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Union: California prison staff told to fake checks

A union says California prison employees were pressured into falsifying suicide watch records at the state's Stockton medical facility, endangering inmates and violating court-mandated standards.

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Pacific Grove Police: Woman forced by threat to drive to Salinas

Pacific Grove police are investigating a kidnapping incident that occurred Wednesday morning.

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Applications being accepted for UC Santa Cruz agricultural apprenticeship

Applications are currently open for the 2015 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at UC Santa Cruz.

Manhunt after SWAT situations in Aromas and Prunedale

Suspect not found after domestic violence incident incident in Prunedale

Monterey County Sheriff's deputies have reopened the area of a Corey Road home where they were searching for a suspect Wednesday morning.

Woman who had sex with teen to be evaluated

Salinas woman convicted of sex with teen to be evaluated by state prison system

A Salinas woman who had a sexual relationship with a teenage boy is being sent to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for evaluation.

Man shot multiple times in Greenfield

Man shot multiple times in Greenfield

The Greenfield chief of police confirmed a man in his twenties was shot multiple times on the 200 block of 6th Street Wednesday night.

Final week of Santa Cruz Warriors basketball camp

Local kids learn basketball skills at Santa Cruz Warriors summer camp

Close to 100 kids participated this week in the Golden State Warriors Basketball Camp's second Santa Cruz session.

Kids graduate from Junior Otter program

Junior Otters 'graduate' from migrant education program at CSU Monterey Bay

The Monterey County Office of Education celebrated its Junior Otters summer program Wednesday afternoon.

Dog rescued from hoarder has puppies

SPCA: Dog rescued from Greenfield hoarding home has puppies

One of the dogs rescued from a filthy home in Greenfield last week has given birth to four puppies, the SPCA for Monterey County said.

Preparations for The Monterey County Stand Down underway

Monterey County holds Stand Down for homeless vets

Monterey County will be holding a Stand Down, or three day retreat, to provide care for homeless veterans. 

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Pacific Grove Police: Woman forced by threat to drive to Salinas

Pacific Grove police are investigating a kidnapping incident that occurred Wednesday…

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Assemblyman Luis Alejo announces four California Peace Award winners

Four people are being recognized by Assemblyman Luis Alejo as California Peace Award…

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Overturned big rig on Highway 101 snarls traffic near Greenfield

One lane of southbound Highway 101 at Espinosa is still closed as of about 9:45 a.m…

Manhunt after SWAT situations in Aromas and Prunedale

Suspect not found after domestic violence incident incident in Prunedale

Monterey County Sheriff's deputies have reopened the area of a Corey Road home where…

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Assemblyman Luis Alejo announces four California Peace Award winners

Four people are being recognized by Assemblyman Luis Alejo as California Peace Award…

Applications being accepted for UC Santa Cruz agricultural apprenticeship

Applications are currently open for the 2015 Apprenticeship in Ecological…

Final week of Santa Cruz Warriors basketball camp

Local kids learn basketball skills at Santa Cruz Warriors summer camp

Close to 100 kids participated this week in the Golden State Warriors Basketball…

Capitola bank robbery suspect

Capitola police release photos from March bank robbery

Capitola police on Wednesday released surveillance images from a bank robbery that…

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Assemblyman Luis Alejo announces four California Peace Award winners

Four people are being recognized by Assemblyman Luis Alejo as California Peace Award…

Dear jon helicopter noise

Dear Jon: Dealing with early morning helicopter noise over Ag fields

With all the agriculture operations on the Central Coast there's a question about…

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San Benito Co. offers prescription discount program that benefits library

San Benito County departments are launching a program that will help residents save…

Tomatoes cause horrific stench in Hollister

Smelly odor in Hollister causes community uproar

A smelly odor is plaguing one Central Coast city. It's so bad some residents in…

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Assemblyman Luis Alejo announces four California Peace Award winners

Four people are being recognized by Assemblyman Luis Alejo as California Peace Award…

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Prosecutors won't charge Los Gatos man whose son died in hot car

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file criminal charges…

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Three small fires contained in Boulder Creek

Cal Fire crews contained three small fires burning in Boulder Creek Thursday evening…

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Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route

A state appeals court has upheld a proposed route for California's bullet train…

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Assemblyman Luis Alejo announces four California Peace Award winners

Four people are being recognized by Assemblyman Luis Alejo as California Peace Award…

Panetta named humanitarian of the year

Leon Panetta named "Humanitarian of the Year" by Santa Cruz County Red Cross

Former Secretary of Defense and Central Coast native Leon Panetta is being named "…

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Western Stage at Hartnell College gets $90,000 grant

The theater at Hartnell College has just received a two-year, $90,000 grant.

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    Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.

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