A 12-year-old boy reported missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe, Santa Cruz police said Thursday evening.
A battalion chief for California’s firefighting agency who is being sought in the killing of a woman he lived with is an avid outdoorsman and may be hiding somewhere in the mountains, authorities said.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced a ban on open burning in areas including parts of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, effective Thursday.
Police are seeking an unknown number of suspects in a drive-by shooting Wednesday outside a motel in Santa Cruz who escaped during a 13-mile car chase, police said Thursday.
Residents in single-family homes are now required to limit water use in Santa Cruz, or face added fees.
The city of Santa Cruz is reminding Santa Cruz Municipal Utilities customers that water rationing begins Thursday.
A cyclist was struck and killed in Santa Cruz late Friday night by a driver who fled the scene.
To most of the outside world, Santa Cruz is known for the wide open ocean, its beaches, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A few blocks from shore, a vibrant and growing tech community exists.
The mandatory cuts, due to the statewide drought, are the first in the city in nearly 25 years.
Police in Santa Cruz are asking for the public’s help in locating two teenagers who attacked and badly injured an 86-year-old woman and tried to snatch her purse.