Bay Area Beaches Rank Among Most Polluted In CaliforniaFour Bay Area beaches ranked among the most polluted in California, while Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz earned a spot as one of the least polluted beaches in the state, according to the annual report released this week by the environmental advocacy nonprofit Heal the Bay.
Santa Cruz Housing Affordability For Teachers Called Worst In NationThe city of Santa Cruz has earned a dubious new distinction: it is now the least affordable city in America for teachers.
Man Convicted Of Murdering, Raping 79-Year-Old Santa Cruz Woman Denied ParoleA man serving a life sentence for the 1973 rape and murder of a 79-year woman has been denied parole.
Man Arrested After DUI Hit-And-Run Crash In Santa Cruz That Critically Injured PedestrianPolice in Santa Cruz have arrested a suspect in connection with a DUI hit-and-run collision that left a pedestrian in critical condition.
Santa Cruz Animal Shelter Offering Free Spay, Neuter Surgeries For Husky DogsThe Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter will offer free spay or neuter surgeries and microchips during the month of June for husky and husky mix dogs living in the county.
Antioch Man Arrested After Teen Critically Injured In Santa Cruz StabbingPolice in Santa Cruz are investigating a stabbing that left a 17-year-old in critical condition Sunday.
Santa Cruz County Judge Censured After Trying To Get Red Light Ticket DismissedCalifornia’s Commission on Judicial Performance has imposed a severe public censure on a Santa Cruz County judge who ran a red light then tried to have the ticket dismissed.
Public Defender Argues Against Judge's Ruling To Try Santa Cruz Teen As An AdultThe Santa Cruz County Public Defender's Office says a judge got it wrong when he decided to continue to prosecute accused killer Adrian Gonzalez as an adult in apparent defiance of California's new juvenile justice reform law, SB 1391.
Overturned Tractor Trailer Closes Southbound Hwy 17 Connector To Hwy 1 In Santa CruzAn overturned tractor trailer on the southbound Highway 17 connector at Highway 1 in Santa Cruz has shut down the southbound ramp between the two roadways, according to authorities.
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.
Non-Profit Group Teaches Veterans Therapy Of Surfing Ocean Waves In Santa CruzThere will be a few extra surfers in the water at Santa Cruz and Capitola this weekend as the organization Operation Surf teaches wounded veterans how to ride a wave.
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.
German Guitar Hero Makes Overdue Return To Bay AreaGerman hard-rock guitar giant Uli Jon Roth brings his current band to the Bay Area for two shows, playing music from his solo band Electric Sun and classic metal tunes from his days with the Scorpions in Santa Cruz and Oakland this week.
Alarming Spike In Crashes Along Dangerous Stretch Of Highway 17 In South BayTraffic accidents on a dangerous stretch of Highway 17 between Los Gatos and Santa Cruz spiked in January and February of 2019.
Kayakers Rescued From Swift Moving Waters Of San Lorenzo RiverFire crews rescued two kayakers who fell into the storm swollen waters of the San Lorenzo River in the area of Paradise Park Saturday evening.