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Civil rights attorney calling for federal investigation of Salinas officer-involved shootings

A prominent civil rights attorney is holding a press conference in San Francisco Tuesday morning to call for a federal investigation into the recent officer-involved shootings in Salinas.

Salinas City Council discusses utility tax

Salinas looks to tax cellphones like other utilities

Soon you may be footing the bill to pay for a safer Salinas.  We've told you a lot about the city's proposed one-cent sales tax, set to go before voters in November.

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El Portal fire in Yosemite growing slowly

The El Portal fire has grown to over 2,600 acres with evacuations still in place. The fast moving fire has already burned one home in the community of Foresta. Another fire in area known as the Dark Hole fire has started by lightning.

Monterey Police search for hit-and-run suspect

Monterey Police are asking the public for help finding the driver behind a hit-and-run crash.

The community will be chillin' with Santa Cruz police

Santa Cruz police are handing out tickets, but these are the sticky, sweet and frozen kind.

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Illegal fireworks sit dormant in Salinas as state is unable to pay for destruction

A ton of illegal fireworks is just sitting in Salinas, and the fire department said the state doesn't have the money to destroy them.

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Seaside police identify body found at Laguna Grande Park

Seaside police have identified the body found buried in a shallow grave at Laguna Grande Park last week as that of Michael Paul Verga.

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Manhunt Monday: July 28, 2014

Salinas police are seeking the following suspects:

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CHP offering driver safety programs in Santa Cruz County

The California Highway Patrol is offering driver safety classes for senior citizens and teenage drivers.

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Monterey Stand Down comes to Fort Ord Friday

The Monterey County Homeless Veterans "Stand Down" is scheduled for next weekend, Aug. 1- 3, at Fort Ord. 

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Civil rights attorney calling for federal investigation of Salinas officer-involved shootings

A prominent civil rights attorney is holding a press conference in San Francisco…

Salinas City Council discusses utility tax

Salinas looks to tax cellphones like other utilities

Soon you may be footing the bill to pay for a safer Salinas.  We've told you a lot…

Monterey Police search for hit-and-run suspect

Monterey Police are asking the public for help finding the driver behind a…

Illegal fireworks

Illegal fireworks sit dormant in Salinas as state is unable to pay for destruction

A ton of illegal fireworks is just sitting in Salinas, and the fire department said…

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The community will be chillin' with Santa Cruz police

Santa Cruz police are handing out tickets, but these are the sticky, sweet and…

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CHP offering driver safety programs in Santa Cruz County

The California Highway Patrol is offering driver safety classes for senior citizens…

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Santa Cruz Co. DA: Nutritional supplement makers made false claims

California prosecutors have reached a $750,000 settlement with three nutritional…

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Save Our Shores cleans up 694 pounds of trash from North Coast beaches

Save Our Shores' second North Coast Cleanup Day resulted in 694 pounds of trash and…

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Update: Hollister police arrest man wanted for fatal shooting

Hollister police have taken Francisco Cardenas into custody on Saturday. He was…

New weather station located in downtown Hollister

Hollister gets downtown weather center

Thanks to a nonprofit group, Weatherag, and the help of different community members…

Judge halts drilling permits next to condors at Pinnacles National Park

A California court has delivered a setback to an oil company seeking to drill wells…

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Early morning car chase in Hollister leads to four arrests

An early-morning car chase in Hollister led to the arrest of four people on various…

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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…

Gilroy Garlic Festival preparations underway

Gilroy Garlic Festival preparations underway

Preparations for the 36th Gilroy Garlic Festival are underway.

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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.

PRIDE, BASTA programs get $25,000 grant

Santa Cruz Police PRIDE Program, BASTA get $25,000 donation

The Santa Cruz Police PRIDE Program and BASTA have received a $25,000 donation.

Gateway Center's shoe drive collects 9,600 pairs

Monterey County nonprofit collects 9,600 pairs of shoes

The Gateway Center of Monterey County collected 9,600 pairs of shoes through a…

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  • On this day: July 29

    Prince Charles, Diana kissing at 1981 wedding

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    Vincent van Gogh dies, the Summer Olympics return after World War II, Jack Paar debuts on the "Tonight" show, Dylan crashes his motorcycle, and Prince Charles marries Diana, all on this day.

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