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SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — The California Highway Patrol is investigating a school bus collision reported in unincorporated Santa Cruz County near Corralitos Monday morning, officials said. The crash, which brought down power lines after the bus sheared off a pole, was reported just before 8 a.m. ...
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — Shelters in Santa Cruz County housed 550 individuals this winter season, but officials said demand for housing remained "extraordinarily high" despite increased shelter capacities. The county's five-month winter program ended on April 15 and saw 382 men, 141 women and ...

Sources told KSBW that Castaneda and the victim, 36-year-old Victor Vasquez Lopez of Santa Cruz, had both appeared in family court shortly before the shooting. Santa Cruz County's family courthouse is in Watsonville. The men drove away from the courthouse in separate vehicles. The victim was either ...
In Santa Cruz, a renters group is petitioning to get rent control, rent board and just cause eviction rules before city voters in November. Costa Hawkins limits the city's proposed rent control measure to an estimated 5,100 to 5,800 rentals out of 12,000 renter-occupied units. “The rents are so crazy. They're ...
And perhaps most ominous, the odds are rising that a mega-storm — like the one that famously flooded California in 1862, forcing Leland Stanford to take a rowboat through the streets of Sacramento to his inauguration as governor — will strike again. Such a storm “is more likely than not” to hit the state at ...
Motorcyclist killed in Santa Cruz accident ... Santa Cruz, CALIF. —. CHP is responding to a fatal accident in Santa Cruz. A motorcyclist is dead after a head-on collision with a vehicle, according to CHP. Advertisement. The accident happened in the area of Empire Grade Road and Smith Grade Road.

Cook is a member of Santa Cruz Together, a group formed to oppose a proposed ballot measure on rent control. (Shmuel .... This would affect someone who gets a job offer outside California who wants to rent out their home in Santa Cruz temporarily but doesn't know how long the new job will last. As the ...
Largest earthquake in several years shakes Southern California, causing landslides on Santa Cruz Island. By Joseph Serna and Rong-Gong Lin II. Apr 06, 2018 | 12:05 PM. Skip ...
But the couple knew competition for the house — like most houses in desirable California neighborhoods — would be cut-throat. ... It's the first project in Santa Cruz County financed under the EB-5 immigrant investor program, which gives 10,000 foreign nationals a year eligibility for permanent residency ...
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — Santa Cruz firefighters rescued an injured man from Mitchell's Cove Beach this afternoon, fire officials reported. The fire department was dispatched for a cliff rescue at West Cliff Drive and David Way at 3:57 p.m. and found a man lying on the rocks. Firefighters initiated a rope ...
SANTA CRUZ, CA — A 26-year-old man was shot early this morning in Santa Cruz during a gang-motivated attack, police reported. Santa Cruz police responded to the 600 block of Riverside Avenue at 1:04 a.m. to reports of multiple gunshots. They arrived and found a 26-year-old man suffering from an ...
... Northern California hospital giant Sutter Health for allegedly driving up health care prices with anticompetitive practices, he announced Friday. Sutter, which includes Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley, Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center in Santa Cruz, and a host of other hospitals around the Bay Area, ...
Assemblyman Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley) has been named Legislator of the Year by the Chief Probation Officers of California for his 2017 session work. The organization cited his efforts to reform the juvenile competency system and his backing for reentry supports for people those returning to the ...
Santa Cruz Yes in My Back Yard YIMBY plans its inaugural public even, “Update on the State of Housing,” 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Dream Inn, 175 W. Cliff Drive. Keynote speaker is Linda Wheaton, assistant director for California Department of Housing and Community Development. There will be a ...
Memes of a mild-mannered California legislator photoshopped as a Star Trek villain. A San Francisco supervisor suggesting the city should sue the state, to “thunderous applause.” Wealthy Marin County homeowners and South Los Angeles tenants' rights groups working as political bedfellows. All inspired ...
This undated photo provided by NOAA shows a humpback whale entangled in fishing line, ropes, buoys and anchors in the Pacific Ocean off Crescent City, Calif. Rescuers freed the badly tangled humpback whale Tuesday, July 18, 2017, after it had struggled for days against the weight of fishing lines, ...
In this photo taken Monday, April 7, 2014, an old felucca fishing boat sits by a boat lift on the Santa Cruz Wharf in Santa Cruz, Calif. ... Santa Cruz issued a bond to pay down its rising pension liabilities, set aside funds to cover increasing demands from the California Public Employees Retirement System, ...

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — One month after the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 people dead, high school students in Santa Cruz will walk out of class as ... So far, students from the Pacific Collegiate School, a charter school in Santa Cruz, have registered for the event.
Home Depot; Terminix; The Salvation Army are all hiring. Even more jobs at the Patch jobs board, and post your own local job! By Autumn Johnson, Patch National Staff | Mar 13, 2018 9:05 am ET. 0. 12 New Jobs In Santa Cruz And Nearby. The job listings in this week's employment postings are chock-full ...
SACRAMENTO >> As California lawmakers wrestle over how to spend — or save — an estimated $6.1 billion budget surplus, a bipartisan coalition of legislators is pushing to spend some of the money on the state's prized university systems, averting tuition increases. The proposal unveiled Monday would ...
SACRAMENTO >> As California lawmakers wrestle over how to spend — or save — an estimated $6.1 billion budget surplus, a bipartisan coalition of legislators is pushing to spend some of the money on the state's prized university systems, averting tuition increases. The proposal unveiled Monday would ...
California's water conservation habits, refined and improved over five years of drought, are quickly evaporating. ... 12.2 percent over the same period, San Jose Water Company customers cut 9.6 percent, East Bay Municipal Utility District customers cut by 5.3 percent, and Santa Cruz cut by 15.7 percent.
Arguably the most radical in a series of legislative fixes for California's crippling housing crisis, Senate Bill 827 has the potential to reshape neighborhoods up and down the state, from Berkeley to Los Angeles, by overriding single-family zoning and superceding limits on new housing near public ...
snowboarder Tyler Zamora of Santa Cruz said in celebration, glazed in white snow after a thrilling ride. After a near-record dry February, the powerful storm that barreled into the Golden State also delivered a soaking — and harried commutes — to the Bay Area, as San Francisco saw more precipitation in ...
SANTA CRUZ >> Hours up the California coast from where engineers designed the rocket that launched a car into space in February, another scrappy ... the Santa Cruz's Alternative Family Education home school program, beat out hundreds of teams from across the country to become one of six California ...
SANTA CRUZ >> One of the season's biggest “atmospheric rivers” taking aim at much of California is expected to deliver 3 inches of rain in coastal Santa Cruz County and up to 6 inches in the Santa Cruz Mountains through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. The storm likely will be one ...
OAKLAND >> Retail giant Costco and a Northern California coffee company will jointly pay $500,000 in civil penalties after a superior court judge's ruling settled a consumer protection action, the Alameda County District Attorney's office said Monday. JBR Inc. of Roseville, which does business as San ...
BOULDER CREEK, CA — Two adult mountain lions were caught on camera wrestling on the back porch of Boulder Creek home this week. Resident Ben Slaughter woke up and discovered the feisty felines outside his bedroom window after hearing the big cats scuffling and playing with each other.
The Bay Area and California job markets boomed in January, a hiring surge that improved the statewide jobless rate to its lowest level on record, state labor officials reported Wednesday. Santa Cruz County had a stronger job market in 2017 than first calculated. And in January, Santa Cruz County added ...
The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History will feature “California Hydroscapes” as the focus of its Naturalist Night from 7-8:30 p.m. March 15 at the museum, 1305 E. Cliff Drive. California Environmental Protection Agency Geologist John Karachewski will discuss groundwater, water resources and other ...
Amid heightened attention to gun access since the high school shooting massacre in Florida, three California lawmakers announced a bill this week that ... Since then, Senators Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., introduced a bill that would raise the minimum age for buying military-style ...
Deputies said Kyle Franks was found to be in possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia, graffiti tools, a notebook with the moniker "Lerk" written on the cover, burglary tools and a bike believed to be stolen from Soquel High on Monday. Franks was arrested and booked into the Santa Cruz County Jail.
The newest startup incubator in Silicon Valley has opened on the Silicon Valley campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz, in Santa Clara. SVLink is the third startup-focused program from the school in the past year, following two that were launched in Santa Cruz last year — Startup Sandbox on ...
(TNS) — SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Santa Cruz property owners with separate water irrigation lines will be among the first to test a new city real-time metering program. In recent months, the utility has swept though its active irrigation customer accounts, ranging from Santa Cruz Memorial Park cemetery and ...
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office said the Aptos man tried to hit the deputy after threatening him and throwing water at him. ... SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — A Santa Cruz County Main Jail correctional deputy was assaulted Tuesday night by an inmate, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's ...
Gorgeous Santa Cruz Co. Estate Close To Beach -0; Gorgeous Santa Cruz Co. Estate Close To Beach -1; Gorgeous Santa Cruz Co. Estate Close To Beach -2. APTOS, CA -- This Santa Cruz County property is new to the market. Built in 2006, the home has been updated and offers every modern amenity ...
A home burns during the Creek Fire in the Lake View Terrace area of Los Angeles in December 2017. California fire chiefs say that reinforcements were too slow to arrive in last year's ferocious firestorms and asked state lawmakers, Tuesday for $100 million to call in extra firefighters and dispatchers when ...
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — State funding has enabled the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office to acquire a vehicle for a mobile substation, ... Recently, the sheriff's office was awarded financing from the California State Homeland Security Grant Program to purchase a Dodge Ram Promaster Van, ...
Two people and a dog were rescued from a truck that nearly plunged down an embankment in the Santa Cruz Mountains early Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol. The single-vehicle crash was reported around 3 a.m. near the intersection of Soquel San Jose Road and Miller Cut Off Road, ...
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — A 16-year-old boy was injured in a drive-by shooting in unincorporated Santa Cruz on Monday night, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office. The shooting was reported on Soquel Drive near Chanticleer Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. Monday. The boy was walking ...
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Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention Saturday in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis ... SAN DIEGO >> The California Democratic Party declined to make an endorsement in this year's U.S. Senate race early Sunday morning, snubbing Sen. Dianne Feinstein in her ...
As California suffers through another dry winter, increasing fears that drought conditions may be returning, the state's residents are dropping .... Contra Costa Water District cut by 19.2 percent, Santa Cruz by 19.5 percent, Palo Alto by 12.2 percent, San Francisco by 9 percent, Marin Municipal Water District ...
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- Santa Cruz County sheriff's officials said Friday that they are seeking the public's help in identifying a group of thieves who robbed a toy store. On Friday afternoon, sheriff's officials released surveillance video that shows thieves engaged in a recent theft at a Toys R Us store.
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- A man is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times Saturday evening in Santa Cruz, police said. Officers responded at 6:45 p.m. to the 300 block of La Fonda Avenue where police were told several gunshots were heard. Police said that when officers arrived they learned that a ...
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — Tens of thousands of people are expected to turn out Saturday in cities across the Bay Area for a series of Women's Marches as part of a grassroots political movement to get more women into political office. The Women's Marches began in January 2017 in the wake of the ...
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — Santa Cruz County law enforcement agencies teamed up with agents from the California Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms for a two-day operation on Tuesday and Wednesday to recover guns owned by individuals who are prohibited from possessing them, ...
There's a new list out from Nat Geo Traveler — and Santa Cruz is one of two California cities on it. By Maggie Avants, Patch Staff ... SANTA CRUZ, CA — Bay Area, you don't have to travel far to visit at least one destination on National Geographic Traveler magazine's newest list. Santa Cruz, the coastal ...
Gabriela Cruz is a DACA recipient who's been in the country since she was 1 year old and now lives in Santa Cruz. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area ... Trump's actions have dramatically reshaped California politics, pitting state leaders against the federal government in a way that's nearly unprecedented. California's ...
ICE director Thomas Homan recently told Fox News that the agency will significantly increase enforcement across the state and warned California to “hold on tight.” And a report by the San Francisco Chronicle this week said ICE is planning raids targeting Northern California cities, with the goal of arresting ...


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