Santa Cruz

Teen Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Santa Cruz GirlA 15-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Monday to all charges he's facing in the murder of 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton at a Santa Cruz housing complex in July.
Vandal Paints Over Murals At Santa Cruz ParkMural artwork at Santa Cruz’s Beach Flats Park was vandalized this weekend, police said Tuesday.
20 Northern California Cities Make List Of 100 Best Places To Live In U.S.California is a great place to live and Northern California is even better according to a new survey. On a list of the best 100 places to live in the U.S., a quarter of them are in northern California.
Pro Surfer Breaks Neck Riding 25-Foot Waves In Big SurShawn Dollar, a professional surfer from Santa Cruz, broke his neck while surfing big waves Monday on the central coast, according to a statement posted on the Titans of Mavericks' Facebook page.
3 Arrested In Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk StabbingThree men were arrested on suspicion of stabbing two people near a popular Santa Cruz amusement park on Monday night and a fourth suspect remains at large, police said Tuesday.
Fire Burning Near Summit Of Highway 17 Close To Los GatosFirefighters responded to a vegetation fire near the summit of Highway 17 Monday night.
At Least 2 Stabbed On Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkAt least two people were stabbed in an incident on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Monday evening.
Around 30 People Rescued From Rough Surf In Santa Cruz Over Warm Holiday WeekendAbout 30 people had to be rescued from the surf on beaches in Santa Cruz between Saturday and Sunday as warm temperatures drew big crowds to the water this weekend.
Boaters Rescued From Water After Leaping From Burning Vessel Off Santa Cruz CoastTwo boaters went overboard Saturday morning after their vessel caught fire near Santa Cruz, according to the United States Coast Guard.
Driver Passed Out In Front Seat Arrested For DUI After CHP Respond To Santa Cruz Noise ComplaintCalifornia Highway Patrol officers in Santa Cruz responded to a noise complaint on Saturday night to find a parked car with the driver passed out in the front seat.
Scammers Target Santa Cruz County Grandparents With Bogus Distress Phone Calls From GrandkidsThe calls are well rehearsed and dramatically presented in order for the grandparent to react emotionally and immediately.
Man Arrested For Terrorist Threats On Social Media Against UC Santa CruzA 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly made terrorist threats against the University of California at Santa Cruz campus through social media posts found Thursday, police said.