Encampment Residents Still Wait for Housing

*Source preferred to use only their first names With the rainy season about to begin, 54 people living in a temporary Santa Cruz houseless encampment...

Measure O Amended by Council Motion

In a quiet and sparsely attended afternoon session on Sept. 25, Santa Cruz City Council made a motion to dramatically amend the text of...

City Council Postpones Rent Control Ordinance Vote

The Santa Cruz City Council met to vote on a proposed city ordinance, the Relocation Assistance for Displaced Tenants (RADT), that would serve as...

Barriers to Construction

On any given night across the state of California about 114,000 people, enough to fill the Kaiser Permanente Arena to capacity more than fifty...

June 2018 Local and State Election Guide

California state and local elections are June 5, and aside from electing local and state politicians, there are a variety of policies and propositions...

Global Community Programs Guide for Slug Grads

Thousands of students are about to enter an exciting and uncertain stage of adulthood. For many, the prospects of obtaining a career plan immediately...

Santa Cruz Joins Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Santa Cruz County joined over 30 other California counties in a thread of lawsuits suing 12 opioid manufacturers on May 11, an extension of...

City Holds Interactive Forum on Housing Development

About 90 community members walked the halls of the Louden Nelson Community Center on May 15 as they went freely from room to room...

Mixed-Use Development Structure Proposed for Pacific Avenue

A mixed-use development structure proposed to be built in downtown could be the second tallest building constructed in Santa Cruz, if it’s met with...

An Educational Approach to Cinco de Mayo

Tamales and horchata vendors lined the courtyards at Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for Cinco de Mayo where about 50 people gathered to...


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