CZU Lightning Fire Contained: Mudslides Pose New Concern in Fallout
The CZU Lightning Complex Fire is 100 percent contained as of Sept. 22, reported Cal Fire. The San Mateo and Santa Cruz fire fighting units continue to monitor remaining smoldering and prepare for evacuations due to possible landslides, caused by fire debris and root loss,…
Grad Student Strike Moves Online
In the periphery of a global pandemic and wildfires affecting much of western U.S., the COLA4ALL movement founded at UC Santa Cruz, which gained traction across the UC system, continues to fight for a cost of living adjustment (COLA) and the rehiring of teaching assistants….
Relieving Food Insecurity During a Pandemic
Food banks and UCSC pantries work to maintain supply
There are 146 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two associated deaths in Santa Cruz as of May 13. One in five adults and one in four children in Santa Cruz County are food insecure, according to a study that was conducted by the Second Harvest…