A 15-year veteran of the Watsonville Police Department who was discharged from the force two years ago has been charged by the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office with animal cruelty after an animal shelter rescued an emaciated former police dog.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that two minor earthquakes occurred Wednesday evening in the South Bay, one near Watsonville and the other near Morgan Hill.
Four men were arrested Tuesday by Santa Cruz sheriff’s deputies in connection with the Saturday shooting death of a 14-year-old Watsonville High School student.
Two men were arrested and 130 pounds of marijuana was seized at a raid Friday on an alleged grow house in Watsonville, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department said.
A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board indicates that pilot David Houghton had accrued about 140 hours of flight time, including his flight training for his pilot certificate, at the time of the July 7 crash.
Four people were killed in a small plane crash in Watsonville Thursday evening, two more than initially reported, federal investigators confirmed Friday morning.
Two people were killed when a small plane crashed into a medical office building in Watsonville Thursday evening.
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.
Deputies investigating a string of school burglaries in Santa Cruz County arrested a Watsonville man Thursday on suspicion of possessing stolen property.
The lawyer for a Santa Cruz area teacher charged with having sex with a teen student says severe car accident injuries have left her unable to defend herself.