Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Cal Fire said crews are responding to a brush fire in the area of Loma Prieta Road and Loma Chiquita Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Monday.

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Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Cal Fire said crews are responding to a brush fire in the area of Loma Prieta Road and Loma Chiquita Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Monday.

Heat Advisory issued for Central Coast

A ridge of high pressure continues to push winds offshore, bringing hot, dry conditions all the way to the coast. Record high temperatures will be possible today.

Statewide plastic bag ban debate heats up in Santa Cruz

Statewide plastic bag ban debate heats up in Santa Cruz

The debate over banning plastic bags in California is heating up as two propositions go before voters in November.

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Soberanes Fire containment date may be delayed, crews say

The Soberanes Fire has grown to 127,478 acres Monday morning. It is now 78 percent contained according to fire officials.

Brentwood Reid - Alaska Incident Management Team

Crews changing tactics on Soberanes Fire

Crews fighting the Soberanes Fire said they're changing tactics this week, attacking the fire on the ground and building containment lines closer to fire lines.

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Soberanes Fire: A timeline

The Soberanes Fire has been burning north of Big Sur since Friday July 22. Here is a timeline of the fire’s spread and the efforts to contain it:

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Locals weigh in on first presidential debate

Many believe Monday night's debate will be the most watched in U.S. history, with as many as 100 million people tuning in. Here on the Central Coast, we spoke with some who say they’ll be watching the political theater. While one political analyst likened it to a prize fight between two heavyweights, many say an…

Power outage in Salinas Monday afternoon

Power lines down in Capitola on Wharf Road

The Capitola Police Department is asking people to stay away from Wharf Road while crews respond to power lines down in the area.

Distracted driving on the rise, new report reveals increase in violations

Salinas police bust drivers for cellphone use during sting operation

Seven cellphone tickets were issued Sunday morning in Salinas during a police sting operation.

Mega Body teaches kids about health and better life choices

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Soberanes Fire containment date may be delayed, crews say

The Soberanes Fire has grown to 127,478 acres Monday morning. It is now 78 percent…

Crews changing tactics on Soberanes Fire

Crews fighting the Soberanes Fire said they're changing tactics this week,…

Soberanes Fire: A timeline

The Soberanes Fire has been burning north of Big Sur since Friday July 22. Here is…

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Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Cal Fire said crews are responding to a brush fire in the area of Loma Prieta Road…

Statewide plastic bag ban debate heats up in Santa Cruz

Statewide plastic bag ban debate heats up in Santa Cruz

The debate over banning plastic bags in California is heating up as two propositions…

Power outage in Salinas Monday afternoon

Power lines down in Capitola on Wharf Road

The Capitola Police Department is asking people to stay away from Wharf Road while…

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San Benito County News

Brush fire sparks near Pacheco Pass Friday afternoon

Fire crews are battling flames near Casa De Fruita in Hollister Friday afternoon.

Drug lab busted in downtown Hollister

Drug lab busted in downtown Hollister

An illegal THC lab was busted in downtown Hollister Wednesday after officers said…

Hollister man accused of slashing American flags on 9/11

Hollister man accused of slashing American flags on 9/11

A Hollister man is accused of stabbing and slashing ten American flags on 9/11.

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Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Loma Fire sparks Monday afternoon, evacuations ordered

Cal Fire said crews are responding to a brush fire in the area of Loma Prieta Road…

Amber Alert issued for baby abducted in San Francisco

UPDATE: San Francisco Amber Alert canceled, boy found safe

The 11-month-old baby whose abduction triggered an Amber Alert across the Bay Area,…

Brush fire ignites, prompting evacuations in Morgan Hill

Brush fire ignites, prompting evacuations in Morgan Hill

The fire in Morgan Hill Thursday afternoon is still 25 and is now 40 percent…

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