Months after storms washed out part of Capitola's wharf, work has begun to repair it. The community sees the project as a symbol of the town's resilience.
Welcome to Andy Shapiro’s Healthy Living Class where seventh and eighth grade students tackle tough topics like homework, expectations, peer pressure and body image.
Officials in Santa Cruz issued an alert after swarms of anchovies took over the coastline.
Watsonville Strawberry Festival kicks off this weekend, a hopeful sign of recovery after recent floods.
New research looked at the height of waves off California's coast over the last 90 years, and found that average winter wave heights have grown by as much as a foot since 1970.
A person was found dead Friday morning from a crash on Bear Creek Road, a windy road east of Boulder Creek in Santa Cruz County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Sightseers hoping to catch a glimpse of a celebrity otter may be hurting the animal and the environment.
Aptos native Nikki Hiltz set the women’s mile American record in Monaco on Friday.
Mark Woodward prefers to be behind the camera, but this summer, he's suddenly found himself in the spotlight — along with a mischievous otter.
Two deputies in Santa Clara County died within days of each other. According to officials, one deputy was hit by a suspected drunk driver over the weekend. The other died after a medical emergency.
Wildlife officials are trying to capture the otter using what appears to be a "bait" surfboard, but she's outsmarted them so far.
Efforts were underway to capture a sea otter repeatedly seen taking over surfboards and kayaks off Santa Cruz, after wildlife experts deemed the animal presented an increasing public safety risk.
A "surfing" sea otter, that gained much attention on social media last month for taking over people’s surfboards off Santa Cruz, was being closely monitored by state wildlife officials.
More than 700 victims of flooding in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties have filed initial claims against government agencies responsible for flood control. This is the first step before an actual lawsuit can be filed.
Police arrested a woman who had allegedly doused another driver with bear spray in a video that circulated on social media, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.
San Francisco is no longer the most expensive California county for renters, according to a recent national report.
A San Jose man was arrested in Santa Cruz early Sunday morning after driving his car off the road and into the Pacific Ocean, announced the California Highway Patrol.
The City of Capitola is seeking out name ideas for the official name of a new, accessible playground at Jade Street Park.
The family of a man who died after trying to save his son from strong currents at a Santa Cruz beach, is preparing to lay him to rest.
A woman taking a Memorial Day weekend stroll on a California beach found something unusual sticking out of the sand: a tooth from an ancient mastodon.