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First Great Pacific Race rowers cross finish line in Hawaii

The first team in the Great Pacific Race to cross the finish line in Hawaii accomplished the feat late Tuesday afternoon.

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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 charges, including possession of burglary tools.

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Man dies in Half Moon Bay after beach hole collapses

Authorities say a young man died after a hole that he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in sand for at least five minutes.

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Participation sought in Santa Cruz County passenger rail survey

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is studying the feasibility of train service along the 32-mile rail line, which roughly parallels Highway 1 and the coast.

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Local Red Cross volunteers headed to help in Washington State

Eleven volunteers with the Red Cross of Santa Cruz are on their way to Washington State to help those affected by the wildfire there.

Authorities seize 180 marijuana plants near San Vicente Creek

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Two arrested after major pot bust near Santa Cruz County creek

Two people have been arrested after authorities raided an illegal marijuana grow near Bonny Doon that they say was diverting water from an endangered salmon stream.

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Santa Clara Valley water district mulls hiring 'water cops'

A San Francisco Bay Area water district is set to vote on the hiring of "water cops" to issue fines to people caught wasting water.

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California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

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Law professor nominated to California high court

Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford law professor to the California Supreme Court.

City council considers extending Cowells Beach curfew

Santa Cruz city council considers extending Cowell Beach curfew

The Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday will consider extending the overnight curfew at Cowell Beach.

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First Great Pacific Race rowers cross finish line in Hawaii

The first team in the Great Pacific Race to cross the finish line in Hawaii…

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…

Salinas police investigating shooting on Cherokee Drive

1 taken to hospital after shooting at Salinas townhome

Salinas police are investigating a shooting that occurred inside a Willow Wood…

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Animal hoarder permanently barred from having contact with animals

A fake animal rescue group has settled a lawsuit with prosecutors in Monterey,…

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Participation sought in Santa Cruz County passenger rail survey

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is studying the feasibility…

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Local Red Cross volunteers headed to help in Washington State

Eleven volunteers with the Red Cross of Santa Cruz are on their way to Washington…

Authorities seize 180 marijuana plants near San Vicente Creek

Two arrested after major pot bust near Santa Cruz County creek

Two people have been arrested after authorities raided an illegal marijuana grow…

City council considers extending Cowells Beach curfew

Santa Cruz city council considers extending Cowell Beach curfew

The Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday will consider extending the overnight curfew…

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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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Dear Jon: Too few electronic highway message signs?

We’ve seen the electronic message signs along the highways here on the Central Coast…

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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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Seaside boy gets to be a construction worker for a day

Renzo Lombardi, 3, has always loved big-rigs and construction trucks.

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On This Day

  • On this day: July 22

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    Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world, John Dillinger is gunned down behind a Chicago theater, two Soviet dogs become cosmonauts, and Prince George arrives to great fanfare, all on this day.

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