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A 20-year-old man arrested early Thursday entering Live Oak Elementary School with vandalism tools is suspected of spraying graffiti around Santa Cruz County.
Addiction is one of the most bedeviling and ruinous torments of the human experience.
Migrant Head Start provides child care for local farm workers at the home of Armando Zamudio and Estrella Palmerin-Zamudio.
FOLSOM >> A 1973 Capitola convicted murder-rapist's "untreated predatory nature and sexual deviancy" caused a state board to deny parole this week, according to the Santa Cruz County District Attorney's office.
A little bit of local history rolled into town on Wednesday, July 9, as a steam locomotive that began its long life in Davenport more than 100 years ago returned to the rails in Santa Cruz County when it rolled from an oversized flatbed truck onto the tracks at Roaring Camp Railroads.
One person was injured and 10 people displaced in a fire that badly damaged a single-story duplex in Watsonville, the Watsonville Fire Department reported.
"We have a housing crisis in our community," he said, speaking to more than 100 people Tuesday at the Santa Cruz County Business Council luncheon at UC Santa Cruz's Terra Fresca Restaurant.
Several neighbors met with our much respected police chief in Capitola about slowing down motorcycles that fly up the main exit streets of Capitola on weekends, tail pipes blasting, causing an unbelievable amount of noise at truly unacceptable levels.
SCOTTS VALLEY >> Two veteran officers left the Scotts Valley Police Department to work at Santa Cruz Police Department in the last nine months, leaving a department that hasn't been completely staffed since at least 2010.
A prostitute and former San Francisco exotic dancer made her first appearance in Santa Cruz County Superior Court today since being arrested Friday in the death of a one-time Google executive on his yacht last fall.
The corporate parent of O'Reilly Auto Parts has agreed to pay more than $1.5 million in penalties, restitution and costs to settle claims they were overcharging customers.
Stephen Sondheim's name is attached to some of the greatest works ever to inhabit a Broadway stage from "West Side Story" to "Sweeney Todd" to "Into the Woods."
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office has requested an arrest warrant for a Los Gatos man in the burglary of a popular restaurant in the Soquel area reported on June 30, a deputy said Tuesday.
Santa Cruz police have arrested a 26-year-old call girl Alix Catherine Tichelman of Georgia, who allegedly fled a yacht after shooting a fatal heroin dose into a Google tech executive.
Authorities say a Northern California teenager could lose his hand after a fireworks accident over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
An admitted prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Santa Cruz man on a docked yacht, Santa Cruz police said.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 02:53 am
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