In Santa Cruz, it’s an understatement to call surfing a way of life. The dramatic coastline, the fingerprint of the sea floor, and the swells of the Pacific Ocean deliver world class breaks like clockwork.
Spring in Northern California isn’t defined by hot weather, but the probability of sunny days is high. So outdoor adventures near the Bay Area deserve a place on the list of cool places to go and fun things to do between semesters.
Police are on the lookout for a “bubbly bandit” who shoved six bottles of high-end Champagne under her coat at a Santa Cruz grocery store last month.
State Highway 9 just south of state Highway 35 in Santa Cruz County is closed Monday morning after a three to four foot diameter tree fell across the road, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Here are five suggested Bay Area destinations for a romantic weekend for Valentine’s Day.
The University of California, Santa Cruz is tops on a nationwide list of campus disciplinary action for drug offenses, according to a new report.
Santa Cruz police Friday received three separate reported sightings of a mountain lion walking by residences in central Santa Cruz, one of them on the grounds of an apartment complex only blocks from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
A movement to stop a Utah company’s plan to bring a giant 1,000-foot water slide to 15 major California cities this summer has already collected hundreds of signatures.
Two teenage girls were shot in Santa Cruz on Sunday night by a masked man who was apparently targeting another group nearby, police said.
For the first time ever, a sea otter conceived in the wild has been born in captivity, according to researchers at University of California Santa Cruz.