Santa Cruz County Health Officer Concerned Over Rise In COVID-19 CasesSanta Cruz County health officer Dr. Gail Newel said Thursday that she is worried because COVID-19 cases are steadily growing in the county.
86,000 Acre CZU Lightning Complex Fire 100% ContainedAfter more than a month, the CZU Lightning Complex fire is finally contained.
Santa Cruz County Reports 8th COVID-19 Death, Most New Cases In South CountyThe Santa Cruz County Public Health Division announced Wednesday the eighth COVID-19-related death in the county.
Santa Cruz County Closing 1 of 3 CZU Fire Evacuation SheltersIn a sign that fire conditions are improving, one of the three evacuation centers in Santa Cruz County is closing on Wednesday evening as part of the county's consolidation plan to redirect resources to residents with longer-term displacements.
COVID-19 Reopening: Santa Clara And Santa Cruz Counties Move To 'Red' Tier; More Businesses Resume Indoor OperationsCounty health officials in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties on Tuesday confirmed that both regions have moved into the state's Red Tier for COVID-19 spread risk according to California's new four-tier coronavirus system.
Santa Cruz Reopens Beaches After Labor Day Weekend ClosuresBeaches in Santa Cruz County reopened late Monday afternoon but, during the long holiday weekend, officers were telling beachgoers to stay off the sand.
CZU Lightening Complex Fire 45% Contained, 35,000 Residents Still EvacuatedContainment of the CZU Lightning Complex fires burning in southern San Mateo County and northern Santa Cruz County reached 45 percent as of Tuesday evening.
CZU Lightning Complex: Nearly 1,200 Structures Destroyed, Containment At 35%As firefighters entered their third week of battling the CZU Lightning Complex, containment of the fires has grown to 35 percent as of Sunday.
CZU Lightning Complex: Fires Scorch 130 Square Miles; 29% ContainedThe CZU Lightning Complex fires burning in San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties are nearly 30 percent contained, as firefighters look to make progress ahead of expected rising temperatures.
Resource Center To Open In Santa Cruz For Residents Affected By CZU Complex FiresA recovery resource center is opening Saturday to connect Santa Cruz County residents impacted by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire with resources needed to recover and rebuild.
CZU Lightning Complex: 'Duff' Fueled Blaze Jumps Fire Line; Pipe Bomb Discovered Near Boulder Creek County Club; Blaze's Burn Zone Grows To 82,540 AcresWhile progress was being made against the massive CZU Lightning Complex early Friday, the firefight deep within the Santa Cruz Mountains remains intense with the blaze burning through several feet of dead material on the forest floor.