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Frequently Asked Questions
Who are we?
Santa Cruz Local is a non-partisan, independent online local news website and podcast serving Santa Cruz County. Our mission is to produce fair and accurate local journalism that holds power to account. For information about our background, our vision and our founding principles, visit our About Us.
How does my membership support Santa Cruz Local?
A Santa Cruz Local membership recurs automatically monthly or annually. It allows us a source of predictable revenue. Your membership allows us to plan ahead and devote more time and resources to fact-driven reporting that informs our local civic conversation.
Is my contribution tax deductible?
No. Santa Cruz Local is a private company owned by Kara Meyberg Guzman and Stephen Baxter.
Can I send you my contribution by mail?
Yes. Please fill out this membership form and send it to:
Santa Cruz Local
877 Cedar St., Suite 150
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Can my business or non-profit sponsor Santa Cruz Local?
To learn more, contact:
Kara Meyberg Guzman, CEO
Have another question?
Email our CEO Kara Meyberg Guzman at [email protected].