Santa Cruz Leaders Seek Fix For Thousands Of Needles, Syringes Littering CityOn Tuesday, Santa Cruz city council members will discuss whether to install four additional syringe disposal kiosks in the county in response to finding thousands of needles left in public places.
Santa Cruz Officials Pass Curfew To Remove Homeless Tents On Main Beach OvernightSanta Cruz city council members found a way around the law to remove the tents on a homeless encampment on Main Beach near the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk -- at least overnight.
Santa Cruz Nursing Assistant Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault Of PatientA 46-year-old medical professional was arrested Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a female patient, officials say.
Santa Cruz Diving Company Owner Was On Charter Boat During Deadly Fire, Brother SaysThe tight-knit diving communities in the Bay Area and Central Coast are bracing for news about the dozens of divers presumed dead after a deadly fire aboard a dive charter ship off the coast of Santa Barbara early Monday morning.
Tourists, Growing Homeless Encampment Share Sands Of Santa Cruz's Main BeachTens of thousands of visitors this Labor Day weekend coming to enjoy Santa Cruz’s signature, marquee beach will share the the coastline with a growing number of homeless campers.
Six Rescued From Capsized Boat Off Coast Near DavenportSix people were rescued from the Pacific Ocean Sunday morning when their boat capsized off the coast from Davenport in unincorporated Santa Cruz County, the U.S. Coast Guard reported Sunday.
Man Arrested In Stabbing Near Levee In Santa CruzA 64-year-old man was arrested after a stabbing in Santa Cruz on Monday night, police said.
'It Looked Like A War Zone'; Soquel Alpaca Owner Devastated As Pit Bulls Maul HerdA Soquel neighborhood is on edge after two pit bulls mauled and killed a herd of alpacas that have brought joy to a local preschool of kids for several years.
Aggressive Squirrel Terrorizing Santa Cruz Neighborhood EscapesAn aggressive mother squirrel that has terrorized a neighborhood in Santa Cruz is on the lam after escaping the custody of animal rescuers.
Judge Rejects Request That Would Protect 200 Santa Cruz Homeless Camp ResidentsA judge in federal court shot down a request that would have protected nearly 200 individuals from being swept out of their homeless encampment by the city of Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Police Investigate After Person Stabbed 3 Times In City's Seabright NeighborhoodSanta Cruz police are investigating a stabbing in the city’s Seabright neighborhood Tuesday night.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Filming High School Girl Swimmers From Portable ToiletA 21-year-old man was arrested last week for allegedly taking inappropriate photos of girls during a swim meet at Santa Cruz High School, police reported Thursday.
Horror Film 'Us' Set At Santa Cruz Boardwalk Has Visitors SpookedThe Santa Cruz Boardwalk was closed and quiet Monday, but to some visitors, it made the place feel very eerie after seeing Hollywood's new horror film, 'Us.'