A small get-together in Santa Cruz County on Saturday night ended with several hundred people causing major damage to a home, after word spread about the party through text messages and social media sites.
Several shark warning signs found posted in the Pleasure Point area of Santa Cruz were fake, state parks officials said Thursday. The bogus signs warned people of two shark sightings and one shark attack recently.
A University of California, Santa Cruz security guard was arrested on suspicion of planning a large-scale robbery and possessing a cache of illegal guns and ammunition, police said.
The Santa Cruz Police Department has concluded its investigation into the fatal shootings earlier this year of detectives Butch Baker and Elizabeth Butler.
A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved—and disable it remotely.
A mountain lion that was trapped for hours in the Branciforte Creek aqueduct near downtown Santa Cruz was tranquilized and rescued Thursday afternoon.
Fugitive and alleged serial car thief Dimitri Storm pleaded not guilty to nine charges in Oakland Monday in connection with attempted auto burglaries in Berkeley last week.
A kayaker was rescued after drifting a few hundred yards from shore in Santa Cruz Friday afternoon.
A convicted felon seen with firearms in his neighborhood was arrested Saturday after Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputies recovered a loaded handgun from his car and a rifle from his home, according to the sheriff’s office.
Santa Cruz police have released sketches of a man suspected of following and groping two female runners Monday night in Santa Cruz,