UPDATE: Evacuation Orders Lifted For Freedom And Panther Fires In Santa Cruz CountyThe evacuation orders that had been issued for the wind-whipped Freedom and Panther fires burning in Santa Cruz County were lifted Wednesday, Cal Fire confirmed.
Wind-Whipped Fires Burn In Santa Cruz County; Evacuations Ordered In Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, Boulder CreekA series of wind-whipped fires were burning Tuesday in Santa Cruz County, prompting mandatory evacuations, Cal Fire reported.
Cal Fire Chopper Helps Rescue Hiker Who Fell Down Cliff At Bonny Doon BeachCal Fire crews on Friday used their helicopter to help rescue a hiker who had fallen 30 feet down a cliff at Bonny Doon Beach in Santa Cruz County.
COVID Surge: Santa Cruz Health Officer Says County's Stay-At-Home Order Likely To Last 'Well Into January'Santa Cruz County is likely to remain under a coronavirus-related stay-at-home order "well into January," the county's health officer said Thursday.
Arrest Made In 1995 Santa Cruz County Cold Case Killing Of Gloria HassemerMore than 25 years after Gloria Hassemer was found dead in Santa Cruz County, authorities have announced an arrest in her killing this week.
COVID-19 Outbreak Sickens 38 At Santa Cruz Skilled Nursing FacilityOfficials in Santa Cruz are dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak at a skilled nursing facility that has made nearly 40 people ill and hospitalized some residents.
'Party's Over' – Man Arrested In DUI Collisions, Rollover Caught On Video Near Santa CruzA Santa Cruz County man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence following multiple collisions and a rollover crash that was captured on video Sunday afternoon.
Final CZU Fire Evacuation Warnings Lifted For Boulder Creek ResidentsNearly two months after dry lightning strikes ignited a massive wildfire that swept through the Santa Cruz Mountains, evacuation warnings for the fire-ravaged Boulder Creek neighborhoods have finally been lifted, officials said.
Bigfoot Statue Found After Being Stolen From Museum In Santa Cruz MountainsAuthorities in Santa Cruz County Thursday said they have found a missing Bigfoot statue that belonged to a museum dedicated to the mythical forest creature.
Sniffing Out Election Fraud: Claim Of Dog Voting In Santa Cruz County DebunkedThe Santa Cruz County Registrar of Voters has gone on record to dispute a widely-publicized claim of voter fraud, asserting that a dog did not register and vote in the November 3rd election.
COVID-19 Update: Surging Cases Find Contra Costa, Santa Cruz Counties Moving Back To Red TierState health officials on Tuesday announced that two greater Bay Area counties -- Contra Costa and Santa Cruz -- have backslid due to rising COVID-19 cases, moving from the orange tier to the more restrictive red tier.
COVID-19 Update: Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo And Santa Cruz Counties Move To Orange TierCalifornia Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly on Tuesday announced that four greater Bay Area counties -- Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo and Santa Cruz -- have moved to Orange Tier on the state COVID-19 monitoring system.v
KPIX Vote Smart: Mobile Voting Centers A Welcome Convenience For Voters In Remote Areas Of San Mateo Co.Election officials in San Mateo County are trying to make it easier and more convenient to vote, travelling with a mobile voting center to remote corners of the sprawling county.
Beloved Boulder Creek Camp For The Differently-Abled Rebuilds After Devastating WildfireLocated in the forests of Boulder Creek, Camp Krem represents a small handful of the 1,490 structures that fell victim to the CZU Lightning Complex fires in Santa Cruz County. But it was an outsized, deeply felt loss for its thousands of current and former campers, their families and staff.
9 Dead, 61 Infected From COVID-19 Outbreak At Watsonville Post-Acute CenterNine people have died and more than 60 residents and staff have tested positive from a COVID-19 outbreak at a nursing facility in Watsonville, officials said.