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This Week in Santa Cruz County

Witness the beautiful union of knowledge and beer at Science on Tap, Light Up The Night on your bike, take a hike in Big Basin with Rex and RSVP to that Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument Campaign kickoff shindig, already!

Parks & Rec

Go Play Outside!

Moore Creek Preserve has few people and big views. Explore more beautiful Santa Cruz beaches and parks.

Eco News / Tromp Blog

Mm-mmm. The Bantam's 5" of travel make for "almost laughably easy" ride over Wilder ruts.

In Love With A Santa Cruz Bantam

"The geometry and controls of the Santa Cruz Bantam are such that I was able to forget I was on a bike, and left me feeling like I was skipping along the road super-fast without any effort. I know that sounds cheesy."

Gear Review

O’Neill Psycho 3

TechnoButter 2 sounds like something you might get covered in at a rave. It’s not.


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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