.Aric Sleeper

February 18, 2015

Measured Hope

Lompico Water District’s fate to be determined by bond vote After decades of mismanagement, the Lompico Water District is faced with...
February 17, 2015

Into the Mystic

When Five Branches University opened in 1984, traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was a mysterious practice to Western cultures. TCM disciplines like...
February 11, 2015

Joint Effort

Santa Cruz County officials and medical cannabis advocates struggle to find a middle ground in the county’s cannabis cultivation laws There...
January 21, 2015

Ripple Effect

Organizations join forces to bring public art to the Tannery and San Lorenzo River On a sunny Sunday afternoon inside the...
January 14, 2015

Chill Factor

Activist’s Warming Center Program sees success after year of efforts By his own admission, Brent Adams’ methods of activism haven’t always...
January 7, 2015

Hack 2.0

Hackathon expands as organizers strive for diversity in world of tech In the era of pervasive, portable technology, seemingly everyone can...
December 31, 2014

Much a Dew

Heavy rains promise a bountiful mushroom fair this year Along trails and tiny tributaries in the forest of Pogonip, birds chirp...
December 30, 2014

The Water Squad

Committee looks for innovative water solutions that could make Santa Cruz a model for other communities When Sue Holt heard in...