Storms 2023: Road to Recovery

Coverage of the storms that hit Santa Cruz County in January 2023 and the cleanup and recovery efforts that have followed.

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Storm Recovery Updates

The power went out in Felton during storms that hit the community around 1 a.m. on Jan. 8. Pacific Gas & Electric crews...

The storms leave many challenges and questions for Santa Cruz County in their wake. Who will pay for the repairs to...

Santa Cruz Storm Coverage

Lookout wants to hear stories about Santa Cruz County residents helping each other during the storm siege that began New...

As the skies begin to clear and a relentless series of atmospheric rivers finally start to move out of California,...

Amid repeated storms and sea level rise, new research shines light on another flood risk that has remained hidden for...

Mid-County Storm Coverage

Are you really from Santa Cruz County if you don’t have at least one Pizza My Heart tee? The chain’s latest is part of...

With more than 100 employees unable to return to work due to prolonged restaurant closures, chefs from Reef Dog Deli,...

The president, notorious for his love of ice cream, did indeed sample a Santa Cruz favorite, and his team also chowed...

Almost a football field and a half long, the Cement Ship marked a place and time of high enjoyment, until zapped by the...

Dry weather is in front of us, as the last few drops fall from the skies the next couple of days. In the San Lorenzo...

Another moderate storm moved into California Sunday evening, but meteorologists also say there’s good news on the...

South County Storm Coverage

The Pajaro River, which had neared flood stage amid the ongoing wave of storms, measured at under 26 feet in Watsonville...

Gov. Gavin Newsom was set to tour storm-damaged parts of Capitola Village on Tuesday afternoon. Meanwhile, the Santa...

Much of Santa Cruz County fared better than worse-case scenarios, but road blockages, lots of localized flooding have...

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Santa Cruz Mountains Storm Coverage

Daniel DeLong lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains, where packing a chainsaw is often just part of mountain life. His young...

California’s power grid is typically tested during wildfire season or intense heat waves, but a winter storm system has...

Roads and highways across Santa Cruz County and the broader region have been shut down by landslides, sinkholes,...

We’re still midway through the impact of this storm. “The weather service is saying maybe not as much rain as initially...