Santa Cruz County
County health officials are warning people not to go in the water at Cowell Beach due to unsafe levels of E. coli bacteria.
Over a dozen great white sharks continue lurking near the shoreline at a Santa Cruz County beach.
A prominent psychiatrist with the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to the county sheriff’s office.
The trend of whales washing ashore continues, this time in Santa Cruz County. Lab officials are investigating the deaths of two gray whale carcasses that washed up this week.
A man who police say dressed up as a woman during a Santa Cruz bank robbery and dubbed the ‘Mrs. Doubtfire Robber’ was arrested Tuesday following his arrest the previous day on separate charges.
Last month people were shocked at the story of Beverly, a Miniature Pinscher-Chihuahua mix and her puppy, when they were thrown from a moving car in Watsonville. The surviving mother has now been adopted.
A $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person who threw two dogs in sand bags from a vehicle near the dump in unincorporated Watsonville last week, officials said Friday.
Investigators in Santa Cruz County are asking the public’s help to find who stuffed two dogs – a mother and her puppy – into a sandbag and tossed them from a moving vehicle, killing the puppy.
Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a woman while armed with a knife in her car at the University of California at Santa Cruz on Thursday, campus police said Friday.
Scientists exploring the edge of the Monterey Canyon have found a shipwreck on the seafloor off the coast of Santa Cruz.