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Salinas police explain officer-involved shooting in detail

UPDATE: Salinas Police officers cleared of criminal charges in Carlos Mejia OIS investigation

The two Salinas Police officers involved in the shooting of Carlos Mejia in 2014 have both been cleared of any criminal charges, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.

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Save Our Shores expanding Labor Day clean-up efforts

Thousands of people travel to the Central Coast over Labor Day weekend. As businesses prepare for the big rush, volunteers with Save Our Shores are ready to clean-up what’s left behind.

CHP ramps up patrols during Labor Day Weekend

CHP ramps up patrols during Labor Day Weekend

Expect more officers on the roads this weekend. The California Highway Patrol says it’s ramping up patrols for Labor Day. According to CHP, 49 people died in our state over the past two Labor Day Weekends. Between 6 p.m. Friday night to Monday morning, this “Maximum Enforcement Period” is targeting drivers who are…

Local mother shares heartbreaking story of losing daughter

Local mother shares heartbreaking story of losing daughter

Many law enforcement agencies call the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day the “100 deadliest days for teen drivers.” That’s because teens are out of school and on the road. Also on the road this Labor Day weekend, more officers watching for drunk, drugged or distracted drivers.

Flight path complaints continue to mount

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Flight path complaints continue to mount in Santa Cruz County

As more and more planes fly directly over Santa Cruz County residents, complaints are racking up into the thousands about the noise.

Watsonville couple accused of robbing women at gunpoint with toddler in tow

Watsonville couple accused of robbing women at gunpoint with toddler in tow

A Watsonville couple was arrested for allegedly robbing women's purses at gun point with their three year old son in the car, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.

South County authorities raid drug houses , including two near schools

South County authorities raid drug houses , including two near schools

A collaborative effort between law enforcement agencies in South County is paying off.

UPDATE: Man killed during accident near Highway 101 northbound, police say

Highway 101 is back open at San Miguel Canyon Road after lanes were closed for about two hours due to a deadly crash, according to CHP.

Watsonville businesses cashes in on Donald Trump Pinatas

Watsonville businesses cashes in on Donald Trump Pinatas

Jesus Marquez is the co-owner of Marquez Bros Pinatas in Watsonville. He said three foot tall Donald Trump is great to get a party started.

New report shows 1 million kids go to school near rail lines

New report shows a million kids go to school near rail lines

About a million kids in California go to schools that are dangerously close to rail lines.

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Monterey County News

Salinas police explain officer-involved shooting in detail

UPDATE: Salinas Police officers cleared of criminal charges in Carlos Mejia OIS investigation

The two Salinas Police officers involved in the shooting of Carlos Mejia in 2014…

CHP ramps up patrols during Labor Day Weekend

CHP ramps up patrols during Labor Day Weekend

Expect more officers on the roads this weekend. The California Highway Patrol says…

Local mother shares heartbreaking story of losing daughter

Local mother shares heartbreaking story of losing daughter

Many law enforcement agencies call the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day the “…

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Santa Cruz County News

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Save Our Shores expanding Labor Day clean-up efforts

Thousands of people travel to the Central Coast over Labor Day weekend. As…

Flight path complaints continue to mount

Flight path complaints continue to mount in Santa Cruz County

As more and more planes fly directly over Santa Cruz County residents, complaints…

Watsonville couple accused of robbing women at gunpoint with toddler in tow

Watsonville couple accused of robbing women at gunpoint with toddler in tow

A Watsonville couple was arrested for allegedly robbing women's purses at gun point…

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Fire Crew Response

UPDATE: Brush fire contained along Highway 25 near Pinnacles

Local Cal Fire crews are being sent out to a two to three acre fire about 18 miles…

Stock market dive the impact on the Central Coast

Some Central Coast residents feeling affect of stock market plunge

America’s stock market plunged dramatically Friday, marking its biggest loss of the…

Hollister Farm Provides Homemade Organic Products

Homemade: Hollister farm provides customers with organic products

The demand for organic food is growing and there are plenty of options for organic…

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New report shows 1 million kids go to school near rail lines

New report shows a million kids go to school near rail lines

About a million kids in California go to schools that are dangerously close to rail…

Teen admitted to setting Los Gatos school on fire, deputies say

An investigation is underway after firefighters from Santa Cruz and Santa Clara…

Stock market dive the impact on the Central Coast

Some Central Coast residents feeling affect of stock market plunge

America’s stock market plunged dramatically Friday, marking its biggest loss of the…

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77 new us Citizens

Citizenship ceremonies held across the country and in Asilomar

77 immigrants became American citizens during a swearing in ceremony in Asilomar. 

Stuff the bus

Effort to send children to school with supplies ramps up

Helping school children with the supplies to succeed is the aim of 'Stuff the Bus…

Tune in Friday mornings for Wonders of the Central Coast with Dann Cianca

California Highway 1 named the “ultimate road trip” by Sunset Magazine

Our very own Highway 1 has been named the “Ultimate Highway Trip,” by Sunset…

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