Fatal Hit and Run Suspect Arrested

The Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) has arrested Jesus Covarrubias, 26, of Rancho Cucamonga yesterday afternoon in connection to the hit an run on Oct....

County Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak Over

Santa Cruz County health officer Dr. Arnold Leff declared Monday that the Hepatitis A outbreak in Santa Cruz is over. The outbreak in Santa Cruz...

Needle Exchange, Homelessness and Compassion

Local groups and coalitions sponsored the “Drugs, Public Health and Needle Exchange” to discuss public safety solutions and gain more information about needle exchange from experts.

What to Know About Calif. Housing Legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown approved 15 housing bills designed to contend with  the state’s growing demand for accessible and affordable housing. Signed in September, the...

District 29 Democratic Elections

Local Democrats voting in an election to select the area’s delegates to the Democratic State Convention arrived to the event early in the morning,...

Recreational Marijuana for Adults

California has the opportunity to join Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska by legalizing the adult use of recreational marijuana in the Nov. 8 election....

Activism Under a New Administration

 Professor Emerita Angela Davis, CNN political commentator Van Jones and social activist and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter Alicia Garza are a few of the past...

A Guide to Voting Without a Fixed Address

More and more states require a would-be voter to provide identification and an address, often excluding houseless populations. In California however, houseless people don’t...

Memorial Held for Michael “Mike” Mears

Over 50 people gathered in front of Santa Cruz City Hall on April 11 to remember the life of 53-year-old Michael “Mike” Randell Mears,...

Merging Dialogues

Over 1,000 Santa Cruz residents wrapped around the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium to hear Kimberlé Crenshaw, the keynote speaker, at the 34th Annual Dr....
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