Storm-Related Road Closures Leave Aptos School ShutteredHundreds of elementary students in Aptos won't return to their classrooms until next year in the wake of storm damage to two roads leading to their school.
Days Of Rain Keep Santa Cruz Area Residents On EdgeCommunities in the Santa Cruz Mountains and along the coast are grappling with the effects of another powerful storm that barreled through the area.
Huge Waves Break Apart Historic 'Cement Boat' At Seacliff State BeachThe S.S. Palo Alto was docked at a pier at Seacliff State Beach, south of Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Deputies Seek Teenage Girl Missing Friday From Aptos AreaThe girl is considered at risk because of her age but the case doesn't appear to be suspicious, according to sheriff's officials.
Dog Dies In House Fire Sparked By Butane Hash Oil Lab In Aptos; Man ArrestedA 43-year-old man is accused of operating a butane hash oil lab in an Aptos house that sparked a fire and killed a dog Friday afternoon, a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Aptos Bar Owner Arrested For Allegedly Running Back Room Marijuana DispensaryA bar owner was arrested last week for allegedly running a marijuana dispensary at his Aptos business, a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Several Great White Sharks Surround Kayaker Near Santa CruzSeveral great white sharks surrounded a marine biologist sitting in a kayak off the coast of Santa Cruz, and he has the photos to prove it.
Gaggle Of Great White Shark Pups Staying Put In Aptos; Beachgoers Unfazed (VIDEO)Over a dozen great white sharks continue lurking near the shoreline at a Santa Cruz County beach.
15 Great White Sharks Spotted Near Santa Cruz; Lifeguard Competition CancelledA competition for junior lifeguards had to be called off after more than a dozen great white sharks near the cement ship in the Aptos area south of Santa Cruz.
Aptos Man Killed In Santa Cruz-Area CrashA 44-year-old Aptos man was killed in a two-car collision near Santa Cruz on Saturday afternoon that left a woman with life-threatening injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.
11-Year-Old Boy Drown In Aptos Swimming PoolAn 11-year-old boy died Friday after accidentally falling into a swimming pool in the unincorporated Santa Cruz County area of Aptos despite a sheriff’s deputy’s attempt to save him, a sheriff’s spokesman said Monday.
Man Arrested For Alleged Road Rage Ramming Of School Bus On Highway 1 Near AptosA 35-year-old man was arrested today in a road rage incident in which he allegedly rammed a school bus on Highway 1 near Aptos, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.