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Central Coast vineyards harvesting early because of drought

Smoke from Soberanes Fire threatens grapes

Monterey County grape growers are worried that smoke from the Soberanes Fire could damage their vineyards.

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More firefighters arrive as Soberanes Fire grows; crews rely on family support through tough days

The Soberanes Fire has been burning for a week, and little cities filled with firefighters from all over the state have been popping up across the Central Coast. Many of them are looking forward to seeing their children.

Air crews help fight Soberanes fire

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Carmel Valley Helibase important tool in firefight

Over the past week, we've seen fire vehicles traveling the roads and the skies at all times of the day and night. Most of the cars on the road are coming from Toro Park. But how about those vehicles attacking from the air?

Cal Fire close to stopping Soberanes Fire from spreading

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Soberanes Fire continues to grow, now 32,930 acres

The Soberanes Fire has grown to 32,930 acres and is still 15 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.

Seaside armed robbery suspect

Man wanted for string of armed robberies in Seaside

The Seaside Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding an armed robbery suspect.

Emergency operations center

Inside Monterey County's emergency operations center

Monterey County agencies are operating an emergency operations center in Salinas.

Two people rescued off Capitola Cliffs

Capitola will ask voters to approve sales tax extension

Voters in Capitola will be asked to extend the City’s one quarter cent (0.25%) sales tax.

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Evacuation orders lifted in limited areas

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has lifted evacuation orders for the following areas: Riley Ranch Road and Red Wolf Drive, Corona Road, and all of Carmel Highlands.

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Opening Day at the Gilroy Garlic Festival

The Gilroy Garlic Festival is underway.

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Soberanes Fire: A timeline

Here is a timeline of the fire’s spread and the efforts to contain it. 

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Monterey County News

Central Coast vineyards harvesting early because of drought

Smoke from Soberanes Fire threatens grapes

Monterey County grape growers are worried that smoke from the Soberanes Fire could…

Air crews help fight Soberanes fire

Carmel Valley Helibase important tool in firefight

Over the past week, we've seen fire vehicles traveling the roads and the skies at…

Cal Fire close to stopping Soberanes Fire from spreading

Soberanes Fire continues to grow, now 32,930 acres

The Soberanes Fire has grown to 32,930 acres and is still 15 percent contained,…

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Two people rescued off Capitola Cliffs

Capitola will ask voters to approve sales tax extension

Voters in Capitola will be asked to extend the City’s one quarter cent (0.25%) sales…

Homeowners told to create defensible space now

While the Soberanes Fire rages in Monterey County, fire officials are working to…

Santa Cruz swim center reopens following infection scare

The Simpkins Family Swim Center in Santa Cruz is open once again to swimmers,…

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Fire reveals illegal pot growing operation in Hollister

The Hollister Fire and Police Departments responded to a house fire on Mulberry…

Gilroy woman killed in traffic accident

A Gilroy woman was killed Thursday morning when she lost control of her car and…

Police: Don't underestimate risks of edible marijuana products

Hollister police want parents to know that edible marijuana is no joke. Last week,…

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Gilroy Garlic Festival

Opening Day at the Gilroy Garlic Festival

The Gilroy Garlic Festival is underway.

4.2 Earthquake

4.2 earthquake rattles Central Coast

The Central Coast was rattled by two strong earthquakes and a series of smaller…

Marijuana bust

Pot farm busted on UC Santa Cruz property

Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies busted an illegal marijuana growing operation…

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