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Road closures lifted in limited areas

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has lifted evacuation orders for the following areas: Riley Ranch Road and Red Wolf Drive, Corona Road, and all of Carmel Highlands.

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Soberanes Fire: A timeline

Here is a timeline of the fire’s spread and the efforts to contain it. 

Central Coast vineyards harvesting early because of drought

Smoke from Soberanes Fire threatens grapes

Monterey County grape growers are worried that smoke from the Soberanes Fire could damage their vineyards.

Critical need for firefighter lodging

More than 3,500 firefighters are on the Central Coast in response to the Soberanes Fire and they are looking for a place to sleep and shower.

Cal Fire close to stopping Soberanes Fire from spreading

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Soberanes Fire containment date revised to August 31

Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service now estimate full containment on August 31.

Resources from Sand Fire headed to Central Coast

More firefighters are on their way to the Central Coast.

Cal Fire: Soberanes fire grows to 31,386 acres

The Soberanes Fire has grown to 31,386 acres Friday morning, according to Cal Fire. 

Soberanes Fire Community Meeting

Cal Fire continues to battle blaze; evacuated residents hope to return home soon

While the Soberanes Fire continues to sweep through the Big Sur mountains, Cal Fire is working to stop the wildfire from spreading to the Carmel Highlands community.

Hillary Clinton accepts democratic nomination for President

20th Congressional District Delegate David Kong is at the DNC in Philadelphia sending us pictures of Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech.

New details on plan to fight Soberanes Fire

Behind the fire lines

KION revisits Palo Colorado area

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Monterey County News

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Road closures lifted in limited areas

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has lifted evacuation orders for the following…

Soberanes Fire: A timeline

Here is a timeline of the fire’s spread and the efforts to contain it. 

Central Coast vineyards harvesting early because of drought

Smoke from Soberanes Fire threatens grapes

Monterey County grape growers are worried that smoke from the Soberanes Fire could…

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Santa Cruz County News

Homeowners told to create defensible space now

While the Soberanes Fire rages in Monterey County, fire officials are working to…

Santa Cruz swim center reopens following infection scare

The Simpkins Family Swim Center in Santa Cruz is open once again to swimmers,…

Fallen the police movie

Retired cop produces police documentary

Police work is dangerous, and 2016 is set to be one of the most dangerous years yet…

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San Benito County News

Fire reveals illegal pot growing operation in Hollister

The Hollister Fire and Police Departments responded to a house fire on Mulberry…

Gilroy woman killed in traffic accident

A Gilroy woman was killed Thursday morning when she lost control of her car and…

Police: Don't underestimate risks of edible marijuana products

Hollister police want parents to know that edible marijuana is no joke. Last week,…

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Santa Clara County News

4.2 Earthquake

4.2 earthquake rattles Central Coast

The Central Coast was rattled by two strong earthquakes and a series of smaller…

Marijuana bust

Pot farm busted on UC Santa Cruz property

Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies busted an illegal marijuana growing operation…

New flights a possibility at Monterey airport

Travelers stay optimistic despite problems overseas

There is growing fear and anxiety for international travelers after the Bastille Day…

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