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Watsonville police warning of fraudsters using credit card "skimmers"

Watsonville police say they've taken numerous reports of credit card fraud with similar circumstances in recent months, using what police believe are so-called "skimmers."

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Beach advisory lifted for Monterey Municipal Beach

Monterey County health officials have lifted an advisory at Monterey Municipal Beach.

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Lady Gaga under fire for filling Hearst Castle pool during drought

Pop star Lady Gaga has come under fire for reportedly wasting gallons of water during a video shoot at Hearst Castle in San Simeon.

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Salinas man gets 16 months in prison for food stamp fraud

A 32-year-old Salinas man is headed to prison for fraudulently collecting more than $2,000 in food stamps.

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California rail line fined for worker deaths

Workplace safety officials fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line $210,000 on Thursday over the deaths of two of its workers on tracks.

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Mercury found in remote national park streams

Federal scientists have found high amounts of mercury in fish caught in remote areas of national parks in the West and Alaska.

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Firework injures fans during Dodgers-Giants game

Police say several people suffered minor injuries when a fan threw a firework onto a walkway at the San Francisco Giants ballpark during a Dodgers-Giants game.

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Baby dies after being left in car in San Jose

San Jose police are investigating the death of a 9-month-old baby whose father says he forgot his son in his car.

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Local courts feeling the affects of ongoing state budget cuts

California's budget cuts have taken a major toll on state courts, the state's top judicial officers say.

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Rewards offered in slain ducks case in Salinas

Authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting more than a dozen ducks outside the California Welcome Center in Salinas this week.

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Beach advisory lifted for Monterey Municipal Beach

Monterey County health officials have lifted an advisory at Monterey Municipal Beach.

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Salinas man gets 16 months in prison for food stamp fraud

A 32-year-old Salinas man is headed to prison for fraudulently collecting more than…

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Local courts feeling the affects of ongoing state budget cuts

California's budget cuts have taken a major toll on state courts, the state's top…

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Rewards offered in slain ducks case in Salinas

Authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting more than a dozen ducks…

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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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Watsonville police warning of fraudsters using credit card "skimmers"

Watsonville police say they've taken numerous reports of credit card fraud with…

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Santa Cruz man arrested by FBI faces federal weapons charge

A Santa Cruz County man taken into custody by the FBI Wednesday was arrested on…

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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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  • 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…

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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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