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Clara, a rescued sea otter, holds her pup in December 2014. (Joe Tomoleoni/Monterey Bay Aquarium)

For First Time, Sea Otter Pup Conceived In Wild Born In Captivity At UC Santa Cruz

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.

01/23/2015

(UC Santa Cruz Police Department)

Police Seek Man Who Tried To Kidnap Woman At UC Santa Cruz

Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a woman while armed with a knife in her car at the University of California at Santa Cruz on Thursday, campus police said Friday.

12/20/2014

A mountain lion. (Art G./Wikimedia Commons)

Multiple Mountain Lion Sightings In Past Week In Santa Cruz

One of the sightings was in the backyard of a home.

11/29/2014

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Different Sightings Of Mountain Lions Reported In Santa Cruz This Week

The latest was Friday morning, as authorities said two big cats were seen near Barn Theater at UC Santa Cruz.

11/28/2014

Joseph Badiali (Hayward Police Department)

UC Santa Cruz Student Charged With Stabbing Mom To Death With Scissors & Killing 3 Chihuahuas

A University of California, Santa Cruz student has been charged with murder and animal cruelty for allegedly stabbing his mother to death with scissors and killing three of the family’s dogs.

10/09/2014

Mountain Lion

‘Stalk And Pounce’ Hunting Method Of Mountain Lions Dissected By UC Santa Cruz Scientists

Scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz say they now know much more about how Mountain Lions stalk, pounce and overpower their prey, thanks to the help of a wildlife tracking collar.

10/02/2014

Researchers tag baby peregrine falcons atop Downtown San Francisco's PG&E building (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Peregrine Falcons On The Rebound: Nest Atop Downtown SF PG&E Building

Three baby Peregrine falcon chicks were banded Wednesday on the 33rd floor of the PG&E building in downtown San Francisco.

05/07/2014

First Feeding for Clara the falcon's first two eyasses or baby falcons on top of San Jose City Hall. (Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group)

Falcon Watching Goes High-Tech Atop San Jose City Hall

Bird watching is going high-tech this year in San Jose. Bird expert Glen Stewart wore a mini GoPro cam on his helmet as he rappelled down the side of city hall for the annual banding of four peregrine falcon chicks.

05/02/2014

(UC Santa Cruz)

Women Attending UC Santa Cruz Report Being Drugged At Parties

Investigators are looking into reports from female students at the University of California at Santa Cruz that their drinks were spiked with drugs at parties.

11/13/2013

(CBS)

Redwoods Burned In Wildfire At UC Santa Cruz

Firefighters battled a wildfire on the University of California at Santa Cruz campus for nearly six hours Sunday morning.

10/06/2013

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