Local water ratepayers express frustration at paying more for less
Calls for a change in work culture after a report confirms misconduct by two city councilmembers
Who will benefit from plans to armor the coast, adapt West Cliff and more?
Why free live music isn’t really free
The Santa Cruz-Watsonville metro area tops a list of the toughest cities for single mothers
Defense attorney Annrae Angel to challenge embattled Judge Ariadne Symons in 2020 race
UCSC-bred businesses are already growing—and hiring—in town
Who needs solutions when you have the “bureaucracy of nothingness?”
Lingering storm damage and a jigsaw puzzle of funding delay road fixes
Daughter of Santa Cruz resident killed by Mexican police en route to U.S. border
Alleging racially polarized elections, Santa Barbara law firm eyes possible settlement
Santa Cruz area residents caught in the gunfire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival face long recovery
The mayor is all-in on a program she calls "Health in All Policies"
Whatever happened to that David Duke-supporting restaurateur?
Crime is down in Santa Cruz, but what about police oversight?
Santa Cruz resident reportedly among garlic festival shooting victims
What we learn from listening to too many podcasts
Trump, 2020 and modern racism
Marin rep casts proposal for a sustainability-centric revamp
Levity Vans launches as Outwesty hits the road
Plus new data on out-of-control costs of living
Local families grapple with deportation, division
After $700 fine, Donna Gardner hopes to get beehives back
The latest on the Homeless Garden Project, PG&E blackouts and Surfrider Café
Speaking under the shade of the Museum of Art and History’s rear wall, Martín Gómez made a plea for a new downtown...
State makes homeless navigation centers exempt from the CEQA
Set to open next year, the new facility prioritizes, community, high ceilings and natural light
The real problem with the city’s new advisory committee on homelessness
There’s nothing green about vapes and pot packaging
City councilmember part of push for Santa Cruz tree census