City Seeks Solution for Water Concerns

As Santa Cruz faces its second consecutive dry year, potential water shortage is an increasing threat. The city is struggling to reach a consensus on an additional water source.

New Metro Station Planned for January 2018

Banners reading “Reimagine Pacific Station” were recently plastered onto Santa Cruz Metro buses in hopes of sparking conversation about the future of the metro station.

Scotts Valley Police Ride ‘Green’ Machines

Santa Cruz law enforcement agencies will follow Scotts Valley’s lead in introducing the latest technology in their line of duty — electrically-powered motorcycles.

One Injured in Explosion

Santa Cruz police responded to the second residential explosion involving the production of butane hash oil (BHO) within a 10 day timespan. This recent incident occurred at 1:24 p.m. on Oct. 9th at 128 Walk Circle.

Monarchs Flock to Haven at Natural Bridges

Visitors walked through the eucalyptus groves to celebrate the return of the monarch butterflies, which travel thousands of miles to seek temporary shelter during the winter season.

Explosion Southeast of Downtown Santa Cruz

On Sunday, September 29 at 1:25 P.M., the Santa Cruz Fire and Police Departments raced to an apartment building ravaged by fire in the 700 block of Third Street. Three male victims who had been severely burned were rescued and rushed by helicopter to a trauma center in the area.

Restaurant Week Celebrates Santa Cruz Food Culture

The annual Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW) returns this Oct. 2-9. SCRW invites a variety of local restaurants to design a $25 three-course menu, intended to offer guests an affordable fine dining experience.

Political Activist Strives to Change Local Law

In light of his most recent book, “The People’s Advocate,” Daniel Sheehan led a book signing and conversation about today’s political climate and its implications.

A Broad Brush Stroke: Homelessness in SC

Project Homeless Connect hosts annual event bringing together various groups for an all day free service gathering for the homeless.

Marjorie Cohn to Speak Against Drones on April 20

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.