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State Health Officials Warn Of Illness Linked To Sport Shellfish From Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties

State public health officials are warning the public not to eat any sport-harvested bivalve shellfish from the Monterey Bay because consumption can lead to illness or death.

04/07/2014

A surfer prepares to jump off the cliffs into the Pacific Ocean at Steamer Lane, a well known surfing spot, on July 3, 2008 in Santa Cruz, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Fire Crews Scale Down Cliff To Save Injured Santa Cruz Surfer

A surfer who was injured after hitting his head on rocks was saved by fire crews who went down a cliffside to rescue him in Santa Cruz Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

04/03/2014

Yahir Alejandro Chavez, 22, Shane Fitzgerald Montue, 21, Lenel James David Randolph, 23, and Alphonse Gomez Ramirez were all arrested for a violent assault and robbery in Santa Cruz. (Source: Santa Cruz Police)

4 Arrested In Violent Santa Cruz Street Robbery

Four men from Sacramento were arrested Saturday in connection with a Santa Cruz robbery in which a male victim was punched several times and had gold chains ripped from his neck, police said Wednesday.

04/02/2014

People look at sunk boats from a tsunami surge in a harbor on March 11, 2011 in Santa Cruz. (Kim White/Getty Images)

Vulnerable California Harbors Prepare For Future Tsunamis

Next week marks 50 years since a magnitude 9.2 earthquake in Alaska triggered a tsunami that killed 12 people in Northern California. Scientists are mapping five vulnerable harbors, including Santa Cruz and Crescent City, so managers can come up with better emergency plans.

03/21/2014

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Santa Cruz Sinkhole Diverts Eastbound Traffic Along West Cliff Drive

An oceanfront intersection partially reopened after a sinkhole shut down traffic in Santa Cruz on Saturday.

03/02/2014

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Huge Sinkhole Shuts Down Oceanfront Intersection In Santa Cruz

A sinkhole has shut down an oceanfront intersection in Santa Cruz Saturday morning.

03/01/2014

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Santa Cruz Police Officer Assaulted During Investigation

Police in Santa Cruz are seeking information leading to the identification of a man who interfered with a police investigation and assaulted a police officer on Saturday.

02/24/2014

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2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa Cruz

Two more flu deaths were recorded in Santa Cruz County this week, county health officials said Thursday.

02/06/2014

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Guide To A Three-Day Weekend In Santa Cruz

One of the finest South Bay destinations for a three-day weekend is in Santa Cruz, featuring the University of California at Santa Cruz, the world famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and fabulous Monterey Bay.

01/25/2014

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Santa Cruz Man Arrested On Child Porn Charge

Police in Santa Cruz arrested a man Monday on suspicion of possessing child pornography after finding many images in his home of children as young as toddler age engaged in sexual activity.

01/22/2014

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