Roller coaster enthusiasts ride upside-down on the Riddler's Revenge roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, Calif., in this April 1, 1998, file photo.
It might have taken Walter Mosley 34 years to discover his calling as a writer, but he's certainly made up for lost time.
As the Powerball jackpot grows to an estimated $600 million before Saturday night's drawing, Southern Californians are talking about the dream of owning the sole winning ticket.
Dominican Hospital is doing slightly better than the national average in treating Medicare patients with a heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia and avoiding a costly return to the emergency room.
Maxwell Matewere, a representitive of Eye of The Child, a grassroots organization based in Malawi, has come to the United States to work with, from left, Anya Barca-Hall, Kate Clandenen, Nicole LaPorte and Katherine Stewart.
Bring your favorite tea cup and wear your best "Garden Party" attire, and join us for afternoon tea.
Not a single member of the California Legislature earned an A from the tough graders at the University of California Student Association, who released their first-ever legislative report card at Wednesday's regents meeting.
A young male mountain lion tranquilized and rescued after it was trapped for hours in an aqueduct near downtown Santa Cruz is being released into the wild Thursday, a state Department of Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman said.
Former Santa Cruz Mayor Jane Weed-Pomerantz will share her experiences serving as a delegate to the 57th United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women at the May 21 meeting of the Women's International League of Peace and Freedom.
Most of the delegations that visit Sacramento to meet with lawmakers have a few bills they're advocating for, or at least a vague agenda, but it's a little hard to press your cause if you lack opposable thumbs and the capacity for abstract reasoning.
After reporting to police that two teens tried to steal his bicycle and iPod in Aug.
Amanda Opitz/Sentinel file A resident of Kasese, Godfrey Kasozi, is coordinating the flood relief efforts between Santa Cruz and its sister city in Africa.
Police Chief Kevin Vogel commissioned the creation of a black pin bearing the badge numbers of Sgt.
More 100 people were honored Wednesday at a ceremony to "Celebrate Potential" of mental health consumers.
The global drug giant announced Wednesday that it signed a three-year deal with the University of California institute and seed-stage funding firm Mission Bay Capital LLC to jointly evaluate, fund and work with startup companies.
Santa Clara County prosecutors say a party bus owner has been arrested in the death of a Santa Cruz County woman who was run over by the bus after she fell out of it.