San Lorenzo River

Pebble Beach Golf Course overlooking Monterey Bay. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Volunteers Clean Up Tons Of Debris Along NorCal Coast

More than 3,000 volunteers in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties collected a total of 17,147 pounds of debris from the Monterey Bay shoreline Saturday during the 29th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day.


A mountain lion struggles to retain consciousness after being tranquilized in a Santa Cruz creek bed. (CBS)

Mountain Lion Tranquilized, Rescued From Aqueduct Near Santa Cruz

A mountain lion that was trapped for hours in the Branciforte Creek aqueduct near downtown Santa Cruz was tranquilized and rescued Thursday afternoon.



Searchers Find Body Of Missing Swimmer In Ben Lomond

Searchers on Monday found the body of a woman missing since Sunday after she went swimming with two men in the San Lorenzo River in Ben Lomond, a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.



Santa Cruz Police Investigate Body Found Floating In River

Santa Cruz County authorities are trying to identify the body of a man found floating in the San Lorenzo River.


A tractor moves sand in front of the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. (CBS)

Diversion Efforts Save Santa Cruz Boardwalk From Floodwaters

The San Lorenzo River has been shifted away from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and no longer threatens to flood the historic amusement park, officials said Wednesday.


Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and Boardwalk (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Swollen River Threatens Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Heavy rain has pushed the San Lorenzo River dangerously close to the retaining wall of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, officials said Thursday.


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Decorated World War II Veteran Dies In Cliff Fall In Santa Cruz

A Santa Cruz County man who died after falling 250 feet off a cliff in the Santa Cruz Mountains has been identified as an 87-year-old man who was a decorated war veteran.