A Novel Date Idea
When a book is wrapped in paper, you don’t get a chance to judge it by its cover. Several bookshops are offering sales for “Blind Date with a Book,” for those who choose to spend Valentine’s Day with their one true love — a good…
Q&A with Mayor Don Lane
Mayor Don Lane served two previous terms on Santa Cruz City Council, once from 1988 to 1992, and then again from 2008 to 2012. He is currently serving his third term, which began in 2012 and will end in 2016. During each of his City…
Houseless Advocates Challenge Ordinance
Beginning Dec. 9, anyone who receives a citation or is arrested in a city park, beach or any other location maintained by the City of Santa Cruz’s Parks and Recreation department will be subject to a misdemeanor charge upon returning to the same location….
A Pact with Every Paper Plate
Keith McHenry is a 57-year-old vegan who, in 1980, co-founded an organization dedicated to providing the hungry with healthy food options and advocating against houselessness, war and poverty. The same year, he said the government declared him to be one of the most dangerous terrorists in the United States.
Illuminating a Path Toward Safety
City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women, in partnership with the Walnut Avenue Women’s Center and Monarch Services, hosted their fourth annual Full Moon Walk this month. The walk consists of a candlelight vigil to honor domestic violence survivors and raise awareness to the issue of violence against women.