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16 Jul 2020
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Violent Crime Rises in Santa Cruz County 

Two violent encounters occurred near the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk last weekend, along with three shootings in Watsonville from last Thursday to Sunday and six cases of gun-related crimes at the Live Oak/Soquel Corridor over the last few months. According to various police departments throughout…


An Educational Approach to Cinco de Mayo 

Tamales and horchata vendors lined the courtyards at Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for Cinco de Mayo where about 50 people gathered to listen to a well-practiced youth brass band from Oaxaca. The event aimed to promote education and reclamation of the Mexican holiday…


Second Annual March for Science 

Amanda Brambila approached the microphone at City Hall as the final speaker in the Santa Cruz March for Science with UC Santa Cruz’s Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans (SACNAS) chapter following with banners and picket signs. “Behind me are STEM students from…


New Bill Would Limit Police Firearm Use 

This article has been updated since the original publishing date to include the perspective of the Santa Cruz Police Department and the bill’s text. In response to the Sacramento police shooting of Stephon Clark — a 22-year-old unarmed Black man — California legislators proposed a…


Santa Cruz County’s Rapid Response to ICE 

Your Allied Rapid Response (YARR) is a community organization that has been advocating for immigration justice since late 2016, but its work has become more urgent than ever in recent months. After the federal government assumed a strong anti-undocumented immigration stance this past year, U.S….