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Santa Cruz fire

Empire Grade Road closed at Felton-Empire / Ice Cream Grade Roads. A portion of Empire Grade Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains is closed due to the Lockheed Fire burning in Santa Cruz County. This road is a favorite among local cyclists, including me. Theoretically, I can still do my Felton / Empire Grade / read more »

Santa Cruz fire evacuations

Several hundred people living in the Santa Cruz Mountains have been forced to evacuate their homes as over 3,000 acres of dry woodland burned overnight. It’s good see people are leaving their homes with the things that are important to them. Photo from the San Jose Mercury News. All the smoke in the air made read more »

Road and trail closures: Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and Alameda Counties

With record-breaking rainfall throughout Northern California abating for now, a bunch of us will be tempted to hit the roads on our bikes. Several favorite road cycling roads are closed, including Mount Hamilton Road, Niles Canyon, Soquel-San Jose, and more. Santa Cruz County Road Closures list is updated throughout the day and seems to be read more »

If you plan to ride in the Santa Cruz Mountains this weekend …

The forecast predicts wonderful riding weather throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Coast for this Martin Luther King Jr Day weekend, but this past week of heavy rain and high winds have taken their toll on mountain and coastal roads. Boulder Creek resident Liz Tyler took this photo 1/4 mile up Bear read more »

Santa Cruz hit and run cyclist fatality

Please be on the lookout for a white, full size pickup truck with significant front end damage last seen traveling eastbound on Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz CA. I was just riding along Friday morning when I stumbled on this homicide investigation on Soquel Avenue at Hagemann Avenue in Santa Cruz, California.

Santa Cruz Police Memorial Photobomb

Thousands pay their respects to slain Santa Cruz police officers Elizabeth Butler and Butch Baker. I said I wasn’t gonna do a photobomb, but that’s what I ended up with. The partner of one of the slain Santa Cruz police detectives, Elizabeth Butler, is a bus driver for Santa Cruz Metro. SCPD and the Metro read more »