Driver Arrested For Alleged Street Racing In Santa Cruz MountainsA 20-year-old San Jose man suspected of street racing off of state Highway 35 southwest of Los Gatos was arrested Thursday night, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Fire In Santa Cruz Mountains Contained, But Not ExtinguishedResidents were briefly asked to evacuate their homes Monday afternoon as a large number of firefighters worked to control a blaze in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Santa Cruz Mountain Cave Perfectly Aligns Sunlight Within On Summer SolticeA small cave in Castle Rock State Park appears to align the sun's rays inside its width, as well as completely through the space and onto a natural sundial during the summer soltice.
Quake Rumbles Through Santa Cruz MountainsAn earthquake measuring 3.4 jolted residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains awake Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Ben Lomond Sees More Than 5 Feet Of Rain In El Niño WinterEven in an area known year after year for its extremely wet weather, the El Niño season in Ben Lomond has been close to a record.
Standoff With Armed Man Leads To Closure Of Los Gatos SchoolA male who wielded a large knife and a gas can while threatening sheriff’s deputies west of Los Gatos Monday morning has been taken into custody, Santa Clara County sheriff’s officials said.
Best Winter Hikes Near San FranciscoFive of the best winter hikes within a two hour drive of San Francisco
Small Community In Santa Cruz Mountains Facing Major Challenges Amid DroughtTucked away in the Santa Cruz Mountains, it's not clear which will run out first, water or money. Because for the tiny Lompico Water District, both are in increasingly short supply.
South Bay's Mount Umunhum Opening To The Public Next YearThe wait is almost over. Mount Umunhum in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be opened to public access starting next year.
Santa Cruz Mountains Raid Uncovers Hundreds Of Marijuana PlantsA raid Thursday morning at an illegal marijuana grow in the Santa Cruz Mountains led to the discovery of hundreds of plants valued at about $1.7 million, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Next Bay Area Storm Packs Plenty Of Rain, 3-4 Inches Possible In Wettest LocationsMost of the Bay Area has already received an inch of much-needed rainfall over the past three days. We will likely double our rain totals, as the strongest storm we will see this week moves closer to Northern California.
Multiple Car Collisions Gum Up Traffic On Hwy-17 In The Santa Cruz MountainsAt least a dozen cars are involved in three separate traffic collisions on northbound Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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