Santa Cruz

Shark Warning

Swimmers Warned Of Great White Sharks Off Seacliff State Beach In Santa Cruz County

In the past week, up to fifteen young great white sharks have been spotted along the coast off Santa Cruz and signs posted on state beaches are warning people to think twice before getting in the water.

07/03/2015

Giancarlo Thomae spotted several great white sharks around his kayak near Santa Cruz. (Courtesy: Giancarlo Thomae)

Several Great White Sharks Surround Kayaker Near Santa Cruz

Several great white sharks surrounded a marine biologist sitting in a kayak off the coast of Santa Cruz, and he has the photos to prove it.

07/01/2015

Great White Shark (Getty Images)

15 Great White Sharks Spotted Near Santa Cruz; Lifeguard Competition Cancelled

A competition for junior lifeguards had to be called off after more than a dozen great white sharks near the cement ship in the Aptos area south of Santa Cruz.

06/26/2015

Psychiatrist Chris McCauley was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child. (Source: Bay City News)

Santa Cruz County Psychiatrist Suspected Of Sexually Assaulting Child

A prominent psychiatrist with the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to the county sheriff’s office.

06/25/2015

Santa Cruz Cowell Beach Most Polluted

3 Of California’s Dirtiest Beaches Right Here In The Bay Area

Despite cleaner beaches statewide due to a lack of storm runoff caused by the drought, a beach report card released Wednesday says that three of California’s most bacteria-laden beaches are located here in the Bay Area.

06/17/2015

San Rafael rocks

Weekend Magazine: Save The Waves, Improv, & San Rafael Rocks

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

06/03/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Dubbed ‘Call Girl Killer’ Gets 6 Years In Jail For Google Exec’s Death

The woman accused of injecting Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes with a fatal dose of heroin and leaving him to die, was sentenced to 6 years in prison Tuesday.

05/19/2015

The Instagram logo is displayed on a smartphone on December 20, 2012 (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/
Getty Images)

5 Capitola Middle School Students Arrested After Making Gun Threats On Social Media

Five Capitola middle school students have been arrested after messages on social media about shooting students were discovered.

05/12/2015

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Hazardous Beach Conditions Expected Sunday Along Bay Area Coast

A hazards alert went into effect at 8 a.m. Sunday morning for beaches facing south along the coasts of Marin and Santa Cruz counties, according to the National Weather Service.

05/03/2015

The suspect is described as an Asian or light-skinned black male 
between 23 and 25 years old, weighing 130 to 135 pounds, with black medium 
length shaggy hair, brown eyes and no facial hair. He was wearing a gray 
sweatshirt and khaki pants. (Santa Cruz Police)

Santa Cruz Teen Says Man Stalked Her During Walk Home From School

Santa Cruz police released a sketch Wedneday of a man they say made repeated attempts to stop a 16-year-old girl as she walked home from school last week.

04/30/2015

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