Life really IS sweet for Bridgett Titus of Aptos--for her entry won first place in the Santa Cruz County Fair's apple pie contest, junior division Tuesday.
A driver from the accident on Hwy 1 gets loaded into the second Life Flight helicopter on Tuesday after a rollover accident that required both lanes near the Rio Del Mar exit to be blocked off. (John Williams/Senitnel)
Two were airlifted to a local hospital after a two car accident on Hwy 1. Here is the story and additional photographs.
Twenty-three pounds of marijuana buds worth more than $80,000 as well as 1,400 marijuana plants were found inside a house the 3800 block of Redwood Drive in Aptos Saturday. In addition, Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies confiscated nine guns as well as more than $40.000 cash and arrested one man.
A spectacular sunset fills the sky over the Cement Ship and Seacliff State Beach on Tuesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Wild turkeys in the Aptos hills, caught in the act of peering in windows and running off excess speed during a swooping landing. (Photos by Nadia Drake)
Paula Woods, seated on couch in blue shirt, watches the Oprah show with friends and family as they find out Woods is going to Australia with Oprah and the entire audience--on a plane piloted by John Travolta. Dan Coyro/Sentinel
Trevor Gillis, winner of the 37th annual Roughwater Swim, runs toward the finish line on Cowell Beach on Saturday. (Julia Moore/Sentinel)
Competitors dive into the ocean from the Main Beach starting point during the 37th annual Roughwater Swim on Saturday. (Julia Moore/Sentinel)
Sandman triathletes dive into the Pacific Sunday morning in Seacliff. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
Artem Sitak returns the ball to Donald Young in the Comerica Bank Challenger at Seascape Sports Club in Aptos on Wednesday. (Julia Moore/Sentinel)
Donald Young returns the ball to Artem Sitak in the Comerica Bank Challenger at Seascape Sports Club in Aptos on Wednesday. (Julia Moore/Sentinel)