The Weekly Dump 12.3.21

Time for some vibrantly honest news and view about Santa Cruz. It’s the Weekly Dump! This week, we’ve got gangs, guns, and cocaine. And that’s just one story. We’ve also got another gift from county probation (tis the season!), Sunday in the park with junkies, a little Looking Glass, some Eagles, the getaway car fail of the week, wifebeater hides like a coward in the bathroom, a little Skynyrd, a little Elton John, a history of coddling, woman falls off a cliff and survives, hit and run fatality in Watsonville, and the return of the Weekly Seen.

The Weekly Dump 11.26.21

Time for the “latest” Weekly Dump! I’ve been later but no excuses. Let’s sling some vibrant honesty. This week, we’ve got apathy from SCPD, you take my meth away, Fentanyl for breakfast, the gift that keeps on giving, Fresno tourists, Grandpa is safe but pissed, oh thank heaven, stealing shitty wine, bum hit and run, our predictably next mayor, and the city council overreaches and blinks.

The Weekly Dump 11.19.21

It’s time for last week’s long lost Weekly Dump! In slightly stale and moldy (this is Santa Cruz after all) fashion, we’re talking about the COVID outbreak in the county jail, the local judge who fails the community, an early morning stabbing on Pacific Avenue, a woman gets punched in the head on Riverside, lucky he wasn’t shot, picking up Santa Clara’s trash, where the stolen cars live, here we go around in circles, brawling behind the Catalyst, busting down doors for tchotchkes, ax men, and more.

The Weekly Dump 11.12.21

Time for the fashionably latest Weekly Dump! This week, we’ve got a guy with guns and a mountain of drugs, a guy got shot in the nuts in a robbery, a stabbing downtown, a dead body on Main Beach, falling 60 feet off West Cliff, the poster boy for douchebags, attempted murder suspect arrested in Watsonville, the stuff you get out of jail for free for in Santa Cruz, idiot compassion kills another transient, local land yachts get the bum rush, local homeless vets find a new home in Ben Lomond, and we love you Paige and Damon!

The Weekly Dump 11.5.21

Time for another slightly late with yesterday’s news and views Weekly Dump! Last week, we had a hate crime stabbing, waiting on a friend, Bad Mom doing Bad Mom stuff, the gift that keeps on giving, gremmie out of control, pet shop boys, a typical Halloween bust, and rolling out the welcome Matt.

The Weekly Dump 10.29.21

Get ready for a thriller of a Sunday Halloween in Santa Cruz! In the latest “horror” edition of the Weekly Dump, a guy got stabbed along that trail to Hell, the mom who tried to kill herself and her kids is back in court, a naked guy with a machete finally calms down, the Offspring comes out to play, getting physical on Broadway, Mission seizures, dropping dead in Derby Park, the gift that keeps on giving, flash not in the can, Zooming in on the city council meeting, new Santa Cruz city manager news, and have a safe and happy Halloween!

The Weekly Dump 10.22.21

I’m blaming the atmospheric river for the delay this week. In the slightly delayed Weekly Dump this week, let the water come and carry us away! Suspected gunfire also shut down Highway 17, a guy was shot to death in Watsonville, a falling tree killed a driver in Felton, felonious punks, maced in the face, the new Waffle House, belted in the face, tearing up the Pogonip, controlled burn burned out of control, arsonists torch the Pogonip, and we’re feeling the Bern.

The Weekly Dump 10.15.21

Time for the latest Weekly Dump! This week, Andy Mills is moving along, carrying loaded guns gets you a pass, squeeze box, a temporary wrap, bumosas for breakfast, flash in the can, slash in the can, the wild wild Western Drive, Ryan Coonerty wants to be city manager, and the feds give us $3 million dollars to waste on homelessness.

The Weekly Dump 10.8.21

Another day late dollar short version of the Weekly Dump! This week, we had drug traffickers arrested with ghost guns and lots of drugs, Lord of the Flies, breakfast on Broadway, here we go round in circles, swing and a miss, roadhouse blues, the gift that keeps on giving, playing in traffic on ocean Street, running down a dream, do you know the way to Monterey, and Ryan’s seat got warmer.

The Weekly Dump 10.1.21

Time for the latest Rocktober Edition of the Weekly Dump! This week, SCPD found a pipe bomb at Harbor High, we had a carjacking near the Boardwalk, airing out our dirty laundry, dumpster diving for Santa Clara’s trash, waving his knife on the way out of Pacific Wave, wave a shotgun and still get your Jumbo Jack, pain in the HindQuarter, batter up, dropping in, and third times a charm.

The Weekly Dump 9.24.21

Adios to Summer, it’s officially Fall and we’ve got the latest Weekly Dump falling in your lap a little late this week. We had another drowning up near Davenport this week, the 3rd in the past 2 weeks. We had a drive by gang shooting near the Boardwalk, Saturday night’s alright for fighting, we had a couple local surfers rescue a woman and her two kids after she possibly tried to murder them by driving into the bay, we had a stalker arrested with an assault rifle and a sawed off shotgun, making the Baby Jesus cry, podcasting, the show that never ends, and we Zoom in on the latest Santa Cruz city council meeting.

The Weekly Dump 9.17.21

Time for another slice of vibrant honesty in the latest Weekly Dump! This week, we brought out the Bearcat to help the feds, we had two drownings near Davenport, weird socks, bush league batterers, where’s the grifter union, Watsonville gangbangers plead guilty to murders, smashing pumpkins, the collateral damage of county probation, less than penny bail, Iron Man invades Santa Cruz, Zooming in on the Santa Cruz city council, downsizing the county jails, and the Weekly Seen.

The Weekly Dump 9.10.21

Time for this week’s fashionably late Weekly Dump! This week, we had at least 5 inmates overdose at the county jail on Friday afternoon, welcome to paradise, drunk and out of control in downtown, green grass and high tides forever, drunk raging at Jack in the Box, three penny opera, running down a dream, less than penny bail, more less than penny bail, skating away on the thin ice of a new day, turn the cheek, and we had a water rescue off It’s Beach.

The Weekly Dump 9.3.21

Time for the latest and probably not the greatest Weekly Dump! This week, we had a couple little gang bangers stab another student to death at Aptos High School, three suspected gang members were arrested after a drive by shooting on Blaine Street, a Watsonville man confessed to murder, we had a girl in middle school pull a knife on another student in Watsonville, 5 Guys and a knife, no charges filed against deputies in shooting, penny bail, just asking to be pulled over, going west over the cliff, something’s coming, pleasing the pig, where’s Bob Noise, district elections are coming, and the Weekly Seen is back channelling some RHCP.

The Weekly Dump 8.27.21

Time for the latest Weekly Dump! This week, we had a murder/suicide in Capitola, Nails Plus the bum in the attic, a burglary on Beach Street, a carjacker gets arrested on Ocean Street, the Homeless Drug Garden Projects, brawling on Twin lakes beach, huge bond for Cabrillo hate crime battery, stalker arrested with loaded guns, stealing laughing gas, Zooming in on the Santa Cruz city council, pouring one out for Martin Bernal, and DUI checkpoints are back!

The Weekly Dump 8.20.21

Only a day late this week! But it’s because we’ve got a huge dump to deliver. This week, we had a bank robbery downtown, an armed robbery at a local hotel, cars crashing into buildings, violent sex offenders in Bonny Doon, repercussions to idiot compassion, the weekly DOA in the park, a stabbing on Felker, naked wrestling with SCPD, willful ignorance and tone deaf moments from the mayor, back on the chain gang, lots of penny bailers, a couple of local fires, bail is irrelevant, the Human Dingleberry gets arrested, tow and go, and break out your masks again.

The Weekly Dump 8.13.21

Late last week and early this week. Time for the Weekly Dump! We had a couple of shitbag transient losers plead guilty to murdering a Good Samaritan from Aptos last year, an armed robbery on 3rd Street, a carjacking at gunpoint, relax it’s Holiday Inn, two die in motorcycle crash, teenager arrested in Watsonville murder, banging in the Beach Flats, West Cliffisticuffs, don’t want him near the kid’s playground, mischief in the park, the way to San Jose, arsonist in Scotts valley, and zooming in on the Santa Cruz city council.

The Weekly Dump 8.6.21

It’s finally time for the latest Weekly Dump! Better late than never I guess. It was a nutty week last week, we had the big bum camp bust, only to see most of them released or given penny bail, we had Fentanyl dealers with weapons of mass destruction given penny bail by Jim Hart, we had a Watsonville gang stabbing, 12 pounds of heroin can’t keep him in jail, the usual felony violation of parole, capsicum, drunk and disorderly on Mission, bum rushed in the benchlands, she went to hell and came back alive, over the edge, and that pesky COVID thing is still causing big problems.

The Weekly Dump 7.30.21

Time for the latest, fashionably late, Weekly Dump! Lots of people dying under suspicious circumstances this week. Killing us softly with their song and dance. We’re also talking dire straits, lumberjacks, suspected rapists causing mayhem, falling into the Gap, local murder suspect arrested in Idaho, crash into me, ungrateful spread, Keith McKaren, ass dismissed, and the return of the Weekly Seen.

The Weekly Dump 7.23.21

Time for the latest Weekly Dump, bringing you vibrantly honest, unfiltered news and views from the tarnished jewel we call Santa Cruz. This week, the coroner announced that the body found off Shaffer Road along Skid Row wasn’t a homicide but just another drug overdose, we had a suicidal person thankfully rescued off an overpass after escaping from Dominican Hospital, we had a couple speedy deliveries, the idiocy of AB109 and “PRCS”, Saturday night’s alright for fighting, man on a Mission, SCPD isn’t mething around, greasy turnstiles, kind of blue, the axe man, bum paradise, and that pesky COVID is still around!