Live Oak Man Admits To Stealing Firefighter’s Wallet In CZU Lightning Complex FireA Sutter County man has confessed to stealing a fire commander’s wallet while he fought the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff announced on Thursday.
Neighbors With Hoses Target Fires As Crews Urge Them To StopWith California firefighters strapped for resources, residents have organized to put out flames themselves in a large swath of land burning south of San Francisco, defending their homes despite orders to evacuate and pleas by officials to get out of danger.
Worry Grows As Looters Target California Wildfire EvacueesThousands have been driven from their homes by the wildfire burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Francisco and authorities say criminals are taking advantage by burglarizing vacant homes.
California's Oldest State Park Has Been Extensively Damaged By WildfiresA series of lightning-sparked wildfires has devastated California's oldest state park.
Facebook Shuts Down Groups Where Boogaloo Suspects Posted Before AttacksFacebook said it will continue to review groups on its platform associated with the extremist Boogaloo movement after it emerged that suspects in the shooting deaths of two law enforcement officers in California had posted on Facebook prior to the attacks.
Travis Airman Suspected In Killing Of Federal Officer Linked To Far Right 'Boogaloo' MovementAn Air Force sergeant already jailed in the ambush killing of a California sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday in the shooting death of a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a night violent protest last month.
Airman May Face Death Penalty In California Cop KillingCarrillo allegedly shot and killed Santa Cruz County sheriff’s Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller on Saturday and wounded four other officers in Ben Lomond, an unincorporated area outside the beachfront city of Santa Cruz south of San Francisco.
Suspect In Santa Cruz Police Killing Was Member Of Elite Military TeamAn active-duty U.S. Air Force sergeant accused of killing a Northern California sheriff's deputy in an ambush-style attack was a leader for a military base's elite security force, officials said Monday.
Travis Airman Accused Of Murdering Santa Cruz Deputy; FBI Looks For Link To Oakland KillingA Travis Air Force Base airman is under arrest and facing charges for the murder of a Santa Cruz sheriff’s deputy on Saturday. But the FBI announced on Sunday that the agency is investigating whether he also killed a federal protective service officer a week ago in Oakland.
Donor Says Thank You To NorCal Hospital Employees With $1 Million DonationIt’s become a common practice in the San Francisco Bay Area for first responders and others to gather outside local hospitals and cheer health care workers during shift changes. One individual has taken that appreciation a step further.
7 People Fined For Going To Santa Cruz For Drinks, Violating Stay-At-Home OrderThe cost of going out on a Saturday night just keeps going up and up.
Unlikely Friendship Between Coyote And Badger Caught On VideoIt's almost like a scene out of a classic Disney movie -- a coyote and badger teaming up to go on a wild adventure.
California City Considers Decriminalizing ‘Magic Mushrooms’The Santa Cruz City Council is moving forward with plans to decriminalize the use of psychedelic mushrooms and voted unanimously to advance the proposal to the Public Safety Committee for further review.
Doctor Charged With Child Sex Crimes Found Dead In JailA Northern California neurosurgeon awaiting trial on charges that he sexually abused children has been found dead in his jail cell.
California Judge Who Ran Red Light, Tried To Have Ticket Dismissed CensuredCalifornia's Commission on Judicial Performance has imposed a severe public censure on a Santa Cruz County judge who ran a red light then tried to have the ticket dismissed.