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May 23, 2023

Santa Cruz County’s Primary and General Elections Are Looming

How timing can make or break what qualifies for the ballot
May 9, 2023

Frustration Mounts as FEMA’s Response Falls Short In Pajaro

For many in Pajaro, the federal funds have been slow to arrive and not enough to cover expenses
May 3, 2023

Hundreds Show Up for Trash Talkers Cleanup

The future of environmental stewardship banks on incentives and an app that crowdsources urban cleanup
April 25, 2023

Free Narcan is Distributed to Hundreds at Cabrillo College

Fentanyl overdoses continue to rise in Santa Cruz County and beyond; there’s only one silver bullet
April 19, 2023

Road Trip: Hwy 1 Project Kicks Off

Construction on phase 1 of the Watsonville–Santa Cruz Multimodal Corridor Program is set to begin this week.
April 19, 2023

New Bill Would Help Undocumented Disaster Victims

The bill would provide aid to flood victims unqualified to receive federal funds.
April 18, 2023

Examining the Aftermath of the Heavy Rainfalls in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County water resources managers urge everyone to conserve; the drought isn’t over
April 11, 2023

South County’s Unhoused Are Key to the Ongoing Pajaro Flood Cleanup

Community-based nonprofits like Watsonville Works are redefining what’s possible for the homeless population
April 11, 2023

New Legislation Would Provide Nonbinary Bathrooms in California Schools

Santa Cruz is ‘miles ahead’ of the state curve in providing gender-neutral restrooms in K-12 schools
April 7, 2023

FEMA Center Opens in Watsonville

FEMA center will help Pajaro flood victims apply for relief
April 4, 2023

Local Officials Push for Fast Action on Pajaro River Levee Fix

The funding of federal flood control projects is slowed by discrimination against low-income communities
April 3, 2023

Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for California

Emergency declaration covers Kern, Mariposa, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, Tulare and Tuolumne counties
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