'High Dispatch' Response, Vegetation Trimming Blunts Highway 17 Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsWhen an SUV caught fire on the shoulder of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains Saturday, the red flag "warning" changed to "red alert" as the fire quickly ignited the surrounding hillside.
18-Year-Old Driver Killed In Fiery Crash In Santa Cruz MountainsThe 18-year-old driver of a pickup truck was killed in a fiery crash after speeding along a road in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the California Highway Patrol said.
Man Who Died In Crash Off Cliff On Hwy 17 Friday IdentifiedA man who died after his car careened 150 feet off a cliff in unincorporated Santa Clara County on Friday has been identified by authorities.
Driver Dead After Car Plunges Off Hwy 17A vehicle drove off the road on northbound Highway 17 Friday morning, killing the driver and forcing the shut down of one lane of the highway.
Firefighters Rescue Three After Vehicle Tumbles Down 125 Feet Down Highway 17 EmbankmentThree injured crash victims were rescued Sunday night after a vehicle tumbled 125 feet down an embankment on Highway 17 north of the Lexington Reservoir, authorities said.
Campbell Residents Frustrated Over Growing Homeless Encampment Next To Highway 17Frustrated residents in a Campbell neighborhood are speaking out over a growing homeless camp and an increase of street crime.
Scotts Valley Man Injured In Highway 17 Rollover CrashA 71-year-old Scotts Valley man suffered major injuries Monday evening when he lost control of his pickup truck and rolled over on Highway 17, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Big Rig Crash Shuts Down Southbound Highway 17 Near Summit A big rig toppled over on Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains near the summit early Tuesday, forcing the California Highway Patrol to shut down both southbound lanes during the morning commute.
Hwy 17 Lanes Reopen After 2-Alarm Grass Fire Burns In Santa Cruz MountainsA two-alarm vegetation fire prompted the closure of a portion of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains for over two hours, authorities said Tuesday.
Driver Killed In Early Tuesday Morning Highway 17 Rollover, CrashA 22-year-old driver was killed early Tuesday on Highway 17 when his Mazda Portege 5 careened out of control, rolled over and was struck by another vehicle, according the California Highway Patrol.
6 Injured In Horrific Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 17 In Los GatosA wrong-way driver suspected of DUI triggered a horrific multi-vehicle crash in Los Gatos early Thursday that injured six and left crumpled debris across the northbound lanes on Highway 17.
Shaded Fuelbreak Project To Protect Santa Cruz Mountains From Wildfires Nears CompletionThe Shaded Fuelbreak Project to create a defensible space along Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains is nearing its end as major wildfires continue to burn around the state.
Fire Safety Tree-Trimming Project Begins Along Stretch Of Highway 17 In Santa Cruz MountainsCal Fire has launched an ambitious project to trim trees and clear brush from a 6.5-mile stretch of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the summit north to Los Gatos.
Fire Alongside Highway 17 In Los Gatos Under InvestigationTwo buildings were threatened by a small vegetation fire Sunday afternoon alongside state Highway 17 in Los Gatos, but ultimately spared, the Santa Clara County Fire Department said.
Hundreds Of Permits Required For Planned Santa Cruz Mountains Fire BreakPlans to create a massive fire break along Highway 17 running from Summit Road north to Los Gatos have run into red tape.