Q&A with New Council Member Justin Cummings

CITY ON A HILL PRESS (CHP): What’s the first thing you plan to do in office? JUSTIN CUMMINGS: Make sure that the rent freeze stays in...

Respect the Land

The Amah Mutsun creation story tells that in the beginning, the world was water. Creator placed hawk, hummingbird and eagle on a sacred peak...

Campus Seeks New Chancellor

Since Chancellor George Blumenthal announced his year-end retirement, the UC Santa Cruz campus has been buzzing with the question of who could potentially fill...

Restoring Justice

The paintings and poetry flanking the room, created by inmates at the Santa Cruz County Jail, laid a fitting backdrop for a conversation about...

Warming Center Celebrates Storage Facility Success

The Warming Center hosted a celebration for the success of the new permanent location of its storage program at 150 Felker St. on Nov....

Marching For a Future That’s Brighter, Not Warmer

*Last name omitted Bodhi Ray*, with a look of solemn determination furrowing his four-year-old brow, strode up the Santa Cruz County courthouse steps and repeatedly...

Vigil for Pittsburgh Synagogue

Quarry Plaza was busy as always on Monday morning, but amid the typical hubbub, a somber bubble of silence rested on the shoulders of...

SUA Misuses Programming Funds

Sage the Gemini performed at UC Santa Cruz on Oct. 20 to over 2,500 students. Miscommunication surrounding Student Union Assembly (SUA) use of general...

Millennials: Fighting For Change or Failing to Turn Out?

Home is a confusing thing when you’re a college student. Is it where you grew up? Where your college is located? A little bit...

Santa Cruz County Ballot Measure Breakdown

’Tis the season for political yard signs. Slogans for city council members, gubernatorial candidates and ballot measures at both the local and state level...