Concerned citizens gathered to demand that the DA drop charges against activists and journalists arrested in occupation. A ballot initiative that could amend the city charter to put desalination in the hands of voters, rather than city council members, needs a final margin of signatures to make it on the ballot. A stabbing on Broadway occurred last Monday.
December and early January remained turbulent times for the UC system in terms of budgeting, but there may be light on the horizon.
SUA recently amended its budget, sparking debate over spending priorities between assemblymembers and the chair.
Around a dozen students protested the presence of the U.S. Marines and Raytheon, a missile producer, at the job fair on Tuesday morning at the UC Santa Cruz Stevenson Event Center.
The California Department of Parks and Recreation announced the implementation of a series of controlled burns at Wilder Ranch State Park, located two miles north of Western Drive along Highway 1.
Gov. Brown supports the second part of the California Dream Act by signing AB 131. Under this bill, undocumented students will be eligible for financial aid.
UC Santa Cruz lost a member of its community when second-year Camila Lee died last week. The College Eight environmental studies major lived in Stevenson College last spring quarter, and was from San Diego County. According to an email from UCSC Public Affairs, the cause of death is under investigation.
Heavy police coverage on the UC Santa Cruz campus this Tuesday was attributed by Santa Cruz Police Department spokesperson Zach Friend to a county-wide operation called “Badges” that combats aggressive driving.
After almost two years of waiting, three suspects in Tyler Tenorio’s murder case are facing criminal charges. This week, Walter Escalante, Pasqual Reyes and Daniel Onesto began a preliminary hearing to determine their guilt or innocence.
The county board of supervisors, in support of Neal Coonerty, has taken a symbolic stance against SB 292 — a potential legislative threat to environmental policy — and is now pushing Governor Brown to veto the bill.