Ryan Masters’ previous cover tale for GT, about the rigors of firefighter schooling, received a massive good response from visitors. He returns this week with a totally unique variety of story, focusing on maverick Santa Cruz artist Casey Sonnabend. Sonnabend has been related to so many underground actions about the previous quite a few decades—in the appropriate location at a insane time—that he’s like the Forrest Gump of the American counterculture. And still, that description doesn’t do justice to his profession as an artist, which he’s approached with enthusiasm and integrity. It’s an engrossing tale of a actually unique regional figure.
In other places in this challenge, in honor of the future 420 you are going to locate an insert edition of our Cannabis Chronicle. The deal with capabilities an job interview by Adam Joseph with weed icon Tommy Chong, who returns to Santa Cruz this 7 days, and Richard Stockton also has an update on his tale of heritage Santa Cruz skunk seeds that begun a little bit of a movement when he wrote about them in our last situation of Cannabis Chronicle.
Lastly, congrats to the Santa Cruz Chorale and its Artistic Director, Christian Grube, who acquired a Certificate of Exclusive Congressional Recognition from Rep. Anna Eshoo, soon after she browse about their profit perform for Ukraine in Christina Drinking water’s GT story final month.
STEVE PALOPOLI | EDITOR-IN-Chief