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Flooding, Road Closures As Heavy Rains Fall On Saturated Ground

After years of praying for rain, Santa Cruz County has had more than its fill. Looking for something to bet on now that the Super Bowl is in the past? Try betting on whether 17 will stay open!

Take A Look At Some Local Flooding

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The City of Santa Cruz in conjunction with Senior Network Services and Habitat for Humanity has implemented a new program for senior home owners. The program, My House My Home, allows seniors identified as being at risk of losing their homes to build secondary dwellings on the property. The additional unit can then be rented out to supplement the senior homeowners income, or used for healthcare workers and cretakers. For more information visit: seniornetworkservices.org


Santa Cruz County health officials have confirmed the presence of the West Nile Virus in Santa Cruz. The confirmation came after a crow recovered near Morrissey Boulevard and Soquel Avenue tested positive for the virus. At this time three humans have tested positive for West Nile throughout the state.

Multiple agencies responded to a Santa Cruz area fire on Friday afternoon. Cal fire officials say the blaze broke out shortly after 3 p.m. in trees and brush on Branciforte Drive near Glen Canyon and Mill Roads. The fire was quickly contained to under an acre. Branciforte Drive was closed for several hours while the fire was fully extinguished. The cause of the fire is being investigated.


Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 20 year old Jacob Andrews on Wednesday in connection with the death of a bicyclist last October. During court proceedings on Friday, Andrews was released on his own recognizance after being charged with suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, for the collision that killed 31 year old Kevin Meehan on October 27th on Soquel Avenue near Rosedale Drive. Andrews arraignment has been set for July 28th,


The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office released the results of an investigation into an officer involved shooting in Salinas that left a teenager dead. The finding states that there was no wrong doing in the shooting death of 16 year old Marlon Rodas on January 18th. Rodas ignored police commands to drop a knife he was armed with, non lethal attempts to subdue him, including two tasings were unsuccessful. A toxicology report showed that Rodas, who was associated with street gangs, had a potentially fatal amount of methamphetamine in his system at the time of the incident.

 

 

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Saturday near Salinas. Authorities say that at about 6 p.m. a Honda Civic westbound on Highway 101 near Spence Road crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head on with a Mustang. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, six others were hospitalized. The cause of the accident is under investigation, however drugs and alcohol don appear to be a factor.

 

 

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Saturday near Salinas. Authorities say that at about 6 p.m. a Honda Civic westbound on Highway 101 near Spence Road crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head on with a Mustang. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, six others were hospitalized. The cause of the accident is under investigation, however drugs and alcohol don appear to be a factor.

 

 

(09:30)  Santa Cruz County - The 2017 Homeless Census shows an increase in homelessness is Santa Cruz County.   The 2017 Point-in-Time Count revealed that 1 in 120 people are homeless in Santa Cruz County.    There are currently 2,249 homeless individuals, a 14.5 percent increase since the 2015.    The 2017 census also highlights the plight of unaccompanied minors and transition-age youths.    These combined populations more than doubled between 2015 and 2017.    

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