The lights may be going out for thousands in Santa Cruz County
CPVAW defends female city staffers, as council moves forward with mediation
Kirby student Rinoa Oliver in national spotlight for showing the boost that wealthy kids get in science and math
What do kids’ soccer games, a bougie Westside winery and a Whole Foods parking lot have in common? They’re all contested ground...
Now, a Seaside rep says company is “open and willing” to extend lease
New generation of environmentalists emerges, with goal of halving emissions by 2030
Council may leave Santa Cruz in violation of the Housing Crisis Act of 2019
Earth Diaper offers free compostable diapers to struggling local families
Plus, a discussion on homeless solutions
An event on Thursday, Sept. 19, explores the past and future of California fires
Four Volkswagen-loving dads share their hobby with the masses
A new letter, with support from donors, claims the Museum of Art and History has lost its way
Soquel Creek Water District employee, Pacific Collegiate students among 34 victims
Former co-worker speaks out about disgraced ex-parks director Mauro Garcia
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