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.
A Santa Cruz man died Monday after losing consciousness while scuba diving off the coast of Monterey County, a Monterey County sheriff’s sergeant said Wednesday.
If a monster earthquake struck off Alaska’s coast, tsunami waves would rush toward California, swamping the nation’s largest port complex and causing major economic damage.
Prosecutors in Santa Cruz County have filed 28 criminal charges against a former surfing instructor in a child sex abuse and pornography case that police believe involved “hundreds” of victims.
The owner of a popular Santa Cruz surfing school is behind bars for allegedly taking 1000s of secret videos and photos of young female students and pursuing sexual relationships with them.
Police will be cleaning up an illegal campsite and marijuana grow operation near the Pasatiempo Creek in Santa Cruz Friday.