Seeking to End Chronic Houselessness
Over 300 houseless people and 200 volunteers filled the Watsonville Veterans Memorial Building last Wednesday for Project Homeless Connect (PHC). The annual one-day event brings a variety of services for houseless people into a single space.
Historic Tree Falls to Commercial Development
Bulldozed to the ground, a 110-year-old historic chestnut tree fell defenseless last Tuesday morning as construction began on Santa Cruz’s first Hyatt hotel. Protests began in April to save the historic red horse chestnut and ended the day after the tree was demolished by Hyatt’s construction crew.