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A surfer prepares to jump off the cliffs into the Pacific Ocean at Steamer Lane, a well known surfing spot, on July 3, 2008 in Santa Cruz, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Santa Cruz Looks To Keep Tech Community In Town

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.

04/25/2014

Loch Lomond Reservoir (City of Santa Cruz)

Santa Cruz Approves Mandatory 25 Percent Water Rationing

The mandatory cuts, due to the statewide drought, are the first in the city in nearly 25 years.

04/24/2014

Surveillance photo of strong arm robbery suspect who attacked an elderly woman in Santa Cruz. (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

Manhunt For Robbery Suspects Who Attacked Elderly Woman In Santa Cruz

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.

04/19/2014

Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

String Of Burglaries In Santa Cruz Summit Area Puts Homeowners On Alert

Santa Cruz County sheriff’s officials warned residents to be on the lookout for a suspect and car in connection with a recent string of burglaries in the Summit area of the county.

04/17/2014

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State Health Officials Warn Of Illness Linked To Sport Shellfish From Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties

State public health officials are warning the public not to eat any sport-harvested bivalve shellfish from the Monterey Bay because consumption can lead to illness or death.

04/07/2014

A surfer prepares to jump off the cliffs into the Pacific Ocean at Steamer Lane, a well known surfing spot, on July 3, 2008 in Santa Cruz, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Fire Crews Scale Down Cliff To Save Injured Santa Cruz Surfer

A surfer who was injured after hitting his head on rocks was saved by fire crews who went down a cliffside to rescue him in Santa Cruz Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

04/03/2014

Yahir Alejandro Chavez, 22, Shane Fitzgerald Montue, 21, Lenel James David Randolph, 23, and Alphonse Gomez Ramirez were all arrested for a violent assault and robbery in Santa Cruz. (Source: Santa Cruz Police)

4 Arrested In Violent Santa Cruz Street Robbery

Four men from Sacramento were arrested Saturday in connection with a Santa Cruz robbery in which a male victim was punched several times and had gold chains ripped from his neck, police said Wednesday.

04/02/2014

People look at sunk boats from a tsunami surge in a harbor on March 11, 2011 in Santa Cruz. (Kim White/Getty Images)

Vulnerable California Harbors Prepare For Future Tsunamis

Next week marks 50 years since a magnitude 9.2 earthquake in Alaska triggered a tsunami that killed 12 people in Northern California. Scientists are mapping five vulnerable harbors, including Santa Cruz and Crescent City, so managers can come up with better emergency plans.

03/21/2014

Sinkhole

Santa Cruz Sinkhole Diverts Eastbound Traffic Along West Cliff Drive

An oceanfront intersection partially reopened after a sinkhole shut down traffic in Santa Cruz on Saturday.

03/02/2014

Sinkhole

Huge Sinkhole Shuts Down Oceanfront Intersection In Santa Cruz

A sinkhole has shut down an oceanfront intersection in Santa Cruz Saturday morning.

03/01/2014

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