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Sami Chang
May 2, 2023

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History’s ‘The Art of Nature’ Exhibit Continues

Science illustrator Sami Chang leads an interactive class outdoors
homeless action plan
April 4, 2023

Santa Cruz’s Homelessness Coordinating Committee Makes Strides

The Homelessness Response Action Plan relies on partnerships at the county, city, state and federal levels
March 7, 2023

Human Composting is Coming to California

Uncovering the transformative and sustainable potential of human composting in green burials
January 31, 2023

Homeowners Return to Unhealthy Conditions After Storms

From fecal matter to mold, many of the residents flooded out of their homes are discovering dangerous contamination
January 17, 2023

How Santa Cruz County is Caring for Storm Evacuee Pets

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter has been working with temporary shelters to keep pets and their owners together
January 10, 2023

Santa Cruz County Takes Shelter From the Storm

Tidal waves, demolished piers, debris-littered beaches and roads, flooding, power outages, widespread evacuations and closures leave Santa Cruz County shell-shocked—and it’s not over.