New University of California President Janet Napolitano says she will work to keep tuition costs from rising beyond the reach of families.
Santa Cruz police said five suspects were arrested Saturday in the gang-related, drive-by shooting death last year of a 12-year-old boy associated with the Sureno street gang.
A man was severely burned during an explosion that occurred while manufacturing butane hash oil in a residence in Santa Cruz on Wednesday afternoon, police and fire officials said.
Authorities recovered 80 pounds of marijuana Monday from a smuggler’s boat driven from Mexico that capsized off a beach in Santa Cruz County with most of its drug cache missing, a sheriff’s deputy said.
Three men who were severely burned in an explosion inside a Santa Cruz apartment building on Sunday were producing hash oil before the blast, a police spokesman said Monday.
A Soquel man was arrested Wednesday for a bank robbery that occurred in Santa Cruz last week after being spotted at a Capitola mall by an alert off-duty sheriff’s employee, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
An obscure Catholic mystic from the Santa Cruz Mountains who died in 1957 could be California’s first official saint as the Catholic Church started the arduous process on canonization on Tuesday.
One person had to be airlifted to a hospital following a crash on state Highway 1 in Santa Cruz Sunday morning.
More than 3,000 volunteers in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties collected a total of 17,147 pounds of debris from the Monterey Bay shoreline Saturday during the 29th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day.
A robbery victim in Santa Cruz used a smartphone app Thursday to help police track a stolen phone to a man who was walking out of a donut shop with the phone beeping in his pocket.