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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, a new downtown weather center has been added to the Hollister Sign Company’s roof.

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Carmel Valley man accused of statutory rape

A 20-year-old Carmel Valley man is accused of statutory rape, Monterey County Sheriff's deputies said.

Parents advocates react to ABC bust

Salinas businesses busted for selling to minors aim to make changes

Undercover agents bust several local markets, for selling alcohol to minors.  Now some of those stores are taking steps to fix the problem.

Salinas cemetery shooting

Salinas Police at scene of possible funeral shooting

Salinas Police officers are on scene of reports that someone shot into the cemetery as a funeral and burial were going on Thursday.

Kitten rescued from Greenfield home

SPCA: 70 neglected pets rescued from filthy home in Greenfield

Seventy neglected pets were rescued from a house in Greenfield Wednesday, the SPCA for Monterey County said.

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Carmel police close criminal investigation into city employee

Carmel police closed the criminal investigation into Carmel City Information Systems and Network Manager Steve McInchak. 

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Soledad power outage affected 2,000 customers

An estimated 2,700 customers in Soledad were without power Thursday after losing electricity around 6:25 p.m.

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Wharf to Wharf Race will affect Santa Cruz traffic

The Highway 1 off-ramps in both directions at Bay Avenue and Porter Street will be closed between 8:00 am and 12:00 noon this Sunday, July 27 for the thousands of runners who will race from Santa Cruz to Capitola in the annual Wharf-to-Wharf Race.

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Three small fires contained in Boulder Creek

Cal Fire crews contained three small fires burning in Boulder Creek Thursday evening where the Big Basin Highway connects with Highway 9.

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California prison mental health panel gets interim director

An interim director has been appointed to help guide the work of a council that advises California agencies on mental health treatment for residents at risk of incarceration.

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Jose Alvarez

Carmel Valley man accused of statutory rape

A 20-year-old Carmel Valley man is accused of statutory rape, Monterey County…

Parents advocates react to ABC bust

Salinas businesses busted for selling to minors aim to make changes

Undercover agents bust several local markets, for selling alcohol to minors.  Now…

Salinas cemetery shooting

Salinas Police at scene of possible funeral shooting

Salinas Police officers are on scene of reports that someone shot into the cemetery…

Kitten rescued from Greenfield home

SPCA: 70 neglected pets rescued from filthy home in Greenfield

Seventy neglected pets were rescued from a house in Greenfield Wednesday, the SPCA…

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Santa Cruz County News

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Wharf to Wharf Race will affect Santa Cruz traffic

The Highway 1 off-ramps in both directions at Bay Avenue and Porter Street will be…

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Three small fires contained in Boulder Creek

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

Fire near KOA Campgrounds contained in 20 minutes

One-acre wildfire contained in La Selva Beach

Crews responded to reports of a one acre wildfire in the area of Spring Valley and…

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Recreational Pacific Halibut fishery closed in August

The Pacific Halibut fishing season has been open since May 1. But the California…

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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…

Christopher Montoya

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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Dear Jon: EBT abuse questioned

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

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Santa Clara County News

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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.

Gilroy recieves high speed rail grant

High-speed rail station proposal moves forward in Gilroy

A plan to potentially bring a high-speed rail station to downtown Gilroy is moving…

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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…

Atlas is the Scotts Valley Police Department's first K9 officer since 1972

Scotts Valley Police get first K9 officer in more than 40 years

There's a new member of the Scotts Valley Police Department as of this week.

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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On This Day

  • On this day: July 25

    Carousel, merry-go-round, carnival ride

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    America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

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