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.
Santa Cruz Homicide Victim Identified as Unsheltered 37-Year-Old ManPolice identified the victim of Santa Cruz's first homicide of the year an unsheltered 37-year-old man Wednesday.
Santa Cruz Police Seek to Identify Suspected FlasherSanta Cruz Police released surveillance photographs Tuesday of a man believed to be involved in two indecent exposure incidents last week around Soquel Avenue.
Wild Ride For Patient In Stolen San Jose Medical Transit Van It was a wild ride Monday afternoon for an 84-year-old San Jose man whose medical transport van was stolen while parked outside of a medical center in San Jose.
UPDATE: Rescue Crews To Resume Search For Boy Swept To Sea Off Coast Of San Mateo CountyRescuers were trying to find a boy who was swept to sea on Monday afternoon, at Cowell Ranch State Beach in San Mateo County.
Balmy Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday A Welcome Respite For Bay Area ResidentsThe Bay Area enjoyed a reprieve from winter weather over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, with clear sunny skies, and temperatures in the 70s, with light breezy conditions at lower elevations.
Massive Swells Capsize Sailboats At Mouth Of Santa Cruz Harbor; 12 Children Rescued From Turbulent SeasA massive swell, kicked up by storms out in the Pacific Ocean, capsized several small sailboats 'like dominoes' at the mouth of the Santa Cruz Harbor Sunday afternoon, forcing marine rescue units and local surfers to pull 12 children who were taking part in a sail school from the turbulent, frigid waters.
$2 Million Hash Oil Haul Seized From Hidden Lab, Pot Grow In Boulder CreekDetectives arrested two suspects Tuesday after the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office found a "highly flammable" hash oil lab with cannabis concentrate estimated to be worth more than $2 million at a rural marijuana grow in Boulder Creek.
Santa Cruz County Extends Emergency Health Order from CZU Complex FiresSanta Cruz County's Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to renew the emergency health order addressing the CZU Lightning Complex wildfires that started in August.