Santa Cruz Announces Water Shortage Alert

Beginning in October, the rainy season in Santa Cruz brings around 24 inches of average winter rainfall on average. By the end of February...

Next Step Toward Transitional Housing

Santa Cruz City Council is reviewing four potential sites for the next phase of the transitional housing camp, replacing the current site at 1220...

Second Annual March for Science

Amanda Brambila approached the microphone at City Hall as the final speaker in the Santa Cruz March for Science with UC Santa Cruz’s Society...

New Bill Would Limit Police Firearm Use

This article has been updated since the original publishing date to include the perspective of the Santa Cruz Police Department and the bill’s text. In...

Let Our People Go: Conditions of Confinement

Noisemakers rattled and bullhorns flared as 200 people marched on April 8 toward West County Detention Facility in Richmond, an operating facility of Northern...

Santa Cruz Takes on Climate Change

Emilio Martinez Castañeda, Beach Flats Community Garden gatekeeper, stepped into the garden and looked out at all of the rows of destroyed maize after...

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...


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