A crowded Santa Cruz race shows no sign of thinning.
Environmental group says transit agency is undermining public process
One of three local cities putting transient occupancy tax measures on November ballot
Progressive-minded Greater Purpose Community Church says booze and Jesus go together
Journalist Annette McGivney’s book ‘Pure Land’ intertwines true crime and investigative reporting with memories of personal trauma
Assemblymember’s $3 million bill preserving and restoring habitat for pollinators is breezing through the legislature
Preaching equity, Santa Cruz Community Ventures pitches impact investments and worker-owned businesses
Community Power Festival will showcase expanding clean energy options
Santa Cruz Grand Jury follows up on reports from two years ago
Inclusionary zoning heats up as a potential campaign issue once more
How the beverage industry undermined a local soda tax, and others like it, for the next 12 years
Central Coast environmentalists fight light pollution with awareness and warmer hues of lighting
Panel discussion will explore how to make citizens believe again
Tony Hoffman leads a double life, bouncing back and forth from Lebanon, where spends time in refugee camps
Activists and politicians can’t wait to dissect the Unified Corridor Study, but will it just lead to more noise?
Jimmy Dutra looks to be headed for a run-off against County Supervisor Greg Caput in District 4 on November 6. According to...
A new group unveiled a $20 million plan to make the Civic more accessible and better for performances
Critics claim inadequate mental health services and lack of transparency
The status of improvements from 2014’s $67 million bond measure
While Santa Cruz’s bike share program thrives, other cities take the sharing economy to next level
When Syda Cogliati talks about her experience, she sounds as proud of her educational background as she does her legal credentials. Cogliati—a...
Adopting Seabright State Beach, these do-gooders want to be seen as model citizens, not devil worshipers
Commission says state and federal rules require to pick new freight operator quickly
Candidate Robert Rivas gets hit by opposition ads funded a petroleum-friendly law firm
A look inside the District 4 race as June 5 primary approaches
The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has some big names and even bigger ideas
Chief Andy Mills integrates a new tool into SCPD’s law enforcement strategy
Economists hate it, landlords are nervous, but rent control has momentum
A new survey shines light on the future of local environmental justice movements
With construction on the path ready to go out to bid, critics see signs of trouble