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Monterey High alum and athlete fatally shot in Seaside

Seaside police identified the man shot and killed in his car on General Jim Moore Boulevard just after midnight Wednesday as 28-year-old Rafael Wynn.

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ABC conducts Salinas sting, cites four

Agents from the Salinas and San Jose District Offices of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control cited four persons at four off-sale retail locations for selling alcohol to minors on Saturday, July 19.

Grandmother and teen girl hit by car in Pacific Grove

A 60-year-old woman and her 11-year-old granddaughter were injured Wednesday afternoon near Lover's Point in Pacific Grove when they were hit by a car, according to police.

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Recreational Pacific Halibut fishery closed in August

The Pacific Halibut fishing season has been open since May 1. But the California Fish and Wildlife department says they have to protect exceeding the levels of fish caught.

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Suspected car thief sought by authorities in Santa Cruz, Monterey counties

Authorities in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties are seeking a 28-year-old man suspected in numerous auto thefts, vehicle burglaries and possible identity theft in both counties.

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One-acre wildfire reported in La Selva Beach

Crews are responding to reports of a 1/2 acre wildfire in the area of Spring Valley and Water Tank roads in the La Selva Beach area.

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2 accused in Scotts Valley-based Ponzi scheme plead guilty to federal charges

Two of the three men charged in connection with a so-called Ponzi scam out of Scotts Valley have pleaded guilty, according to federal court records.

Judge halts drilling permits next to condors at Pinnacles National Park

A California court has delivered a setback to an oil company seeking to drill wells within a few miles of condor habitat at the state's Pinnacles National Park.

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Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash; father missing

A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight.

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Monterey High alum and athlete fatally shot in Seaside

Seaside police identified the man shot and killed in his car on General Jim Moore…

Grandmother and teen girl hit by car in Pacific Grove

A 60-year-old woman and her 11-year-old granddaughter were injured Wednesday…

Halibut pictue

Recreational Pacific Halibut fishery closed in August

The Pacific Halibut fishing season has been open since May 1. But the California…

Matthew Clark

Suspected car thief sought by authorities in Santa Cruz, Monterey counties

Authorities in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties are seeking a 28-year-old man…

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Recreational Pacific Halibut fishery closed in August

The Pacific Halibut fishing season has been open since May 1. But the California…

Matthew Clark

Suspected car thief sought by authorities in Santa Cruz, Monterey counties

Authorities in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties are seeking a 28-year-old man…

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One-acre wildfire reported in La Selva Beach

Crews are responding to reports of a 1/2 acre wildfire in the area of Spring Valley…

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2 accused in Scotts Valley-based Ponzi scheme plead guilty to federal charges

Two of the three men charged in connection with a so-called Ponzi scam out of Scotts…

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Judge halts drilling permits next to condors at Pinnacles National Park

A California court has delivered a setback to an oil company seeking to drill wells…

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Early morning car chase in Hollister leads to four arrests

An early-morning car chase in Hollister led to the arrest of four people on various…

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Dear Jon: EBT abuse questioned

Several social programs are connected to Electronic Benefit Transfer cards here in…

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Pinnacles National Park brings in millions of dollars

A new National Park Service report shows that 237,677 visitors to Pinnacles National…

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Atlas is the Scotts Valley Police Department's first K9 officer since 1972

Scotts Valley Police get first K9 officer in more than 40 years

There's a new member of the Scotts Valley Police Department as of this week.

Salinas girl wins scholarship after glasses drive

Salinas teen wins scholarship for collecting, delivering eyeglasses to Jamaica

A Salinas teen is being recognized with a $1,000 scholarship from Kohl's Department…

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Community Foundation of Monterey Co. announced neighborhood grants recipients

The Community Foundation for Monterey County has announced the recipients of the…

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