.William S. Woodhams

November 16, 2023

O’Neill Cold Water Classic Begins 

The surfing competition at Steamer Lane draws crowds and surfers from around the world
October 16, 2023

Vigil For Palestinians Held At UCSC

On Monday night, UCSC group Students for Justice in Palestine held a vigil to mourn the Gazans killed by Israeli bombing and siege. Over a...
October 11, 2023

West Cliff Construction Faces Troubling Delays

Meanwhile, the community weighs in on a 50-Year Plan for the iconic drive
October 4, 2023

The Candidates Running For District 3

Opponents Kalantari-Johnson and Schendledecker have different ideas for the lower westside neighborhood
September 20, 2023

One-Time Homelessness Funding Ending

Combatting homelessness is historically the county’s domain, but the one-time funding marked a paradigm shift in the city’s response to the homeless. The city created a three-year homeless response plan, which the city credits with its 30% drop in homelessness. A total of 74 people who participated in city programs moved to permanent housing in the city, county, and elsewhere—although it's unclear how many of those people maintained their housing, as the city does not have long term data on people who rehouse.
September 13, 2023

Two-Way Traffic to Return to West Cliff

Construction will begin this week and continue through 2024
September 7, 2023

County Uses Settlement Money To Fight Opioid Crisis

Santa Cruz County is accepting public input on how to spend the $26 million in settlement money