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“Bay of Life,” a project from Bonny Doon photographer Frans Lanting and writer Chris Eckstrom, is on display at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History,
Marilyn Liddicoat, former Santa Cruz County supervisor and staunch conservative who was among the first women lawyers in county history, died at her home in Corralitos late last month.
The fallen branches have been neatly arranged along a rock border near La Placa Family Bakery, but here in Ben Lomond, the storms are anything but a forgotten memory.
Sentinel columnist Gary Griggs writes that four forces combined this January to recreate the conditions of the destructive winter of 1983, now 40 years later.
The federal government will allow Medicaid dollars to treat some people in prisons, jails or juvenile detention centers for the first time ever.
The San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, and Santa Cruz all share the same watershed, and there are four key areas in which we potentially need to jointly adapt to change.
The Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees could have filled Maria Orozco’s vacated seat in a special election, but rejected that option.
Just weeks after historic wage gains in new labor contracts, the question of how to pay for them is roiling UC campuses as they consider cutbacks in grad student admissions.
Cal State leaders revealed a new plan that will take money from campuses missing enrollment targets and give it to schools exceeding their targets.
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Google may be forced to sell off its $200 billion online advertising service if a new lawsuit by the federal Department of Justice claiming that Google acts as a monopoly succeeds.
California is a leading producer of agricultural crops. So it’s not surprising to find cutting-edge ideas taking root here.
State and local officials are still asking law enforcement to prevent gun violence. Community leaders believe gun violence should be treated as a public health crisis, and incorporate prevention strategies that address the social factors in areas most at risk.
Kevin McCarthy has reached the top position in the U.S. House, but has still fallen short in addressing the ongoing water crisis in his owndistrict, a new CNN.com report says.
After the massacre late Saturday nigh that left 10 dead and 10 others hospitalized, on Sunday one politician after another expressed sorrow and offered condolences.
In its first formal response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $297 billion spending plan, the Legislature offered some pointed feedback on Wednesday: The governor’s fiscal forecasters are being too optimistic and the state needs to prepare for a worsening budgetary outlook. …
How to effectively communicate actionable information for preparation before extreme events, and to disseminate vital information during and after disasters.
With a projected $25 billion deficit, Newsom proposes slashing $6 billion from climate change programs even as a historic storm likely driven by climate change batters the state.
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists honored CalMatters’ work.
Prepare for disaster in Santa Cruz County by keeping crucial information at your fingertips—just one touch away on your smartphone.
From our friends at SLV Post: A comprehensive list of locations, from Watsonville to the San Lorenzo Valley, that make sandbags available to residents. Note that some will require proof of residency.
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