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rockclimber Chris Sharma
November 8, 2017

Chris Sharma on his Ascent to Climbing’s Top Athlete

The Santa Cruz native stars in film at the Rio, about his deep water soloing adventures
Pleasure Point rezoning Live Oak
October 25, 2017

Possible Redesigns for Live Oak, Aptos, Soquel, with Denser Housing

As Santa Cruz debates rezoning, county leaders have big development plans of their own
cruzio fiber santa cruz
August 8, 2017

Cruzio’s Gigabit Fiber to Begin Construction

Santa Cruz company hopes first run of ambitious project will go online in 2018
Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart
July 12, 2017

Defense Attorneys Question Sheriff’s Immigration Stance

Jim Hart, long seen as an ally, says tha—when it comes to the jail—he can't cut out ICE entirely
affordable housing bond, Santa Cruz corridor rezoning housing crisis
May 24, 2017

Planning Commission Prepares to Weigh in on Corridor Rezoning

As Santa Cruz looks for ways to build more housing, corridor option gets pushback
Brent Adams Warming Center Santa Cruz
March 21, 2017

Santa Cruz’s Warming Center Brings Deeper Look at Homelessness

As the Warming Center receives a NEXTies award for Nonprofit of the Year this week, the activist behind it searches for long-term solutions for Santa Cruz’s homeless
Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument
January 24, 2017

What’s Next for Cotoni-Coast Dairies?

As supporters rejoice at Coast Dairies’ presidential designation, neighbors turn toward next steps.
October 4, 2016

County Settles for $1 Million Over Jail Suicide

County Board renews a controversial medical contract and pledges more oversight