Santa Cruz Animal Shelter Seeks New Homes For 47 Cats Found Living In RVNearly four dozen cats and kittens are at the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter and need new homes after they were found recently living in poor conditions in a small recreational vehicle.
Man Who Murdered 8-Year-Old Santa Cruz Girl Could Be Freed In 4 YearsA 21-year-old California man who pleaded guilty to the murder of a neighbor girl in 2015 was sentenced as a juvenile Tuesday and could be released in as early as four years.
Santa Cruz County Launches New Disaster Preparedness WebsiteSanta Cruz County launched a new disaster preparedness website through its Office of Response, Recovery and Resilience, officials announced Friday.
19-Year-Old Woman Killed In Fiery Santa Cruz DUI Crash Following High-Speed CHP Chase; Driver ArrestedA 19-year-old woman was killed in a crash following a chase of a speeding sedan in Santa Cruz Wednesday morning in which the driver was under the influence, the California Highway Patrol said.
Santa Cruz Man Pleads Guilty To 2015 Rape, Murder Of Maddy Middleton When He Was 15A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty under juvenile justice terms to the 2015 kidnapping, sexual assault and murder of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton in Santa Cruz.
Federal Jury Convicts Santa Cruz Man of Hate Crime For July Knife Attack on Black ManA federal jury in San Jose on Friday convicted a man of a federal hate crime for attacking a Black man with a knife on a street in Santa Cruz last July, according to the FBI.
Santa Cruz Police Arrest Suspect in Recent Jewelry Store BurglaryPolice in Santa Cruz on Thursday arrested a man suspected of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from a jewelry store near the city's Riverwalk Park, authorities said.
Update: Santa Cruz Police Arrest Dangerous Suspect After SearchPolice in Santa Cruz have reopened the area of Felix and Laurel streets after a search for a possibly armed felony suspect Tuesday afternoon that ended with his arrest.
COVID Reopening: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Rides To Open April 1; Reservations UrgedThe Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is set to reopen select rides starting Thursday, April 1, the same day amusement parks in California are allowed to resume operations with limited capacity.
COVID Schools: Santa Cruz County Will Have Offered Vaccine to All K-12 Educators by FridayOfficials from Santa Cruz County say they will have offered the vaccine to all of K-12 educators and staff in the county by Friday.
Santa Cruz Health Officials Say COVID Case Drop Continues; Red Tier Likely In MarchSanta Cruz County health leaders say things are looking up for the county in terms of COVID-19.
Police Searching For Missing UC Santa Cruz Student Last Seen SundayFremont police were seeking help finding Atharva Chinchwadkar, who was last seen by his parents on about 6 p.m. Sunday when he left his residence to get dog food and didn't return.
Santa Cruz High-Speed Chase Leads To Arrest For Multiple FeloniesSanta Cruz police arrested a 38-year-old man early Wednesday morning on multiple felonies including domestic violence and sexual battery after a chase on Highway 17 that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour.
COVID Progress: Santa Cruz County Sees Significant Decrease in Cases; Some Schools Could ReopenThe COVID-19 pandemic rolls on but there are positive developments in Santa Cruz County, health officials said on Thursday.
Atmospheric River Brings Touches Of Snow to the Bay Area, Cold Weather Lets It StickWhile Tuesday night’s atmospheric river brought massive rainfall and strong winds across the San Francisco Bay Area, some places even received snowfall.