Santa Cruz County spans across a beautiful part of the California coast. It also lacks affordable housing and has more than its share of urban problems. I decode the efforts of county and city governments to address housing affordability, homelessness and many other challenges that the county faces. I highlight solutions and write about the people most impacted by county and city policies.
As a veteran newspaper reporter, I co-founded Santa Cruz Local in 2019 because I believe Santa Cruz needs deeper, high-quality journalism that responds to residents’ concerns and questions.
I’m a fourth generation Californian. I live in Santa Cruz with my wife and daughter. Read my ethics statement.
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