beautiful places, only working enough to survive. The bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies I completed at UCSC in 2010 hadn’t gone exactly as I’d hoped, and my burgeoning career in habitat restoration had dried up into a…
As a UCSC undergrad, Luis Delfino lived in all kinds of precarious housing situations: an attic, a closet, even the bed of his truck. It was the housing crisis of the mid-80s, and things were getting dire. “People were living in their vehicles, or living in the forest because they couldn’t afford to be in…
The Boardwalk. The beaches. The redwoods. The weed. Long a hotbed of cannabis and counterculture, Santa Cruz County boasts the largest number of cannabis dispensaries per-capita in the entire state. Each and every type of user—recreational or medicinal—is sure to find exactly what they need at any of the many cannabis retailers right here in…
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Chaminade Resort & Spa
With a stay at Chaminade Resort & Spa in Santa Cruz, you'll be by the ocean and convenient to DeLaveaga Golf Course and Mystery Spot.
Coasters Bar & Grill
As part of the Boardwalk Bowl, Coasters Bar & Grill is the premium spot in Santa Cruz for karaoke, live music, delicious food, good drinks, and great people.
Mount Hermon Adventures
Mount Hermon Adventures is home to the world-famous Redwood Canopy Tours zip line tour, Sequoia Aerial Adventure course, Team Building programs and more!
We are a daytime bar, and a nighttime Dance Club and Live Music Venue.
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at the Long Marine Laboratory is a world-class experience for all visitors to the Santa Cruz and Monterey area.
Seascape Beach Resort
Seascape Beach Resort sets the pace for the ultimate in comfort with all of the luxury of a four-diamond resort.
The Catalyst Club
The classic club in Santa Cruz. The Catalyst is where you will find the hottest artists for all types of music, local and national.
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventures.
Inn At Depot Hill
The Inn at Depot Hill has been celebrated as one of the top 10 inns in the U.S. Rooms feature fireplaces, sitting areas with lounges and decor that is not to be matched.
West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
The West Cliff Inn is a stunning luxury oceanside hotel from the Four Sisters Inns.
Learn about California's own rain forest, the coastal redwoods, during this train ride through the woods.
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