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BP oil spill

British Petroleum announces multi-billion dollar settlement

To compensate for damages done to the environment and the economy, BP has settled with 5 Gulf States for $18.7 billion. The settlement comes five years after the spill on the gulf coast.

77 new us Citizens

Citizenship ceremonies held across the country and in Asilomar

77 immigrants became American citizens during a swearing in ceremony in Asilomar. 

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UCSC researchers play important role in Refugio Oil Spill Response

Since the Refugio Oil Spill on May 19, a group of researchers from UC Santa Cruz have gone down to the area and collected samples. They’re looking for natural variations in marine life to assess whether there has been any effect from the oil spill.

Salinas violent arrest suspect makes first court appearance

Man involved in violent confrontation with Salinas police in court

Jose Velasco, the man seen in cell phone video in a violent confrontation with Salinas Police in June, pleaded not guilty to three charges Thursday.

High Speed Rail

California voters may get a second chance at high-speed-rail

The fate of California's controversial bullet-train project could be, once again, in the hands of voters. A new bill is being floated by some lawmakers as the price tag for the high speed rail project continues to climb. 

Engineers assess Cowell Beach bacterial problem

Woman dies after diving at San Carlos Beach in Monterey

A 51-year-old woman has died after diving at San Carlos Beach in Monterey on Saturday, according to emergency responders.

Spot fires along Highway 101

A series of spot fires ignite along Highway 101 near Salinas

Fire crews say the first fire one was reported  2:10p.m. at Camphora Gloria Rd.

Deadly shooting investigation in King City

King City man killed during drive-by shooting Wednesday night

King City police are investigating a homicide case where a man was killed during a drive-by shooting Wednesday night.

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Salinas violent arrest suspect makes first court appearance

Man involved in violent confrontation with Salinas police in court

Jose Velasco, the man seen in cell phone video in a violent confrontation with…

Engineers assess Cowell Beach bacterial problem

Woman dies after diving at San Carlos Beach in Monterey

A 51-year-old woman has died after diving at San Carlos Beach in Monterey on…

Spot fires along Highway 101

A series of spot fires ignite along Highway 101 near Salinas

Fire crews say the first fire one was reported  2:10p.m. at Camphora Gloria Rd.

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High Speed Rail

California voters may get a second chance at high-speed-rail

The fate of California's controversial bullet-train project could be, once again, in…

Central Coast law enforcement warn drivers not to drink and drive

Central Coast law enforcement warn drivers not to drink and drive

The holiday weekend is approaching and with it a lot of celebrations. But there's…

California vehicle thefts decreased in 2014 by almost 7 percent from 2013.  This marks the second year in a row that vehicle thefts have declined, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports.

CHP calls for a safe and sober fourth of July Holiday weekend

Fourth of July is around the corner and Californians love to celebrate the holiday…

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High Speed Rail

California voters may get a second chance at high-speed-rail

The fate of California's controversial bullet-train project could be, once again, in…

Central Coast law enforcement warn drivers not to drink and drive

Central Coast law enforcement warn drivers not to drink and drive

The holiday weekend is approaching and with it a lot of celebrations. But there's…

Highway Fire started just south of Gilroy

UPDATE: Gilroy Highway Fire 95 percent contained

Cal Fire said the Highway Fire off Highway 101, just south of Gilroy, is now 42…

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77 new us Citizens

Citizenship ceremonies held across the country and in Asilomar

77 immigrants became American citizens during a swearing in ceremony in Asilomar. 

Stuff the bus

Effort to send children to school with supplies ramps up

Helping school children with the supplies to succeed is the aim of 'Stuff the Bus…

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California Highway 1 named the “ultimate road trip” by Sunset Magazine

Our very own Highway 1 has been named the “Ultimate Highway Trip,” by Sunset…

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