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No charges against Salinas Police officers in Velasco arrest

No charges will be filed against the Salinas Police officers who responded to the violent arrest of a man on North Main last month, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.

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VTC gets Prop 41 funding

Marina Veterans Transition Center gets nearly $6 million in new funding

The passage of 2014's Proposition 41 will pay off for Central Coast veterans who are facing homelessness, for the first time. Leaders with Marina's Veterans Transition Center say they'll receive $5.9 million in the first round grant funding.

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UPDATE: Argyle Fire started by a lightning strike contained, crews say

A lightning strike started a wildfire near King City Wednesday afternoon, according to CAL FIRE.

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UPDATE: Big Sur Stone Ridge Fire fully contained, crews monitoring hot spots

Crews said the Stone Ridge Fire was 100 percent contained by midnight Wednesday.

Jose Velasco

No charges against Salinas Police officers in Velasco arrest

No charges will be filed against the Salinas Police officers who responded to the violent arrest of a man on North Main last month, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.

Watsonville man attacked by man with baseball bat and glass bottle, police say

A man was assaulted by another man with a baseball bat and a glass bottle Tuesday evening, according to Watsonville Police.

Highway Fire started just south of Gilroy

UPDATE: Gilroy wildfire 60 percent contained

CAL FIRE reports the Highway Fire just south of Gilroy is 60 percent contained.

Benefit for Nicole Brown

Second benefit on Wednesday for Aptos hit-and-run crash victim

Saturday marked two weeks since a 25-year-old woman from Aptos was seriously hurt in a hit and run just outside her home.

Sharks still swimming near Seacliff Beach

Sharks still swimming near Seacliff State Beach

The nicer the weather gets, the busier the Central Coast beaches get, including Sea Cliff State Beach in Aptos where groups of sharks are still being spotted a week after NewsChannel 5 first reported about them showing up by the dozen. 

Carmel high-speed chase Sunday night, suspect arrested and in jail

Carmel high-speed chase Sunday night, suspect arrested and in jail

A Seaside man allegedly led deputies on a high-speed chase Sunday night in Carmel Valley.

Inmates raise money for veterans

Soledad incarcerated veterans group donates to local organizations

Incarcerated veterans at Soledad Correctional Training Facility are helping other vets in the community. 

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VTC gets Prop 41 funding

Marina Veterans Transition Center gets nearly $6 million in new funding

The passage of 2014's Proposition 41 will pay off for Central Coast veterans who are…

Technology helps firefighters on front lines

UPDATE: Argyle Fire started by a lightning strike contained, crews say

A lightning strike started a wildfire near King City Wednesday afternoon, according…

Fire Crew Response

UPDATE: Big Sur Stone Ridge Fire fully contained, crews monitoring hot spots

Crews said the Stone Ridge Fire was 100 percent contained by midnight Wednesday.

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Watsonville man attacked by man with baseball bat and glass bottle, police say

A man was assaulted by another man with a baseball bat and a glass bottle Tuesday…

Benefit for Nicole Brown

Second benefit on Wednesday for Aptos hit-and-run crash victim

Saturday marked two weeks since a 25-year-old woman from Aptos was seriously hurt in…

Sharks still swimming near Seacliff Beach

Sharks still swimming near Seacliff State Beach

The nicer the weather gets, the busier the Central Coast beaches get, including Sea…

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San Benito County News

Safe and sane fireworks and 4th of July shows on the Central Coast

With the Fourth of July less than two weeks away, some cities across the Central…

Water conservation enforced in Hollister

Water conservation enforced in Hollister

Residents in Hollister may now see code enforcement officers patrolling the city.

Hollister power soccer team fights to stay together

Hollister power soccer team fights to stay together

"Finding the power from within" -- that's the motto of a wheelchair soccer team in…

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Highway Fire started just south of Gilroy

UPDATE: Gilroy wildfire 60 percent contained

CAL FIRE reports the Highway Fire just south of Gilroy is 60 percent contained.

Safe and sane fireworks and 4th of July shows on the Central Coast

With the Fourth of July less than two weeks away, some cities across the Central…

Technology helps firefighters on front lines

Local firefighters return from battling fires across California

Dozens of firefighters are back home after responding to fires across the state.

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Stuff the bus

Effort to send children to school with supplies ramps up

Helping school children with the supplies to succeed is the aim of 'Stuff the Bus…

Tune in Friday mornings for Wonders of the Central Coast with Dann Cianca

California Highway 1 named the “ultimate road trip” by Sunset Magazine

Our very own Highway 1 has been named the “Ultimate Highway Trip,” by Sunset…

Monterey ranks top seaside town

Monterey voted happiest seaside town in California

The City of Monterey is rated the happiest seaside town in California by Coastal…

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