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This Week in Santa Cruz County

Celebrate First Friday with artist Erika Perloff at the Mission Adobe, dive into the Roughwater Swim around the Santa Cruz Wharf and experience a fowl fair at the three-day Wings Over The Basin in Big Basin.

Parks & Rec

Seacliff State Beach in Santa Cruz County. Eugene Zelenko photo.

Go Play Outside!

Seacliff State Beach is one of the cleanest in Santa Cruz County. When was the last time you were there? Click here to explore more beautiful Santa Cruz beaches and parks. Photo by Eugene Zelenko.

Eco News / Tromp Blog

Falstaff (Richard Ziman) gets suckered into another scheme by Mistress Ford (Julia Coffey, left) and Mistress Page (Greta Wohlrabe) in Santa Cruz Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor.' Shmuel Thaler photo.

SC Shakespeare Rocks Season 1

If you were sad to see Shakespeare Santa Cruz go, you can cheer up now.

Gear Review

Switch Technology is built around an eccentric cam riding on sealed bearings.

The Yeti SB75 at Bicycle Trip

Climb fast, descend real fast, thanks to Switch Technology.


Smiling little girl on a boat, wearing a life jacket

Get Involved

Santa Cruz is bursting with organizations working for ecological causes and businesses striving to do the right thing. Take a look at our Green Org and Green Biz listings to learn more.
Photo courtesy O'Neill Sea Odyssey.

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