Santa Cruz Mountains
The wait is almost over. Mount Umunhum in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be opened to public access starting next year.
A 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.
Most 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.
At least a dozen cars are involved in three separate traffic collisions on northbound Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
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.
A fire burned more than an acre of brush in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Morgan Hill on Friday night.
A brush fire burning in the Santa Cruz mountains Friday evening was around 90 percent contained, according to a Cal Fire official.
An obscure Catholic mystic from the Santa Cruz Mountains who died in 1957 could be California’s first official saint as the Catholic Church started the arduous process on canonization on Tuesday.
A man whose body was found inside a crashed pickup truck off of state Highway 9 in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Monday was identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office Tuesday as 29-year-old Boulder Creek resident David Martinez.
Firefighters are rappelling down an embankment along state Highway 9 in the Santa Cruz Mountains Monday afternoon to recover a body from a pickup truck that tumbled off the roadway, a CHP spokesman said.