Community Profile: Internship Opportunities

Students speak about their local internship opportunities and experiences

Book Drive Aims to Promote Youth Interest in Reading

Bookshop Santa Cruz is holding a book drive for local public schools for the third year in a row. Librarians from 10 different schools have submitted wish lists, and books meant for donation are sold at a twenty percent discount as Bookshop Santa Cruz until Dec. 31

Downtown Farmers Market: Sustainable Food Hub

The sound of animated chatter, the smell of flowers and freshly prepared food and the hustle of eager marketgoers greet anyone passing by the Wednesday farmers market, in downtown Santa Cruz. This weekly wonder is the Santa Cruz destination for locally grown and sustainable food, whether visitors are going on a grocery run or grabbing a bite to eat.

City’s Water Plan Flows Forward

The latest City Council meeting spotlighted both Santa Cruz’s water shortage problem and the opening of the San Lorenzo River for public use. Both issues were addressed via unanimous votes, which set forth the path to achieve a viable water solution, as well as the opening of the river.

Permanent Memorial Planned for Fallen Santa Cruz Police Officers

The Santa Cruz Police Department announced plans for a permanent memorial garden to honor fallen officers Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler, on Nov. 12.

Stoked on Spokes

The purpose behind bike riding can be different for everyone. Some people want to go fast and others just want to get to their destination.

Choir Brings Classical France to Campus

UCSC Chamber Singers perform classic music by famous French composers

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.

New Leaf Enters New Seasons

Portland-based grocery chain New Seasons announced its purchase of New Leaf Community Market on Nov. 12.

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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