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at UCSC Theater Arts Mainstage Theater
Directed by Kinan Valdez Presented by: UC Santa Cruz Theater Arts Department As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession…
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The fourth annual Santa Cruz Gives holiday giving campaign is now live at SantaCruzGives.org. Fundraising ends right before your Champagne or Martinelli’s Sparkling Apple Juice toast at midnight, December 31, 2018. Check out the 33 nonprofits and their Big Ideas for 2019 that have been selected for the first (and only that we know of)…
[Sponsored Post] The Redwood Mountain Faire is a remarkable music and arts festival in the Santa Cruz Mountains, an easy drive from anywhere in the Bay Area. The 9th annual festival features 22 bands on two stages, juried fine arts and crafts, great children’s activities, local microbrews, Santa Cruz Mountain wines and ciders, great food —…
When I told people I was riding my bicycle 545 miles for a charity, most people responded with “that’s crazy” or some similar sentiment. And they were right; it takes a certain amount of insanity to devote every weekend for about half a year to train and ride and become a cyclist for AIDS/LifeCycle. AIDS/LifeCycle…
If the name Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden doesn’t quite ring familiar, the sight of it might. A tall chainlink fence surrounding a white gravel yard, industrial objects strewn about and an unassuming building squatting in the back—it could almost pass for a junkyard if not for its prime downtown location. But get a…
Succulent. The name says a lot. But it doesn’t reveal everything about these wildly compelling botanicals that surrender to even the least-green thumb. Thick-skinned and juicy, these intriguing plants sit somewhere on the sliding botanical scale between dry, spiky cacti and delicate leaf-bearing flora. Succulents love to preserve moisture deep inside their curious, pliant bodies.…
When Sylvia Grape’s “dear Ma” grounded her for five months in high school, she had no idea it would lead to a profession as a singer-songwriter. The old guitar lying around the house took on a certain sparkle. “I just picked it up and started fiddling with it,” Grape says. She’d found a companion in…
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Seascape Beach Resort
Seascape Beach Resort sets the pace for the ultimate in comfort with all of the luxury of a four-diamond resort.
Ideal Bar & Grill
Fun, family friendly dining with a beautiful view of Santa Cruz Main beach and the Municipal Wharf! We offer seating both inside and on our sunny deck! Come down and try our award winning clam chowder today!
Flynn's Cabaret & Steakhouse
Flynn's Cabaret and Steakhouse is a multi-genre club concert venue, restaurant and bar, attracting music lovers from all over Santa Cruz County, Central and Northern California and beyond.
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!
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventures.
The Point Chophouse & Lounge
A Pleasure Point Tradition. Enjoy our delicious take on California comfort food, prime cuts, chops and cocktails.
Learn about California's own rain forest, the coastal redwoods, during this train ride through the woods.
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.
Kayak Connection is your Sea Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddling resource for the Monterey Bay. We have two locations in Santa Cruz and in Moss Landing at the Elkhorn Slough where we have multiple tours available for local adventures.
El Palomar Restaurant
Since El Palomar's opening in 1983, we have been serving Santa Cruz unique and fresh Mexican cuisine inspired by authentic family recipes. Our commitment to excellence has continuously earned us the 'Best Mexican Restaurant in Santa Cruz' award.
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.
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