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Janet Napolitano (r) (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napolitano Vows To Keep UC Tuition Affordable

New University of California President Janet Napolitano says she will work to keep tuition costs from rising beyond the reach of families.

10/19/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

5 Arrested In 2012 Fatal Shooting Of Santa Cruz Boy

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.

10/14/2013

Closeup image of a drop of hash oil on the end of a needle. (Ryan Bushby/Wikimedia Commons)

Suspected Hash Oil Explosion Severely Burns Santa Cruz Man

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.

10/10/2013

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Pot Smuggler’s Boat Capsizes Off Beach Near Santa Cruz

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.

09/30/2013

Closeup image of a drop of hash oil on the end of a needle. (Ryan Bushby/Wikimedia Commons)

Santa Cruz Men Critically Burned In Explosion Caused By Hash Oil Manufacture

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.

09/30/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Santa Cruz Bank Robbery Suspect Nabbed After Being Spotted At Mall

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.

09/26/2013

Cora Evans (Cal-Catholic.com/CBS)

Bay Area Woman May Become 1st Catholic Saint From California

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.

09/25/2013

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Highway 1 Crash Victim In Santa Cruz Airlifted To Trauma Center

One person had to be airlifted to a hospital following a crash on state Highway 1 in Santa Cruz Sunday morning.

09/22/2013

Pebble Beach Golf Course overlooking Monterey Bay. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Volunteers Clean Up Tons Of Debris Along NorCal Coast

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.

09/21/2013

Dennis Ballard

App Leads Police To Suspect In Santa Cruz Smartphone Robbery

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.

09/07/2013

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