Malnourished Mountain Lion Seen Near Ben Lomond; 2nd Sickly Cougar To Be Spotted In AreaA malnourished mountain lion was spotted in Ben Lomond just days after another sickly mountain lion was captured near downtown Santa Cruz, a wildlife rescue group said.
CZU Complex Fire Update: 5 Suspected Looters Arrested; Firefighters Rescue Trapped Residents; At Least 97 Structures Destroyed A massive timber fire burning in the heavily wooded Santa Cruz Mountains continued to ravage homes in Boulder Creek and nearby areas early Friday with firefighters staging at least three rescues of trapped residents.
CZU Lightning Complex Fires: Mandatory Evacuations For UC Santa Cruz, San Mateo County CommunitiesOfficials in San Mateo County upgraded existing evacuation warnings for the CZU Lightning Complex fires to mandatory orders Thursday evening, instructing residents in Pescadero, San Gregorio, La Honda and other areas to leave immediately.
Alleged 'Boogaloo' Gunman Carrillo Pleads Not Guilty In Oakland Federal Officer SlayingThe man accused of killing a federal officer in Oakland during George Floyd protests in May on Thursday entered a not guilty plea.
Grand Jury Indicts Alleged 'Boogaloo' Suspect Steven Carrillo For Murder Of Federal Guard In OaklandA federal grand jury indicted an Air Force sergeant for murder and attempted murder after he allegedly killed a federal security guard in Oakland and wounded his partner amid protests against police brutality.
Hundreds Gather To Remember Slain Santa Cruz County Sheriff Sgt. Damon GutzwillerHundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state, local residents, family and friends gathered Wednesday at Cabrillo College football field to say farewell to Santa Cruz Sheriff Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was slain when he and a fellow deputy were ambushed by accused slayer Steven Carrillo in Ben Lomond.
Arraignment For Steven Carillo In Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Sergeant Slaying Continued To JulyA court hearing for a U.S. Air Force staff sergeant charged in the ambush slaying last weekend of a sheriff's sergeant in Ben Lomond has been continued to next month, prosecutors said Friday.
Updated: Alleged Santa Cruz Deputy Ambush Suspect Steven Carrillo Charged With MurderSteven Carrillo, the U.S. Air Force sergeant suspected in a deadly ambush of two Santa Cruz County deputies, was formally charged with murder and several counts of attempted murders with special enhancements that could carry with them a death sentence.
Santa Cruz Remembers Murdered Deputy as Model of Community Law EnforcementSanta Cruz County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller was remembered Sunday as a family man, husband, friend and dedicate police officer.
Santa Cruz Deputy Killed, Another Wounded In Ben Lomond AmbushA veteran Santa Cruz County Sheriff Deputy was killed and a second was severely injured by an improvised explosive device Saturday during "an ambush" in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Teen Girl Fights Off Assault By Man While Walking Home From School In Ben LomondAuthorities are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted a 13-year-old girl while she was walking home from school in Ben Lomond on Tuesday afternoon, according to the sheriff's office.
Ben Lomond Man Who Allegedly Shot Victim In Face Sought For Attempted MurderThe suspect, identified as Austin Combs, fled the scene before deputies arrived.
Love Creek Falls Wiped Out In New MudslideThe site of a deadly mudslide 35 years ago in the Santa Cruz Mountains has been wiped out again.
Ben Lomond Sees More Than 5 Feet Of Rain In El Niño WinterEven in an area known year after year for its extremely wet weather, the El Niño season in Ben Lomond has been close to a record.
Searchers Find Body Of Missing Swimmer In Ben LomondSearchers on Monday found the body of a woman missing since Sunday after she went swimming with two men in the San Lorenzo River in Ben Lomond, a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.