East Bay State Senator Describes Health Scare After Being Splattered With Red Liquid At State CapitolSenator Steven Glazer (D-Orinda) said he and other senators were struck by a liquid substance and had to get health checkup's Saturday morning to ensure they had not been infected.
Sheriff Confirms UC Berkeley Grad Among The Dive Boat Tragedy VictimsWorking around the clock since last weekend's deadly dive boat tragedy, a group of coroners from around the state have been able to identify 18 of the 33 bodies recovered from the wreckage of the 75-foot Conception, officials said Thursday.
Sheriff: Dive Boat Victims Appear To Have Died From Smoke InhalationDozens of people trapped on a scuba diving boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast appear to have died from smoke inhalation, not burns, authorities said Friday.
Dive Boat Owners Seek Legal Protection Under 1851 Maritime LawThe owners of the dive boat where 34 people perished in a fire off Southern California filed a lawsuit Thursday to head off potentially costly litigation, a move condemned by some observers as disrespectful to the families of the dead.
Family Who Died In Diving Boat Tragedy Remembered For KindnessCommunities across the Bay Area are coming together to grieve the lives lost in the disastrous diving boat fire that happened near the Channel Islands in the early morning hours of Labor Day.
Bay Area Mourns As 33 Bodies Recovered From Deadly Dive Boat FireHigh School students in Fremont and Santa Cruz, employees at Apple and health care workers at a Stockton hospital were all in mourning Wednesday, trying to come to grips the deadly toll of a Labor Day weekend dive boat fire.
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.
2 Arrested in Connection With Spate of Santa Cruz ShootingsSanta Cruz police arrested two suspects on Thursday who investigators said are connected to a recent uptick in gun violence in the city.
Funeral Held For Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Victim Trevor IrbyServices for 25-year-old Trevor Irby were held Thursday at Romulus Central School in central New York, where Irby graduated from in 2012.
Hundreds Of Permits Required For Planned Santa Cruz Mountains Fire BreakPlans to create a massive fire break along Highway 17 running from Summit Road north to Los Gatos have run into red tape.
Santa Cruz Shooting Sends Bullets Into Parked Car; Police Ask For HelpPolice are looking for information related to a Wednesday afternoon shooting in Santa Cruz.
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.
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.