Lives Lost, Homes and Businesses Reduced to Ash

When UC Santa Cruz lecturer John Newman went to bed Sunday night, he was mildly concerned about the winds strong enough to topple his...

Searching for Answers in the Wake of Raids

The Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) vowed to rebuild trust with the community after a series of immigration-related arrests were made on Feb. 13...

UC President Headlines Unprecedented Political Fundraiser

Current UC president and former secretary of homeland security, Janet Napolitano, headlined a fundraiser on Sept. 20 in support of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton...

Watsonville Protests Company’s Bid for Wall

About 150 residents gathered in Watsonville Plaza on Tuesday to protest Granite Construction, a company that recently bid to be one of the companies...

Tuition Freeze May End After 2014-15 School Year

Higher education is becoming an exceedingly costly option for students. Student loan debt surpassed $1 trillion in 2013, placing it as the second highest form of consumer debt behind mortgages. The graduating class of 2014 set a record for being the most indebted class ever, with an average of $33,000 per student.

Marching Forward with Women’s Rights

In the days following the 2016 election, women and their allies across the country prepared for a nationwide march one day after the inauguration...

Charges Against Union Demonstrator Dropped

All charges against David Cole, UC Berkeley (UCB) union worker, were dropped by the Alameda county prosecutor’s office on March 1, according to an...

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...

Loma Fire Rages in the Midst of a Drought

Update 9/30 6:55 p.m.: The Loma Fire has grown to 4,345 acres and is 50 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. One firefighter has...

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...


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