Wednesday, December 11, 2019

‘Health Homes’ Bring Broader Coverage

The Health Improvement Partnership of SC County received a grant from the Blue Shield of California Foundation

Third Dry Year, Drought Demands Action

Since Santa Cruz has entered its third year in a row of severe dry conditions, the city is pushing for ways to alleviate the water shortage.

Jail Expansion Grant Provokes Protest

Activists are up in arms over the proposed expansion of the Rountree county jail facility, funded by a state grant.

Capitola Bans Commercial Marijuana

In addition to denying a building permit application to open a medical marijuana commercial grow, Capitola bans the sale of medical marijuana altogether.

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

Community Profile: Internship Opportunities

Students speak about their local internship opportunities and experiences

Book Drive Aims to Promote Youth Interest in Reading

Bookshop Santa Cruz is holding a book drive for local public schools for the third year in a row. Librarians from 10 different schools have submitted wish lists, and books meant for donation are sold at a twenty percent discount as Bookshop Santa Cruz until Dec. 31

Downtown Farmers Market: Sustainable Food Hub

The sound of animated chatter, the smell of flowers and freshly prepared food and the hustle of eager marketgoers greet anyone passing by the Wednesday farmers market, in downtown Santa Cruz. This weekly wonder is the Santa Cruz destination for locally grown and sustainable food, whether visitors are going on a grocery run or grabbing a bite to eat.

City’s Water Plan Flows Forward

The latest City Council meeting spotlighted both Santa Cruz’s water shortage problem and the opening of the San Lorenzo River for public use. Both issues were addressed via unanimous votes, which set forth the path to achieve a viable water solution, as well as the opening of the river.

Permanent Memorial Planned for Fallen Santa Cruz Police Officers

The Santa Cruz Police Department announced plans for a permanent memorial garden to honor fallen officers Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler, on Nov. 12.