At the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk it's warm, but not too warm, and there's a breeze off the ocean.
Authorities have recovered nine vintage guitars that were stolen nearly a year ago in a $2 million heist in Southern California.
One of the two southbound lanes of State Route 17 reopened at 3:40 p.m. Saturday, almost eight hours after a fatal collision closed the highway in both directions through Los Gatos, but delays were expected to continue.
Firefighters contained a wildfire that broke out Monday morning in the Santa Cruz mountains. Known as the Grade Fire, it started in an area that was burned by last summer's massive CZU Lightning Complex fire.
Firefighters stopped the forward progress of a 2-acre wildfire burning in Big Basin Redwoods State Park on Sunday afternoon.
The admitted killer of eight-year-old Madyson Middleton could be out of juvenile confinement in four years.
A Kanas woman who had been camping near land devastated by fire last summer was arrested in connection with two quarter-acre blazes there this week.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies have shot and injured a man they saw was armed with a handgun and fired at officers.
In Santa Cruz, rides at the Beach Boardwalk are preparing to reopen, but business is already strong.
Cal Fire is battling a 3 to 5 acre vegetation fire in Boulder Creek Wednesday.
The National Weather Service forecasted windy weather coming to the Bay Area later this week that could topple trees and cause power outages.
PG&E confirmed that one of the utility's employees was involved in an accident where the road gave way and that person is safe.
The storm struck the entire Bay Area and beyond. But it seemed to let most of its anger out on Monterey County.
There are about 5,000 people in the evacuation zone, preparing for what could be one of the wettest weeks in years. People living in Felton, Ben Lomond and Boulder Creek -- areas scarred by the summer's CZU Lightning Complex Fire -- are worried about possible mudslides.
CalFire issued evacuation warnings for the area of Davenport in the San Lorenzo Valley in the Santa Cruz mountains. It's an area hit hard by the CZU Lightning Fire in August.
Following a night of howling winds and a dry winter, Cal Fire officials on Tuesday said they were battling multiple fires in Santa Cruz County.
Witnesses agonized for what seemed an eternity as the forecast swells flipped a dozen young yachters into the frigid waters of Santa Cruz harbor.
12 children were rescued from the waters outside the Santa Cruz harbor Sunday after the small sailboats they were in began to capsize as large ocean swells pounded the coast.
Cal Fire announced Monday that the CZU Lighting Complex fires that burned over 135 square miles in San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties has been fully contained.
Authorities said forensic evidence helped them link John Laroche to the 1995 killing of Gloria Hassemer in Watsonville.