Banished for 35 years, the merchants themselves have asked the city council to loosen this legislative leash. Dog-walking visitors are surprised when police inform them of the current law, and merchants seek the business that they provide.
Jun 20, 2011 Santa Cruz Sentinel
Land use lawyer Keith Sugar makes the case that while NIMBYs are often acting on behalf of their own parochial interests, they serve a beneficial role as a valuable corrective to the land use planning process. Exclusive
Nov 11, 2010 By
Bike Blogger Richard Masoner offers some tips on how to successfully advocate for effective bicycle facilities, covering the gamut from bike parking to placement of bike sharrows.
Jul 28, 2010 Cyclelicious (bicycle blog)
A sample of public comments from meetings in the eccentrically out-there city of Santa Cruz, California.
Jul 31, 2009 SoWat TV
<p>Bureaucratic red tape has slowed the development process for years in Santa Cruz, California. Now proposed changes look to speed up the process, but critics say the changes could open the door to under-controlled development.</p>
Mar 18, 2008 Santa Cruz Sentinel