Entertainment Live Music 

Santa Cruz Live Music Weekend Roundup: April 11-14

The weekend roundup of concerts and festivals. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Thursday, April 11 Mary Padilha & Johnny Graves at Shanty Shack BrewingBrazilian guitarThursday, April 11 | 5:00 – 7:00138 Fern St., Santa Cruz Three on the Tree at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, April 11 | 5:00 – 7:3017288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside Billy Reese at Davenport RoadhouseThursdays… Read More
Cabrillo Stage Marie Antoinette Theater 

A Theatrical Retelling of the Life and Final Days of Marie Antoinette

By Katelyn Laird Take a dive into the extravagant and dangerous world of the French monarchy with David Adjmi’s “Marie Antoinette” staged by Cabrillo College’s Theater Arts department and directed by Cabrillo Stage Artistic Director, Andrea Hart. In this dark, witty, and contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values… Read More
Loch Lomond Felton Opens for Season Parks 

Loch Lomond is Open for the Season

By Mary Andersen Daytrippers rejoice! Loch Lomond, nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains, is open. Administered by the City of Santa Cruz Water Department, the reservoir plays the concurrent roles of supplying drinking water and providing recreational activities. Long enjoyed by boaters, hikers, fisherpeople, picnickers, wildlife watchers, and photographers alike, the park also offers environmental education events for local schools,… Read More
Libraries Local News 

National Library Week: Ready, Set, Library

Santa Cruz Public Libraries celebrates National Library Week April 7 – 13, 2024 with the theme “Ready, Set, Library.” Santa Cruz Public Libraries invites community members to visit their local library: “Libraries give us a green light to experience something truly special: a place to connect with others, learn new skills, and pursue our passions through book clubs, storytimes, movie… Read More