Painter Hal Turner spends his own money and time covering graffiti in Aptos
Santa Cruz tops the list for worst place to rent in the country
Straightening Out Downtown
Annual Pride celebration gets new management, route and an environmental cause
Foodlab cooking program combines kitchen skills, healthy eating and science in Davenport
This Santa Cruz water cop has begun his patrol
The drought is now bringing an onslaught of tree-killing beetles
Cabrillo Gets Wired
Dog owners and UCSC officials may not be so far apart on Long Marine Lab policy
Will GMO forests save resources or destroy the ones we have?
Santa Cruz preschool workers, who make less than store clerks, want a raise
The state’s oldest marijuana collective survived federal raids and arrests. Can it survive divorce?
New Leaf Community Markets shoppers might be shocked to learn that one of the company’s board members sponsored a $12,500-a-plate benefit for...
Lunatics and pranksters hijack California’s broken initiative system
Watsonville educators want stricter rules limiting pesticides near schools
Santa Cruz’s local public radio station KUSP-FM at 88.9 on the dial is heading down a short runway toward a big cliff.
When does media language around sex workers become slut-shaming?
GO FUND HIM
City brings bike and pedestrian planning together
Planners reimagine Lower Pacific Avenue with two projects
Where agriculture and Silicon Valley intersect, opportunity abounds
A proposal would have the local public station joining forces with Los Angeles powerhouse KCRW
HOT (TUB) MESS
New study challenges conventional wisdom about homelessness in Santa Cruz
A drop of good news about local water won’t be enough to offset a long drought
Thinning Crops Update: Kiva has re-opened
City Council clarifies use for armored police truck