GAVILAN TRAIL THAT BOTH STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS HAVE HIKED FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS HAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. LOCATED BEHIND GAVILAN COLLEGE, THE TRAIL CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON MONDAY AFTER GAVILAN COLLEGE STAFF HAD BEEN NOTIFIED BY CAMPUS SECURITY.
A MAN WAS SEVERELY BURNED BY A GREASE FIRE IN A WATSONVILLE RESTAURANT TUESDAY MORNING. THE MAN WAS WEARING POLYESTER CLOTHES WHICH APPARENTLY WENT UP IN FLAMES AFTER SOME GREASE SPLASHED OUT OF A PAN AND ONTO A BURNER. THE MAN RAN OUT OF THE KITCHEN OF THE RESTAURANT ON THE 500 BLOCK OF MAIN STREET, WHERE A PATRON HELPED PUT OUT THE FIRE. THE BURN VICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND THEN FLOWN TO A SANTA CLARA COUNTY TRAUMA CENTER DUE TO HIS INJURIES.
A FORMER MORGAN HILL TEACHER STANDS ACCUSED OF SLIPPING SLEEPING MEDICATION INTO MULTIPLE TODDLERS SIPPY CUPS. MORGAN HILL POLICE WERE CALLED TO KIDDIE ACADEMY CHILDCARE FACILITY ON MONTEREY ROAD FOR REPORTS OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT. ONCE THERE POLICE LEARNED 59 YEAR-OLD DEBORAH GRATZ WAS FIRED LAST FRIDAY FOR PUTTING AN UNKNOWN SUBSTANCE INTO THE CHILDREN’S DRINKS. REPORTEDLY A WITNESS VIEWED GRATZ PLACE THE SUBSTANCE INTO SOME OF THE CUPS, WHICH LED TO A CONFRONTATION BY FACILITY ADMINISTRATORS. FOLLOWING A SEARCH OF THE TEACHER’S HOME, SHE WAS ARRESTED AND BOOKED INTO SANTA CLARA COUNTY JAIL ON FELONY CHILD ENDANGERMENT CHARGES. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THIS INCIDENT IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT DETECTIVE JOE BURDICK AT 408-779-2101.
The Rocky Point restaurant in Big Sur, which has been a destination spot for 60 years held a grand reopening this week after the new owner made a few changes. The cliff top eatery was purchased for $4.75 million back in December, by new owner Peter Wang. Chef Christopher Bony of Casanova in Carmel had joined the staff, and brings his familiarity with French cooking with him. The restaurant opened for lunch Monday, but after and unexpectedly large turnout, has decided to reopen Wednesday morning to do more preparation.
A car stolen from downtown Santa Cruz early Monday morning was found nearby along with the thief. Around 1am someone called the Santa Cruz police department to report a suspicious person near Cayuga Street. When officers arrived they found 28-year-old Jamie Hernandez in a Chevy Tahoe that had been reported stolen very shortly before. A methamphetamine pipe and floor jack was also found in the car. It is believed that Hernandez was trying to take the tires. Hernandez was arrested for vehicle theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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