A close look at ambitious goals to end chronic homelessness regionally
Some of Santa Cruz’s bicycle advocates are refining their missions and goals—or at least clarifying them. The group known as People Power...
Local brand is blazing through the fashion world, but a fight over who invented what clouds the future
Warm water imperils young sea lions
Hate crime at UCSC reveals larger issues
Internship ecosystem primes new local tech talent
As city officials move forward with plans for an armored police vehicle, the vehicle’s earliest supporter is now backing away.
After a nasty campaign over the proposed merger with San Lorenzo Valley Water District, Lompico’s water crisis gets desparate
Public opinion in Santa Cruz polarized after 96 hours of student protests
A human blockade gnarled morning traffic last Tuesday as six UCSC activists sat across Highway 17, their arms interlocked through metal tubes...
Housing costs spur spread of tiny homes
Santa Cruz hosts drone conference in May—will we be the center of robo-tech?
When the Golden State Warriors signed Santa Cruz power forward James Michael McAdoo last month, some of us wondered whether we’d seen...
San Lorenzo Valley students to try new kind of farming
As applications pour into UCSC, the university gets more selective
Local nonprofit FleaHab hosted an open house last weekend to thank its sponsors for the donations that facilitated renting a six-bedroom Capitola...
Lompico Water District’s fate to be determined by bond vote
The Sentinel in flux with cuts, staff departures and its parent company up for sale
When Five Branches University opened in 1984, traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was a mysterious practice to Western cultures.
Fred Keeley says Coast Dairies faces threat from Alaska
Santa Cruz County officials and medical cannabis advocates struggle to find a middle ground in the county’s cannabis cultivation laws
Armored police truck has high-profile support, opposition
The debate over dogs on beaches heats up
Two weeks ago, Santa Cruz City Council authorized local law enforcement to issue “stay-away orders” to people caught repeatedly violating municipal codes,...
How a sleepy north county enclave kept it rural.
Recent inmate death reignites concerns about county jail system
When Sylvia Prevedelli of Prevedelli Farms began growing apples in Corralitos in 1945, the aim was not so much to grow “organic,”...