This week in Briefs, Santa Cruz’s local internet provider takes a stand
Community reels as leaders discuss possible reuse for tourist stop
Downtown antique shop closes, leaving a Santa Cruz antique community that’s surprisingly resilient
A local Spikeball craze is quickly growing, as rising star picks up award
Wary business owners choose to wait and see on proposed Cedar Street parking structure
Research out of UCSC shows ship noises greatly disrupt marine mammals
As more water districts join local discussions, Santa Cruz studies supply options
Immigrant worried about deportation seek legal help to protect their children
Amid concerns, the short-term rental committee drags on into uncertain territory
Panetta and SCPD seek clarity on Homeland Security operation
Supporters want Santa Cruz to be among the few California cities with the balloting system
Enviros call for alternatives to six-story library and parking structure, but will they work?
With FOIA requests, activists dig up dirt on feds to protect access
Corralitos family switches to water catchment and storage system
Confusion and claims of interagency deceit follow immigration raids in Santa Cruz
Local community garden movement bears fruit on Riverside Avenue
Local activists discuss their trip to protest site at Peace United Church
Movement may be a tipping point for social media boycotts, but Santa Cruz drivers feel fallout
Paul Damon, of Holistic Veterans, chased down a man who broke into his home
Chip, executive director of the DTA, leads effort to start Downtown Streets Team
Supporters march alongside the Native American activist, who has ties to Santa Cruz
Veterans Resource Center teams up with SCPD to help at-risk vets with new courtesy ride program
Micah Posner’s plan to build a second unit in his backyard meets resistance from his co-owners, who fear the unit will block...
The community college’s dental program, which serves thousands, survives another year—but questions remain
A look at the possible future of recreation from pickleball to linear parks
Prop. 64 can’t close the deficit, and the new legislation raises other tax questions
How Jan Harwood, a nuclear activist, found her voice as political songwriter
The San Lorenzo River has repeatedly met its high mark in recent weeks, reshaping beaches as the county struggles through storms
MariaElena De La Garza on what community action looks like.
As supporters rejoice at Coast Dairies’ presidential designation, neighbors turn toward next steps.