People who live in Los Gatos are upset the popular navigation app Waze is directing drivers looking for a shortcut to Santa Cruz through their town, leading to traffic jams for local residents.
Police arrested six protesters from the University of California, Santa Cruz, who shut down State Route 1 for several hours by chaining themselves to bins filled with concrete placed in lanes.
A 50-year-old man was killed in a two-car crash on state Highway 17 in Los Gatos late Saturday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
State Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains is closed Tuesday morning in both directions because of a downed tree and downed power lines, California Highway Patrol officials said.
25-year-old Daniel McGuire was killed in the crash on July 10, when a big rig driver lost control of his vehicle while traveling northbound on Highway 17 near Lexington Reservoir.
At least a dozen cars are involved in three separate traffic collisions on northbound Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
The tree was reported blocking both southbound lanes of the highway just south of Redwood Estates in the Lexington Hills area at 1:53 p.m., the CHP said.
All lanes reopened on state Highway 17 in Los Gatos Sunday morning after a solo crash blocked a lane and left one person with reported injuries.
The Santa Cruz man killed in an 11-vehicle accident involving a big-rig that injured seven people Thursday on state Highway 17 south of Los Gatos was 25-year-old Daniel McGuire.
All lanes of state Highway 17 in Santa Clara County reopened Thursday evening, nearly 10 hours after a fatal crash Thursday morning involving a big-rig, according to the California Highway Patrol.