UPDATE: The Coastal Watershed Council kicked off a public information campaign which consists of a three- pronged approach to keep bacteria out of the San Lorenzo River.
UPDATE 5/24/2017 5:10 p.m. The Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office has identified the body found in Aptos creek as 46-year-old Steven Ralls. Ralls from Aptos, was reported missing by a friend on May 8. He was last heard from on May 2. An autopsy was conducted earlier this week. The cause of death is still under investigation however the Sheriffs Office does not suspect foul play.
On a yearly basis Santa Cruz County sees around 3 Million visitors, many of them will be coming this weekend as the unofficial kick off to summer.
At least 150 people showed up Tuesday to Hotel Paradox for the city of Santa Cruz's 2nd annual State of the City where leaders discussed several key issues including homelessness, housing, the city's budget deficit and aging infrastructure.