SANTA CRUZ PORT DISTRICT IS HOLDING A SPECIAL PUBLIC SESSION THIS WEEK. THE MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE THIS TUESDAY AT THE SANTA CRUZ HARBOR. TOPICS IN THE AGENDA INCLUDE; THE NEW TWIN LAKES DREDGE, APPROVAL OF AN EXTENDED WARRANTY WITH CATERPILLAR, AND THE PURCHASE OF A SHUTTLE VAN. THE MEETING STARTS AT 7 P-M, IN THE PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, 365A LAKE AVENUE. THE EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
A Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputy reunited vehicle theft victim with his van on Saturday. Deputy Renwick was patrolling the Watsonville area when he found a van reported stolen. The vehicle was left in good condition, so the deputy was able turn the vehicle over to the registered owner.
The Santa Cruz County Integrated Pest Management Departmental Advisory Group will hold a public meeting on Tuesday. The purpose of the event is to discuss ecological alternatives to conventional pest control methods. Topics will include, working towards the longterm sustainability of pest management on County property and by County departments. The meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Simpkins Family Swim Center on 17th Avenue in the Santa Cruz Parks Department Conference Room.
UCSC has organizedThe fifth annual Climate Science and Policy Conference. The event features visionary artist Newton Harrison and Smithsonian scientist Scott Wing for an interdisciplinary conversation about how humans and ecosystems can cope on a warming planet. The "Humans and Wild Ecosystems in a Hot World" takes place on Wednesday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz. The event is free and open to the public.
Santa Cruz police apprehended a man suspected of two Modesto murders. 21 year old Robert Davis was taken into custody Friday night at a Santa Cruz motel when officers acting on information from Modesto police executed an arrest warrant. Davis is believed to be the shooter responsible for killing a 5 year old boy and wounding a 6 year old last October, as well as the shooting death of a 21 year old man in November. Modesto police simultaneously arrested 2 men charged as accomplices. Investigators say social media tips were instrumental in solving the case.
A new trial date is to be set for a Live Oak man accused of child molestation. A new hearing to set a trial date for 56 year old Carl Guerin was scheduled for Wednesday after allegations of possible additional victims were introduced. Guerin, a former foster parent, Scotts Valley Unified School District employee, and Girl Scout troop leader is already facinf 16 felonies, including attempting to dissuade a witness. Guerin has been in custody since his arrest in 2013.
A convicted child molester has been denied a retrial in Santa Cruz County Superior court. On Friday, a judge denied motions challenging the 2016 trial and conviction of 62 year old Steven Weissman. During the trial prosecutors alleged that Weissman volunteered as a foster parent, an at several schools as well as child mentoring organizations, and used his positions to molest young boys. Weissman was found guilty of 12 counts of lewd acts with a child younger than 14, lewd acts with a child, aggravated sexual assault of a minor and copulation with a child younger than 10. He will be due back in court May 29th for sentencing.
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal overdose in Hollister. An investigation into an overdose death caused by counterfeit medication containing fentanyl identified 18 year old Daniel Ray Cadena as the individual that illegally supplied the victim with the fatal drugs. Cadena was apprehended during a search of his residence and booked into San Benito County Jail on involuntary manslaughter charges.
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