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Salinas man claims $2.7 million lottery winnings on his way to Las Vegas

A Mega Millions ticket worth $2.7 million was sold at Start Market in Salinas Tuesday night, according to California Lottery officials.

Fences put up around sacred 'Virgin Mary' tree in Watsonville

Fences put up around sacred 'Virgin Mary' tree in Watsonville

It's considered a sacred place and every week hundreds of people visit Pinto Lake Park in Watsonville to see the image of the Virgin Mary on a tree.

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Salinas blocks new liquor license at N. Main Walgreens

Salinas City Council will review an appeal to an originally denied alcohol license application by the Walgreens in Harden Ranch Shopping Center.

Watsonville moves to Level 2 H2O rationing

Watsonville moves to level 2 water restrictions

Watsonville city council voted 6 to 1 Tuesday night to move forward with "Level Two" water restrictions.

New King City police officer sworn in Tuesday

New King City police officer sworn in Tuesday

A new officer is ready to hit the streets in King City, after a recent hiring effort.

New Santa Cruz rules aim to ease housing crisis

New Santa Cruz rules aim to ease housing crisis

Rent prices in Santa Cruz County are on a steady rise over the last several years and now the county is ranked the 5th most expensive metro area to call home.

CalStar air ambulance called out for Gilroy crash Wednesday morning

A Jeep Wrangler and a cyclist crashed Wednesday morning on Mt. Madonna Road in Gilroy, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Car hit bicyclist in Santa Cruz overnight crash, police say

Santa Cruz police said Mission Street at Western Drive are back open after a crash early Wednesday morning between a car and bicyclist.

Body discovered in bushes in Live Oak

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of man whose body was found in Live Oak.

Memorial Day Volunteers Making a Difference

Making a Difference: Memorial Day

Around the country, millions of flags will be raised to remember those who died while serving the country's Armed Forces. In Salinas, it's made possible because of a team of volunteers. The story of their dedication can be seen in today's Making A Difference.

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Salinas man claims $2.7 million lottery winnings on his way to Las Vegas

A Mega Millions ticket worth $2.7 million was sold at Start Market in Salinas…

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Salinas blocks new liquor license at N. Main Walgreens

Salinas City Council will review an appeal to an originally denied alcohol license…

New King City police officer sworn in Tuesday

New King City police officer sworn in Tuesday

A new officer is ready to hit the streets in King City, after a recent hiring effort.

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Fences put up around sacred 'Virgin Mary' tree in Watsonville

Fences put up around sacred 'Virgin Mary' tree in Watsonville

It's considered a sacred place and every week hundreds of people visit Pinto Lake…

Watsonville moves to Level 2 H2O rationing

Watsonville moves to level 2 water restrictions

Watsonville city council voted 6 to 1 Tuesday night to move forward with "Level Two"…

New Santa Cruz rules aim to ease housing crisis

New Santa Cruz rules aim to ease housing crisis

Rent prices in Santa Cruz County are on a steady rise over the last several years…

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San Benito HS bomb threat suspect pleads guilty

UPDATE: San Benito HS bomb threat caller sentenced to prison

A Michigan man, who pleaded guilty to making bomb threats toward San Benito High…

Tiny solution to a big problem – Homelessness

Tiny solution to a big problem with homelessness in San Benito and Santa Clara counties

A tiny solution to a big problem. On Thursday, students from San Benito and Santa…

Greenfield pulls possibility of medical marijuana dispensaries

The city of Greenfield has decided to pull the possibility of medical marijuana…

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CalStar air ambulance called out for Gilroy crash Wednesday morning

A Jeep Wrangler and a cyclist crashed Wednesday morning on Mt. Madonna Road in…

Gilroy woman charged with scamming South Bay Hispanic community

Gilroy woman accused of scamming South Bay Hispanic residents

A Gilroy woman is facing charges for allegedly stealing more that a quarter of a…

Firefighters face challenges heading into upcoming fire season

Cal Fire on alert for Memorial Day Weekend

The Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer, but Cal Fire has been…

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Pebble Beach chef wins competition

Pebble Beach chef wins big competition

A Pebble Beach chef made it to the finals of a big competition after beating the…

Salinas students visit UC Berkeley

Salinas students visit UC Berkeley

re than a dozen high school students from Salinas took a trip to the Bay Area to…

Making a Difference Red Cross

Making a Difference Red Cross

Disasters strike without warning, but the Red Cross is ready to respond. One local…

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