Vouchers help house hundreds in Santa Cruz County, but high demand remains
Alternative programs, tips shared to help find homes
Flood risks return to Soquel, Capitola, Watsonville, Felton
Resources available for Santa Cruz County residents
Podcast: Meet the Capitola City Council candidates
Yvette Lopez Brooks, Joe Clarke, Enrique Dolmo Jr., Gerry Jensen, Alexander Pedersen respond to voters’ questions
Podcast: Meet the candidates for Santa Cruz mayor
Joy Schendledecker and Fred Keeley respond to voters’ questions
Podcast: Meet the Santa Cruz City Council District 6 candidates
Renee Golder and Sean Maxwell respond to voters’ questions
Podcast: Meet the Santa Cruz City Council District 4 candidates
Hector Marin, Scott Newsome and Gregory Hyver discuss affordable housing
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Santa Cruz City Council censure effort fails
Conflict sparks new policy. Plus, new syringe bins, pot rules
Santa Cruz housing money wrapped in state bill
Could city get frozen redevelopment dollars? Plus, state housing bill roundup
The future of downtown Santa Cruz
Developers, city leaders, shop owners discuss possible building boom
Santa Cruz City Council members respond to conduct report
Investigation validates two complaints against two council members
Development near Dream Inn advances
We learn how local and state policy shape the number of affordable units.
Santa Cruz attempts rental housing database
Plus: updates on 5G tech, corridor plan, district elections
What can the San Lorenzo Valley learn from the Camp Fire?
We look at wildfire risk and evacuation routes.
Details emerge in investigation of Santa Cruz City Council member
Initial document: Most allegations against Krohn are unsubstantiated
Councilmembers Glover, Krohn respond to recall campaign
We talk with Councilmembers Chris Krohn and Drew Glover about allegations of bullying and petitioners' concerns.
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo’s town hall and why locals should pay attention
We break down where your local congresswoman stands on hot issues.
Meet incoming UC Santa Cruz Chancellor Cindy Larive
Cindy Larive shares her story and her views on UCSC's role in the city's housing crisis.
Santa Cruz rental housing task force fails to advance
Vice Mayor Justin Cummings drives the council's next steps on tenant protections.
Santa Cruz City Council steps toward balancing budget
You're going to see some cuts to city services.