Dozens Protest Deaths in Local Jail

Holding signs emblazoned with demands and frustrations regarding the prison system, about 80 protesters prepared to rally in downtown Santa Cruz at the Town...

Hundreds of Community Members Gather to Pray for Missing Students

Community members held a prayer service Wednesday afternoon to honor two UC Santa Cruz students who remain missing after being swept into sea Monday...

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...

Santa Cruz Joins Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Santa Cruz County joined over 30 other California counties in a thread of lawsuits suing 12 opioid manufacturers on May 11, an extension of...

Snapshots of the Black Identity

The Black community of Santa Cruz makes up a mere 1.86 percent of the city’s 62,045 residents, according to the 2016 census. Because of...

Help is Here But Out of Reach

The city of Santa Cruz attempts to provide services for over 200 people who sleep outside, but is limited by state funding and an...

Council Members Reaffirm BearCat Purchase

Santa Cruz City Council reaffirmed the Santa Cruz Police Department’s (SCPD) grant proposal to purchase the Lenco BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack...