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(UC Santa Cruz Police Department)

Police Seek Man Who Tried To Kidnap Woman At UC Santa Cruz

Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a woman while armed with a knife in her car at the University of California at Santa Cruz on Thursday, campus police said Friday.

12/20/2014

(Mattt Bigler/CBS)

All Lanes Open On Highway 17 In Santa Cruz Mountains After Closure Due To Fallen Tree, Power Lines

State Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains is closed Tuesday morning in both directions because of a downed tree and downed power lines, California Highway Patrol officials said.

12/16/2014

(Shmuel Thaler/Santa Cruz Sentinel)

Student Trapped Under Fallen Tree In Santa Cruz During Bay Area Storm

A Santa Cruz school shut down after strong winds from Thursday morning’s storm caused a large tree branch to topple over and injure two students.

12/11/2014

89th Street and Edgeworth Avenue in Daly City (Miguel Escobar)

EMERGENCY ALERT, FLASH FLOOD WARNING: Dangerous Flooding Imminent Or Already Occurring In Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a warning of flash flooding about to occur or already happening for several Bay Area counties.

12/11/2014

(CBS)

Man Convicted Of Child Molestation In Santa Cruz County Faces Possible 150-Year Sentence

A 50-year-old man has been convicted of molesting a teenage girl in 2012 and faces more than 150 years to life in prison.

12/07/2014

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

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

(CBS SF)

Tuesday Likely To Become San Francisco’s Wettest Day In 5 Years

Tuesday is on track to become the wettest day San Francisco has seen in five years.

12/02/2014

police car lights emergency generic

Santa Cruz Officers Using ‘Smart Guns’ To Track When Weapons Unholstered, Fired

One procedure that failed in Ferguson was Officer Wilson’s attempt to call for backup. His radio was switched to the wrong channel. But a remarkable technology in California sets help in motion the moment a gun is drawn.

12/01/2014

A mountain lion. (Art G./Wikimedia Commons)

Multiple Mountain Lion Sightings In Past Week In Santa Cruz

One of the sightings was in the backyard of a home.

11/29/2014

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Different Sightings Of Mountain Lions Reported In Santa Cruz This Week

The latest was Friday morning, as authorities said two big cats were seen near Barn Theater at UC Santa Cruz.

11/28/2014

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