Michael A. Lewis

Writing in Place

I've been an environmental and social activist for over thirty years, instrumental in the early days of Earth First!, an aspiring curmudgeon and student of Life, as we know it. Join me for an always irreverant, sometimes poignently humorous look at the adventures of Homo sap, Mankind About Universe.

Portfolio

Essays

Wilderness
Anarchy
Alaska!

Local Journalism

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Faces the Gavel
Homelessness Service Center
It's winter in Santa Cruz County, a time of cold gray skies and driving rain, a time to hunker down and enjoy the warm, dry comfort of home. But for several hundred people in...
Winter Rains Shouldn’t Bring Soggy Yards
As the old saying goes: When it's raining you can't fix the roof. When it's not raining, you don't need to.
Mountain Community Resoucres
In a time of dwindling public funding for social services, more and more residents of Santa Cruz County may find themselves in need of a helping hand.
Brown Bulb Ranch
Mercury in Local Rain Comes from China
A recent study by University of California, Santa Cruz scientists indicates that elevated levels of mercury in rain falling on the central California coast are partially the...
Local Astronomers Reveal the Wonders of the Night Sky
Local Astronomers Reveal the Wonders of the Night Sky
Transplanting California Redwoods to New Zealand
In response to increased demand for redwood lumber and decreasing supplies of redwood trees, some California timber companies are growing California redwoods in New Zealand.
Boulder Creek Merchants

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