(11:55) A 4.7 magnitude earthquake has been reported with the epicenter in Gonzales. The quake took place at approximately 11:30 a.m. and there have multiple reports to KSCO of people who felt the earthquake in Santa Cruz. No damages have currently been reported.
(11:50) Santa Cruz County - The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency has been awarded a grant of over 200 thousand dollars by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The grant was provided to improve safety conditions for bicyclists and pedestrians on Santa Cruz roads. This comes after Santa Cruz County was ranked the worst place in California for bicyclist injury and death. These funds will be used for multiple purposes including safety events and distribution of helmets and car seats.
Dignity Health Medical Network presents the first ever Boardwalk Holiday Ice. This full sized ice skating rink includes real ice right by the beach, complete with lights and holiday decorations. The event will be held from November 11 to January 7 and is open to participants of all ages. Tickets are 12 dollars per one hour session and can be reserved in advanced at beachboardwalk.com
(10:30) Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz Police Department is inviting the public to a Street Smarts traffic safety presentation this Thursday. The presentation highlights traffic safety issues and solutions for safer commuting. The meeting was created in an effort to educate the public and give attendees an opportunity to ask questions. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the Santa Cruz Police Community room, 155 Center Street in Santa Cruz.
(08:30) Salinas - A convicted felon was arrested on Saturday in Salinas after he was caught with a loaded rifle and illegal drugs. Officers spotted a Vehicle with paper plates around 9:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of South Main Street. As officers approached the vehicle Gerado Cerna began to walk away. A search of the vehicle uncovered a loaded rifle, heroin and a mask. Cerna is a convicted felon and has a prior gun arrest. Cerna was booked into the Monterey County Jail for gun and drug charges.
(07:45) Aptos - A sick sea lion was rescued yesterday afternoon in Aptos. A crew from the Marine Mammal Center captured the sea lion at Pottbelly Beach, between New Brighton State Beach and Seacliff State Beach. Rescue crews reported that the sea lion was underweight and sick. The 5-6 foot sea lion is expected to be transferred to the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito today.
(07:00) Hollister - A woman that died in a vehicle vs pedestrian, hit and run crash last week has been identified. 56-year-old Kathy Haro was struck by multiple cars around 9:30 p.m. on Highway 25, North of Meridian Street, in Hollister. Anyone with information on the suspects vehicle is encouraged to contact the Hollister Police Department.