Coronavirus Update: Santa Cruz County Joins Bay Area By Ordering Shelter-In-PlaceSanta Cruz County is joining six neighboring Bay Area counties in ordering residents to shelter in place effective at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday and lasting until midnight on April 7 to help restrict the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Suspected DUI Driver Rolls Truck Down Embankment Onto Highway 1CHP officers on Monday afternoon arrested a woman suspected of drunk driving who lost control of her truck, rolling it down an embankment and onto the shoulder of northbound Highway 1.
Homes, Businesses Near Santa Cruz Evacuated As Sheriff's Office Dismantles Hash Oil LabHomes and businesses in the Live Oak community near Santa Cruz were evacuated on Friday morning as deputies dismantled a butane hash oil lab in a warehouse, sheriff's officials said.
Doctor Charged With Child Sex Crimes Found Dead in Santa Cruz County JailA neurosurgeon awaiting trial on charges that he sexually abused children has been found dead in his jail cell.
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.
Santa Cruz Deputies Bust 2 Illegal Marijuana Grows, Seize 10K PlantsSanta Cruz County sheriff's deputies seized more than 10,000 cannabis plants from two separate unpermitted grow sites in the past month, county officials said Monday.
House Fire Causes Brief Road Closure In Soquel
Man Suspected Of Riding Horse While Intoxicated In Santa Cruz CountyCalifornia Highway Patrol officers made an "equine stop" Sunday and pulled over a 49-year-old man suspected of riding a horse while intoxicated near Watsonville.
CHP: Cognac-Drinking Woman Leads Authorities On Santa Cruz-Monterey PursuitA 61-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday morning after leading authorities on a chase from Santa Cruz County to Monterey County and drinking from a large bottle of liquor at the end of the pursuit.
At Least One Person Dead In Aptos ShootingOne person is dead and several others are hurt in a shooting in Aptos, according to authorities.
2 Years Later, Santa Cruz County Struggles With 2016 Storm RepairsThe winter storms of 2016 and all of the damage they caused were the most expensive in the history of Santa Cruz County.