Great America introduces prototype coaster

California's Great America introduced its newest roller coaster, RailBlazer, during an unveiling event Wednesday morning.

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‘Steampunk’ novel set for release

Four years ago, Jonathan Fesmire looked to the public to help fund his book, a western that is set in an alternate version of Santa Cruz.

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Brews, music and food

The seventh annual California Beer Festival Santa Cruz returns to Aptos Village Park on Friday for a three-day event that brings dozens of craft breweries and food vendors to one location.

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A nontraditional love story

"Beauty and the Beast" will be brought to the theater stage for local audiences when Cabrillo Stage brings the musical to life beginning Thursday.

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  • A new take on the western

    Jesse J Elliot, who is also known as Julie Hanks of Watsonville, will celebrate the release of her first novel, “Death at Gran Quivera,” on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. with a book signing at Kelly’s Books, 1838 Main St. in Watsonville.