.Jacob Pierce

November 9, 2021

New City Manager, Unfilled Police Chief Job Mean Big Changes in 2022

Santa Cruz is holding off bringing in a new police chief until City Manager Matt Huffaker takes office in January
November 2, 2021

How the Gibbs Report Sparked a Battle Over the Future of Pacific Avenue

After crafting an influential report for Santa Cruz, retail expert Bob Gibbs is consulting for Scotts Valley
Homebuyer applications
October 12, 2021

Momentum Continues to Build Behind the Live Oaks Affordable Housing Project

Each chosen applicant will partner, helping to build their own home
September 28, 2021

Who Really Supports Affordable Housing in Downtown Santa Cruz?

Mixed-use library project continues to deepen divide in progressive politics
August 31, 2021

Santa Cruz County’s Ongoing Fight Over Affordability, Small Housing Units

Coastal Commission and local governments tangle in regulations
August 3, 2021

How Does Santa Cruz View Police Chief Andy Mills?

On the four-year anniversary of his hiring, a look at what has and hasn’t changed under the charismatic SCPD leader
June 29, 2021

New Report Shows Santa Cruz County’s Demographic Division

State of the Workforce highlights a number of disparities between north and south
June 8, 2021

Santa Cruz Councilmember First to Jump Into Supe Race

Shebreh Kalantari-Johnson will run to replace County Supervisor Ryan Coonerty