Three Teen Inmates Walk Away From San Mateo County Ranch Three teenage inmates, two being held on weapons-related charges, walked away from a minimum security ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains early Thursday and remain at large.
Caltrans Set To Build Tunnel For Wildlife Under Highway 17The tunnel would be built at the infamous Laurel Curve, which is not just dangerous for drivers, but is downright deadly for wildlife.
Hwy 17 Reopens After Felled Tree Causes Emergency ClosureCaltrans crews had to force an emergency closure of State Highway 17 in both directions for about an hour Thursday afternoon in order to take down a tree that was threatening to fall onto traffic, according to authorities.
Boulder Creek Man Describes Close Encounter With Mountain LionsA Santa Cruz Mountains resident recently managed to capture an incredible close encounter with two mountain lions playing outside his bedroom window.
High Winds Trigger Frigid Wind Chills; Delay Cross Country FlightsA blustery winter storm buffeted the San Francisco Bay Area early Monday, driving temperatures into the 20s and threatening to dump a dusting of snow on the region's higher peaks.
1440 Multiversity Retreat In The Santa Cruz Mountains Aims For Introspection1440 Multiversity is part of a growing number of retreats giving the tech-dependent a space to learn how to find balance in their lives.
Super-Fast Tracking Speeds Up Repairs On Highway 35 In Santa Cruz MountainsRoad repairs were super-fast tracked in the Santa Cruz mountains on a section of Highway 35 where 200 feet of road was wiped out earlier this year.
Suspect Arrested For Starting Bear Creek Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsA 54-year-old man, who had been arrested for looting an evacuated home, was charged Friday for intentionally starting the Bear Creek Fire that injured 13 firefighters.