Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Cruz Mountains and bordered north and south by agricultural land and open space, Santa Cruz covers 441 square miles and a multitude of microclimates. Its main population centers are Santa Cruz, a tourist town that’s also home to Silicon Valley commuters, and Watsonville, where California’s agricultural roots still run deep.
The five members of the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors act as the executive and legislative governing body of the County of Santa Cruz, responsible for representing and administrating the unincorporated portions of the county and certain special districts.
The grant is for local forest health and wildfire resilience work.
Students, staff, the Native American community and Cabrillo Foundation supporters have chimed in on a possible name change for Cabrillo College. President Matt Wetstein says student and Indigenous voices must be prioritized, and the decision could be made this fall.(June 15, 2022) → Read the full Lookout Local report
When President Theodore Roosevelt took his case for conservation directly to the public with a 1903 tour of the west, he stopped in Pajaro, Watsonville and Santa Cruz.(June 12, 2022) → Read the full Santa Cruz County Sentinel report