Restoring Justice

The paintings and poetry flanking the room, created by inmates at the Santa Cruz County Jail, laid a fitting backdrop for a conversation about...

Rent — How Do You Measure a Crisis?

A landlord rents a leaky pool shed for $350 per month. A man lives with 20 other people and works four jobs to make...

Santa Cruz Takes on Climate Change

Emilio Martinez Castañeda, Beach Flats Community Garden gatekeeper, stepped into the garden and looked out at all of the rows of destroyed maize after...

Separation of Church and Health Care

*Name changed to protect anonymity The closest full-service hospital to UC Santa Cruz is six miles away. Despite being a full-service hospital, it does not...

City Closes Houseless Camps

The City of Santa Cruz closed down the houseless encampment in the benchlands of San Lorenzo Park Wednesday, dispatching park rangers and Santa Cruz...

Crossing Intersections

“Wake up, Oakes!” shouted a chant leader of the UC Santa Cruz Student-Led Womxn’s March on the morning of Jan. 20. “We’re here!” Demonstrators marched...

TPS Repeal Leaves Students Uncertain

After over 16 years of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) renewals by the Republican Bush administration and the Democratic Obama administration, President Donald Trump’s administration...

Marching Forward with Women’s Rights

In the days following the 2016 election, women and their allies across the country prepared for a nationwide march one day after the inauguration...

Help is Here But Out of Reach

The city of Santa Cruz attempts to provide services for over 200 people who sleep outside, but is limited by state funding and an...

Bear Fire Continues

While about 11,000 emergency responders from throughout California and several other states are battling to contain firestorms devastating Northern California, Santa Cruz County is...
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