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City Council looking for committee members

The City of Salinas is looking for community members who are interesting in joining a new Measure G Citizens’ Oversight Committee.

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Higher speed limit on portion of Highway 101

There is now a new speed limit for a 10 mile stretch of Highway 101 through Prunedale.

MPUSD wants to expand transitional kindergarten program

MPUSD wants to expand transitional kindergarten program

The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District wants to expand the transitional kindergarten program, but it needs parents’ help.

CHP looking for diversity

CHP hiring seeking diversity

The California Highway Patrol is struggling to recruit more minority officers and is gearing up for an aggressive recruitment campaign that kicks off this weekend.

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Measure B helps bring new high school to Salinas

  A new high school is one step closer to becoming a reality in Salinas. The new school will be in the northeast part of town and it's all thanks to funding from Measure B.

dear jon texting while stopped

Dear Jon: To text or not when stopped at the red light

Texting or using a cell phone while driving, we still see it on the road and yes, it is against the law. Ana emailed me at DearJon@KIONRightNow.com and asked, "Dear Jon, can you still get a ticket if you text at a red light, but not while driving?"

Monterey-native falls 300 feet to his death near Fresno

Monterey native falls 300 feet to his death near Fresno

Authorities in Fresno County said Monterey native Zachary Penn, 26, fell off a cliff to his death during a camping trip last week.

Monterey County crisis team supervisor heads to Sudan

Monterey County crisis team supervisor heads to Sudan

Monterey County crisis team supervisor heads to Sudan

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Morgan Hill make drug arrest near East Dunne Ave.

Morgan Hill police said officers responded to a call of a suspect brandishing a gun from a car on Highway 101 at East Dunne Ave.

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City Council looking for committee members

The City of Salinas is looking for community members who are interesting in joining…

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Higher speed limit on portion of Highway 101

There is now a new speed limit for a 10 mile stretch of Highway 101 through…

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CSUMB students optimistic about job market

Graduating students at CSUMB are entering a job market that’s a lot different than…

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CHP looking for diversity

CHP hiring seeking diversity

The California Highway Patrol is struggling to recruit more minority officers and is…

dear jon texting while stopped

Dear Jon: To text or not when stopped at the red light

Texting or using a cell phone while driving, we still see it on the road and yes, it…

La Selva Beach Trestle opens, a key link to local rail line

La Selva Beach Trestle opens, a key link to local rail line

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission said its La Selva Beach…

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CHP looking for diversity

CHP hiring seeking diversity

The California Highway Patrol is struggling to recruit more minority officers and is…

dear jon texting while stopped

Dear Jon: To text or not when stopped at the red light

Texting or using a cell phone while driving, we still see it on the road and yes, it…

Special Report: San Benito County faces legal claims following Measure J approval

Special Report: San Benito County faces legal claims following Measure J approval

It's been three months since Measure J passed in San Benito County, banning fracking.

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CHP looking for diversity

CHP hiring seeking diversity

The California Highway Patrol is struggling to recruit more minority officers and is…

dear jon texting while stopped

Dear Jon: To text or not when stopped at the red light

Texting or using a cell phone while driving, we still see it on the road and yes, it…

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Morgan Hill make drug arrest near East Dunne Ave.

Morgan Hill police said officers responded to a call of a suspect brandishing a gun…

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Marc Flores heads to Spring Training

King City kid heading to spring training to play for Chicago White Sox

A shot to play Major League Baseball is rare, but it's even more rare to meet a…

Aquaponics in Corralitos

Making A Difference: Aquaponics in Corralitos

For many, finding work can be challenging. Especially for those who have…

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Off-duty SVMH nurse delivers Walmart employee's baby in store bathroom

She's the kind of woman you'd want by your side in an emergency, especially if…

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