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best of Santa Cruz County Mountain Feed
March 27, 2019

Best of Santa Cruz County 2019: Shopping & Services

The best clothing stores, auto shops, tattoo parlors and more
best of santa cruz county 2019 food and drink Alderwood
March 27, 2019

Best of Santa Cruz County 2019: Food & Drink

The best restaurants, happy hours, brunch spots and more
Gabriela Cruz DACA
February 12, 2019

A Santa Cruz Dreamer’s Life in Immigration Limbo

For local activist Gabriela Cruz, the battle over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Dream Act is as personal as it is political
December 25, 2018

Students Expand Creativity in Santa Cruz Gives Arts Programs

How three nonprofits help students learn about arts, culture and themselves
Homeless Services Center
December 4, 2018

Recuperative Care Center Helps the Homeless Heal

How the Homeless Services Center and five other nonprofits are making a difference
Pigeon Point
June 26, 2018

Front Lines of the Dark Skies Movement at Pigeon Point

Central Coast environmentalists fight light pollution with awareness and warmer hues of lighting
Michael Fitzgerald
June 12, 2018

County’s Health Services Agency Under Fire

Critics claim inadequate mental health services and lack of transparency
climate change impacts, Nancy Faulstich, coordinator of the ‘Regeneración: Climate of Hope’ study, stands with two local farm workers at an unveiling of the climate change data in Watsonville.
May 9, 2018

Anxiety in South County Over Climate Change Impacts

A new survey shines light on the future of local environmental justice movements