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A 'Bad Samaritan' was caught on camera robbing the home of a Santa Cruz man he helped. (Source: Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office)

Caught On Camera: ‘Bad Samaritan’ Robs Drunk Santa Cruz Man’s Home With Help From Toddler

An intoxicated Santa Cruz man was given a ride home by a good Samaritan who turned out to be bad after he robbed the man’s home with the help of a toddler.

19 hours ago

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University Of California Adding Gender-Neutral Restrooms To Become More LGBT-Inclusive

Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, UC President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses to create more gender-neutral restrooms.

09/30/2014

Shawn Fialho (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Alleged Shoplifter Nicknamed ‘El Mustachio The Magician’ Arrested At Santa Cruz Costco

A man who police nicknamed “El Mustachio the Magician” was arrested in connection with thefts over the summer at a Santa Cruz Costco Wholesale warehouse.

09/29/2014

A Gap employee fixes a clothing display at a Gap store in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Cruz Gap Store Draws Complaints Over Black Jeans Hung From ‘Nooses’

A Santa Cruz Gap store has altered a merchandise display showing jeans hung from ropes similar to nooses following a number of complaints.

09/24/2014

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Santa Cruz Sheriff Warns Of Phone Scam Seeking $500 For Missing Jury Duty

Scammers are calling people in Santa Cruz County claiming to be sheriff’s deputies and telling them they should use a money card to pay $500 fines for missing jury duty, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

09/23/2014

A great white shark on display at the Monterey Bay Aquarium (Monterey Bay Aquarium)

Surfboard, Seal Chomped During Pair Of Monterey Bay Shark Sightings

A surfer claims he was in the water off of Manresa State Beach around 6:45 Saturday evening when a Great White popped him into the air before chomping his board and pulling him under water briefly.

09/15/2014

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Santa Cruz Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Following Fatal Highway 17 Big Rig Crash

25-year-old Daniel McGuire was killed in the crash on July 10, when a big rig driver lost control of his vehicle while traveling northbound on Highway 17 near Lexington Reservoir.

09/10/2014

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Multiple Car Collisions Gum Up Traffic On Hwy-17 In The Santa Cruz Mountains

At least a dozen cars are involved in three separate traffic collisions on northbound Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

09/03/2014

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Santa Cruz Police Seek Shoplifting Suspect Dubbed ‘El Mustachio’

Santa Cruz police are offering a commemorative glass with a painted mustache on it for information leading to the arrest of a whiskered shoplifter dubbed “El Mustachio the Magician,” the department announced Tuesday.

09/02/2014

Web site image of San Francisco-based Craigslist.

2 Men Arrested In Santa Cruz Craigslist Stolen Property Stings

Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputies assisted last week in two cases where stolen property was recovered after suspects tried to sell it on Craigslist.

09/02/2014

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