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State warns wearing costume contact lenses could cause serious problems

A special warning is going out as many get ready to put on Halloween costumes.

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Dear Jon update: Weather service says EL Nino slow to develop

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we’re due for a ‘gully washer.’ Russ asked, “Dear Jon, Is the coming El Nino going to be as strong as the 82-83 season?” The Latest from National Weather Service points to a better than average chance of an EL Nino.

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Murder conviction in 2012 shooting near Alisal High

Prosecutors say Jamie Murillo has been convicted of murder for the death of a 21-year-old man in March 2013 in Salinas.

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Thousands of Christmas ornaments stolen from Aptos store

A major theft at a home decor store in Aptos has many people thinking about the Grinch who stole Christmas.

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Salinas store clerk fires shots at armed robbers

A Salinas store clerk fired shots at two men who attempted to rob his store Wednesday night.

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Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle lawsuit

A large hospital chain based in Northern California has agreed to pay $37 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the federal Medicare program.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates Shark Days this weekend

The Monterey Bay Aquarium presents "Shark Days" this weekend, Nov. 1-2.

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3 local municipalities get grants to combat DUI, prevent traffic collisions

Three local municipalities have received grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety aimed at enforcement and awareness efforts with regards to traffic safety.

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Salinas Police: Man arrested at Dubber's Bar with gun

Salinas police arrested a 24-year-old man at a bar Wednesday night with a loaded firearm.

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Construction worker killed by suspected DUI driver

A construction worker was killed early Thursday morning after California Highway Patrol says he was hit by a suspected DUI driver.

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Monterey County News

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State warns wearing costume contact lenses could cause serious problems

A special warning is going out as many get ready to put on Halloween costumes.

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Dear Jon update: Weather service says EL Nino slow to develop

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

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Murder conviction in 2012 shooting near Alisal High

Prosecutors say Jamie Murillo has been convicted of murder for the death of a 21…

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Santa Cruz County News

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Dear Jon update: Weather service says EL Nino slow to develop

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

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Thousands of Christmas ornaments stolen from Aptos store

A major theft at a home decor store in Aptos has many people thinking about the…

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Police: "Prolific" meth dealer arrested in Santa Cruz

A Santa Cruz man authorities describe as being a prolific meth dealer has been…

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San Benito County News

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Dear Jon update: Weather service says EL Nino slow to develop

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

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Hollister woman gets 9 months in federal prison for stealing from employer

A Hollister woman is facing nine months in federal prison for wire fraud.

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Halloween heartbreak: No school on Friday for some Hollister students

Some Central Coast children looking forward to Halloween won't be sharing their…

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Dear Jon update: Weather service says EL Nino slow to develop

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

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Prunedale man killed in early Wednesday morning crash

A 67-year-old man died early Wednesday after his car rolled over off Highway  101…

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Hollister woman gets 9 months in federal prison for stealing from employer

A Hollister woman is facing nine months in federal prison for wire fraud.

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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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