ICE Arrests in Capitola

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested two individuals and detained two others on March 7 in Capitola. The arrests occurred near 41st Street,...

Houseless Advocates Challenge Ordinance

  Beginning Dec. 9, anyone who receives a citation or is arrested in a city park, beach or any other location maintained by the City...

The Storm Unsheltered

Santa Cruz County received at least three inches of rain from this past weekend’s storm, which is more than half of the total rainfall...

A Call for Affordable Housing

Santa Cruz City Council proposed potential solutions to the housing crisis to an overflow crowd of about 100 residents at its Dec. 5 meeting,...

Sharing Trinkets and Fighting Capitalism

The courtyard on the corner of 703 Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz is teeming with vegetation and vitality as those in need and...

It’s Bigger Than Santa Cruz

The Atrium provided the perfect intimate setting for artists and audience members alike to connect over their mutual love of hip-hop, when dead prez...

Finding Hope in the Dark

Hans Albertsen said he always finds himself back in Santa Cruz because it is the one place he can find peace. Even though the...

Cabrillo College and Instructor Sued for Title IX violations

Trigger warning: This story contains references to sexual violence.  A former Cabrillo College student and mathematics teaching aid is suing both Cabrillo College, for depriving...

Accessibility vs. Affordability

While UC Santa Cruz encourages students to invest in a meal plan, a seven-day meal plan that costs $464 per month is not always...

Measure O Amended by Council Motion

In a quiet and sparsely attended afternoon session on Sept. 25, Santa Cruz City Council made a motion to dramatically amend the text of...