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Recent break-ins spur interest in Hollister Neighborhood Watch program

Residential break-ins are causing residents in one Central Coast city to promote new neighborhood watch groups.  Even though Hollister Police Chief Dave Westrick said crime levels aren't any higher than last year, he's calling for residents to organize and keep an eye out.  On Monday, NewsChannel 5 went to Hollister…

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Sea Otter population holds steady

The latest Sea Otter population numbers were released Monday for 2014. And depending on who you talk to, it’s either a slow recovery or bad news.

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Salinas-Monterey CHP putting new license plate scanner to use

Finding your stolen Toyota in the middle of Nowheresville could be a tough task. The California Highway Patrol's new toy grabs license plates quicker than you can spot 'em.

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Manhunt Monday: Sept. 22, 2014

Lanette Graham: Black female, 35 years old, 5'5", 135 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, scar on abdomen. Graham is wanted on a felony warrant for possession of narcotics.  If she is seen or you know her whereabouts, call Seaside Police at 394-6811 or the anonymous tip hotline 899-6282.

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Warming shelter could be opening in Salinas

It's the first day of fall and Salinas city leaders said they are finally working toward a better solution for the homeless, including a warming shelter. The Chinatown area could be getting a major facelift.

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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 stabbing Saturday.

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Newsweek ranks Pacific Collegiate School #14 on top U.S. high schools list

A Santa Cruz school is ranked #14 on the latest list of top high schools in the U.S. released by Newsweek.

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Caltrans adds new traffic camera on Highway 101 at San Miguel Canyon

Caltrans has added three new traffic cameras to show real-time traffic conditions on Highway 101.

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Santa Cruz City Council looking to increase water rates by 50 percent over 5 years

The Santa Cruz City Council is expected to vote on Tuesday to increase water rates by 50 percent over a five-year period.

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Latest federal California sea otter count shows populations are static

The U.S. Geological Survey on Monday released the latest sea otter survey and it turns out, populations of the marine mammal are slightly down.

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Sea Otter population holds steady

The latest Sea Otter population numbers were released Monday for 2014. And…

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Salinas-Monterey CHP putting new license plate scanner to use

Finding your stolen Toyota in the middle of Nowheresville could be a tough task.…

Lanette Graham

Manhunt Monday: Sept. 22, 2014

Lanette Graham: Black female, 35 years old, 5'5", 135 pounds, black hair, brown…

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Warming shelter could be opening in Salinas

It's the first day of fall and Salinas city leaders said they are finally working…

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Sea Otter population holds steady

The latest Sea Otter population numbers were released Monday for 2014. And…

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Newsweek ranks Pacific Collegiate School #14 on top U.S. high schools list

A Santa Cruz school is ranked #14 on the latest list of top high schools in the U.S…

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Santa Cruz City Council looking to increase water rates by 50 percent over 5 years

The Santa Cruz City Council is expected to vote on Tuesday to increase water rates…

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Latest federal California sea otter count shows populations are static

The U.S. Geological Survey on Monday released the latest sea otter survey and it…

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Recent break-ins spur interest in Hollister Neighborhood Watch program

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

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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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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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Newsweek ranks Pacific Collegiate School #14 on top U.S. high schools list

A Santa Cruz school is ranked #14 on the latest list of top high schools in the U.S…

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Man arrested in connection with burned body was 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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Tractor trailer overturns on Highway 101 on-ramp in Gilroy

A big rig carrying 40,000 pounds of large paper rolls overturned on the Highway 101…

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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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Artists working to beautify utility boxes in Salinas

Artists on Monday were continuing to work on a mural featuring writer John Steinbeck…

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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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  • On this day: September 23

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    Lewis and Clark return to St. Louis, the Nintendo Company is formed, Sigmund Freud dies, "The Jetsons" premieres, and Elton John's musical tribute to Princess Diana hits America, all on this day.

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