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Friday 3/31: Santa Cruz Hi-Rise
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Governor Moves to ‘Transform’ San Quentin as State’s Prison Population Shrinks
San Quentin housed California’s death row for decades. Now Gavin Newsom wants the prison to emphasize rehabilitation and helping inmates re-enter society.
From Voices of Monterey Bay...
Taxpayers Pay Big to Keep Public Records Private
If you pay taxes in California, it’s almost certain that some of your money goes to Lozano Smith, the Fresno-based law firm that represents more than 500 public school districts. It recently lost a prestigious local client, the Carmel school system, partly because of its handling of a public records request.
New multi-use building might be the most interesting space in downtown Santa Cruz
The task force members are discussing monetary and nonmonetary reparations ideas to compensate for slavery and racism. Some say they want policies to prevent future harms against Black Californians.
In a 10-2 decision, a 12-person jury has found Caltrans partly responsible for the 2019 death of 22-year-old pedestrian Josh Howard along Highway 9. In a verdict announced Wednesday afternoon in Santa Cruz County Superior Court after days of deliberation, …
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday heard arguments in a potential landmark case that could roll back Section 230, the 27-year-old law that protects free speech on social media and other online platforms. Which way were the justices leaning?
Plus, sidewalk vending rules updated.
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.
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.
2022 was a year that needed a lot of explaining. And California Local was there. Here are our 10 most important explanatory journalism stories from the year gone by, from immigration to cryptocurrency to wealth inequality and more.
With a flurry of new laws ready to take effect, the Pajaronian took a look at a handful of the more notable ones, which take on several aspects of criminal justice, health services and firearms. WALKING A FINE LINE Before …
How two UC professors dove into the weed world of Santa Cruz and beyond to explore the future of legal cannabis