News briefs for the week of January 13, 2016
Mayor Cynthia Mathews talks about Santa Cruz’s challenges and future
Private-public partnership creates universal access to high-speed Internet in Santa Cruz
Forecasters say El Niño is finally here, and it looks big
Two UCSC students rescue heart attack victim during class with CPR
Endangered coho salmon rebound in Scott Creek
Leaf blower pollution goes beyond noise
Santa Cruz honored with gold award and new grants for biking, but improvement still needed on hazards
County Supervisor Zach Friend defends South County commuters
City leaders get excited about water, talk about possible ballot measure
Can the county’s new transportation measure win the hearts and minds of activists?
Bryan Stow finds calling as a speaker on bullying
Mayor Don Lane talks about his letter on homelessness
Grand jury calls for regional composting agency
One could assume Bill Monning—the California senator whose district stretches from Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo—to be the heir apparent for...
Gavin Newsom’s Santa Cruz address shows he’s all in for the 2018 governor’s race
Why repeat championships are even harder in the D-League than the NBA
New report uncovers employer abuses in Santa Cruz County’s low-wage economy
Holistic Veterans search for alternative path to healing
City and county look for balance on vacation rentals
For its supporters, Proposition 37’s failure does not signal the end for the GMO labeling movement
Gov. Jerry Brown visits UCSC to urge a yes vote on Proposition 30
A hike through Nisene Marks with the history dude
Cabrillo President Brian King and UC Santa Cruz Chancellor George Blumenthal weigh in on the state of public higher education in California
Police arrest suspect in 2008 Kind Grind sexual assault and robbery
Desalination is in the spotlight, but whatever happened to a regional water exchange?
Santa Cruz nonprofit The Clean Oceans Project has big hopes for cleaning up trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
UCSC dissolves its 30-year-old Rape Prevention Education center
How to break the addiction to always using cars and embrace the wild array of sustainable transportation options right in front of...