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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

(Creative Commons)

2 Detained Over Threat Of Mass Shooting At Santa Cruz High School

Police in Santa Cruz have detained two persons of interest Thursday night in connection with an email threatening a mass shooting that was sent Tuesday to the principal of Santa Cruz High School, officials announced Friday.

11/21/2014

(CBS)

2 Earthquakes Strike San Juan Bautista In 10-Minute Span, Shaking Felt In South Bay

Two earthquakes struck within a 10 minute span near the town of San Juan Bautista in San Benito County late Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

11/19/2014

(Creative Commons)

Police Investigate ‘Mass Casualty’ Email Threat, Canceling Classes At Santa Cruz High School

Santa Cruz police are investigating an email received Tuesday night mentioning an intention to create “a mass casualty situation” at Santa Cruz High School, which was closed Wednesday in response.

11/19/2014

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