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Santa Cruz County sheriff's leaders unveiled a new crime lab and coroner's facility on Soquel Avenue on Friday, touting it as a way to streamline criminal investigations.
Santa Cruz County residents searching for doctors with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation on the Covered California website will come up empty.
A resident was displaced when a fire badly damaged his home early this morning in the Opal Cliffs area of unincorporated Santa Cruz County near Capitola, a fire spokesman said.
Authorities are searching the ocean and beach areas between Capitola and Aptos for a missing 17-year-old boy whose bicycle was found in the area Thursday night, a spokesman for the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office said.
Santa Cruz County and federal agents on Thursday arrested a Capitola man on suspicion of the illegal sale of steroids after he received an overseas package containing 2,500 suspected steroid pills, authorities said.
Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector Fred Keeley has announced window service will be extended by one hour to assist people paying their property tax bill, which is due Tuesday.
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission on Thursday voted to spend millions to kick-start the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail, fix local roads and put a down payment on the continued expansion of Highway 1. The 12-member board approved a $14 million list of local projects, including bike and pedestrian improvements to local ... (more)
Cortez Street resident Mike Crivello shot this photo with his phone as Central Fire firefighters arrive at a fire in a garage on his street Thursday afternoon.
Nate Phillips told his family he was "going on an adventure" and left with limited supplies on a white Trek road bike, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy Ryan Kennedy.
Why Go : Check out the new exhibit "Crystals, Caves and Kiln" while shopping the storewide sale of books, shells, jewelry, toys, and more! To sweeten the event, complimentary hot apple cider and cookies will be provided.
The Santa Cruz Symphony League is hosting a holiday home tour this weekend, Dec. 7-8, to raise money to support the orchestra and help youngsters develop an appreciation of classical music.
Based on the efficacy of the health exchange's website and the improving experiences of many health care consumers, Covered California is performing significantly better than the exchanges run by the federal government under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
A ﻿defense attorney for Wensy Sanchez, a 42-year-old man convicted of second-degree murder for stabbing his girlfriend to death in 2010, asked a Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge on Wednesday for more time before sentencing.
For a few minutes, a flurry of wrapping paper and yelps of excitement filled the living room at the Soto-Miranda family home on Wednesday.
Robin Lerios will celebrate her first year as owner of the York Framing Gallery with an event 5-7 p.m. Friday ﻿at 619 Soquel Ave. She worked 16 years at York and decided to buy the business last year when she learned it was soon to close.