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2 Detained Over Threat Of Mass Shooting At Santa Cruz High School

Police in Santa Cruz have detained two persons of interest Thursday night in connection with an email threatening a mass shooting that was sent Tuesday to the principal of Santa Cruz High School, officials announced Friday.

11/21/2014

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2 Earthquakes Strike San Juan Bautista In 10-Minute Span, Shaking Felt In South Bay

Two earthquakes struck within a 10 minute span near the town of San Juan Bautista in San Benito County late Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

11/19/2014

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Police Investigate ‘Mass Casualty’ Email Threat, Canceling Classes At Santa Cruz High School

Santa Cruz police are investigating an email received Tuesday night mentioning an intention to create “a mass casualty situation” at Santa Cruz High School, which was closed Wednesday in response.

11/19/2014

An image of the Umpaua II taken by MBARI's remotely operated vehicle, Doc Ricketts (MBARI)

Researchers Discover Shipwreck Near Santa Cruz Coast

Scientists exploring the edge of the Monterey Canyon have found a shipwreck on the seafloor off the coast of Santa Cruz.

11/06/2014

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11-Year-Old Boy Drown In Aptos Swimming Pool

An 11-year-old boy died Friday after accidentally falling into a swimming pool in the unincorporated Santa Cruz County area of Aptos despite a sheriff’s deputy’s attempt to save him, a sheriff’s spokesman said Monday.

11/03/2014

Sean Kory was arrested by Santa Cruz Police after allegedly assaulting a man dressed as a Fox News reporter for Halloween. (Source: SCPD)

Santa Cruz Man Who ‘Hates Fox News’ Arrested In Alleged Attack On Halloween Reveler Dressed As Fox Reporter

A man wearing a Fox News reporter costume on Halloween was assaulted by a man told him he “hates Fox News,” police said.

11/02/2014

Replica Handguns Seized

Santa Cruz Student Cited For Bringing Replica Handguns To High School

A 14-year-old Santa Cruz high school student was cited Thursday for bringing two replica firearms on campus, two weeks after a middle school student bought a real loaded handgun to school.

10/25/2014

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Silicon Valley Startup Unveils Gun-Tracking Technology For Cops

A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.

10/24/2014

A task force in Santa Cruz arrested Justin Pullman on charges of producing butane hash oil. (Source: Santa Cruz Police)

Sophisticated Hash Oil Lab, $300K In Marijuana Found Blocks Away From Santa Cruz Hospital

A Santa Cruz County task force arrested a 30-year-old man last Thursday and confiscated more than $300,000 worth of marijuana after finding a sophisticated hash oil lab in Santa Cruz, a task force official said.

10/13/2014

Calistoga Mineral Water Delivery Truck (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Places For A Fall Getaway Near San Francisco

San Francisco may be the best fall destination in America, but there are other great locations within a two-hour drive.

10/11/2014

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