.Andrew Purchin

August 12, 2015

Trying Times

County worried about high number of Latino kids being tried as adults Latino youth in Santa Cruz County are being tried...
July 29, 2015

Bubble Trouble

Test scores show decline in college readiness Scores of Santa Cruz County 11th graders on a leading California State University assessment...
July 15, 2015

Stamp of Disapproval

Why aren’t locals collecting the food assistance for which they’re eligible? Despite the area’s reputation as a place people migrate to...
May 14, 2013

Public Thinking

Watsonville teens host TEDx event Santa Cruz County is no stranger to the TED brand. TED—which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design—talks have come to...
April 3, 2013

Stop and Go

Where does the Highway 1 expansion project stand?
March 26, 2013

Diagnosis Undetermined

Local patients and providers navigate the changing healthcare landscape California's Healthy Families program was eliminated in Santa Cruz County on March 1, pushing thousands...
March 20, 2013

Cliff Diving

How will the sequester affect Santa Cruz? Uncertainty is the name of the game for anyone writing a local program's 2013-14 budget now that...
February 26, 2013

Sculpting Controversy

What will become of the Bear Spirit statue? For 27 years, people outside of the Natural History Museum, near Seabright Beach, have taken notice...