Food Not Bombs

Alex Darcy


The volunteer organization Food Not Bombs just marked its 40th anniversary. The group collects vegan and vegetarian food from grocery stores that would otherwise be thrown out and shares it with those in need. 

Erika Mahoney

It’s been a week since bulldozers and workers in hazmat suits finished clearing out a large homeless camp in Santa Cruz. It was home to over 100 people since November. 

Now, the densely-packed tents are gone. All that’s left is a barren dirt lot. But, Santa Cruz’s homeless problem hasn’t gone away.

Erika Mahoney

Eviction notices have been posted at the homeless camp behind Gateway Plaza in Santa Cruz. This comes after a federal judge says the city can move forward with its cleanup plans.