Profiles

David Brookings

Under a canopy of shade at sunset in Plaza de Cesar Chavez, David Brookings sings directly to a lovely lady in the crowd. “I’ve…

Leading MACLA

I believe that building bridges is the work that I’ve been called to do. I believe that building bridges is the work that I’ve…

Shrunkenheadman club

The Shrunkenheadman club immediately stands out from the others at San Jose State University (SJSU): spend any amount of time walking around downtown and…

Snake & Butterfly

“I’m tasting prominent oaky notes. I’m also picking up on dark fruit and molasses.” Some might assume this reaction could only be uttered over…

The Clear Ice Company

If a cocktail at a bar isn’t beautifully presented, that tell me all I need to know about the pace. To sit down and talk with…

Rand Fishkin

For most companies, it’s absolutely vital to show up towards the top of Google’s search results. Being on the first page can send millions…

The Art Cave

The Art Cave is a cozy gallery and studio tucked away in a renovated warehouse in Santa Cruz. Previously a chewing gum factory, currently…

Robert Pesich

Poetry allows you to have these feelings, to explore your grief and joy. Poetry is a spit in the eye of the monster—a knife…

Second Hand Hustle

Seeking ’80s and ’90s swag? Jaypee Inguito’s your man. Through his store, Second Hand Hustle, and its offering of curated vintage men’s clothing, he hooks…

Kimberly Mohne Hill

Since 1991, the SVLaureate program has awarded more than 150 of the finest artists the South Bay has to offer with honors, recognition, and…