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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.

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Board of Supervisors

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.

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Over 50 Organizations Approved for County Funding

Still, several Santa Cruz County nonprofits, including the Harm Reduction Coalition, left flailing in the face of a broken system


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Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District Awarded Over $390K

The grant is for local forest health and wildfire resilience work.


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Cabrillo College Renaming on Track for Final Decision

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 Teddy Visited Santa Cruz County

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

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Library Financing Authority - Webcast - Jun 29, 2022 6:00 PM

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(06/29/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Jun 28, 2022 9:00 AM

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(06/28/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Jun 28, 2022 1:30 PM

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(06/28/2022)

Library Financing Authority - Agenda - Jun 29, 2022 6:00 PM

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(06/26/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Agenda - Jun 28, 2022 1:30 PM

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(06/24/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Agenda - Jun 28, 2022 9:00 AM

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(06/23/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Jun 23, 2022 9:00 AM

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(06/23/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Jun 22, 2022 9:00 AM

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(06/22/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Jun 21, 2022 9:00 AM

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(06/21/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Jun 21, 2022 1:30 PM

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(06/21/2022)
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