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Santa Clara Valley water district mulls hiring 'water cops'

A San Francisco Bay Area water district is set to vote on the hiring of "water cops" to issue fines to people caught wasting water.

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California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

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Law professor nominated to California high court

Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford law professor to the California Supreme Court.

City council considers extending Cowells Beach curfew

Santa Cruz city council considers extending Cowell Beach curfew

The Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday will consider extending the overnight curfew at Cowell Beach.

Salinas girl wins scholarship after glasses drive

Salinas teen wins scholarship for collecting, delivering eyeglasses to Jamaica

A Salinas teen is being recognized with a $1,000 scholarship from Kohl's Department Store for her work in collecting eyeglasses for individuals in need in Jamaica.

Salinas police investigating shooting on Cherokee Drive

1 taken to hospital after shooting at Salinas townhome

Salinas police are investigating a shooting that occurred inside a Willow Wood Townhomes residence late Monday morning.

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Animal hoarder permanently barred from having contact with animals

A fake animal rescue group has settled a lawsuit with prosecutors in Monterey, Fresno, Contra Costa and Tulare counties.

Chikungunya virus found in Monterey County resident

First case of chikungunya virus reported in a Monterey County resident

Monterey County health officials have confirmed the first case of chikungunya reported in a county resident.

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Big rig accident in Gilroy kills one, injures eight

One person is dead and eight others were sent to the hospital, three with critical injuries, after a big rig crashed into several cars in Gilroy, Monday night. 

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Thousands in water fees forgiven at Santa Cruz water school

So-called water wasters are heading back to school, for a chance to have expensive bills forgiven.

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Salinas girl wins scholarship after glasses drive

Salinas teen wins scholarship for collecting, delivering eyeglasses to Jamaica

A Salinas teen is being recognized with a $1,000 scholarship from Kohl's Department…

Salinas police investigating shooting on Cherokee Drive

1 taken to hospital after shooting at Salinas townhome

Salinas police are investigating a shooting that occurred inside a Willow Wood…

Crystal Kisicki

Animal hoarder permanently barred from having contact with animals

A fake animal rescue group has settled a lawsuit with prosecutors in Monterey,…

Chikungunya virus found in Monterey County resident

First case of chikungunya virus reported in a Monterey County resident

Monterey County health officials have confirmed the first case of chikungunya…

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City council considers extending Cowells Beach curfew

Santa Cruz city council considers extending Cowell Beach curfew

The Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday will consider extending the overnight curfew…

WATER SCHOOL

Thousands in water fees forgiven at Santa Cruz water school

So-called water wasters are heading back to school, for a chance to have expensive…

Santa Cruz DA warns about vacation scams

Vacation home scams reported in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County prosecutors are warning people to take precautions when booking…

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Dear Jon: EBT abuse questioned

Several social programs are connected to Electronic Benefit Transfer cards here in…

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Dear Jon EBT Cards 2

Dear Jon: EBT abuse questioned

Several social programs are connected to Electronic Benefit Transfer cards here in…

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Pinnacles National Park brings in millions of dollars

A new National Park Service report shows that 237,677 visitors to Pinnacles National…

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Dear Jon: Too few electronic highway message signs?

We’ve seen the electronic message signs along the highways here on the Central Coast…

Central Coast doctor falls to his death while rock climbing

A well-known Morgan Hill and Gilroy doctor died Tuesday after a rock climbing…

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Salinas girl wins scholarship after glasses drive

Salinas teen wins scholarship for collecting, delivering eyeglasses to Jamaica

A Salinas teen is being recognized with a $1,000 scholarship from Kohl's Department…

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Community Foundation of Monterey Co. announced neighborhood grants recipients

The Community Foundation for Monterey County has announced the recipients of the…

Make a Wish Graniterock team up for Seaside boy

Seaside boy gets to be a construction worker for a day

Renzo Lombardi, 3, has always loved big-rigs and construction trucks.

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  • On this day: July 22

    Soviet cosmonaut dogs Dezik and Tsygan

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    Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world, John Dillinger is gunned down behind a Chicago theater, two Soviet dogs become cosmonauts, and Prince George arrives to great fanfare, all on this day.

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