Evacuees Face Wrenching Choices as They Flee Expanding CZU Lightning Complex FireFelton was among the many communities evacuated on Thursday as the CZU August Lightning Complex Fire exploded with zero containment Thursday.
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.
8 Injured In Roaring Camp Railroads Train Crash In FeltonEight people were injured in a train crash on Roaring Camp Railroads in Santa Cruz County Monday afternoon, a fire chief said.
Missouri Firm Recalling Caramel Apples Over Possible Listeria ContaminationA Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with listeria.
Family Sues Safeway After Felton Woman Dies From Listeria After Caramel Apple PurchaseA lawsuit has been filed after a Santa Cruz County woman’s family says she became ill, and eventually died due to listeria from a caramel apple she bought at a local Safeway grocery store.
Ohio Teen Accused Of Calling In Bomb Threat To Santa Cruz-Area High SchoolA bomb threat phoned in to San Lorenzo Valley High School Wednesday turned out to be a prank from a teen in Ohio, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
Missing Santa Cruz County Man Located In Salt Lake CityA Scotts Valley man reported missing after he suffered a head injury earlier this week has been found by police in Salt Lake City, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
Decorated World War II Veteran Dies In Cliff Fall In Santa CruzA Santa Cruz County man who died after falling 250 feet off a cliff in the Santa Cruz Mountains has been identified as an 87-year-old man who was a decorated war veteran.
Eye On The Bay: Highway 9 - 1/9/12
Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Make Do After Rock SlideNeighbors in the 33 homes cut off by a rock slide on Nelson Road have tried to take the inconvenience in stride as rain hampered work to restore access to their mountain community.
3 Arrested In Santa Cruz County Pot BustSanta Cruz County sheriff’s detectives seized more than 250 marijuana plants and made three arrests while serving a search warrant at a home in Felton on Wednesday, sheriff’s officials said.