Santa Cruz Mountains
A head-on crash on Highway 17 in unincorporated Santa Cruz County north of Scotts Valley Friday morning has left one person dead, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Thousands of people throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains remain without electricity as repair crews work on getting the power turned back on.
Strong gusts downed power lines all over the Bay Area, toppled several trees and knocked out power to thousands.
Hundreds of bay trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains are coming down this week in an effort to save oak trees in the region.
Calling it the first step in estimating potential losses from a major winter storm, the California Geological Survey has released its most detailed statewide map on landslide susceptibility, and the map labels several parts of the Bay Area as high hazard.
Neighbors in the 33 homes cut off by a rock slide on Nelson Road have tried to take the inconvenience in stride as rain hampered work to restore access to their mountain community.
A landslide in Scotts Valley was reported Monday off of Nelson Road near Skymeadow Lane and at least 20 families were stuck.
Several preservation groups have launched an ambitious effort to save at least 10,000 acres of natural habitat from Santa Cruz to South San Francisco.
It’s not quite a winter wonderland, but a wet and chilly day in the San Francisco Bay area is bringing snow to some of the local mountains.
A San Francisco man was ordered Thursday to stand trial for allegedly beating up a Catholic priest he claims molested him more than 35 years ago.