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Car fires close all lanes of South 101 in Gilroy, 2 hospitalized
GILROY (KRON) - Car fires had closed all lanes of southbound Highway 101 in Gilroy on Friday night. But at around 7:30 p.m., all lanes reopened, as the fire has been extinguished. The freeway between 10th Street and Leavesley Road was closed. Traffic was being diverted off at 10th Street. Two people
Attempted Murder Stabbing at Watsonville Restaurant
WATSONVILLE – A late-night stabbing at a restaurant led to the speedy arrest of the suspect.On 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning the WPD received a call to respond to the 100 block of Main Street. A 23-year-old man suffered a stab wound to the chest.Contreras’ arrestThe victim received treatment at an out-of
Haunted attractions on the Central Coast
We want to hear from you! Which "haunted" Central Coast attraction is the scariest this time of year? If you have another suggestion, comment below!Posted byKION News Channel 5 46onFriday, October 19, 2018
Calendar of Events: Oct. 18-24
EVENTSA Taste of Santa Cruz:Culinary event fundraiser for the Santa Cruz County Association of Realtors Housing Foundation. Featuring samples from local restaurants, wineries and craft breweries. 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Museum of Art and History, 705 Front St., Santa Cruz. Tickets: $50 in advance, $55 at
Baby Rescued; Sexual Assault: Santa Cruz Co. Police Log
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA – The following are recent police, court and fire stories from around Santa Cruz County.
Mega Millions ticket sold in Morgan Hill matches 5 of 6 numbers
MORGAN HILL (KRON) - A Mega Millions ticket sold in Morgan Hill matched 5 of 6 numbers on Friday night, lottery officials said. Although he or she did not win the $1 billion prize, the lucky winner will go home with a nice chunk of change. Nobody in California won the big $1 billion jackpot, meaning
County 1st to Receive Gold Beacon Award — Times Publishing Group, Inc.
At the October 16th County of Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors meeting, the county received a Gold Beacon Award presented by Elisabeth Bertrand, Special Projects Director for the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG), in recognition of the leadership role it is taking in addressing cli
State of the City: Despite challenges, leaders say Watsonville has plenty to celebrate
WATSONVILLE — As Watsonville nears the end of its150th year of incorporation, city leaders on Wednesday said challenges may persist, but there is plenty to celebrate.
Woman sexually assaulted at Jose Avenue Park in Santa Cruz
At the time, he was barefoot and wearing a ragged black "Santa Cruz" hoodie, ripped and dirty jeans and a black backpack with red trim on the straps and a reflective material. She said he looked homeless.
Thumbs down: Earthquake warning system goes live
On Oct. 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta Earthquake struck without warning. The magnitude 6.9 quake killed 63 people, destroyed dozens of buildings in Santa Cruz, pancaked a double-decker freeway in Oakland and brought down a section of the Bay Bridge. On Wednesday, the 29th anniversary of the Loma Prieta
Bat In Monterey County Tests Positive For Rabies
MONTEREY COUNTY, CA — A bat tested positive for rabies in the Las Palmas area of unincorporated Monterey County but no humans have been affected by the virus, Monterey County public health officials said Thursday.
Ten people arrested after police operations in Salinas
The Salinas Police Department said USMS, HSI, CHP, State Parole and Probation helped them during the operations.
Correctional Officer ID'd as man killed in Chualar crash
As the truck crossed the northbound lanes, 36-year-old correctional officer, Humberto Ayala collided with the side of the second trailer. Ayala's Nissan became wedged underneath the semi.
Hollister park shut down after WWII era bomb found
A Hollister dog park is shut down after the discovery of a WWII era practice bomb led the city to two other unexpected discoveries.The Jerry Gabe Municipal Dog Park was once a former Navy base in the 1940s, it's located at San Felipe and Fallon Road just near the the Hollister Airport.The Hollister
Finding Solutions to Traffic — Times Publishing Group, Inc.
Anyone that has driven in Santa Cruz County is familiar with how heavily traveled our roads are. Not only does this bring congestion and safety concerns for drivers, greenhouse gas emissions from transportation are also a concern. At the RTC, these are all things that we think about and work toward
Small earthquake strikes near Gilroy
GILROY (KRON) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6 struck near Gilroy Thursday morning, according to USGS. The quake hit at around 10:25 a.m. and was centered about 3 miles southwest of Gilroy. The trembler had a depth of about 2.4 miles. Thursday is also the annual Great California ShakeOut w
Man, 2 Teens Arrested In Connection To Santa Cruz Death
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA -- A man and two teenagers were arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found on Saturday in unincorporated Soquel, Santa Cruz County sheriff's officials said today.
Local Measures on the Nov. 6 Ballot — Times Publishing Group, Inc.
Levy of a parcel tax for five (5) years beginning July 1, 2019 at a rate of $108.00 per year on each parcel within the School District raising approximately $820,000 annually in funding for the District with an exemption for seniors and with annual citizens’ oversight.
Woman dies after colliding with pole in Ben Lomond
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. - A woman is dead following an accident near Highlands Park in Ben Lomond.Officials say she veered off Glen Arbor Road for an unknown reason when she crashed into a utility pole.The woman was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.The road is closed as CHP offici
One person killed after crash on Highway 101 Chualar
CHUALAR, Calif. - UPDATE 10/17/18 6:46 p.m.: One person is dead after a crash on Highway 101 near Chualar.According to the California Highway Patrol, all lanes of the northbound side are now back open.One person had to be cut out of the vehicle.The big rig was loaded with two water tanks, but no haz