Warming the Houseless with Community Partnership

A community group known as Residents for a Coldest Nights Warming Center began both the conversation and the planning for a system of warming centers for the houseless in Santa Cruz.

District 29 Democratic Elections

Local Democrats voting in an election to select the area’s delegates to the Democratic State Convention arrived to the event early in the morning,...

Environmental Policies to Watch

In the upcoming election, voters will have the ability to impact the outcomes of several bills and programs affecting the state and country’s environmental...

Camp Kesem Reaches Out to Santa Cruz

Camp Kesem, a non-profit summer camp for kids with a parent who has cancer, has established a chapter at UCSC. Student volunteers for the organization hope to raise awareness and funds from the community with aspirations to help local kids.

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CORRECTION: City Council Forum

In our Special Election Issue, we mistakenly misattributed Drew Glover and J.M. Brown's answers regarding Santa Cruz's sleeping ordinance ban. The correct responses are...

Santa Cruz County’s Rapid Response to ICE

Your Allied Rapid Response (YARR) is a community organization that has been advocating for immigration justice since late 2016, but its work has become...

Finding Hope in the Dark

Hans Albertsen said he always finds himself back in Santa Cruz because it is the one place he can find peace. Even though the...

Planting One Million Trees, One at a Time

Laura Webber, a high school junior, started the 4-H Million Trees Project (4HMT) as a way to combat climate change.


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