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  • The X-rated war

    The grainy images of abuse coming from the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq are as disturbing and offensive as they are unsettlingly familiar: a naked man is lying on a cement floor, a woman holding a leash tied to his neck; others are bound and piled naked in a...
  • Berries: How to choose, store and prepare

    Berries: How to choose, store and prepare
    Once fairly hard to find at farmers markets, locally grown berries are everywhere now: raspberries (both red and golden), blackberries, olallieberries, boysenberries, loganberries, marionberries and even locally grown blueberries. Though raspberries are...
  • Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics

    Bill Blackbeard dies at 84; scholar of newspaper comics
    Bill Blackbeard, an early scholar of newspaper comics who created an indispensable archive in San Francisco that helped legitimize the study of comics in popular culture, has died. He was 84. Blackbeard died at a Country Villa nursing home in...
  • Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst

    Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst
    Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
  • "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita

    "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita
    "I Hotel" By Karen Tei Yamashita Coffee House Press, 640 pages, $19.95 (paperback) "I Hotel," by L.A. born, Santa Cruz writer Karen Tei Yamashita, stands as the single most ambitious and experimental work of fiction I have read in a long, longtime. But...
  • My Turn: A hard ride beyond despair on the AIDS/LifeCycle trek

    My Turn: A hard ride beyond despair on the AIDS/LifeCycle trek
    "I can't do it," I wailed into my cellphone in Santa Cruz to my husband in San Luis Obispo. "And I've lost my wallet. Will you come and get me?" I must have sounded pathetic. I had just pedaled 82 miles on Day 1 of the AIDS/LifeCycle fundraising ride,...
  • Cruise lines reference list

    Here is a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year are also listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change. AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
  • The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies

    The posh breed of chocolate Easter bunnies
    It's spring, and probably the most welcomed of the season's animals is the bunny — specifically, the chocolate bunny. No mass-produced creatures, these bunnies are made and sold by small, independent chocolatiers and chocolate shops. Grab your...
  • FDA warns about treatments for autism, heart disease

    FDA warns about treatments for autism, heart disease
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to seven companies and one nutritionist who sell chemicals called chelators to treat autism, cardiovascular diseases and other conditions, informing them they are violating federal law. "These...
  • Trail running: Run away from life's problems and into a healthy body

    Trail running: Run away from life's problems and into a healthy body
    Not all runners hit the streets for their workout. Trail runners take to the dirt, bounding up and down hills and mountains on hiking trails, working legs and building cardio while getting a big dose of nature. "All you know is that here are the...
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk carousel celebrates 100th anniversary in 2011

    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk carousel celebrates 100th anniversary in 2011
    A dying breed of carousel celebrates its centennial in 2011 at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The 1911 Looff Carousel, simply called the Merry-Go-Round at the Beach Boardwalk, was built by Danish woodcarver Charles Looff, who created Coney Island's...
  • Wines with nuance

    Wines with nuance
    In our country, if a little of something is good, then a lot of it must be better. And so it has become with many of our wines from (especially) California and Washington. In our country, if a little of something is good, then a lot of it must be better....