Five Capitola middle school students have been arrested after messages on social media about shooting students were discovered.
A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.
Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputies last week arrested two men and seized more than 200 marijuana plants and a hash oil extraction lab in a three-unit an apartment building near Capitola.
Last week we learned that Santa Cruz’s Cowell Beach ranked as the dirtiest sand strip in the state, according to Heal the Bay’s annual survey of conditions. However, a closer look at the data shows far more Northern California spots on their “Beach Bummer” list than SoCal locations for the first time in recent years. The designation means that researchers recorded the lowest water quality during the year at those locations.
Lifeguards in Santa Cruz and Capitola rescued five beachgoers in two separate incidents Monday, according to the Santa Cruz Fire Department.
Santa Cruz County and federal agents on Thursday arrested a Capitola man on suspicion of the illegal sale of steroids after he received an overseas package containing 2,500 suspected steroid pills, authorities said.
A Soquel man was arrested Wednesday for a bank robbery that occurred in Santa Cruz last week after being spotted at a Capitola mall by an alert off-duty sheriff’s employee, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
Having already set a milestone for birthing a pup after being found covered in oil, a sea otter gave birth to a second pup this week, a California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman said Thursday.
A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved—and disable it remotely.
The police chief of a Northern California beach town wants the city to ban gun shows and tighten zoning rules for weapons dealers.