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Keith Atwood (Santa Cruz Police)

Santa Cruz Officials, Feds Uncover Thousands Of Steroid Pills In Capitola Bust

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.

12/06/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Santa Cruz Bank Robbery Suspect Nabbed After Being Spotted At Mall

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.

09/26/2013

Olive the Oiled Otter (California Department of Fish & Wildlife)

‘Olive The Oiled Otter’ Gives Birth To 2nd Pup

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.

08/01/2013

handguns

Bay Area Startup Creates Technology To Let Gun Owners Remotely Disable Weapons

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.

05/21/2013

Customers look over an assortment of weapons at a gun show. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Capitola Police Chief Wants Gun Shows Banned

The police chief of a Northern California beach town wants the city to ban gun shows and tighten zoning rules for weapons dealers.

02/14/2013

Kirsten Dempsey

Capitola Drug Rehab Counselor Arrested For Selling Heroin

A drug rehabilitation counselor was arrested this week on suspicion of selling heroin from her home in unincorporated Capitola, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

06/08/2012

Alex Wells (photo courtesy Bay City News Service )

Santa Cruz Police Search For Suspect 2 Bank Robberies

Police are searching for a Santa Cruz County man who allegedly robbed a bank in Santa Cruz Friday evening and whom police believe may have also robbed a Capitola bank earlier this week.

04/07/2012

45-year-old Christopher Lindner is accused of stabbing a relative and her daughter in their Santa Cruz-area home on February 14, 2012. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff)

Santa Cruz Woman, Daughter Stabbed, Relative Arrested

A woman and her 13-year-old daughter were stabbed by a male family member in their Santa Cruz-area mobile home early Tuesday morning, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

02/14/2012

Stabbing

1 Arrested After Deadly Capitola Stabbing

Police arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing another man to death at a Capitola home late Sunday night.

12/12/2011

Capitola, flood, storm, river, mud

ConsumerWatch: Who’s Regulating Payouts From FEMA-Approved Insurers?

In addition to property insurance policies you can also purchase a federal flood policy. The catch is that you can only get the policies through one of a select group of insurers that are authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).

10/19/2011

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