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Brown: California needs long-term vision on water

Gov. Jerry Brown says he will focus on a long-term strategy to cope with California's water problems if he is re-elected in November.

Preliminary hearing postponed in Santa Cruz yacht overdose case

Defense attorneys for a woman accused of providing a Google executive with a fatal overdose on Monday filed a motion to compel.

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Making A Difference: Horse Therapy

Some parents who have children with special needs have little places to go for help and rehabilitation. But thanks to one woman, a facility exists in Santa Cruz County that's offering more than just a helping hand. Here's more in News channel 5's Making a Difference.

King City residents rally for local car dealership

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King City residents rally behind business damaged by large fire

Vince and Tina Lopez are residents and longtime business owners in King City. When a fire destroyed the Borjon Auto Center, what they felt was more than just a financial loss.

Fire rips through Salinas apartment complex Saturday

Devastating fire displaces more than 40 people in Salinas

More than 40 people were displaced after a fire ripped through a Salinas apartment complex on Saturday.

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Santa Cruz County DA Bob Lee dies at age 57

Long-time Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee died early Saturday morning, officials have confirmed.

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Chelsie Hill wins $12 million in landslide verdict

The young woman who sued car giant Toyota in Monterey County court won big on Friday. Jury deliberations lasted less than a day, one source tells News Channel 5 the jury wrapped up their decision in about 2 hours.

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No charges filed against deputies who shot, killed unarmed man

The Monterey County District Attorney's Office said Friday it will not file criminal charges against the deputies who shot and killed an unarmed wanted parolee back in March.

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Federal charges filed against ex-wife of former Pacific Grove police commander

The ex-wife of a former Pacific Grove police commander is now facing federal charges for illegal wiretapping.

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DA: No charges filed against deputies who fatally shot man in Palo Colorado

The Monterey County District Attorney's Office has determined that two sheriff's deputies acted in self-defense and defense of others when they fatally shot a man in March.

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Fire rips through Salinas apartment complex Saturday

Devastating fire displaces more than 40 people in Salinas

More than 40 people were displaced after a fire ripped through a Salinas apartment…

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Chelsie Hill wins $12 million in landslide verdict

The young woman who sued car giant Toyota in Monterey County court won big on Friday…

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No charges filed against deputies who shot, killed unarmed man

The Monterey County District Attorney's Office said Friday it will not file criminal…

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Preliminary hearing postponed in Santa Cruz yacht overdose case

Defense attorneys for a woman accused of providing a Google executive with a fatal…

Making a Difference Horse Therapy

Making A Difference: Horse Therapy

Some parents who have children with special needs have little places to go for help…

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Santa Cruz County DA Bob Lee dies at age 57

Long-time Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee died early Saturday morning,…

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12 arrested in major pot bust in San Juan Bautista

Authorities in San Benito County arrested 12 people Thursday after discovering a…

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Report: Wing of Yosemite fire air tanker tore off

Federal investigators say a California firefighting aircraft that crashed while…

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Veterans of Foreign Wars accepting applications for national scholarship competition

The 2014 Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is now open for San Benito…

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Prosecutors dismiss murder charges against Gilroy doctor

Santa Clara County prosecutors have dropped murder charges against a Gilroy doctor…

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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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Morgan Hill teacher faces sex assault charges involving student

A fifth-grade teacher at a Morgan Hill elementary school is accused of sexually…

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Girl scouts lending a hand to fire victims in King City

King City fire victims get help from local Girl Scouts

Families who lost everything in a fire at a mobile home park are trying to piece…

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Monterey County students take part in International Walk to School Day

More than 3,000 students are expected to learn about safe walking Wednesday as part…

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King City elementary teacher a finalist in "Dream Big" challenge

A Santa Lucia Elementary School teacher is a finalist in the Thank a Million…

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