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Federal court denies motion to dismiss suit against Monterey County Jail

A federal court has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging poor care the Monterey County Jail.

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Sheriff: Intoxicated person asks for ride home, gets burglarized

Santa Cruz Sheriff deputies say a man who was walking home intoxicated lost thousands of dollars of property after the man who offered him a ride, then stole from the victim when he passed out.

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Governor splits on bills aiming to reduce truancy

Gov. Jerry Brown has issued a split decision on a package of bills designed to help reduce California's dropout rate.

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Early morning blaze destroys Santa Cruz apartment building

A fire early Tuesday morning in Santa Cruz left an apartment building uninhabitable.

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Santa Clara County prosecutors dismissing murder charges in 1989 cold case

Santa Clara County prosecutors are moving to dismiss homicide charges filed earlier this year against Cathy Zimmer's husband and brother.

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Valencia Road in Aptos partially closed due to gas leak

A natural gas leak on Valencia Road in Aptos has prompted road closures in the area while crews respond.

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Salinas Police Dept. releases names of officers in fatal shootings

In response to public records requests, the city of Salinas has released the name of the officers involved with the four fatal officer-involved shootings that occurred this year.

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California requires extinguishers after limo fire

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring certain types of limousines to have two fire extinguishers and undergo regular safety checks.

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Appeals court upholds firing of Monterey County chief sheriff's deputy

A state appeals court has upheld a decision by Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller to fire an employee in 2011.

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Federal court denies motion to dismiss suit against Monterey County Jail

A federal court has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging poor care the…

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Salinas Police Dept. releases names of officers in fatal shootings

In response to public records requests, the city of Salinas has released the name…

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Appeals court upholds firing of Monterey County chief sheriff's deputy

A state appeals court has upheld a decision by Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller…

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Santa Cruz County News

Santa Cruz burglar

Sheriff: Intoxicated person asks for ride home, gets burglarized

Santa Cruz Sheriff deputies say a man who was walking home intoxicated lost…

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Early morning blaze destroys Santa Cruz apartment building

A fire early Tuesday morning in Santa Cruz left an apartment building uninhabitable.

Gas leak in Aptos

Valencia Road in Aptos partially closed due to gas leak

A natural gas leak on Valencia Road in Aptos has prompted road closures in the area…

One-year-anniversary of Shannon Collins memorial garden

Shannon Collins memorial garden marks one-year anniversary

Organizers of a memorial garden established in honor of slain Santa Cruz business…

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San Benito County News

Neighborhood watch groups on the rise in Hollister

Recent break-ins spur interest in Hollister Neighborhood Watch program

Residential break-ins are causing residents in one Central Coast city to promote new…

New rules outlined to manage Measure J outcome

San Benito County pushes new rules ahead of Measure J ballot measure

Trying to protect taxpayers by preventing lawsuits.  It's the next step in the…

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DEAR JON: E-cigarettes still largely allowed

They’re fast becoming one of the biggest public health concerns,…

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Hollister resident named "Volunteer of the Year" for 12th Senate District

Ruth Erickson of Hollister has been selected as the Volunteer of the Year for the…

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Santa Clara County prosecutors dismissing murder charges in 1989 cold case

Santa Clara County prosecutors are moving to dismiss homicide charges filed earlier…

Santa Clara deputies make arrest in burned body case

Man arrested in connection with burned body found near Morgan Hill

A 21-year-old man was arrested on murder charges in connection with the death of a…

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Gilroy woman charged with stabbing fellow Gilroy resident Saturday

Gilroy police have arrested a 38-year-old woman for attempted murder after a…

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CHP honors 100-year-old volunteer from Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley centenarian is state's oldest California Highway Patrol volunteer

At 100, Homer Bosserman Jr. of the Carmel Valley is the state's oldest California…

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Watsonville teacher is a semifinalist for Grammy's music educator award

A Watsonville teacher has been named a semifinalist for the 2015 Grammy Music…

Winner claims $400,000 winning lottery ticket sold in Monterey

A winning Daily Derby ticket sold last month in Monterey has been claimed, state…

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    James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause

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    Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

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