A head-on crash on Highway 17 in unincorporated Santa Cruz County north of Scotts Valley Friday morning has left one person dead, according to the California Highway Patrol.
An 18-year-old Scotts Valley man died on Thursday after the car he was in went off an embankment and plunged into an agricultural pond in Davenport, according to the California Highway Patrol.
At the end of June, Pacific Gas and Electric plans to install SmartMeters in Soquel, Scotts Valley and Watsonville areas where opposition to the wireless devices has been strongest.
A man and woman were arrested in Scotts Valley Friday after officers reportedly discovered a stolen firearm along with other weapons, police said.
Officials in Santa Cruz County are estimating that recent heavy storms caused at least $17 million in damage due to flooding, collapsing roads and rock and mudslides.
Neighbors in the 33 homes cut off by a rock slide on Nelson Road have tried to take the inconvenience in stride as rain hampered work to restore access to their mountain community.
Authorities in Santa Cruz County don’t yet know when they will be able to clear a rockslide near Scotts Valley that has left dozens of residents stranded.
Firefighters and Santa Cruz County officials met Tuesday to develop plans to clear a rock slide that occurred Monday, blocking access to more than 30 homes near Scotts Valley, a fire district battalion chief said.
A landslide in Scotts Valley was reported Monday off of Nelson Road near Skymeadow Lane and at least 20 families were stuck.
Gunnar Sandberg pulled Easton-Bell’s prototype of a protective pitcher helmet over his high school baseball cap and immediately deemed it comfortable.