The city and county’s managed camp is working—but its impact is limited, and its time may be ending
Pandemic creates a split in strategy among candidates
A guide to candidates running for the Santa Cruz City Council
Will the Planning Commission’s recommendation sink or strengthen a popular plan?
Santa Cruz police officer shot and killed Sean Arlt, who suffered from mental illness, in 2016
Incident prompts closure, demonstrations
An activist, a consultant and a YIMBY jump in the race
Brown and Watkins both seek re-election this November
Mayor Justin Cummings leads charge on law enforcement reform
Santa Cruz mayor hopes the pandemic has changed homeless services forever
Mayor Justin Cummings says budget vote will wait until July
Protest will meet Thursday to call attention to Tamario Smith’s death
Police closed several roads and issued a shelter-in-place order for nearby residents
State, local budgets propose cutting or eliminating funds for community services
Small tourism-based towns, like Capitola, will be hit hardest
From housing to animal rights to youth education, more local nonprofits than ever are joining the giving revolution
According to its new report, the MAH has $9.8 million in assets
Allegations of bullying, sexism and Trumpian tactics rattle the local political scene
City council move to expand committee raises questions about ethics, diversity
Santa Cruz City Manager says possible tax prevents cuts to parks and recreation and public safety
By popular demand, we look at 10 more of the top songs with something to say about where we live
As he returns with Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, David Lowery explains the art of writing a song about his band’s former...
Nat Young enters the upcoming surfing season ranked 10th in the world
UC Santa Cruz grad Julie Snyder talks about how the 'Serial' podcast gets made—and how it became a cultural phenomenon.
Homegrown producer, Tree, branches out, embraces all things weird Though the record comprises only three songs, local producer and singer Oliver Nickell...
Best places on and off campus to study in Santa Cruz UCSC & Cabrillo College Tutors Bookstores List of Free wifi locations...
It’s that time of year again—school is back in session, and you’re either a little fish in a big pond or the...
A list of beaches in the North and South County area.Capitola Beach, Castle Beach, Its Beach, Moran Lake, Manresa State Beach, Sunset...
Santa Cruz deliberates on whether to loosen the leash on its downtown dog banThe Santa Cruz City Council will consider at its...
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