UC Santa Cruz Grad Students Reach 5th Day of Strike for Higher PayGraduate student employees from the University of California, Santa Cruz have reached their fifth day of striking to try and force the university to pay higher wages
Police Arrest 17 During UC Santa Cruz Student StrikeUnrest grew on the campus of University of California, Santa Cruz Thursday after at least 17 people were arrested during the third day of a wildcat strike by graduate student instructors demanding higher pay.
'There Are Many Meals That I Don’t Have'; UC Santa Cruz Teaching Assistants Go On StrikeUniversity of California, Santa Cruz graduate students started a strike Monday to demand higher wages to keep up with living costs in an area that has recently seen housing costs skyrocket.
Santa Cruz Police Search For Person Of Interest In Case Of Slain Tech ExecutiveThe Santa Cruz County Sheriff on Wednesday released new video showing a person of interest in the unsolved kidnapping and murder of tech executive Tushar Atre last October.
Santa Cruz City Council Votes To Decriminalize Magic MushroomsThe Santa Cruz City Council voted Tuesday night to pass a resolution to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms in the city.
Woman Trademarks 'Psilocybin' To Prevent Commercialization Of MushroomsAs soon as Tuesday, Santa Cruz could become the latest municipality to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms.
Santa Cruz MS-13 Gang Leader Pleads Guilty To Federal Murder Conspiracy ChargesA notorious MS-13 gang leader in Santa Cruz has leaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to commit murder and extortion charges and faces 27 years in federal prison, authorities announced Friday.
Surfers Excited As Towering Sneaker Waves Prompt Beach Hazard WarningThe National Weather Service has extended a warning about heavy surf, sneaker waves and riptides affecting coastal communities from Sonoma to Monterey Counties until 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Father Arrested After Allegedly Kidnapping 1-Year-Old Daughter In Santa CruzA man has been arrested after kidnapping his one-year-old daughter and barricading himself for hours before releasing the girl and surrendering to police, authorities said.
3 Arrested After Teen Who Had Been Kidnapped, Raped Uses Snapchat To Get HelpA 14-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted was able to lead authorities to three suspects with the help of her Snapchat account, San Jose police said.
Santa Cruz Startup Joby Aviation Secures Millions In Funding For Air Taxi FleetOn Wednesday, Joby Aviation, a Santa Cruz-based startup that has kept its electric flying taxi secretive for years, secured venture capital funding to the tune of $590 million, largely led by Toyota.