The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors heard a study Tuesday on the county's economic situation, which is part of a broader effort to spur economic development.
Voting unanimously, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday said it would address local marijuana cultivation as part of a revised set of regulations on the distribution of medical pot.
A line of Twin Lakes Christian School first-graders climb on the Larry Foster's female Grey Whale sculpture during a visit to the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History on East Cliff Drive.
The Santa Cruz County Business Council, UC Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Sentinel will present a lunch forum 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday on campus at the University Center Terra Fresca Restaurant to discuss the future of our local economy.
A 54-year-old man was arrested Monday morning after someone spotted him with a gun outside a grocery store on Freedom Boulevard.
Santa Cruz County will look at regulating medical marijuana grow operations, from large pot fields draped over mountain peaks to those tucked behind curtains in quiet neighborhoods.
Kayla Graff and Grace Ella Greenfield search for bugs and worms in a compost pile as volunteer Michelle Sato looks on during the opening day of the new children's "Garden Classroom" at UC Santa Cruz.
The boy that would grow up to be the love of Maxine Lane's life moved in across the street from her Cedar Rapids home when she was 11. The couple were in high school when World War II began, and she volunteered in the local rationing department.
Mount Madonna Schoolis Class of 2013 features 14 graduates. Members of the class include: Aimee Hopkins, Amber Zeise, Bryson Smith, Byron Rudy Hooven, Graydon Griffin, Vyvyanne Mackey, Jacob Getz, Joseph Frediani, Karina Fox, Sanika Lakka and William Bryan.
Kevin Fuller, a divorced father to two teen girls, said he believes the main ingredient to being a good dad is simply time together.
Sheriff's deputies in Santa Cruz are investigating a stabbing that left a 19-year old man injured early Friday morning on Buena Vista Drive.
The Centers for Disease Control is investigating 99 hepatitis A cases in eight western states including one in Santa Cruz County possibly linked to Townsend Farms Organic frozen berry pom mix popularly used in smoothies.
County salaries and overtime spending were essentially flat in 2012, another year without increases that came despite some easing of worker furloughs.
Sebastian Lambrinos shows off his decorated bicycle at the Museum of Art & History's Bike to Work Week kickoff party, just one of the museum's many community events.
Hurray to Santa Cruz Metro for re-establishing the Big Basin weekend bus service to California's oldest state park.