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Santa Cruz fire

Empire Grade Road closed at Felton-Empire / Ice Cream Grade Roads. A portion of Empire Grade Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains is closed due to the Lockheed Fire burning in Santa Cruz County. This road is a favorite among local cyclists, including me. Theoretically, I can still do my Felton / Empire Grade / read more »

Santa Cruz fire evacuations

Several hundred people living in the Santa Cruz Mountains have been forced to evacuate their homes as over 3,000 acres of dry woodland burned overnight. It’s good see people are leaving their homes with the things that are important to them. Photo from the San Jose Mercury News. All the smoke in the air made read more »

Santa Cruz Police Memorial Photobomb

Thousands pay their respects to slain Santa Cruz police officers Elizabeth Butler and Butch Baker. I said I wasn’t gonna do a photobomb, but that’s what I ended up with. The partner of one of the slain Santa Cruz police detectives, Elizabeth Butler, is a bus driver for Santa Cruz Metro. SCPD and the Metro read more »

Santa Cruz Metro to run extra buses for memorial service

Santa Cruz Metro Transit District (“METRO”) will have several buses on standby Thursday morning to transport people to the HP Pavilion in San Jose for the memorial service to honor Santa Cruz detectives Elizabeth Butler and Butch Baker.

Santa Cruz County transit corridors planning

The Santa Cruz County planning department are in the process of creating a Transit Corridors Plan for parts of unincorporated Santa Cruz County to establish a community-based vision for a more sustainable way-of-life.

Arana Gulch, Pogonip and the Santa Cruz Sierra Club

The little feud between cyclists in Santa Cruz and the more mainstream environmentalists made the front page of the local paper on Christmas morning. Here’s a little background and my thoughts on the issues.