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High-speed rail station proposal moves forward in Gilroy

A plan to potentially bring a high-speed rail station to downtown Gilroy is moving forward, state and city officials said.

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Low-cost vaccines offered in Salinas Friday

Low-cost meningitis, whooping cough, diptheria and tetanus vaccines will be offered this Friday at the Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System's weekly farmers market.

Watsonville man arrested for kidnapping children's mother

A man wanted for kidnapping and assault led Watsonville police on a car chase Tuesday before crashing his vehicle into the curb at the intersection of East Lake and Blackburn and attempting to hid from officers, but was eventually hit with a stun gun and arrested.

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Man fatally shot in Seaside Wednesday

Seaside police are investigating a fatal shooting on General Jim Moore Boulevard that occurred just after midnight Wednesday.

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Serial panty thief due in Santa Cruz County Superior Court Wednesday

A 48-year-old man with a history of stealing women's underwear is scheduled to be in court Wednesday morning to set a trial date.

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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Refugee children being welcomed locally

We've seen the conditions of the facilities refugee children are being housed in. We've also seen the protests in some southern California cities, like Murrieta where people blocked several buses loaded with women and children entering a border patrol station. But it's a different story for many counties including…

Salinas Police chief wants officers to wear cameras

Salinas police chief says he'll seek funding for body cameras

Salinas Police Chief Kelly McMillin says he's looking into the idea of putting cameras on his officers, a tactic being tried by some other police departments in the country.

City council considers extending Cowells Beach curfew

UPDATE: Santa Cruz city council extends Cowell Beach curfew

Updated 7/23/14: The city council voted to extend the curfew for another year. 

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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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Low-cost vaccines offered in Salinas Friday

Low-cost meningitis, whooping cough, diptheria and tetanus vaccines will be offered…

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Man fatally shot in Seaside Wednesday

Seaside police are investigating a fatal shooting on General Jim Moore Boulevard…

Salinas Police chief wants officers to wear cameras

Salinas police chief says he'll seek funding for body cameras

Salinas Police Chief Kelly McMillin says he's looking into the idea of putting…

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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…

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Watsonville man arrested for kidnapping children's mother

A man wanted for kidnapping and assault led Watsonville police on a car chase…

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Serial panty thief due in Santa Cruz County Superior Court Wednesday

A 48-year-old man with a history of stealing women's underwear is scheduled to be in…

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…

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Refugee children being welcomed locally

We've seen the conditions of the facilities refugee children are being housed in.…

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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 23

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    Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.

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