February 9: Shooting at Locust & Cedar
February 11: Armed robbery & attempted homicide of a student at Natural Bridges Ave
February 13: Armed robbery at the Food Bin
February 17: Visiting woman raped and assaulted near Quarry Plaza
February 26: Two police officers and a suspect fatally shot at North Branciforte & Doyle St.
Attempted Confirmed death at the College 9/10 Bridge. (Note: there is still debate whether it was an accidental fall or an intended suicide.)
I know there are a million posts about this right now, but really, who cursed Santa Cruz? What’s with all the tragedy?