Santa Cruz

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

(photo courtesy Operation Surf/ Amazing Surf Adventures)

Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves Lives

A Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.

04/22/2015

(L-R) Brandon Calantoc booking photo, surveillance image of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' robber (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Santa Cruz Heist

A man who police say dressed up as a woman during a Santa Cruz bank robbery and dubbed the ‘Mrs. Doubtfire Robber’ was arrested Tuesday following his arrest the previous day on separate charges.

04/22/2015

Money, drugs seized in Santa Cruz bust involving alleged dealer Hilario "Cholo" Garcia.

Santa Cruz: Alleged Heroin, Meth Dealer Ditches Child, Drugs During Escape Attempt

Police found about 6 pounds of heroin and nearly 3 pounds of methamphetamine that together had a street value of more than $300,000 in a car allegedly belonging to Hilario “Cholo” Garcia.

04/21/2015

Intergalactic Night at UC Santa Cruz's Stevenson College.

UC Santa Cruz Apologizes For Mexican Food Served At ‘Alien’-Themed Event

A UC Santa Cruz college issued an apology for insensitivity after Mexican food was served during an intergalactic-themed school party, prompting complaints from students.

04/19/2015

(Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office)

Abandoned Bloodhound Found Tied Up On Handrail For Hours In Watsonville

A bloodhound has a warm place to stay the night thanks to some Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies.

04/10/2015

Surveillance image of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' bank robbery suspect. (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Bank Robber Sought After Santa Cruz Heist

A man who police are calling the ‘Mrs. Doubtfire Robber’ is being sought after robbing a bank in Santa Cruz and being seen casing another bank in the city, while dressed in drag.

04/07/2015

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Man Dies In Friday-Evening Shooting In Santa Cruz

Police in Santa Cruz Saturday morning are investigating a Friday shooting that left a man dead.

04/04/2015

(CBS)

Aptos Man Killed In Santa Cruz-Area Crash

A 44-year-old Aptos man was killed in a two-car collision near Santa Cruz on Saturday afternoon that left a woman with life-threatening injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.

03/29/2015

Google Street View

Cal Fire Crew Rescues Man Who Fell Down 200-Foot Cliff Near Santa Cruz

A man was hospitalized after falling some 200 feet from a cliff in a state park near Santa Cruz Saturday morning, according to a Cal Fire captain.

03/28/2015

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