House cooperatives, or co-ops, provide an alternative living space for students and non-students in Santa Cruz and across the country. Despite recent setbacks, cooperative members in Santa Cruz are working towards a brighter future.
A new city policy that attempts to keep landlords in check with increased requirements for rental home maintenance and registration fees is not sitting well with some Santa Cruz landlords, who say they are being unfairly targeted.
Santa Cruz likes to party. SCPD is finding new ways to crack down.
Since the founding of UC Santa Cruz in 1965, the relationship between residents and students has been a tenuous one, to say the least.
To encourage a conversation between the two groups, the Santa Cruz Neighbors, an organization representing a network of local residents, hosted a meeting last Tuesday with UCSC Chancellor George Blumenthal to discuss city residents’ concerns with the university and its students.