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Santa Cruz Events: March 3rd - 5th, 2017

This weekend Santa Cruz celebrates art with events around town for First Friday!<p>Then get ready for an eventful Saturday! Get your yoga on at Venus …

Music Festivals

Santa Cruz Weekend Events for March 27th - 29th, 2015

This weekend gives you the opportunity to christen a brand new brewery, spend two nights with the Warriors, and celebrate a Santa Cruz institution’s …

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Santa Cruz Weekend Events for March 13th - 15th, 2015

This weekend brings some great live local music, the Derby Girls, and plenty of opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather coming …

Michael Jackson

Santa Cruz Real Estate: Out of Hibernation & Into a Bubble? [Report + INFOGRAPHIC]

<i>The following market analysis is provided by Liz Kroft and Lance Hulsey of Mainstream Real Estate Group.</i><p>Yawn. Stretch. The real estate market begins …

Real Estate

Santa Cruz Weekend Events for 20th - 22nd, 2015

This weekend is one of seafood delight, as Santa Cruzans can enjoy both the Chaminade Crab Feast and the boardwalk’s annual clam chowder …

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Santa Cruz Brewery Breakdown: The Ultimate Brewery Guide

Microbreweries and taprooms in Santa Cruz have become almost as ubiquitous as Starbucks over the past two or three years. However, unlike this …

Santa Cruz Weekend Events for February 13th - 15th, 2015

Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means a whole weekend full of romantic events like wine tasting, a Beatles’ cover concert, and a …

Beauty and the Beast

Santa Cruz Events this Weekend: Feb. 6-10, 2015

This weekend starts with a full slate of First Friday events, and ends with the 2nd annual Santa Cruz Hardwood Celebrity Classic on Sunday …

Extreme Sports

Coming to Terms with the New Arana Gulch

The completion of the Arana Gulch multi-use trail project connecting Broadway and Brommer Streets has stirred up a lot of mixed feelings amongst …

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Santa Cruz Weekend Events for January 23rd - 25th, 2015

It isn’t summer yet, but it’s sure going to feel like it this weekend.<p>With temperature forecasts in the mid-70s this is going to be a great weekend …

Extreme Sports

Land of Medicine Buddha Hike in Santa Cruz

<i>We ask all hikers to be courteous and to respect Land of Medicine Buddha and their guests attending retreats. Please note that day use hours are as</i> …

Roux Dat makes Santa Cruz Life's 2014 best of list

<i>This is the final restaurant in our list of the Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014. To see the full list, click here.</i><p>New Orleans-inspired …

Cooking

Mortal Dumpling makes Santa Cruz Life's 2014 best of list

<i>This is the sixth of seven choices for the Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014. To see the full list, click here.</i><p>Chef Noah Kopito is the man …

Midtown Cafe makes Santa Cruz Life's 2014 best of list

<i>This is the fifth of seven choices for the Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014. To see the full list, click here.</i><p>Zac Craeger opened Midtown …

Sandwiches

Lúpulo Craft Beer House makes Santa Cruz Life's 2014 best of list

<i>This is the fourth of seven choices for the Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014. To see the full list, click here.</i><p>Lúpulo Craft Beer House, …

Kaito makes Santa Cruz Life's 2014 best of list

<i>This is the third of seven choices for the Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014. To see the full list, click here.</i><p>Kaito opened in May in the …

Japanese Food

Back Nine Grill & Bar makes Santa Cruz Life's 2014 best of list

<i>This is the second of seven choices for the Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014. To see the full list, click here.</i><p>Back Nine Grill & Bar …

Cooking

Best New Santa Cruz Restaurants: Assembly

<i>This is the first of seven choices for the Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014. To see the full list, click here.</i><p>Zach Davis and Kendra Baker …

Bread

Best New Restaurants in Santa Cruz in 2014

<i>Editor’s Note – We wanted to put together a list of some of the best new restaurants to open in and around Santa Cruz in 2014. We naturally turned to</i> …

Craft Beer

Santa Cruz Weekend Events for Jan. 2-4, 2015

What are your plans for the first weekend of 2015? If you’re in Santa Cruz, you have a lot of options, including three different cover band …

Extreme Sports

New Years Eve Santa Cruz Events

Looking for this year’s New Year’s Eve events? You’ll find this year’s NYE events here.<p>Are you ready for 2015?<p>Ready or not, we’ve got one last night …

Live Music

Santa Cruz Weekend Events for [MONTH & DATES], 2014

This is your very last weekend to celebrate Christmas (and Hanukkah!) Santa Cruz style, with trains, lights, and the <i>Nutcracker.</i><p>Read on to see our …

Pulp Fiction

Santa Cruz Weekend Events for December 12th - 14th, 2014

Santa Cruz’s holiday festivities continue this weekend, including concerts, plays, and train rides.<p>Read on to see the rest of our picks for the best …

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2014 Santa Cruz Christmas Events & Holiday Events

<b>Looking for an updated list of holiday events? You’re in luck. Here is our current Santa Cruz Holiday Event Guide.</b><p>The holiday season is here, and …

Decorations

Santa Cruz Holiday Shopping Events and Craft Fairs

‘Tis the season to shop local! And Santa Cruz businesses and organizations are making it easy with a depth of holiday shopping fairs and …

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Santa Cruz Weekend Events for November 28th - 30th, 2014

<i>Photo taken in front of Pleasure Point Pilates</i><p>The weekend after Thanksgiving…let the shopping and holiday festivities begin!<p>The holiday season kicks …

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Santa Cruz Weekend Events for November 21st - 23rd, 2014

This weekend, you can take in some theater, comedy, or music, or get your radical craft on at the MAH.<p>Read on to see the rest of our picks for the …

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Discover Shark Fin Cove (Shark Tooth Beach)

<i>Photo Credit: Steve Dunleavy</i><p>A massive rock stands guard over a small cove full of geologic wonders just up the coast from Santa Cruz, only 0.7 miles …

Aquatic Sports

Santa Cruz Weekend Events for November 7th - 9th, 2014

First Friday events, the annual Sea Glass Festival, tributes to Bob Dylan and Tom Petty, a Cabrillo production of a classic American play, and a …

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