The moratorium stemmed from concerns about potential conflicts between residential parcels and commercial cannabis crops
The National Council of Native American Churches worries decriminalizing peyote will diminish supplies of the hallucinogenic cactus
If all goes according to plan, Watsonville’s Ramsay Park will become a much-needed community space
Entitled “Unity,” Francisco Alonso created the mural with fellow artist Jeronimo Sanchez
Mental health workers will also be sent to Watsonville and Aptos high school campuses
The community fears dangerous sex offender Michael Cheek could strike again once released
The city’s RV parking concerns is a symptom of larger issues: homlessness and poverty in Santa Cruz
California wildfires have burned more than 2 million acres, displaced thousands and pushed responders to exhaustion
Enormous government relief effort helped offset the worst economic contraction since the Great Depression
Nearly $10 billion in student loan debt has been wiped away since President Joe Biden took office
Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees will consider restoring its School Resource Officer program
The Monterey Bay Birding Festival, centered in Watsonville, had grown into a keystone birding event for bird lovers locally and worldwide
President Biden pushes two-thirds of U.S. workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus
20 years after 9/11, people across the U.S. continue to pay tribute
Covid-19 cases in Santa Cruz County starting to slow
Vice President Kamala Harris warned California voters that the values they hold dear were under dire threat
Scotts Valley City Council recently approved a housing project dubbed “The Encore at 4104"
Watsonville Film Festival teams up with prestigious Bay Area organizations
Community members gathered at Watsonville Transit Center to celebrate the unveiling of a fleet of electric buses
50-plus Bonny Doon community members gathered at the courthouse
Starting Nov. 1, landlords can take tenants to small claims court for outstanding rent payments
The unprecedented on-campus ‘gang-involved’ murder has ignited a call to upgrade safety measures in PVUSD schools
Abortion arrives at the center of the American political maelstrom
Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell announces that no criminal charges will be filed against county sheriff deputies for shooting a...
One Night on the Fire Lines at Lake Tahoe
Charlie Hong Kong treats local farmworkers to lunch
Coastal Commission and local governments tangle in regulations
Santa Cruz is the first California city to remove all bells from public property
The United Way of Santa Cruz County is currently seeking members for a Youth Action Network, a new project meant to provide...
State regulators updated California’s building code to require new homes and commercial buildings to have solar panels and batteries and the wiring...