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Dining Reviews

Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Sweet Treats

Sweet Treats

Local cannabis bakers win award for cookies

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

In a Pickle

In a Pickle

How to save late summer in a jar, infant abalone at Avanti, and farmers market tomatoes 

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Wood Fire Woodie

Wood Fire Woodie

Scotts Valley pizzeria gets fired up the old-school way

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Lupulo: Doing It Right

Lupulo: Doing It Right

Beer worship, great food and a secret weapon at new hops spot

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Dining for a Cause

Dining for a Cause

Chef’s Dinner, Live Earth Farm Dinner and Gourmet Grazing on the Green

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Foodie File: Sumano's Bakery

Foodie File: Sumano's Bakery

Local favorite, famous for their sourdough, is expanding 

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Himalayan Kitchen

Himalayan Kitchen

Chef Purna Regmi on the secrets of Nepalese cooking

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Outdoor Feasts

Outdoor Feasts

The next Mole and Mariachi Festival, Grazing on the Green and a review of Route 1 Farms last dinner

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Foodie File: Beer Thirty

Foodie File: Beer Thirty

Cups runneth over at Soquel’s new beer garden

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Locavores Only

Locavores Only

Farm dinners at Route 1 Farms and the Homeless Garden Project expand the revolution

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Smells Like Team Spirit

The organizers of TEDx Santa Cruz don’t just talk about this year’s theme, ‘radical collaboration’—they live it

 

Pluto Retrograde, Aries New Moon, Lyrid Meteor Showers

As the Lyrid meteors, radiating from the star Vega in the Harp constellation, begin showering heaven and earth with light, Pluto, planet of transformation (or die) turns stationary retrograde (Thursday, April 16), 15 degrees Capricorn. Retrogrades have purpose, allowing humanity time to review, reassess, research and reinvent while returning to previous situations. Retrogrades are times of inner activity, seeds sown in bio-dynamically prepared soil. Pluto retrograde is the most serious and resolute of retrogrades—a pure tincture, or, as in homeopathy, a “constitutional” touching the essences of all that matters. Pluto offers deep insight into confusion or puzzlement and areas where transformation is still incomplete. It’s valuable to have one’s astrology chart to follow what area of life the major planets— especially Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto—are influencing. These outer planets have long-term and lasting effects on our psyche, inner/outer life events, how people see us and how we see and process our world. Pluto, retrograde for five months (until Sept. 24) offers deep earthquakes of change, awakens humanity to the task of building (Capricorn) the new culture and civilization, flailing our inner world about, deepening us until we transform and do things differently. Pluto is an unrelenting teacher. New moon (29 Aries) is Saturday, April 18. With the personality-building keynote, “Let form again be sought.” Mars anchors the new creative fires of Aries into our world. The New Group of World Servers participates together in the new moon festival, while also preparing for the Taurus Wesak, Buddha Full Moon Festival (May 3). Join us everyone.

 

The New Tech Nexus

Community leaders in science and technology unite to form web-based networking program

 

Film, Times & Events: Week of April 17

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