Prunedale Man Lost His Life in SR129 Collision

Prunedale Man Lost His Life in SR129 Collision

Watsonville, CA – A 30-year-old Firebaugh man was driving a 2019 Dodge Durango eastbound on SR-129 approaching the train trestle just west of Old Chittenden Road. A 50-year-old Salinas man was driving a 2021 Freightliner M2 behind the Dodge. The 30-year-old male began slowing for traffic. The 50-year-old man saw the Dodge slowing and attempted […]

Pipe Bomb Explosion & Carjacking Make for Busy Shift for Santa Cruz Police

Pipe Bomb Explosion & Carjacking Make for Busy Shift for Santa Cruz Police

Santa Cruz, CA…In a 10 hour shift, SCPD responded to 120 calls for service; yesterday’s shift highlight included a pipe bomb explosion and carjacking. Pipe Bomb Explosion | Saturday, October 2, 2021, approximately 6:51 pm, Santa Cruz Police responded to an explosion in the 300 Block of La Fonda Officers later located a makeshift pipe […]

75 Year Old Aptos Man Loses Life in Hwy 129 Collision

75 Year Old Aptos Man Loses Life in Hwy 129 Collision

Watsonville, CA – On September 24, 2021, at approximately 1814 hours, CHP Officers responded to a traffic collision on State Route 129 (SR-129) at Rogge Lane. Upon further investigation it was determined, a 38-year-old Watsonville man was driving a 2001 Ford Excursion eastbound SR-129, just west of Rogge Lane with three juveniles passengers. A 75-year-old […]

Santa Cruz Police ATM Burglary Arrest

Santa Cruz Police ATM Burglary Arrest

Santa Cruz, CA…Early this morning, Santa Cruz Police arrested a suspect connected with several ATM heists that occurred over the past couple of days after a five-hour-long standoff with law enforcement. On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at 12:30 am, Santa Cruz Police responded to a commercial business alarm in the 2100 block of Mission Street. […]

Dignity Health and Anthem Reach New Agreement in California

Dignity Health and Anthem Reach New Agreement in California

Santa Cruz, CA…Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) announced that they have reached agreement on a new, multi-year contract that allows Anthem-insured patients to maintain in network access to Dignity Health services, facilities and providers. The new agreement is retroactive to July 15, the date the previous contract expired, and any care received since […]

Governor Newsom and EPA Administrator Regan Discuss Shared Commitment to Supporting Communities Recovering from Wildfires, Efforts to Tackle Climate Crisis

Governor Newsom and EPA Administrator Regan Discuss Shared Commitment to Supporting Communities Recovering from Wildfires, Efforts to Tackle Climate Crisis

Boulder Creek, CA…A day after the one-year anniversary of the CZU Lightning Complex, Governor Gavin Newsom, U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan and FEMA Region 9 Administrator Robert J. Fenton Jr. discussed the state and federal wildfire recovery efforts underway at Big Basin Redwoods State Park and in communities across the state, as well as […]

Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested for Riverside Road Shooting

Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested for Riverside Road Shooting

Santa Cruz, CA…At around 1:00pm yesterday 47-year-old Edgar Ayala was arrested in Watsonville. He was wanted for his involvement in an attempted murder on Riverside Road back in June. Shortly after the June 23rd shooting, Ayala was identified as the suspect. The investigation led detectives to the 2700 Block of Freedom Blvd. With the help […]