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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

Students play video games at UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley extension in Santa Clara. (CBS)

UC Santa Cruz Offers Master’s Degree In Video Gaming

The business of video games is so lucrative and in need of creative minds that the University of California at Santa Cruz is now offering a master’s degree in video gaming at its Silicon Valley extension in Santa Clara.

07/23/2013

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Ask A South Bay Expert: Essentials When Dorm Shopping

Although the new school year is still weeks away, incoming freshmen, transfer and returning students will soon have to decide what to bring to their new dorm and what to leave behind. Here are five essentials to look for when dorm shopping from a San Francisco expert.

CBS San Francisco–07/23/2013

(UC Santa Cruz)

UC Santa Cruz Program Tackles Departing Students’ Dorm Debris

Keeping dorm room debris from departing college students out of creeks and campsites is the goal of a new program launched at University of California, Santa Cruz.

06/06/2013

(UC Santa Cruz)

UC Santa Cruz Security Guard Arrested For Planning Robbery

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.

05/30/2013

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