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Santa Cruz native charged with arson in connection with King wildfire

A 37-year-old man is being charged with felony arson in connection with the devastating King wildfire, which has driven close to 3,000 people from their homes.

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National Weather Service issues coastal hazard warning, in effect until 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service on Thursday issued a coastal hazard warning for much of the San Francisco Bay area.

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Santa Cruz native charged with arson in connection with King wildfire

A 37-year-old man is being charged with felony arson in connection with the devastating King wildfire, which has driven close to 3,000 people from their homes.

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Covered California notifications under fire

The leader of California's health insurance exchange says the state is trying to improve notifications to consumers who are shifted to Medi-Cal during income checks and eligibility updates.

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Enterovirus now confirmed in California

4 confirmed cases of the Enterovirus D68 have been reported to the California Department of Public Health. 3 cases in San Diego county and 1 in Ventura county are the first confirmed cases in California in 2014. More cases are expected to be found as testing continues.

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Highway 9 closures planned in Felton Friday

Road closures will be in place along a section of Highway 9 Friday for construction and repair work.

Santa Cruz groups build new community website

New website aimed at promoting tech industry in Santa Cruz

A new website launched Wednesday is hoping to be a hub for science and technology companies and professionals in the Santa Cruz area.

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Watsonville police arrest 3 in violent robbery in which clerk was beaten with bat

Watsonville Police have arrested three males in connection with a brutal robbery earlier this month in which a store clerk was beaten with a baseball bat.

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Man arrested in Salinas after making threats of suicide by cop

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Salinas Wednesday after he reportedly made threats about intending to commit suicide by cop.

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Seaside woman pleads no contest in newborn's death

A Seaside woman who told officers she'd allowed her newborn baby to die and then buried the body has pleaded no contest to felony child abuse and involuntary manslaughter.

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Santa Cruz native charged with arson in connection with King wildfire

A 37-year-old man is being charged with felony arson in connection with the…

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Man arrested in Salinas after making threats of suicide by cop

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Salinas Wednesday after he reportedly made threats…

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Seaside woman pleads no contest in newborn's death

A Seaside woman who told officers she'd allowed her newborn baby to die and then…

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City of Salinas exploring public-private partnership for library expansion

The city of Salinas is looking to expand the El Gabilan Library through a…

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National Weather Service issues coastal hazard warning, in effect until 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service on Thursday issued a coastal hazard warning for much of…

Wayne Allen Huntsman

Santa Cruz native charged with arson in connection with King wildfire

A 37-year-old man is being charged with felony arson in connection with the…

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Highway 9 closures planned in Felton Friday

Road closures will be in place along a section of Highway 9 Friday for construction…

Santa Cruz groups build new community website

New website aimed at promoting tech industry in Santa Cruz

A new website launched Wednesday is hoping to be a hub for science and technology…

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New rules outlined to manage Measure J outcome

San Benito County pushes new rules ahead of Measure J ballot measure

Trying to protect taxpayers by preventing lawsuits.  It's the next step in the…

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DEAR JON: E-cigarettes still largely allowed

They’re fast becoming one of the biggest public health concerns,…

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Hollister resident named "Volunteer of the Year" for 12th Senate District

Ruth Erickson of Hollister has been selected as the Volunteer of the Year for the…

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San Benito Co. Sheriff's detective saves woman at Visalia hotel

A member of the San Benito County Sheriff's Office performed livesaving CPR on a…

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Tractor trailer overturns on Highway 101 on-ramp in Gilroy

A big rig carrying 40,000 pounds of large paper rolls overturned on the Highway 101…

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DEAR JON: E-cigarettes still largely allowed

They’re fast becoming one of the biggest public health concerns,…

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Federal appeals court won't reconsider ruling in Morgan Hill flag T-shirt case

A federal appeals court is refusing to reconsider a previous ruling that found a…

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San Jose Sharks' forward organizing fundraiser for Sierra LaMar search

Forward Logan Couture is hosting a fundraiser event at a Morgan Hill school…

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Hollister resident named "Volunteer of the Year" for 12th Senate District

Ruth Erickson of Hollister has been selected as the Volunteer of the Year for the…

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San Benito Co. Sheriff's detective saves woman at Visalia hotel

A member of the San Benito County Sheriff's Office performed livesaving CPR on a…

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New mural unveiled, scholarship announced at Sun Street Centers in Salinas

A new mural was unveiled Friday at Sun Street Centers in Salinas to honor long-time…

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