July 2, 2022

Watsonville City Council Approves Porter Building Sale

Pajaro Valley Arts to transform the historic building into an artist haven; the nonprofit hopes to open its doors in 2025


July 2, 2022

Watsonville Asks for Own Measure as Counter to Measure U Extension

City Council tosses out agreement that would have opened a 13.6-acre lot for commercial development
June 30, 2022

Watsonville Community Hospital Purchase Comes Closer to Reality

The health district is on the cusp of returning the hospital to public ownership after securing $25 million from the state
June 30, 2022

County Supervisors Approve Budget

$1.033 billion budget includes new South County service center and Freedom campus redesign
June 30, 2022

Watsonville City Council Places Sales Tax Measure on November Ballot

City says additional $5 million in tax revenue would go to parks, road renovations
June 30, 2022

Santa Cruz to Include Library Measure on November Ballot, Pogonip Cleanup Approved

Santa Cruz’s Mixed-Use Library measure heads to Santa Cruz polls; the Homeless Garden Project seeks permanent home in Pogonip’s Lower Meadows
June 29, 2022

Over 50 Organizations Approved for County Funding

Still, several Santa Cruz County nonprofits, including the Harm Reduction Coalition, left flailing in the face of a broken system
June 28, 2022

Black Surf Santa Cruz Founder Bella Bonner Talks Ocean Healing

BSSC hosted its second annual Liberation Paddle-out at Cowell’s beach on Juneteenth
June 27, 2022

Carrillo Pleads Guilty to Gutzwiller Killing

Former U.S. Air Force sergeant will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole
June 24, 2022

Abortion Rights Rally Floods Steps of Santa Cruz County Courthouse

Hundreds gather to protest the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Constitutional right to abortion
June 24, 2022

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Eliminates Right to Abortion

With over half of the states expected to outlaw abortion, California plans on fighting back
June 24, 2022

Court to Consider ‘Transient Release’ for Convicted Sex Offender

For months, felon Michael Cheek's legal representation has fought to have him placed in a Bonny Doon home
June 24, 2022

Mas Hashimoto, Champion of Civil Rights and History, Dies

The U.S. Government imprisoned the longtime educator and celebrated public speaker during WWII
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