Private Water Company's Woes Leave Santa Cruz Mountain Community High and DryA private water company in the Santa Cruz Mountains has been fined $21,000 by the California State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water.
UPDATE: Residents in Santa Cruz Mountain Dig Out From Storm DebrisA massive clean-up effort was underway in the Santa Cruz mountains Monday as crews removed downed trees and restored power to people living in the path of Sunday's powerful storm.
Atmospheric River: Santa Cruz, San Mateo County Officials Lift Evacuation Orders For CZU Fire Burn Zone With skies clearing and a potent atmospheric river moving southward, Santa Cruz County officials announced Monday they were lifting evacuation orders for residents living in or near the burn scar left by 2020's massive CZU Complex Fire.
Red Flag Warning: Crews Stand By In Santa Cruz Mountains As Winds Whip UpAs winds whipped up in the wildfire-ravaged Santa Cruz Mountains during the Red Flag Warning on Monday, Cal Fire crews were standing by, not taking any chances.
Frequent 'Fast Trip' Power Outages Spark Outrage Against PG&E In Town Of La HondaIn the mountain community of La Honda, residents are outraged at PG&E because they said the electricity is going off multiple times a week and for very little reason.
Heat Wave In Santa Cruz Mountains Puts Fire Crews On High AlertResidents along with fire crews in the Santa Cruz Mountains are bracing for hot temperatures and high fire danger, as a heat wave is expected to scorch much of Northern California this weekend.
State Approves $2M Project Creating Santa Cruz Wildlife Corridor, Trail ConnectionsA recently-approved state project will provide both hikers and wildlife better access to the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Santa Cruz Mountain Locals Concerned About Proposed Fire Safety RequirementsWith California looking to mitigate wildfire risk across the state, it's considering a new set of minimum safety standards for roadways in high risk areas, including the Santa Cruz Mountains area.
Injury Vehicle Crash Ignites Vegetation Fire In Woods Near SaratogaA driver was injured and a vegetation fire ignited in an early Sunday morning crash in a heavily wooded area of the Santa Cruz Mountains near Saratoga.
'High Dispatch' Response, Vegetation Trimming Blunts Highway 17 Fire In Santa Cruz MountainsWhen an SUV caught fire on the shoulder of Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains Saturday, the red flag "warning" changed to "red alert" as the fire quickly ignited the surrounding hillside.
Kansas Camper Arrested In Connection With Boulder Creek Vegetation FiresA 34-year-old Kansas woman, who had been camping in the Santa Cruz Mountains, has been arrested in connection to two vegetation fires in the Pond View Drive area of Boulder Creek.