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Armed man arrested in downtown Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Police are crediting City Ranger Juan Becerra for safely arresting an armed suspect in downtown Santa Cruz on Thursday. Thursday afternoon, Ranger Becerra was flagged down by a citizen who informed him that a man was carrying a large knife while walking downtown. Becerra tracked down the

KSBW.COM - 2017-09-22 22:23:00

Pharmacy Robbery; Woman Survives Terrifying Cliff Fall; Victim Punched In Face: Santa Cruz Co. Police Log

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA - The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from around Santa Cruz County this week. Photo courtesy Santa Cruz PD from Ranger Uses Taser On Suspect Armed With Knife During Struggle With Santa Cruz Police

PATCH - 2017-09-22 12:22:31

Name Dropping: Recognizing a Santa Cruz native

Nancy Sherrod and Susan True joined current CASA Executive Director Cynthia Druley. (Contributed) Congratulations to Marie (Pini) Stoner, who was presented with the Swanton Pacific Award of the year by Ranch Director Brian Dietterick at a barbecue dinner on Aug. 31 at the Al Smith House Pavilion.

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Letter: Take Back Santa Cruz should focus on housing

I have an idea. Let's come up with a new target for Take Back Santa Cruz that will actually help rather than penalize the local communities of vulnerability. Let's take our town back from the unscrupulous and greedy landlords and developers who are gouging our local families with exorbitant rents fo

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Coast Line: United Methodist Church of Santa Cruz features celebration Sunday

The United Methodist Church of Santa Cruz will hold a celebration Sunday at the church, 250 California St. The event will include music, singing and food. Service begins at 10:45 a.m. with Jay K. Pierce and the fun is to continue until 1 p.m. Information: 831-429-6800, umcsantacruz.org or the United

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Ranger Uses Taser On Suspect Armed With Knife During Struggle With Santa Cruz Police

SANTA CRUZ, CA - A Santa Cruz man armed with at least three knives was arrested Wednesday on multiple charges after he allegedly fought with police officers and tried to pull a knife on them. Police officials said a park ranger's quick thinking helped officers arrest the suspect without getting inju

PATCH - 2017-09-22 00:44:34

Leatherback Turtle Day in Santa Cruz

The largest turtle gets its day of celebration at the Sanctuary Exploration Center. LARGEST. LIVING. TURTLE: When you dig down into turtle-based facts, the kind of facts you toss around on a long road trip with a terrapin-obsessed buddy, you always have to eventually, if not from the get-go, talk ab

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-22 03:40:20

32 new charges filed against Santa Cruz neurosurgeon James Kohut for child sex crimes

A slew of new charges for child sex crimes were filed today against Dr. James Kohut and nurses Rashel Brandon and Emily Stephens. The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office brought 32 new charges against Kohut, bringing the total number of counts against the former brain surgeon to 43. Brand

KSBW.COM - 2017-09-21 18:34:00

Santa Cruz man pulls knife on ranger, police officers, police say

SANTA CRUZ >> A Santa Cruz ranger arrested a 27-year-old man who brandished a large knife and fled officers, who used a Taser to help to subdue him, downtown on Thursday afternoon, according to Santa Cruz Police Department. Milton Miller of Santa Cruz was charged with assaulting a peace officer with

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Faith Digest: Opera fundraiser in downtown Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ Opera fundraiser in downtown Santa Cruz The historic Calvary Episcopal Church is hosting its second annual Opera Night at 6 p.m. Oct. 14. In partnership with First Street Opera Company in San Jose, the evening of music and food is a fundraiser for the 153-year-old church. The event is set

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Warmer Temperatures Likely In Santa Cruz This Weekend

SANTA CRUZ, CA - Planning your weekend?4-day Forecast for Santa Cruz Today, partly cloudy starting tonight, continuing until tomorrow afternoon. Friday September 22 Partly cloudy until afternoon. High 64, low 53. Chance of precipitation: 17%. Wind 5 mph from the WNWSaturday September 23 Partly clou

PATCH - 2017-09-22 00:12:15

Filming at Santa Cruz Boardwalk for 'Transformers' movie begins

A Hollywood movie production crew transformed the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Wednesday while filming scenes for a "Transformers" prequel, called "Bumblebee." Paramount Pictures is taking over Santa Cruz's beach front amusement park for the next three days. About 200 locals were on hand to appear as

SFGATE - 2017-09-21 18:06:00

Santa Cruz gears up for dozens of neighborhood block parties citywide

SANTA CRUZ >> The agenda is never official, the food is often creatively delivered and more chairs are usually needed. Santa Cruz will welcome the arrival of fall Sunday with its ninth Annual Santa Cruz Neighbors Citywide Block Party, as nearly 40 neighborhoods plan to gather to share food and conve

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Santa Cruz-based MDMA therapy for PTSD reaches final testing phase

Berra Yazar-Klosinski, associate director of clinical research, speaks with Clinical Data Scientist Alli Feduccia at the MAPS headquarters in Santa Cruz on Tuesday. MAPS - Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies - received regulatory approval for their next phase of studying MDMA in t

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

HS Football, Week 4: Aptos begins inaugural MBL-G campaign with statement win over Palma

SALINAS - With his team down 13-0 at the half and looking overmatched, Aptos High head coach Randy Blankenship challenged several of his players to step up. "I said, 'somebody's got to play,'" Blankenship said. "I said, 'not one of you guys have played with the courage that we need. This is a sport

REGISTER-PAJARONIAN.COM - 2017-09-23 20:01:48

Capitola City Council to vote on disputed skate park

CAPITOLA >> The plan to build a new skate park in Monterey Park has turned into an ugly and drawn-out lawsuit that is pitting Capitola residents against each other. Tricia Proctor and Marie Martorella, two mothers of skateboarders who have spearheaded the effort to build the new skate park near New

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

California's Hepatitis A Outbreak: 5 Things To Know

1. Hepatitis A has infected more than 500 Californians this year and killed at least 16, with outbreaks declared in at least three counties. 2. As of Sept. 19, San Diego County had 444 cases and 16 deaths linked to the outbreak; Los Angeles County had 10 confirmed cases; and Santa Cruz County had 69

PATCH - 2017-09-23 06:07:55

'Eat Drink Los Gatos' event aims to bring people back to downtown

Los Gatos is trying to drum up business with an expanded fall food and wine festival this weekend. RELATED: Los Gatos residents frustrated over drivers seeking shortcutsThe South Bay town used to be a go-to location for eating and shopping with its inviting downtown area. But, the Chamber of Commerc

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-09-23 03:26:17

California brain surgeon faces more child sex abuse charges

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California brain surgeon and two nurses arrested in May for allegedly running a child-sex ring are facing more charges. The Santa Cruz district attorney's office announced the new charges in court Thursday. Dr. James Kohut and the two nurses were arrested in May

SFGATE - 2017-09-21 20:34:00

Sept. 28: Talk by collector on art inspired by religious faith

Self-taught artists inspired by religious faith, such as the Rev. Howard Finster and R.A. Miller, will be the topic of a talk by art collector Steven Pattie on Thursday, Sept. 28, in Menlo Park. The program, hosted by a Menlo Park art group called Bay Area Creatives, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m.

THE ALMANAC ONLINE - 2017-09-21 20:22:00