No Representation Without Proving Taxation

The unbroken line of about 1,300 demonstrators in downtown Santa Cruz on April 15 spanned a quarter mile along Pacific Avenue, from Church Street...

Addressing White Privilege, Exploring Hidden Biases

“Racism,  imperialism, contradictions,” the organizer read off of pieces of poster paper to a workshop full of people. The room slowly became quieter until...

Local Action on the Climate Crisis

The battle to ensure a steady and safe climate seems to have come to a standstill. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on...

Santa Cruz Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs

The Santa Cruz Warriors were defeated by the Oklahoma City Blue, losing 124-104 in the deciding third game in the best of three series...

Memorial Held for Michael “Mike” Mears

Over 50 people gathered in front of Santa Cruz City Hall on April 11 to remember the life of 53-year-old Michael “Mike” Randell Mears,...

Protecting Liberty and Justice for All

When President Donald Trump first announced the now-halted travel ban on seven Muslim-majority states and an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees, the popularity of...

City Rejects Unlawful Death Claim

Santa Cruz City Council rejected a claim for damages on March 28 regarding payment for damages related to the death of Sean Arlt, who...

A.J. Gonzalez Hearing Set for May

Update: Adrian Jerry "A.J." Gonzalez's official hearing date set for Aug. 21, more than two years after Gonzalez was initially arrested for the suspected...

UC and Mexico Partner on Energy Initiative

The University of California and Mexico reaffirmed their nearly decade-long relationship last Thursday, despite the contentious political climate. Mexican officials announced the allocation of...

Bathroom Bill Repealed

North Carolina repealed and replaced the controversial law, House Bill 2 (HB2), which ended anti-discrimination protections including restricting transgender individuals from using the bathroom...


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