Loma Prieta Fire Update
Update 9/28 8:35 p.m.: Fire now covers 2,865 acres and is 22% contained. Update 9/27 8:14 p.m.: Loma Fire spreads to 2250 acres and containment increases to 10 percent. Update 9/27 1:44 p.m.: The fire has reached 1500 acres (2.34 square miles) and is 5…
Building From the Bottom Up
Every year, millions of people attend music festivals around the world but are unaware of the logistics and labor that go into the production. Weeks and hours are spent setting up, and hundreds of volunteers devote time to cleaning up the mess when it’s all…
A Need For Mindful Water Use
After you crawl out of bed and hop into the shower, you may find yourself pondering life’s questions during your daily 15-minute soak session. Ponder somewhere else. You just used half of your allotted water for the day.
It’s Not About the Concrete Details
I wanted to write an article on an infamous Santa Cruz skate park I’d only heard stories of. The address was available online and with the direction of my iPhone, I arrived at the spot — at least according to Siri — but only saw houses.
A Focused ‘IDEA,’ Bringing Youth to Museums
Live music and poetry could be heard blocks away from the museum downtown as crowds formed to take part in one of Santa Cruz’s newest festivals.
Blumenthal Talks UCSC’s Future
Chancellor visits SUA for Q&A and addresses student issues and strategic planning
From World of War to Life with Words
Ex-child soldier Ishmael Beah visits Santa Cruz to talk about his new novel and share experience during Civil War in West Africa
Calling All Chocoholics
UCSC Women’s Club will hold the annual Chocolate Festival at Cocoanut Grove this Sunday, Jan. 19