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Adopt a Family 2014: How to help

Sadly, Santa may not be showing up for many Central Coast children this holiday season.

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Salinas winter warming shelter opens but still needs help

A local warming shelter working to keep people off the streets just opened for a second year in a row.

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DEAR JON: Monterey Downs specific plan about to go public

It's a project 7 years in the making, Monterey Downs on the former Fort Ord promises to create thousands of jobs and be a $100 million economic boon to Seaside, Marina and all of Monterey County. Now, developers are revealing ahead of the release of the specific plan, an exclusive look at the planned new sports arena.

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Salinas Pop Warner team moves on to National Championship

The Salinas Cardinal Pee Wees are coming home victorious Monday as they return from a road trip to Washington State winning the regional championships.

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NTSB says plane hit power lines before crashing in Gilroy, killing 2 on-board

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on a plane crash that killed two on November 8th in Gilroy.

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San Benito County supervisors respond to $1.2 billion lawsuit

Tuesday County supervisors responded to a lawsuit filed soon after Measure J passed on November 4, 2014.

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New mountain lion sighting in Santa Cruz's westside Tuesday morning

Santa Cruz Police say a thorough check of the surrounding neighborhood where a mountain lion was spotted Tuesday morning has been completed with no sign of the puma.

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Violence breaks out after Grand Jury decides not to indict Ferguson police officer

More than three months after a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old, a grand jury has decided not to indict the officer in the death of Michael Brown.

Semi-truck crash on Highway 17

A big mess on Highway 17 Monday night.

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UCSC students protest Ferguson verdict downtown

Local protests surrounding Monday's verdict in Michael Brown's case have sparked on the Central Coast.

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Salinas winter warming shelter opens but still needs help

A local warming shelter working to keep people off the streets just opened for a…

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DEAR JON: Monterey Downs specific plan about to go public

It's a project 7 years in the making, Monterey Downs on the former Fort Ord…

Salinas Cardinals headed to Pop Warner Championships

Salinas Pop Warner team moves on to National Championship

The Salinas Cardinal Pee Wees are coming home victorious Monday as they return from…

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New mountain lion sighting in Santa Cruz's westside Tuesday morning

Santa Cruz Police say a thorough check of the surrounding neighborhood where a…

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UCSC students protest Ferguson verdict downtown

Local protests surrounding Monday's verdict in Michael Brown's case have sparked on…

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the…

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NTSB says plane hit power lines before crashing in Gilroy, killing 2 on-board

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on a plane…

San Benito supervisors speak out about fracking lawsuit

San Benito County supervisors respond to $1.2 billion lawsuit

Tuesday County supervisors responded to a lawsuit filed soon after Measure J passed…

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the…

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NTSB says plane hit power lines before crashing in Gilroy, killing 2 on-board

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on a plane…

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the…

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Friday Night Blitz playoff scores: November 21, 2014

Friday Night Blitz, playoff edition begins tonight. Here are the final scores.

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Prison donates confiscated cellphones to San Jose-based domestic violence advocacy group

A California state prison has donated more than 200 contraband cell phones to the…

House flip to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Scotts Valley

Flipping houses and flipping a legacy for charity in Santa Cruz County

A man's dying wish to have the proceeds of his home go to benefit at-risk youth may…

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