Santa Cruz Police Adopts Neighborhood Policing

The Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) is instating a new neighborhood policing strategy that will divide Santa Cruz into five distinct neighborhoods to focus...

Santa Cruz Freezes Rising Rents

The Santa Cruz City Council approved an emergency ordinance on Feb. 13, effective immediately, which puts a temporary freeze on residential and commercial rental...

Reaching for Tuition-Free College

Before state and federal legislators began cutting education budgets and before UC Regents began habitually hiking tuition rates, public higher education was tuition-free in...

Merging Dialogues

Over 1,000 Santa Cruz residents wrapped around the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium to hear Kimberlé Crenshaw, the keynote speaker, at the 34th Annual Dr....

Addressing the Connection

The Santa Cruz community is no stranger to the housing crisis — issues of high rent, tenants’ rights and a disproportionately high houseless population...

Undocumented and Uninsured

College students Alexa and Eileen Flores* and their sisters are among the over 11 million undocumented immigrants residing in the United States, 40 percent...

Watsonville Man Detained by ICE

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) captured and detained a Watsonville man Wednesday morning around 4 a.m. while driving his children to daycare, according to...

County Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak Over

Santa Cruz County health officer Dr. Arnold Leff declared Monday that the Hepatitis A outbreak in Santa Cruz is over. The outbreak in Santa Cruz...

A Guide To Trump’s Immigration Policy

As White House officials debate the future of American immigration, U.S. residents grow more uncertain as to how Trump’s immigration policies will affect both...

UC Berkeley Lawsuit Backed by Trump Administration

UC Berkeley (UCB) was recently sued by conservative organizations over alleged free speech violations, reigniting the debate over what separates hate speech from free...


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