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Though Veva Virgil experienced bouts of panic attacks and paranoia in the year leading up to her daughter's death, the symptoms were relatively mild, a nurse practitioner testified Tuesday.
A 21-year-old Santa Cruz man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he crashed in Aptos at 11:30 p.m. Monday.
It's hard to explain why a majority of area residents buying health insurance through Covered California chose the Anthem plan when the plan does not cover doctors with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, the largest medical group in Santa Cruz County with 175 full-time physicians.
The Monterey County Herald's Monterey office building has been sold to the University Corp. of Cal State Monterey Bay.
No one will ever mistake Santa Cruz County as a jobs mecca, but the news from the state Employment Development Department showed a higher percentage of local people working locally, compared to previous years.
Republican Mark Starritt has thrown his hat in the ring to challenge incumbent Democrat Luis Alejo in the 30th Assembly District, which includes Watsonville and parts of Santa Clara, San Benito and Monterey counties.
The Seacliff Improvement Association will host its first-quarter membership meeting at 7 p.m. March 12 at The Mediterranean, located at 265 Center Ave., Aptos.
Nearly 6,000 dogs and cats end up at Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter each year, and close to half come from Watsonville and the surrounding area.
Police are seeking the public's help in finding a missing California man who has a serious medical condition and who might be in the Portland area, according to the Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit.
The question led to the 12-year-old to her project's hypothesis for the annual Santa Cruz County Science & Engineering Fair on Saturday at the county fairgrounds.
Heroin. It gets our attention. Especially when someone dies. It conjures up fear and disgust and seems so far away from us and our busy lives.
Deputies continued to track leads in the arson of two Santa Cruz County vans and an SUV in February, releasing surveillance footage of three people who fled from the fire.
Santa Cruz County Deputy Chief Jim Hart made his candidacy to succeed outgoing Sheriff Phil Wowak official Friday, saying he expects a smooth transfer of power if voters choose him as the 26th sheriff in county history.
On the eve of a trial set for Friday, a 48-year-old Santa Cruz County man pleaded guilty to robbing Wells Fargo Bank in Santa Cruz in the fall.
The Santa Cruz County Clerk will hold special passport hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the county Clerk/Elections Department, 701 Ocean St., Room 210, Santa Cruz.