Project Homeless Connect hosts annual event bringing together various groups for an all day free service gathering for the homeless.
Marjorie Cohn, a Law Professor and former President of the National Lawyers Guild, will speak about the illegality and moral hazard of the US drone program at the Resource Center for Nonviolence on April 20, at 3:00 pm.
The Dayworker Center of Santa Cruz opens up shop in Live Oak, providing day laborers with a resource for jobs and workers’ rights.
Local groups and coalitions sponsored the “Drugs, Public Health and Needle Exchange” to discuss public safety solutions and gain more information about needle exchange from experts.
Local organization Sin Barras works to stop jail expansion, improve healthcare for inmates and end inhumane incarceration conditions.
Mayor Hilary Bryant discusses the changes and the challenges in the community due to the tragedies and spike crimes in recent months in a Q&A with CHP.
On March 16 from 12–3 p.m., the Louden Nelson Community Center will host a gathering of prominent women’s rights activists in the Santa Cruz community. Speakers include reverend Deborah Johnson, poet Ekua Omosupe and members of Mission Hill Middle School’s “Girl Up” group.
After a final motion to dismiss their charges was denied on March 11, the remaining four members of the Santa Cruz 11 will face trial on May 13. The development comes after almost two years of preliminary hearings for the original 11, during which seven eventually had their charges dropped by Judge Paul Burdick. The [...]
The City of Santa Cruz lost two police officers on Feb. 26. This is the first time in history a Santa Cruz police officer has been killed in the line of duty.
An upcoming march on Mar. 24, in Salinas, CA will be one of the many demonstrations planned by immigration reform groups, hoping to raise awareness and pressure state leaders for a better immigration reform bill.