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.


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.


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.



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.


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).


Flood water rushes through the small town of Capitola, near Santa Cruz Sunday.

ConsumerWatch: Lawsuit Sometimes The Only Answer In Insurance Dispute

Some Capitola small business owners recently found out how hard it is to resolve a claim dispute with an insurance provider when they found their requests denied after the March floods.


Capitola, flood, storm, river, mud

ConsumerWatch: Does Your Insurance Policy Protect?

When most people buy insurance, they think they are covered. But when disaster strikes, not all insurance companies or policies are created equal.


Eye On The Bay: Capitola

Eye On The Bay: Daytrip, Capitola – 8/4/11

Brian and Thuy visit this charming seaside getaway south of Santa Cruz, discovering great food and water sports along the way.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011


Capitola Woman Dies After Collision With Skateboarder

A Capitola woman died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained after a skateboarder collided with her as she was crossing the street.

CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

Capitola, flood, storm, river, mud

FEMA Denies Flood-Ravaged Capitola Disaster Assistance Money

Flash floods back in March caused massive damage in the city of Capitola but the town has been rebuffed in its request for federal disaster assistance from FEMA.