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The City of Santa Cruz announced that it will close the River Street Camp in tandem with the opening of the Winter Shelter.
29 years ago today at 5:04 pm, Santa Cruz was hit by a devastating earthquake. During a disaster Fire and Police need the help of trained people to tend to the needs of their neighborhood. You can be one of these trained individuals, by completing a Community Emergency Training (CERT) program.
10/17/2018 9:12 AM
The City of Santa Cruz has approved a privately funded undergrounding project on West Cliff Drive between Columbia and Woodrow streets that begins today.
10/16/2018 12:00 PM
Electrify America's next $200 million investment in Zero Emission Vehicle infrastructure as well as education and awareness in California, will bring the Santa Cruz-Watsonville metro area up to three DC Fast Chargers installed along with other unspecified investments in other identified priorities.
10/15/2018 8:00 AM
We are scheduled to begin the Cedar Street Rehabilitation Project on Monday, Oct. 8, with weekday traffic impacts.
10/04/2018 10:00 AM
Santa Cruz Police Offer $2,000 Referral Bonus To The Public for Lateral Police Hires
08/17/2018 9:46 AM
San Lorenzo Park and Grant Street Park will be closed until further notice.
10/16/2018 4:27 PM
Eight students from Santa Cruz schools were recognized as winners of the annual Santa Cruz Recycles and Prevents Litter! Poster Contest.
10/05/2018 9:28 AM
City of Santa Cruz Businesses Honored with 69 Environmental Awards for National Pollution Prevention Week
Pollution Prevention Awards 2018 honored food service and vehicle service facilities that have been consistent recipients of Clean Ocean Business awards.
09/21/2018 11:00 AM
Sky Lanterns are made from combustible materials such as paper bags or light fabrics which then take flight by the heat from an open flame candle. These devices are a fire safety hazard and the Santa Cruz Fire Department prohibits their use.
09/11/2018 9:20 AM
Bay Street Construction work to begin Monday, September 17, and conclude in November 2018 will include installation of pedestrian sidewalks, driveway approaches, curbs and gutters and pedestrian curb ramps.
09/10/2018 12:00 PM
Celebrate Santa Cruz Wastewater Treatment Facility’s New Mural with Mayor Terrazas at Lunch Hour on Aug. 15
The community is invited to celebrate the Wastewater Treatment Facility’s new mural with Mayor David Terrazas at lunch hour on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
08/09/2018 9:30 AM
The City of Santa Cruz begins the Bay Street/Seaside Street Storm Drain Improvement Project on Monday, Aug. 6, funded by the SB-1 “gas tax.”
08/02/2018 11:30 AM
Street Smarts Back-to-School Traffic Safety Blast on Aug. 4 Offers Games, Prizes, Bike Rodeo and Raffle
The City of Santa Cruz welcomes drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians of all ages to Street Smarts Back-to-School Traffic Safety Blast on Aug. 4 at Laurel Park.
07/30/2018 9:45 AM