City Council Envisions New Ocean Street

Last week, the Santa Cruz City Council discussed significant upcoming developments, including the revisioning of Ocean Street as well as the current state of the city’s water supply.

Monarchs Flock to Haven at Natural Bridges

Visitors walked through the eucalyptus groves to celebrate the return of the monarch butterflies, which travel thousands of miles to seek temporary shelter during the winter season.

Over 50 enthusiastic Santa Cruzans paddled along the San Lorenzo River in kayaks and canoes on Oct. 12. A city ordinance enacted in 1985 would typically prohibit this type of activity, but the recent River Paddle event served as an opportunity for residents to re-evaluate the river as a recreational area.

Fight Continues for Beach Flats Garden

By Keiera Bradley and Juan Cristian Villamil By 7 p.m., Santa Cruz City Hall was filled with about 100 Beach Flats community garden supporters wearing neon green...

Q&A with New Mayor Lynn Robinson

City on a Hill Press Sits Down to Speak With Santa Cruz Mayor Lynn Robinson About Her Goals for 2014

Meet Your New City Council Members

We asked three City Council members elected in November about some of the city's biggest issues.

Next Step Toward Transitional Housing

Santa Cruz City Council is reviewing four potential sites for the next phase of the transitional housing camp, replacing the current site at 1220...

Undocumented and Uninsured

College students Alexa and Eileen Flores* and their sisters are among the over 11 million undocumented immigrants residing in the United States, 40 percent...

Local Officials Vow to Fight New Green Card Rules

Area officials are promising a fight over proposed restrictions that could prevent immigrants from getting green cards if they have received certain types of...

Beach Flats Exhibit Rooted in Community

Draped in orange safety fence lining and gardening shovels, tall wooden boards bear text and photographs documenting the history of the Santa Cruz Beach...