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The Mixing Bowl: Gobi Manchurian al la Mexican

Would anyone be so odd as to choose to prepare a dish just because it had a strange name? It appears so.

Movie Review: 'Yesterday' pays homage to the Fab Four

There is no denying the impact The Beatles had on popular music and culture.

Photo Gallery, July 12, 2019

Pajaronian Photo Gallery, July 12, 2019

Art in the open

Fifty-seven artists have been canvassing the Pajaro Valley recently, building an opus of paintings as part of the Plein Air: Our Bounty exhibit that will open at Pajaro Valley Arts Aug. 14.

A symbol of community strength

A mural by UC Santa Cruz professor and artist Eduardo Carrillo in 1976 was only on display for three years in Santa Cruz before it was washed away and painted over.

Film Talk | Hollywood: out of ideas or playing it safe?

Last week my friend and I saw “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” at Watsonville’s Green Valley Cinema.

Food Truck Tours: Saucey’z lives up to its name

Punch another notch in your belt, and let’s continue this food truck tour of Watsonville.

Try This | July 5, 2019

"Try This" is a weekly column that celebrates local businesses — especially eateries, watering holes, coffee shops and the like.

The Mixing Bowl: Asian carbonara

As wonderful as Italian pasta alla carbonara is, this rich Asian version topped with crunchy fried shallots and nori seaweed surpasses it, in my opinion.

Africa in focus

Fifteen photographs by Scotts Valley photographer Mark Overgaard are currently showing as part of a group exhibit at the Santa Cruz County Government Center.