Last-minute Christmas shopping got you panicked? SCW has got you covered.
Articles by Santa Cruz Weekly Staff
Insider holiday gift picks—brought to you by the best of the best.
Locals have been asking what makes for a fair public safety discussion since last week when public safety task force member left a Facebook comment that elicited strong reactions.
This year’s Fashion & Beauty issue is about finding beauty in unexpected places. That applies not only to the Cosmo Factory Cosmetology Academy on Front Street, where we staged our shoot for this issue, but to this edition’s primary focus: feet.
Here in Santa Cruz, much of the good work that gets done relies on raising money, and finding innovative ways to do it. Some of the area’s nonprofits have set up their own stores, while others offer a few specialized gifts or services. We’ve profiled a few of them, in the hopes that some of the holiday giving this season can go toward helping those who help all of us.
For our 2012 holiday gift guide, we’ve included a broad range of gift picks—from the artistic to the practical, from toys to clothing to jewelry to crafts to books and more—and where to find them in Santa Cruz.
In our article on this year’s Pacific Rim Film Festival, we looked at three documentaries by filmmakers with local roots. Here are five more films to love at this year’s festival, Oct. 19-24.
Our elections may be more important than ever. Local governments’ lists of responsibilities have grown, and cash flow is dwindling. Here are ‘Santa Cruz Weekly’s’ picks for measures around the county.
‘Santa Cruz Weekly’ presents our picks for the local elections. Here are our recommendations for the four open seats in the Santa Cruz City Council race to be decided Nov. 6.
Santa Cruz Weekly reporters ventured to Outside Lands this year and brought back the low-down on some of the festival’s best performances and moments (more than we care to mention involved portable restroom facilities…OK fine, we’ll mention them). In case you didn’t make it to the festival but still want to impress music-savvy friends, just reference one of these things.