Santa Cruz County sheriff’s investigators are continuing their search for a motive in a deadly high-school campus stabbing.
A 17-year-old student at Aptos High School was stabbed to death on campus Tuesday, and two students were arrested in connection with his death, Santa Cruz County Sheriff's officials said.
Gov. Gavin Newsom and the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency visited Big Basin Redwoods State Park on Tuesday afternoon. The majority of the park burned in the CZU Lightning Complex Fire one year ago this week.
Police in Santa Cruz and the FBI are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Friday.
A woman was rescued after driving off a Santa Cruz cliff when a stranger opened her car door on Thursday, police said.
Four Santa Cruz County residents were hospitalized due to a COVID-19 outbreak at Felton Music Hall, forcing the venue to close again just one month after reopening.
A power outage at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Monday left visitors temporarily stranded on rides.
Santa Cruz police arrested two men suspected of using a vehicle to leave skid marks on a Black Lives Matter mural in the city's downtown area.
Napa County has now joined the majority of Bay Area counties that recommend its residents wear face coverings indoors when in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the highly-infectious Delta variant takes hold.
After a man turned himself in, police in Santa Cruz are seeking the public's help in investigating the killing of a 33-year-old woman inside a recreational vehicle that she had been living in.
Bay Area doctors warn no one is fully protected against the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19, and say people who are partially vaccinated or unvaccinated are at the highest risk of getting infected and suffering severe illness.
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.