Report: Some Bay Area Beaches Among Most Polluted In State The Bay Area has some of the most-bacteria ridden beaches in California, according to an annual report released Thursday.
Psychedelic Heavyweights Team For TourTwo leading lights of heavy psychedelia return to the Bay Area when Italian doom psych trio Ufomammut and Brooklyn sonic cosmonauts White Hills bring their tandem tour to San Francisco and Santa Cruz this week.
Gospel-Tinged Bands Team Up For West Coast TourPsychedelic soul songwriter Curtis Harding teams with minimalist post-punk crew Algiers for shows in Oakland and Santa Cruz this week.
Death Row Inmate Convicted Of Santa Cruz Slayings Dies In HospitalCalifornia prison officials say an 81-year-old condemned inmate has died while awaiting execution for two murders he committed near UC Santa Cruz 36 years ago.
Santa Cruz Suspect Who Rammed Deputy After Escaping Handcuffs IdentifiedThe Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office revealed more details and body camera footage Tuesday from a case near Santa Cruz last Friday in which a deputy shot and injured a woman who had escaped from handcuffs and rammed another deputy with a stolen patrol car.
Woman Shot After Escaping Handcuffs, Ramming Deputy Near Santa CruzA woman was wounded and a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy injured early Friday in a shooting in a heavily wooded rural area of Santa Cruz.
Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Near Santa Cruz BoardwalkA suspect linked to the murder of a Vacaville man in a parking lot near the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on Sunday night has been arrested, according to police.
Santa Cruz Police Chief Warns About 'Bad Batch' Of LSDAuthorities in Santa Cruz are warning residents about a bad LSD batch after officers came across four naked people running around screaming about seeing rainbows at night and flying unicorns.
Santa Cruz Man Arrested For Attempted Sexual Assault, Attack On OfficerPolice on arrested a man in Santa Cruz in connection with an attempted sexual assault Wednesday.
85-Year-Old Santa Cruz Runner Makes Boston Marathon History85-year-old Katherine Beiers finished the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon with an unofficial time of 7-hours and 50-minutes. Beiers was the oldest of the 29,978 runners who entered prestigious race. She's also the oldest female to ever cross the finish line.
Santa Cruz To Limit Airbnb And Other Vacation Rentals To 450 CitywideThe California Coastal Commission has given Santa Cruz approval to cap the number of vacation rentals.
Santa Cruz Man Accused Of Mother's Murder Extradited To CaliforniaA California man arrested three months ago after a chase in South Dakota with his mother's body in the SUV has been extradited to his home state.