Santa Cruz County Launches New Disaster Preparedness WebsiteSanta Cruz County launched a new disaster preparedness website through its Office of Response, Recovery and Resilience, officials announced Friday.
Calfire Crews Respond to Vegetation Fire in San Mateo County's Butano State ParkCalfire crews on Friday afternoon were at the scene of a small vegetation for in Butano State Park, according to authorities.
Update: Watsonville Man Suspected of Fatally Stabbing Brother Arrested After Gilroy StandoffAuthorities on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a man suspected of fatally stabbing his brother in Santa Cruz earlier this week following a standoff at a Gilroy hotel.
Calfire Crews Stop Progress of Boulder Creek Vegetation Fire Near CZU Lightning Complex ScarCalfire crews in Santa Cruz County on Wednesday evening were able to stop forward progress of a vegetation fire burning in a heavily wooded area in Boulder Creek, according to authorities.
Man Dies In Family Disturbance In Santa Cruz County; Suspect At LargeA 55-year-old man died in what Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies are investigating as a homicide after responding Tuesday night to reports of a family disturbance in the unincorporated area of Interlaken.
COVID Reopening: Alameda and Santa Cruz Counties Move Into Orange TierBoth Alameda County and Santa Cruz counties were able to move to the Orange Tier Tuesday according to the metrics of the state's COVID Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Early 70s Serial Killer Herbert Mullin Denied Parole In Santa Cruz CountySanta Cruz County's district attorney said a serial killer who was denied parole Thursday still "poses as high of a risk to the community" as he did when he murdered 13 people in the early 1970s.
COVID Schools: Santa Cruz County Will Have Offered Vaccine to All K-12 Educators by FridayOfficials from Santa Cruz County say they will have offered the vaccine to all of K-12 educators and staff in the county by Friday.
Santa Cruz Health Officials Say COVID Case Drop Continues; Red Tier Likely In MarchSanta Cruz County health leaders say things are looking up for the county in terms of COVID-19.
COVID Vaccine: Santa Cruz County Education, Child Care, EMS and Food Workers Now EligibleOn Monday, Santa Cruz County health officials extended COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to residents in several occupations now that more than half of the county's residents age 65 and older have received at least one dose.
Warming Waters Draw Increasing Numbers Of Young Great White Sharks To Monterey BayThere is a dramatic increase in the number of great white sharks swimming in Monterey Bay. The influx is indicative of broad ocean changes underway because of climate changes.
COVID: Santa Cruz Co. Opens Watsonville Vaccination Site; Offers Shots To 65+ In Hard-Hit Zip CodesA new vaccination site for Santa Cruz County residents opened on Monday in Watsonville.
Atmospheric River: Heavy Rains Fall Across Bay Area; Snow Reported In Sonoma, Santa Clara CountiesThe leading edge of an anticipated atmospheric river storm system arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday evening, bringing heavy rains and high winds across the region as well as reports of snow in the North and South Bay.
Atmospheric River: Some Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Stay Put As Huge Storm ArrivesWhile thousands of residents raced to get out on Tuesday ahead of potential mudslides in the Santa Cruz Mountains, authorities said there were still some people who refused to evacuate.
Atmospheric River: Hurricane Hunters Fly Into Storm; Residents Flee Homes In Santa Cruz MountainsHundreds of residents packed up their treasured belongings early Tuesday, preparing to evacuate homes in the burn zone of last fall's devastating Santa Cruz Mountains wildfire, as a powerful Pacific storm edged ever closer with as much as a foot of rain and the threat of deadly mudslides.