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California health care sign-ups exceed projections

A late surge of sign-ups pushed California's health insurance exchange beyond the original enrollment projections of the Obama administration.

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Salinas police investigating early morning drive-by shooting

Salinas police responded to reports of a drive-by shooting that occurred early Thursday morning on West Laurel Drive.

Seaside Shooting Wednesday, April 16

Second shooting in Seaside neighborhood in less than 24 hours

Seaside police said a 20-year-old man, who was shot near a park at San Pablo Avenue and Noche Buena Street Wednesday evening and airlifted to a Bay Area trauma center, is in stable condition.

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Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car

A woman was taken to Dominican Hospital then flown to a Bay Area trauma center with minor injuries after she was hit by a car Wednesday night.

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FBI arrest one in early-morning raid at Pleasure Point home

Residents of the Pleasure Point area were awakened Wednesday morning by the sound of FBI agents deploying "flash bang" grenades.

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Salinas woman pleads no contest to molestation charges for sex with teen boy

A Salinas woman accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy pleaded no contest Wednesday to four counts of committing lewd acts and one count of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.

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Knife found in enchilada at California airport

A woman is facing a possible fine after federal officials say they found a knife inside an enchilada in her bag during security screening at a Northern California airport.

New website seeks citizen help in California condor research

A new project out of UC Santa Cruz seeks the public's help in their studies of the endangered California condor.

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Beach advisory posted for Monterey Municipal Beach

Monterey Municipal Beach has been posted with an advisory due to high indicator bacteria found in samples taken Tuesday.

Dear Jon Boronda Meadows traffic

Dear Jon: Student safety questioned on nearby streets in Salinas

Traffic around schools is strictly enforced, but in some cases the measures taken may not be enough. Monica from Salinas sent me an email and asked, “Dear Jon, why are there no school zone signs posted near Boronda Meadows Elementary on North Davis Road, nor a crossing guard? Parents want answers!”

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Salinas police investigating early morning drive-by shooting

Salinas police responded to reports of a drive-by shooting that occurred early…

Seaside Shooting Wednesday, April 16

Second shooting in Seaside neighborhood in less than 24 hours

Seaside police said a 20-year-old man, who was shot near a park at San Pablo Avenue…

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Salinas woman pleads no contest to molestation charges for sex with teen boy

A Salinas woman accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy pleaded no contest…

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Beach advisory posted for Monterey Municipal Beach

Monterey Municipal Beach has been posted with an advisory due to high indicator…

Dear Jon Boronda Meadows traffic

Dear Jon: Student safety questioned on nearby streets in Salinas

Traffic around schools is strictly enforced, but in some cases the measures taken…

Monterey city council names new city manager

The Monterey City Council has selected interim City Manager Mike McCarthy for the…

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Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car

A woman was taken to Dominican Hospital then flown to a Bay Area trauma center with…

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FBI arrest one in early-morning raid at Pleasure Point home

Residents of the Pleasure Point area were awakened Wednesday morning by the sound of…

New website seeks citizen help in California condor research

A new project out of UC Santa Cruz seeks the public's help in their studies of the…

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Report: Violent crime in Watsonville reaches lowest rate in 10 years

The rate of violent crimes in the city of Watsonville reached its lowest rate in a…

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Appeals court upholds sanctions against Santa Cruz Co. DA's Office

A state appeals court has upheld a Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge's decision…

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Santa Cruz surf instructor to be arraigned on sex abuse charges Wednesday

A well-known Santa Cruz surf instructor accused of molesting underage girls and…

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On This Day

  • On this day: April 17

    Daffy Duck's debut, Porky's Duck Hunt, 1937

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    Benjamin Franklin dies, Daffy Duck makes his debut, the Bay of Pigs invasion begins, the ill-fated Apollo 13 returns to Earth, and two Los Angeles police officers are convicted in the Rodney King beating, all on this day.

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'Tentacles' opens at Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium's newest exhibit focuses on all things cuttlefish,…

Monterey County students raise $7,700 for Salinas-based shelter and soup kitchen

Students raise thousands of dollars for Salinas soup kitchen

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Carmel-based youth fitness program serves 15,000 students

A youth fitness program run by the Big Sur International Marathon has surpassed its…

9 million left to animals

Carmel woman leaves $9 million to animal shelters

A well-known Carmel resident who passed away two years ago has made a very generous…

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