John Leopold (right) with blues legend Charlie Musselwhite (left) and Charlie's wife, Henrietta.
(Via John Leopold)
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Sunday Reads: A champion for American roots music; nonalcoholic drinks trend upward

The call of rootsy Arhoolie: How John Leopold’s passions turned to American music

John Leopold (right) talking music with country singer Miko Marks (center) and musician Josh Lippi
(Via John Leopold)

Since losing his bid for re-election as a Santa Cruz County supervisor in 2020, John Leopold has re-emerged as a champion for overlooked American roots music. Wallace Baine details his latest venture.

A sober rethink: It’s time to widen our booze-free choices

Non-alcoholic cocktails at Front & Cooper.
(Giovanni Moujaes / Lookout Santa Cruz)

Millennials are leading the way as trends show alcohol consumption on the decline. Who locally is meeting the new demands of the day? Lily Belli dives further into the growing trend.

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