Campos Seguros combats sexual assault in the Watsonville farmworker community
Food waste is collected in more than 100 American communities. When will Santa Cruz County get on board?
Kyle Thiermann releases latest Surfing For Change film Local surfer and wave maker Kyle Thiermann has come a long way since he...
Muralist Taylor Reinhold’s dynamic push for public art gains speed
Shakespeare Santa Cruz meets fundraising goal to fund summer performances In what Shakespeare Play On is calling a “Herculean” fundraising effort, the...
Best-selling vegan cookbook author Isa Chandra Moskowitz hits Bookshop Santa Cruz
Local scientists help the remote atoll of Ulithi restore its marine habitat
An emeritus professor of literature explores the implications of our relationship with technology
How two of desal’s most vocal figures came to understand—and respect—one another despite their differences
Mayor and City Manager announce recommendation to reassess plan for contested desalination plant If two top Santa Cruz city officials have their...
Good food is an investment in our future. Learn about three local programs that address access, education and opportunity surrounding food.
A new documentary, ‘SPARK: A Burning Man Story,’ explores the complexities of Burning Man
From unique children’s playhouses to full-fledged homes, we take a look at impressive treehouses that call Santa Cruz County trees home
No, that’s not a typo in the headline. The local historical figure and namesake for Louden Nelson Community Center was actually named...
A local film, inspired by a true story, joins the global movement to shine light on the issue of rape
New research provides foundation to look at protecting mountain lions, particularly when it comes to Highway 17
As Santa Cruz emerges from its wintry slumber, the sights, sounds and sumptuous flavors of our vibrant home come alive with the...
Our annual Health Issue spotlights inspiring stories of nutrition, fitness and holistic wellness
his Feb. 14, a global uprising and local event take aim at violence against women
As American farmers age, the nationwide push to fill their shoes grows. Locally, the 33rd annual EcoFarm conference hopes to plant the...
In celebrating Roe v. Wade’s 40th anniversary, pro-choice Cruzans look to the continuing fight for reproductive rights ahead
With another year of debate and developments behind us—including the fact that desalination will now, ultimately, be up to the voters—what’s really...
For its supporters, Proposition 37’s failure does not signal the end for the GMO labeling movement
How William Ow transformed a colossal chewing gum factory into a promising center for local business
State & National, Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Capitola, Fifth District, Local Measures, State Propositions
Gov. Jerry Brown visits UCSC to urge a yes vote on Proposition 30
Style with a dash of whimsy at the new Hotel Paradox
Santa Cruz nonprofit Organic Farming Research Foundation leads the charge for organics in the Farm Bill and beyond
Try Little Basin Campground for a local camping getaway
A hike through Nisene Marks with the history dude