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Hiker falls down cliff in Big Sur, drowns in ocean

A hiker died after sliding down a cliff near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's office.

Man carjacked, kidnapped Friday in Watsonville; released Saturday

A Watsonville man spent the night in the trunk of his car after two armed men forced him in there Friday night.

New program tackles kids' hunger on the weekends

New program tackles kids' hunger on the weekends

When it comes to food, weekends are a real challenge for some Salinas kids and their families. But now, a local school district and the Food Bank for Monterey County are working together on a solution.

More shark sightings in Santa Cruz County

Shark sightings off Watsonville area beach

As we head into the weekend, a heads up if you're planning a trip to the beach: More close encounters with sharks in the Monterey Bay. Sharks were spotted in the waters at Manresa State Beach near Watsonville on Friday.

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Head Start helps more than 600 families in Santa Cruz County

Now more than ever education programs are seeing cuts across the board. But one federal program is still alive and thriving. The Head Start program was launched in 1965 by President Lyndon Johnson. On Friday in Capitola, organizers gathered to celebrate its 50 years of service.

Sammuel Ejaz, 50, accused of Salinas double-homicide

UPDATE: Salinas double-homicide suspect on suicide watch at jail, deputies say

A family dispute between an estranged husband and wife from Southern California led to a shooting in Salinas Thursday afternoon, according to police.

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Suspected child porn raid in Salinas

FBI agents and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force searched two Salinas homes.

Dometic Violence

Deadly shooting in Salinas sheds light on domestic violence

Trapped, scared, and confused – experts say for some domestic violence victims, that’s how they feel every day. Most of the victims are women.

Riot at Salinas Valley State Prison

Riot at Salinas Valley State Prison, 2 inmates sent to hospital

Two inmates were sent to a hospital following a riot at a maximum-security prison in Soledad Thursday.

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Hiker falls down cliff in Big Sur, drowns in ocean

A hiker died after sliding down a cliff near Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park,…

New program tackles kids' hunger on the weekends

New program tackles kids' hunger on the weekends

When it comes to food, weekends are a real challenge for some Salinas kids and…

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Man carjacked, kidnapped Friday in Watsonville; released Saturday

A Watsonville man spent the night in the trunk of his car after two armed men forced…

More shark sightings in Santa Cruz County

Shark sightings off Watsonville area beach

As we head into the weekend, a heads up if you're planning a trip to the beach: More…

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Head Start helps more than 600 families in Santa Cruz County

Now more than ever education programs are seeing cuts across the board. But one…

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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…

UPDATE: Evacuation order lifted after major gas leak stopped in Hollister neighborhood

UPDATE: Evacuation order lifted after major gas leak stopped in Hollister neighborhood

Crews with PG & E were able to stop the gas leak at 9:50 a.m., according to crews.

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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…

More than 20 people arrested in bi-county pot bust

More than 20 people arrested in bi-county pot bust

Local, state and federal investigators made multiple arrests after busting two…

Rocky Fire, 100 percent contained

Cal Fire: Largest wildfire in CA, Rocky Fire, fully contained

The once massive Rocky Fire that burned nearly 70,000 acres is fully contained as…

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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. 

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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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