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Refugee Children being welcomed locally

We've seen the conditions of the facilities refugee children are being housed in. We've also seen the protests in some southern California cities, like Murrieta where people blocked several buses loaded with women and children entering a border patrol station. But it's a different story for many counties including Santa Clara and Santa Cruz.


Watsonville man arrested for kidnapping children's mother

A man wanted for kidnapping and assault led Watsonville police on a car chase Tuesday before crashing his vehicle into the curb at the intersection of East Lake and Blackburn and attempting to hid from officers, but was eventually hit with a stun gun and arrested.


First Great Pacific Race rowers cross finish line in Hawaii

The first team in the Great Pacific Race to cross the finish line in Hawaii accomplished the feat late Tuesday afternoon.

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Early morning car chase in Hollister leads to four arrests

An early-morning car chase in Hollister led to the arrest of four people on various charges, including possession of burglary tools.


Man dies in Half Moon Bay after beach hole collapses

Authorities say a young man died after a hole that he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in sand for at least five minutes.


Participation sought in Santa Cruz County passenger rail survey

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is studying the feasibility of train service along the 32-mile rail line, which roughly parallels Highway 1 and the coast.


Local Red Cross volunteers headed to help in Washington State

Eleven volunteers with the Red Cross of Santa Cruz are on their way to Washington State to help those affected by the wildfire there.

Authorities seize 180 marijuana plants near San Vicente Creek


Two arrested after major pot bust near Santa Cruz County creek

Two people have been arrested after authorities raided an illegal marijuana grow near Bonny Doon that they say was diverting water from an endangered salmon stream.

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