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Weekly Review March 26 – April 1
NOTE: With the end of the Covid-19 emergency declaration, county and city meetings have returned to in-person or hybrid meetings. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are in-person. This Weekly Review...
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From Santa Cruz County Sentinel...
Unhoused Struggle After Hotels-for-Homeless Program Ends
When Ocean Lodge stopped its participation in Santa Cruz’s hotels-for-homeless program, many were stranded without housing.
From Santa Cruz Sentinel...
‘First True Success Story’ for Safe Parking Program
The RV safe-parking program, hosted in the parking lot of the National Guard Armory in DeLaveaga Park, is operated by nonprofit organization The Free Guide and funded through June 30 by the city of Santa Cruz.
Alternative programs, tips shared to help find homes.
Rental assistance vouchers gain traction with landlords.
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Santa Cruz County community gathers to show their support for the homeless
As hundreds are forced out of the Santa Cruz homeless encampment, Gov. Newsom withholds homeless funding
Two students were arrested at Scotts Valley High School Monday by Scotts Valley Police Department officers, as part of a joint investigation with the Santa Cruz Police Department into the assault of a homeless man. The boys—a 16-year-old resident of …
New laws banning toxicity testing on dogs and cats, and making rental housing more pet friendly are among a slate of new animal welfare legislation signed by Gov. Newsom in September.
The vital homeless nonprofit shutters just as Benchlands evictions begin
City says the homeless encampment clear-out will be dependent on shelter availability
‘Low barrier’ project tries to build on faith communities’ parking network