What happens when more than 37,000 locals lose power overnight?
Earth Diaper offers free compostable diapers to struggling local families
Who will benefit from plans to armor the coast, adapt West Cliff and more?
Santa Cruz resident reportedly among garlic festival shooting victims
UCSC biologist Barry Sinervo’s groundbreaking lizard extinction research could predict the wrath of climate change—and what to do about it
Thomas Cussins on the new plan for the old Don Quixote's
Downtown Santa Cruz is running out of large office space
New Slice Project pizzeria and events like Open Streets highlight push to reshape city
Dumplings from the Himalayas—with a side of serious heat
A changing coastline and another real estate boom fuel a new wave of access disputes
A 200-person tent city is in legal limbo
County sues state regulators as dispensaries protest online competition
Auto glass repair shops weigh in on property crime trends
Policing in the age of online echo chambers and Black Lives Matter
Alleged “Banana Plug” creator and ex-student Collin Howard indicted on federal charges
Workers struggle as Santa Cruz County costs rise
Local agencies and businesses report ongoing fallout from 35-day shutdown
Local magazine photo backlash illustrates Santa Cruz's racial blind spots
A local Whale Entanglement Team and the newly-formed Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation prioritize fishing lines
After a housing-centric campaign season, the county expects $10 million in new funding
One year into her role as CEO, local nonprofit veteran leads the way on impact funding
Watsonville’s new minimum-security rehabilitation facility aids workforce re-entry
Protest, public sleepout planned for Nov. 15.
A U.S. Senate showdown between Dianne Feinstein and Kevin de León tops the ballot
Meet the chef behind local cannabis food company Cosmo D’s Outrageous Edibles.
Rent control takes center stage at Santa Cruz Affordable Housing Week
A proposed change in ownership raises anxiety about jobs and medical access
After a crackdown on unlicensed e-scooters, startup says it will work with city
A redwood enclave sees new growth downtown
Electric scooter startup Bird makes local debut without telling city officials