COMING SOON: Santa Cruz Local

By Santa Cruz Local|March 1, 2019|

We're building an independent, locally-owned online magazine and podcast on public policy in Santa Cruz County. We're also building a movement: We want to boost media literacy, inform voters and increase civic engagement.Our mission: to seek truth and produce unbiased, [...]

Homeless camp closure delayed, again

By Kara Meyberg Guzman|February 28, 2019|

Santa Cruz City Council delays the closure of the homeless camp behind the Ross Dress For Less on River Street, until the city can find a better place for the 200 people living there. Also, to the relief [...]

Contact us

By Santa Cruz Local|February 24, 2019|

General inquiries / newsroom tips: [email protected] Advertising, sponsorships and matching grants: Email Kara Meyberg Guzman, CEO/Co-founder, to set up a meeting. Her email address is [email protected]. Phone: (831) 291-3456. (This is a cell; if outside regular business hours, text [...]


By Santa Cruz Local|February 23, 2019|

We love Santa Cruz County. We strive to understand its story in all of its complexity. Santa Cruz Local is different from other local newsrooms. We respond to what you tell us you need. By answering [...]

Send us a tip

By Santa Cruz Local|February 23, 2019|

We value your privacy. How to send us a confidential news tip: Signal: Add us at (831) 291-3456 Signal is a free messaging app with end-to-end encryption to send messages, photos, video and calls. You can set messages to disappear [...]

Membership More

By Santa Cruz Local|February 23, 2019|

Thanks for your interest in supporting Santa Cruz Local. We will start accepting memberships on Aug. 19. Please stay tuned for news on our official launch. In the meantime, please consider contributing to help us get to the starting line. [...]

Homelessness, council discord, bus passes

By Kara Meyberg Guzman|February 20, 2019|

Learn more about a homelessness proposal that would lift a ban on overnight parking on Delaware Avenue in Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz City Council is set to consider the proposal at its next meeting on Feb. 26. Also, [...]

Another homeless camp relocation

By Kara Meyberg Guzman|February 13, 2019|

Santa Cruz City Council starts to close the homeless camp near Highway 1 and reopen the River Street Camp near the Tannery. We brief you on what else you should know about the Feb. 12 council meeting: new [...]

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