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The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission on Thursday voted to spend millions to kick-start the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail, fix local roads and put a down payment on the continued expansion of Highway 1. The 12-member board approved a $14 million list of local projects, including bike and pedestrian improvements to local ... (more)
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Cortez Street resident Mike Crivello shot this photo with his phone as Central Fire firefighters arrive at a fire in a garage on his street Thursday afternoon.
Nate Phillips told his family he was "going on an adventure" and left with limited supplies on a white Trek road bike, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy Ryan Kennedy.
Why Go : Check out the new exhibit "Crystals, Caves and Kiln" while shopping the storewide sale of books, shells, jewelry, toys, and more! To sweeten the event, complimentary hot apple cider and cookies will be provided.
The Santa Cruz Symphony League is hosting a holiday home tour this weekend, Dec. 7-8, to raise money to support the orchestra and help youngsters develop an appreciation of classical music.
Based on the efficacy of the health exchange's website and the improving experiences of many health care consumers, Covered California is performing significantly better than the exchanges run by the federal government under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
A ﻿defense attorney for Wensy Sanchez, a 42-year-old man convicted of second-degree murder for stabbing his girlfriend to death in 2010, asked a Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge on Wednesday for more time before sentencing.
For a few minutes, a flurry of wrapping paper and yelps of excitement filled the living room at the Soto-Miranda family home on Wednesday.
Robin Lerios will celebrate her first year as owner of the York Framing Gallery with an event 5-7 p.m. Friday ﻿at 619 Soquel Ave. She worked 16 years at York and decided to buy the business last year when she learned it was soon to close.
Mark Engel, a 57-year-old retired carpenter, installed the final support beam of a new deck on his Aptos hills home the afternoon of Oct. 7. Since his forced retirement in 2001 because of a back injury, he devoted much of his time to improving his Forest Park Lane home -- where he and his wife raised three children and lived for 36 years.
Santa Cruz County will see lows in the low 30s Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, well below normal low temperatures, she said.
A body found by a State Parks lifeguard on Seabright State Beach about 7:15 a.m. Tuesday was identified as a 28-year-old man from Florida.
The Santa Cruz City Council created the Public Safety Citizen Task Force earlier this year to provide a platform for the community to come together, understand current public safety concerns, and recommend actions that the city should take to improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz.
A man found dead on Cypress Avenue on Nov. 26 stabbed himself to death, the Santa Cruz County Coroner's Office reported Monday.
On Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, Dos Aguilas Olive Oil will be harvesting olives for its Dos Aguilas Extra Virgin Tuscan Blend Olive Oil, and community members can partake in the harvest in exchange for olive oil.