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Salinas considers controversial tobacco ordinance to halt underage smoking

A passionate debate over preventing cigarettes from ending up in the hands of minors will continue in January for the Salinas City Council.

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Monterey County updates Rooster ordinance

Rooster breeders are now facing tighter controls from Monterey County. The Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to clamp down on breeders at Tuesday's meeting.

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Salinas city attorney taking legal action to stop a special election

Wednesday the Salinas city attorney said the city is taking legal action to stop a special election. The election was meant to raise money for public safety.

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Salinas middle schoolers swap textbooks for technology with Google Chromebooks

Hundreds of Salinas middle school students are ditching traditional books for technology.

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Preparing for storm: Tips you should know

The Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services released the following safety tips you should consider before a powerful storm system hits the central coast.

Christmas tree blamed for Marina apartment fire

Christmas tree blamed for Marina apartment fire

Christmas tree blamed for Marina apartment fire

Shooting in Salinas' Chinatown after homeless services event

Salinas police are on scene of a shooting in the Chinatown area.  Investigators confirm to NewsChannel 5 that one man was shot and taken to Natividad's Trauma Center.

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Soquel residents celebrate full rainwater barrels

After months of dry weather, the 60-gallon water barrel in Lisa Sheridan’s back yard is now overflowing after a recent storm system dumped torrents of rain across the Central Coast.

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Bizz Buzz: Interim Inc.

Interim Inc. had a ribbon cutting with the Salinas Valley Chamber, local dignitaries, staff and service providers, for their new Rockrose Gardens Apartments in Marina.

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UPDATE: Salinas city phone service restored

UPDATE 12/16/14 5:12p.m.: All phone services restored at city departments in Salinas.  The cause of most of the outage was flooding, which damaged a phone circuit board at the city permit center. That in turn caused the failure of a circuit board at city hall, which interrupted some connections there and at the Police…

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Salinas considers controversial tobacco ordinance to halt underage smoking

A passionate debate over preventing cigarettes from ending up in the hands of minors…

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Monterey County updates Rooster ordinance

Rooster breeders are now facing tighter controls from Monterey County. The Board of…

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Salinas city attorney taking legal action to stop a special election

Wednesday the Salinas city attorney said the city is taking legal action to stop a…

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Preparing for storm: Tips you should know

The Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services released the following safety…

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Soquel residents celebrate full rainwater barrels

After months of dry weather, the 60-gallon water barrel in Lisa Sheridan’s back…

Downed tree and power lines snarl morning commute in Santa Cruz

Highway 17 off Glenwood Drive has been reopened after all lanes were shut down…

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Preparing for storm: Tips you should know

The Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services released the following safety…

Hollister paramedic charged with 42 counts of sex assault on a minor

Former EMS specialist faces 42 counts of sex assault

A former EMS specialist who worked for San Benito County was arraigned on 42 counts…

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Highway 101re-opens after big rig flips near Gilroy

UPDATE 12/15/14 3:17p.m.: Highway 101 is back open after a big rig flipped and shut…

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Preparing for storm: Tips you should know

The Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services released the following safety…

Big rig flipped near Gilroy

Highway 101re-opens after big rig flips near Gilroy

UPDATE 12/15/14 3:17p.m.: Highway 101 is back open after a big rig flipped and shut…

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SPCA: Some horses up for adoption from Morgan Hill, Gilroy neglect case

Thirty-eight neglected horses from Morgan Hill and Gilroy--and one man held…

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Prison donates confiscated cellphones to San Jose-based domestic violence advocacy group

A California state prison has donated more than 200 contraband cell phones to the…

House flip to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Scotts Valley

Flipping houses and flipping a legacy for charity in Santa Cruz County

A man's dying wish to have the proceeds of his home go to benefit at-risk youth may…

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