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...

Update on River Street Encampment

The City of Santa Cruz has restricted public access to the new temporary houseless encampment at 1220 River St. in the two weeks since...

ICE Arrests in Capitola

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested two individuals and detained two others on March 7 in Capitola. The arrests occurred near 41st Street,...

LRDP Committee Host First Community Forum

The Sequoia Ballroom at Hotel Paradox was alive with debate at the first of three Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) Community Interactive Forums on...

Trump Administration Sues Calif.Over Immigration Laws

The Trump administration filed a lawsuit against California on Tuesday to challenge its policies protecting undocumented immigrants. The Department of Justice sued the state of...

Future For DACA Beyond March 5

U.S. District State Judge William Alsup ruled that the Trump administration’s actions to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is illegal in...

Costa–Hawkins Leaves Gaps in Rent Freeze

*Name changed to protect identity. After Santa Cruz City Council voted unanimously in favor of an emergency rent freeze on Feb. 13, about 22-24 percent...

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...

Dominican Hospital Workers Rally

About 300 Dominican Hospital employees picketed outside of the facility throughout the day on Feb. 20 to demand a settled union contract with Dignity...


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