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Friday Night Blitz scores: Sept. 12, 2014

Friday Night Blitz is here! We'll bring you the highlights on our 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts each Friday. And don't forget to vote in our Spotlight Game of the Week contest.

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New bicycle law takes effect Tuesday

Running late to work or stuck in traffic, drivers don’t always “share the road.” But now a new bicycle safety law effective Tuesday is expected to change that.

Suspect threatens to shoot campers in Big Sur Saturday

Monterey County deputies now have a man in custody after they say he threatened to shoot other campers on Nacimiento-Ferguson Road in Big Sur Saturday.

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Salinas police investigate an attempted murder Saturday

Salinas police say a 23-year-old man was shot Saturday night in the area of Curtis Street and Rodeo Avenue.

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Pacific Grove Triathlon spurs local economy

The Pacific Grove Triathlon brings in athletes from all over the world, and that means big money for local businesses.
Over 1300 athletes along with their supporters come from as far as China and Italy to compete, and they all need a place to stay and eat.
“We get up at 3 in the morning. I cook soup until about 2 o…

Deputy association votes to sue Monterey County sheriff

Monterey County Deputy Sheriff's Association suing Scott Miller

The Monterey County Deputy Sheriff's Association is suing Sheriff Scott Miller in federal court for allegedly campaigning in uniform and violating his employees' First Amendment rights. 

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Anchor Jasmine Viel bids adieu to the Central Coast and KION

Jasmine Viel leaving NewsChannel 5/KION after this week to join her husband and former co-anchor in southern California.

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1 arrested in spate of burglaries in San Juan Bautista

San Benito County sheriff's deputies are investigating a spate of commercial burglaries in San Juan Bautista - including five on Thursday.

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New mural unveiled, scholarship announced at Sun Street Centers in Salinas

A new mural was unveiled Friday at Sun Street Centers in Salinas to honor long-time board member and past president Anne C. Leach.

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Sempervirens fund commits early support for California Water Bond initiative

Local land trust Sempervirens Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains, has announced it will commit $100,000 in support of California Proposition 1, the Water Bond.

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Suspect threatens to shoot campers in Big Sur Saturday

Monterey County deputies now have a man in custody after they say he threatened to…

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Salinas police investigate an attempted murder Saturday

Salinas police say a 23-year-old man was shot Saturday night in the area of Curtis…

Deputy association votes to sue Monterey County sheriff

Monterey County Deputy Sheriff's Association suing Scott Miller

The Monterey County Deputy Sheriff's Association is suing Sheriff Scott Miller in…

Anne C. Leach Mural

New mural unveiled, scholarship announced at Sun Street Centers in Salinas

A new mural was unveiled Friday at Sun Street Centers in Salinas to honor long-time…

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Mountain lion spotted by Neary Lagoon in Santa Cruz Thursday night

A resident reported seeing a mountain lion in the Neary Lagoon area around 9:30 p.m…

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Sempervirens fund commits early support for California Water Bond initiative

Local land trust Sempervirens Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the redwood…

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Roadwork projects in Santa Cruz County this weekend

A number of roadwork projects will be going on in Santa Cruz County beginning this…

Wonders of the Central Coast Wilder Ranch

Wilder Ranch State Park

For his latest installment of Wonders of the Central Coast, Dann Cianca gets a tour…

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1 arrested in spate of burglaries in San Juan Bautista

San Benito County sheriff's deputies are investigating a spate of commercial…

New study on fracking 1

New study paints rosy economic picture for oil exploration in San Benito County

A new study says that in a ‘high end’ estimate over the next 30 years, oil well…

CDC SODIUM

Study finds US children eat too much salt

More than 90 percent of school-aged children nationwide eat more sodium than…

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Mountain lion spotted at Brigantino Park in Hollister Tuesday

Hollister Police Chief David Westrick said Tuesday morning that a mountain lion was…

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CDC SODIUM

Study finds US children eat too much salt

More than 90 percent of school-aged children nationwide eat more sodium than…

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Gilroy man killed in motorcycle crash Tuesday evening in Morgan Hill

A Gilroy man died Tuesday night after he lost control of his motorcycle, went off…

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Driver air-lifted to hospital after crash on Highway 101 in Gilroy

A one-car crash caused a major traffic backup Tuesday night on northbound Highway…

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Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked boy in Cupertino

Authorities in Northern California are still searching for a mountain lion that…

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Anne C. Leach Mural

New mural unveiled, scholarship announced at Sun Street Centers in Salinas

A new mural was unveiled Friday at Sun Street Centers in Salinas to honor long-time…

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Panetta delivers keynote at Monterey County Reads recognition ceremony

A special celebration will held Friday at the Monterey Peninsula College's Marina…

Junior Giants

Nearly 400 children participate in this year's Junior Giants program in Santa Cruz County

Almost 400 kids took part in this year's Junior Giants program, sponsored by the…

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On This Day

  • On this day: September 15

    World War I British tank

    Library of Congress

    New York City falls to the British, tanks make their combat debut, a racially motivated bombing kills four girls at a Birmingham church, and Muhammad Ali scores his last victory, all on this day.

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