May 20, 2022

PG&E Power Outages Affect Thousands

Over 7,000 of the nearly 18,000 power outages were in Santa Cruz County


May 18, 2022

Hear See Play Concert Series Debuts June 5

New nonprofit hosts inclusive live music at the VFW
May 17, 2022

Who Really Controls Railbanking?

Whether Measure D passes or fails, here are all the parties who really control the railbanking decision
May 17, 2022

What Does Measure D Really Say?

There’s a lot of speculation about the ballot measure, but here’s what it would really do
May 17, 2022

Supes Approve Active Transportation Plan

The 200-page document outlines dozens of projects that would increase the county’s system of bicycle and walking paths
May 11, 2022

Third Eye Blind Announce Catalyst Show, Share Surf Spots

In advance of June 19 performance, frontman Stephan Jenkins tells GT his favorite places to catch a wave in Santa Cruz
May 10, 2022

What Would Reversing Roe v. Wade Mean for California?

Over 50 years after SCOTUS’ landmark decision, California vows to continue to protect women’s freedom to choose
May 10, 2022

4th District County Supervisor Race Heats Up

As millions in funding pour into various South County projects, the Pajaro Valley has become a critical inflection point
May 3, 2022

Monterey Bay F.C. Recruits Santa Cruz County Players

The Central Coast’s new pro soccer team’s home opener is Saturday, May 7
May 3, 2022

Policy Brings Transparency to Santa Cruz PD’s Military Weapon Inventory

A new state law requires police departments to disclose all ‘military-grade’ weapons to the public
May 3, 2022

Capitola Increases Outdoor Dining Permit Cost

Restaurant owners say they are still recovering from the pandemic
April 29, 2022

Bernie Escalante Named Santa Cruz Chief of Police

The city’s interim chief to move into permanent role
April 29, 2022

Fresh Vision for Santa Cruz County Libraries

County’s new top librarian, Yolande Wilburn, is thrilled about possibilities for local libraries
April 29, 2022

Long-delayed Housing Now Faces Environmental Concerns

Group plans to ask state attorney general to investigate developer’s toxic soil remediation plans
April 29, 2022

Watsonville Police Lay Out Military Weapons Policy

People ask city council to demilitarize their cops, strengthen policy’s oversight and language
April 29, 2022

Habitat Helping Humanity

Teacher who thought homeownership was out of reach in Santa Cruz received the key to her new home last Saturday
April 26, 2022

Tracking the Sounds of Blue Whales

New Monterey Bay studies find communication is key to the species’ survival
April 26, 2022

Leadership Changes at Local Nonprofits

Grey Bears executive director Tim Brattan announces retirement; Second Harvest announces new CEO, Erica Padilla-Chavez
April 26, 2022

Sexual Predator Placement Faces New Hurdle

Owner of Michael Cheek’s proposed Bonny Doon residence sued by neighbors
April 22, 2022

Gilroy Garlic Festival Scales Down

Organizers say 'massive’ events are no longer realistic for the annual gathering
April 22, 2022

Prisoners Hope for Another Chance

Incarcerated people, attorneys navigating California’s new resentencing laws
April 22, 2022

PV Shelter’s Mother’s Day Run Returns

Event moves to Pinto Lake County Park for return to in-person format on May 8
April 22, 2022

Scotts Valley Officials ‘Shocked’ By Housing Target

Small city will have to accomodate 1,200 homes, including roughly 800 affordable units
April 21, 2022

Justice Dept. Appeals to Reinstate Transportation Mask Mandate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that it had asked the Justice Department to appeal a federal court ruling striking down its requirement for masking on planes, trains, buses and other modes of transportation
April 21, 2022

Tree Huggers Unite for Earth Day

Sempervirens fund challenges people to show love for nature with a hug on social media
April 21, 2022

Leaders Urge Levee Assessment Approval

$400 million has been secured for a much-needed upgrade, but residents still need to approve
April 19, 2022

Struggles at Central Coast Community Energy

The mysterious outfit’s local impact is difficult to measure
April 19, 2022

People Question Public Gathering Rule Changes

Critics concerned about limiting public expression
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