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CHOMP offers free and reduced-cost breast cancer screenings, diagnostics

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula is reminding local women that low-cost cancer screenings are available.

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920 chickens killed with golf club at California farm

Authorities in central California are searching for those who broke into a Foster Farms chicken ranch and used a golf club to kill more than 900 birds.

Local leaders praise statewide plastic bag ban decision

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

Watsonville teacher talks about big Grammy nomination

Watsonville music teacher nominated for Grammy

Music lovers around the country will tune in for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in February. While many may be thinking of some of the biggest names in the industry, a local music teacher is up for one of the awards.

Cabrillo College puts cap on popular dental hygiene program

Dental hygiene program at Cabrillo College to cap student admission

Major changes are coming to a nationally accredited dental hygiene program on the Central Coast. Cabrillo College in Aptos is putting a cap on how many students it will admit starting next fall.

Salinas police chief explains release of officers names

Salinas explains release of officers' names in four deadly shootings

Salinas police chief Kelly McMillan is asking the community responsibility and caution as the names of nine police officers involved in four shootings are released

Salinas Police Chief Kelly McMillin speaks out on decision

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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Gas leak in Aptos prompts road closures, early dimissal at one school

A natural gas leak on Valencia Road in Aptos prompted road closures in the area while crews responded, and prompted officials at one local elementary school to dismiss students early.

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DEAR JON: Buses flashing red lights mean stop

Students are back at school and traffic safety is a hot topic, especially around school buses. You’ve probably seen buses flashing red lights often. Most people stop, as they should, but police say many don’t. Nick sent me a note, “Dear Jon, without fail everyday I see drivers that do not understand what the lights…

Estevan Rojas

Greenfield veteran set to ride in this year's Ride 2 Recovery

A Greenfield man is among 200 injured veterans and their supporters who will depart Sunday for a seven-day, 465-mile bicycle ride.

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Monterey County News

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CHOMP offers free and reduced-cost breast cancer screenings, diagnostics

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Community Hospital of Monterey…

Salinas police chief explains release of officers names

Salinas explains release of officers' names in four deadly shootings

Salinas police chief Kelly McMillan is asking the community responsibility and…

Salinas Police Chief Kelly McMillin speaks out on decision

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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DEAR JON: Buses flashing red lights mean stop

Students are back at school and traffic safety is a hot topic, especially around…

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Watsonville teacher talks about big Grammy nomination

Watsonville music teacher nominated for Grammy

Music lovers around the country will tune in for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in…

Cabrillo College puts cap on popular dental hygiene program

Dental hygiene program at Cabrillo College to cap student admission

Major changes are coming to a nationally accredited dental hygiene program on the…

Gas leak in Aptos

Gas leak in Aptos prompts road closures, early dimissal at one school

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

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DEAR JON: Buses flashing red lights mean stop

Students are back at school and traffic safety is a hot topic, especially around…

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San Benito County News

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DEAR JON: Buses flashing red lights mean stop

Students are back at school and traffic safety is a hot topic, especially around…

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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DEAR JON: Buses flashing red lights mean stop

Students are back at school and traffic safety is a hot topic, especially around…

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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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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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On This Day

  • On this day: October 1

    Walt Disney World opening, 1971

    Walt Disney

    Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

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