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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…
Most schools choose mascots that reek of misogyny, but in true Santa Cruz fashion, the Banana Slug is a hermaphrodite—and any university that has a Banana Slug as a mascot also has a sense of humor. Luckily for comedy fans of all ages, Santa Cruz has a thriving comedy scene active virtually every night of…
One Boomer’s story about the day he stopped feeling invincible, and how he learned to deal with it
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Sanderlings Restaurant, where your dining experience is as spectacular as the view.
Hindquarter Bar & Grille
"Where the Elite Meat." At Hindquarter Bar & Grille we've made our reputation serving up the finest beef around...
The Crepe Place
Under new ownership for the past 7 years, the Crepe Place has a renewed energy, and the owners are working hard to keep things the same, but with a different edge. With the Crepe Place???s spirit and foundation cemented in over 40 years of continuous busi
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!
A most unique hotel experience that explores an urban forest set inside a beach town. The boutique Hotel Paradox prides itself on genuine hospitality, and a design-forward experience delighting the senses.
Barry Swenson Builder
BSB has a constantly changing inventory of quality properties for lease or sale to suit any business need. View available land, office and warehouse space now.
Stagnaro Bros Restaurant
Stagnaro Bros. features a menu with more than 20 different types of fresh seafood every day, as well as pasta dishes, steaks and a children's menu.
West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
The West Cliff Inn is a stunning luxury oceanside hotel from the Four Sisters Inns.
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.
Learn about California's own rain forest, the coastal redwoods, during this train ride through the woods.
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