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Scammers Target Santa Cruz County Grandparents With Bogus Distress Phone Calls From Grandkids

The calls are well rehearsed and dramatically presented in order for the grandparent to react emotionally and immediately.

08/22/2015

Entrance sign at UC Santa Cruz. (Regents of the University of California)

Man Arrested For Terrorist Threats On Social Media Against UC Santa Cruz

A 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.

08/21/2015

Trinidad in Humboldt County. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

California Coast Dominates Ranking Of Nation’s Nicest Places To Live

Americans are nothing if not competitive. But comparing your looks to your neighbor gets old. It’s time to compare how our counties look compared to our neighbors.

08/18/2015

Madyson Middleton (CBS SF)

Autopsy Reveals 8-Year-Old Santa Cruz Girl Died From Asphyxiation, Stab Wounds To The Neck

An autopsy of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton revealed she died from asphyxiation and stab wounds to the neck between the time of her July disappearance in Santa Cruz and when she was found a day later, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

08/13/2015

A woman paints a spiral on a clay plate (credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Best DIY Pottery In The Bay Area

The Do-It-Yourself, or DIY, mantra has swept this generation and enabled anyone to do anything. You can research, read, or even watch videos online to learn or teach yourself anything from learning computer programs, cooking, or working on your car, and for artists looking to stretch out their pottery creativity, the choices are boundless

08/10/2015

Half Moon Bay Golf Links (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Golf Courses In The Bay Area

A brief look at five of the best championship-caliber golf courses in the San Francisco Bay Area

08/08/2015

A raid in the Santa Cruz mountains led to hundreds of marijuana plants. (Courtesy: Bay City News)

Santa Cruz Mountains Raid Uncovers Hundreds Of Marijuana Plants

A 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.

08/06/2015

Waze Smartphone App

Los Gatos Residents Say Beach-Bound Drivers Using Waze Causing Traffic Headaches

People who live in Los Gatos are upset the popular navigation app Waze is directing drivers looking for a shortcut to Santa Cruz through their town, leading to traffic jams for local residents.

08/01/2015

Adrian Jerry Gonzalez in court on July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Youth Advocates Slam Charging Santa Cruz Teen As Adult In Maddy Middleton’s Death

A 15-year-old boy charged as an adult with raping and killing his 8-year-old neighbor in California is too young to understand what he is accused of doing, youth advocacy groups said Friday.

07/31/2015

Adrian Jerry Gonzalez in court on July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Teen Murder Suspect Makes First Court Appearance

A 15-year-old boy accused of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz on Sunday made his first court appearance Thursday morning.

07/30/2015

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