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Gas leak in Aptos

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Valencia Road in Aptos partially closed due to gas leak

A natural gas leak on Valencia Road in Aptos has prompted road closures in the area while crews respond.

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Salinas Police Dept. releases names of officers in fatal shootings

In response to public records requests, the city of Salinas has released the name of the officers involved with the four fatal officer-involved shootings that occurred this year.

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California requires extinguishers after limo fire

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring certain types of limousines to have two fire extinguishers and undergo regular safety checks.

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Appeals court upholds firing of Monterey County chief sheriff's deputy

A state appeals court has upheld a decision by Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller to fire an employee in 2011.

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Salinas police investigating armed robbery at Natividad Creek Park

Two people reported they were robbed at knifepoint Monday afternoon while walking in Natividad Creek Park, Salinas police said.

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

One-year-anniversary of Shannon Collins memorial garden

Shannon Collins memorial garden marks one-year anniversary

Organizers of a memorial garden established in honor of slain Santa Cruz business owner Shannon Collins are celebrating its one-year anniversary.

Man arrested following stolen car chase

Salinas Police: Man arrrested after driving erractically in stolen car

An 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft after Salinas officers saw him driving erratically Monday morning on East Alisal Street.

Gushing fire hydrant

Jake Reiner

Crews cleaning up gushing fire hydrant on Elvee Street in Salinas

Crews were on scene Tuesday morning to repair a broken fire hydrant on Elvee Street in Salinas.

''Sit and Lie'' ordinance starts this week in Monterey.

Sit and lie ordinance goes into effect Wednesday in Monterey

Come Wednesday, people won't be able to sit or loiter in certain places in Monterey. The new city rule was modeled after a similar law in Santa Cruz.

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Salinas Police Dept. releases names of officers in fatal shootings

In response to public records requests, the city of Salinas has released the name…

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Appeals court upholds firing of Monterey County chief sheriff's deputy

A state appeals court has upheld a decision by Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller…

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Salinas police investigating armed robbery at Natividad Creek Park

Two people reported they were robbed at knifepoint Monday afternoon while walking in…

Man arrested following stolen car chase

Salinas Police: Man arrrested after driving erractically in stolen car

An 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft after Salinas officers saw…

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Gas leak in Aptos

Valencia Road in Aptos partially closed due to gas leak

A natural gas leak on Valencia Road in Aptos has prompted road closures in the area…

One-year-anniversary of Shannon Collins memorial garden

Shannon Collins memorial garden marks one-year anniversary

Organizers of a memorial garden established in honor of slain Santa Cruz business…

Don Mitchell

Soquel man accused of driving drunk, dragging sheriff's deputy 250 feet

A Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputy was dragged about 250 feet down a Ben Lomond…

Joanna Steele

Oakland woman pleads not guilty in hit-and-run that killed Soquel business owner

A 29-year-old Oakland woman pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge of leaving…

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Neighborhood watch groups on the rise in Hollister

Recent break-ins spur interest in Hollister Neighborhood Watch program

Residential break-ins are causing residents in one Central Coast city to promote new…

New rules outlined to manage Measure J outcome

San Benito County pushes new rules ahead of Measure J ballot measure

Trying to protect taxpayers by preventing lawsuits.  It's the next step in the…

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DEAR JON: E-cigarettes still largely allowed

They’re fast becoming one of the biggest public health concerns,…

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Hollister resident named "Volunteer of the Year" for 12th Senate District

Ruth Erickson of Hollister has been selected as the Volunteer of the Year for the…

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Santa Clara deputies make arrest in burned body case

Man arrested in connection with burned body found near Morgan Hill

A 21-year-old man was arrested on murder charges in connection with the death of a…

Tanika Johnson

Gilroy woman charged with stabbing fellow Gilroy resident Saturday

Gilroy police have arrested a 38-year-old woman for attempted murder after a…

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Newsweek ranks Pacific Collegiate School #14 on top U.S. high schools list

A Santa Cruz school is ranked #14 on the latest list of top high schools in the U.S…

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CHP honors 100-year-old volunteer from Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley centenarian is state's oldest California Highway Patrol volunteer

At 100, Homer Bosserman Jr. of the Carmel Valley is the state's oldest California…

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Watsonville teacher is a semifinalist for Grammy's music educator award

A Watsonville teacher has been named a semifinalist for the 2015 Grammy Music…

Winner claims $400,000 winning lottery ticket sold in Monterey

A winning Daily Derby ticket sold last month in Monterey has been claimed, state…

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    James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause

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    Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

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