Carjacking Suspect Arrested Following Chase From Santa Cruz to CapitolaA carjacking suspect was arrested Saturday night after leading police on a chase from Santa Cruz to Capitola and back before crashing the stolen vehicle and fleeing on foot.
Capitola Paddle Boarder Shark Attack Closes Nearby Beaches In Santa Cruz CountyA paddle boarder's close call with a shark near Santa Cruz has resulted in several beaches being closed, according to authorities.
3 Arrested After Teen Who Had Been Kidnapped, Raped Uses Snapchat To Get HelpA 14-year-old girl who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted was able to lead authorities to three suspects with the help of her Snapchat account, San Jose police said.
Six Teenagers Suffer Major Injuries In Capitola Crash Following PursuitSix teenagers were seriously injured in a crash after a pursuit in Capitola early Wednesday morning, officials with the California Highway Patrol said.
Young Great White Sharks Thrive In Monterey Bay As Older Ones Mysteriously DieGreat white shark sightings are on the rise in the Monterey Bay. But while the young ones appear to be thriving, older ones are dying and washing ashore.
Young Great White Sharks Flock To Northern California WatersWhile the sight of a great white shark swimming in the waters off Northern California's beaches terrifies most people, it merely piques Sean Van Sommeran's curiosity.
Marine Biologist Explains Increased Shark Sightings In Santa Cruz CountyAfter some two dozen sharks were spotted over the weekend in Santa Cruz County, a local marine biologist who has been studying the sharks explains why he believes sharks are being seen in increasing numbers.
2 Dozen Great White Sharks Spotted At Capitola BeachAbout two dozen great white sharks reportedly showed up near a beach in Santa Cruz County this weekend in the latest shark sighting in the area.
Emergency Repairs On Capitola Wharf Force Shut Down Of Favorite Tourist SpotEmergency repairs after this winter's wet weather stretched into summer at the municipal wharf in Capitola and forced the closure of the Wharf House.
Technical Glitch Shuts Down Police Phone Lines In Santa Cruz, Watsonville, CapitolaPolice agencies in the South Bay are recovering from a temporary service outage that affected their non-emergency phone lines earlier Monday.
Police: 8-Year-Old Girl Killed By Father In Capitola Mall Murder-SuicideA 36-year-old man killed his 8-year-old daughter then himself Sunday afternoon while sitting in a parked car near the west entrance of the Capitola Mall, police said.
3 Winning Powerball Tickets Sold In CaliforniaThe winning numbers in Saturday night's $478 million Powerball drawing were 11, 17, 21, 23, 32, and the Powerball was 5.
15-Foot Great White Shark Attacks Boat Near Santa Cruz CoastA 15 foot Great White shark attacked a fishing boat off the coast of Capitola Friday.
Keepers Of Gated Santa Cruz County Beach Ordered To Open To PublicPrivates Beach near Capitola is a popular surf spot, but a locked gate has barred the public from accessing it.
Aerial Video Captures Sharks Swimming Near Surfers In Santa CruzA Santa Cruz-based charter aviation company posted video shot Monday that showed a number of sharks in the water off at beaches in Santa Cruz and Capitola, including a shark in the area of a couple of surfers.