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.
Highway 17 Near Los Gatos Reopens After Fatal Big-Rig Crash, Major Delays Still In EffectAll 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.
Brush Fire Chars 1 Acre In Santa Cruz MountainsA fire burned more than an acre of brush in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Morgan Hill on Friday night.
Fire Burns Several Acres On Mount Madonna In Santa Cruz MountainsA brush fire burning in the Santa Cruz mountains Friday evening was around 90 percent contained, according to a Cal Fire official.
Bay Area Woman May Become 1st Catholic Saint From CaliforniaAn 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.
Pickup Truck Driver Killed In Santa Cruz Mountains IdentifiedA 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.
Pickup Tumbles Off Highway 9 In Santa Cruz Mtns., Driver KilledFirefighters 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.