August 15, 2022

California’s Climate Countdown

Can the state power through it?

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July 22, 2022

Low-income Students are More Likely to be in Classrooms with Under-qualified Teachers

A statewide teacher shortage has forced school districts to hire teachers who aren’t fully credentialed to teach at schools with high percentages of low-income students, undermining efforts to achieve academic parity with more affluent schools.
July 19, 2022

Gas Prices Remain Sky High in California

The current $5.82-per-gallon statewide average is hurting gas station proprietors as much as consumers
July 12, 2022

Behind the Push for a Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary

Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary
July 12, 2022

Lawsuit Over Aptos High Stabbing

Family of student who died after attack sues Pajaro Valley Unified School District
July 5, 2022

Local Water Resource Managers Prepare for Another Dry Summer

How Santa Cruz County’s agencies are navigating through a drought and a complex bureaucratic process
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 23, 2022

Santa Cruz County Criminal Justice Council Wins Award

Council receives honor for law enforcement policies and procedures report
June 21, 2022

Controversial Monarch Butterfly Study Fuels Debate Over Protections

A new paper argues that monarch populations are not in overall decline, leaving some researchers optimistic and others skeptical
June 16, 2022

Children’s Day Camps: Attend at Your Own Risk

California day camps operate without background checks, CPR training, child/adult ratios or required reporting of injury and death
June 13, 2022

Slow Burn: Cal Fire Has Failed to Fight PTSD, Heavy Workloads

Workers’ comp cases for PTSD are routinely denied, and many crews are fatigued from working weeks at a time with no time off
June 8, 2022

Measure D Opponents Celebrate on Election Night

Early results suggest staggering defeat for controversial ‘Greenway Initiative’
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