Measure H promises to maintain public safety funding with an increased utility tax. Is there a catch?
Santa Cruz nonprofit The Clean Oceans Project has big hopes for cleaning up trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
UCSC dissolves its 30-year-old Rape Prevention Education center
Inside the Community Assessment Project, what it means for locals and why it is important for Santa Cruz County
A Q&A with Linnaea Holgers James, owner of Artisan's Gallery, one of the 18 businesses vandalized during the May 1 riots
A proposed Santa Cruz County Rodeo has some saddling up, and others up in arms
A luxurious and tasty stay in Paso Robles
Reducing meat consumption may just help solve the world’s environmental problems
At 30, Camouflage still educates—and titillates
A relaxing home base for a day of play in Cannery Row
Controversial local website keeps tabs on stabbings
How to break the addiction to always using cars and embrace the wild array of sustainable transportation options right in front of...
Five UC Santa Cruz innovators break the creative mold with projects destined to make a positive difference
San Francisco’s chic green boutique
A 91-year-old Capitola woman has walked more than 12,000 miles in the Senior Mall Walk program
Residents say the best is yet to come for the Tannery Arts Center. Plus: A look at the center’s funding and the...
Santa Cruz weighs in on the smoking ban
A record number of students are qualifying for the federal free lunch program; but what are we feeding them?
Stimulus funds are here, but where can we find the money—and how can we use it—while the economy recovers?
Farmer of the Year talks about the history of Watsonville, agriculture, her family and more
‘Green’ diaper company wants to keep things clean
According to its advocates, PRT is not futuristic – it is here and it is now.
Santa Cruz prepares to dig itself out of one of the worst budget deficits in its history. Is there a trickle of...
The inside story on the booming local kombucha business and why it’s putting Santa Cruz on the map
All eyes await the fate of UCSC’s Community Studies Program
A glimpse of life outdoors in Santa Cruz
With campus expansion in full swing, the UCSC trailer park lives out its years as the quintessential banana slug community
Why a handful of Santa Cruz religious leaders are keeping the wedding bells ringing
With negotiations stalled at 13 months and counting, union activists are seeking out officials for public face time
Pacific Collegiate and Santa Cruz City Schools have stalled in negotiations about where to put the students