Broken-down big rig snarls traffic on northbound Highway 101

Traffic on northbound Highway 101 is backed up  through Salinas to Prunedale because of a big rig stuck in between lanes, according the California Highway Patrol.

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CIG Insurance Community Safety Saturday: Sept. 6, 2014

CIG Insurance Community Safety Saturday™ is a free, family and community event that offers information and education about how to improve the safety and security of children, teens, families and communities. This important event, first developed by Capital Insurance Group (CIG), was born out of the concern to keep…

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Impact Monterey County seeking residents' ideas for the community

Impact Monterey County is seeking input from county residents.

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King City police investigating shooting on North Mildred Avenue

King City police are investigating a reported shooting on North Mildred Avenue Tuesday evening.

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Elkhorn Slough Foundation gets national accreditation

The Elkhorn Slough Foundation has received national accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land
Trust Alliance.

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'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly

Three conservation groups and a butterfly expert are asking the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species.

Marina accident

Accident stalls commute in Marina, lanes back open

Both lanes of Imjin Parkway are back open Wednesday morning after a two-car accident near Third Avenue in Marina caused a major traffic backup.

Pesticide use near schools

Monterey Bay teachers call for action on pesticide use near schools

A group of teachers from the Monterey Bay area and their supporters are calling for reforms pertaining to the use of pesticides near schools.

Monterey County leaders decide to move into Capital One building

Monterey County supervisors vote to buy Capital One building

The Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 in favor of purchasing the former Capital One building in Salinas Tuesday, despite heated opposition from many local business and civic leaders.

Search for new King City police chief ramps up

Search for new King City police chief ramps up

The search for a new police chief is ramping up in King City.  City leaders hope to have the position filled by the beginning of next year.

Del Rey Oaks leaders debate getting an armored vehicle

Del Rey Oaks discusses acquisition of military vehicle

A Monterey Peninsula city just got a massive, armored military vehicle. Del Rey Oaks City Council will discuss the topic at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Impact Monterey County seeking residents' ideas for the community

Impact Monterey County is seeking input from county residents.

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King City police investigating shooting on North Mildred Avenue

King City police are investigating a reported shooting on North Mildred Avenue…

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Elkhorn Slough Foundation gets national accreditation

The Elkhorn Slough Foundation has received national accreditation from the Land…

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Broken-down big rig snarls traffic on northbound Highway 101

Traffic on northbound Highway 101 is backed up  through Salinas to Prunedale because…

Marina accident

Accident stalls commute in Marina, lanes back open

Both lanes of Imjin Parkway are back open Wednesday morning after a two-car accident…

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Local family receives car through ''recycle a ride'' giveaway

Recycle-a-Ride: Mom of five gets new van for family

KION's Recycle-a-Ride giveaway ended Tuesday at Inner Light Ministries in Soquel,…

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CHP: Man struck and killed Monday night in Watsonville

A man was struck and killed while walking along Highway 129 in Watsonville Monday…

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Standoff in Watsonville-area ends in man's arrest

A standoff that occurred Monday afternoon ended after two hours of negotiation with…

Local Red Cross crews head to Napa

Local volunteers deploy to Napa for earthquake disaster relief

The Napa community is still shaken following Sunday's 6.0 earthquake.  Now help is…

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Hollister Police Chief: Search for Jose Barajas remains #1 priority

More than three weeks after 19-year-old Ariana Zendejas was killed, Hollister…

Expert on nearby earthquake faultlines

Local geology expert weighs in on Bay Area quake

The San Andreas Fault is the largest fault in the state of California- and it…

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Hollister Rite-Aid burglar sought

Hollister police are seeking the public’s help in a burglary case from Thursday,…

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Dear Jon: Wet winter? It’s a toss up

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

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Morgan Hill police arrest 19-year-old suspected of assaulting 14-year-old girl

Morgan Hill police arrested a 19-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a 14…

Retrofitting in Gilroy

In wake of Napa earthquake, Gilroy buildings being retrofitted

Retrofit work is being done in the city of Gilroy’s downtown area- to prevent the…

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Dear Jon: Wet winter? It’s a toss up

We need water, that's an understatement. Several dry years in row and you’d think we…

How much water is left

CA reservoirs only half full compared to last year in August

Every week U.S. forecasters update the national drought monitor, but with no rain in…

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Salinas rodeo

California Rodeo Association provides nonprofits with $220,000

The California Rodeo Association presented nonprofit organizations with more than…

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Seaside boy, 3, gets to be construction foreman for a day

A 3-year-old Seaside boy suffering from kidney cancer got to be a construction…

Santa Cruz County Arts Council planning new public art project

A new public art project in Santa Cruz is aimed at celebrating and raising awareness…

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    Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

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