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Dear Jon: The challenge of Highway 1 gridlock through Moss Landing

 If you drive through Moss Landing daily you know what gridlock can be during the rush hour. Kelly wrote to me and asks, “Dear Jon, we live in the richest state in the U.S. and Highway 1 is still just two lanes from Monterey to Santa Cruz. Are there plans to make it four lanes, as it should be?

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Flipping houses and flipping a legacy for charity in Santa Cruz County

The idea is flipping houses for charity and the dream is becoming a reality for an idle Boys & Girls Club site in Scotts Valley. The project was the dying wish of a man whose most famous memories were made in court for red tags and code violations.

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CHP: Aptos woman struck two men with her car, fled

An Aptos man was airlifted to Stanford University Hospital Wednesday morning after he was struck by a driver and pinned between the car and a guardrail in northern Santa Cruz County.

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Salinas Police: Felon arrested with assault rifle

Salinas police arrested a 19-year-old Wednesday for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

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Hollister police seeking to identify suspect who broke into food bank

Hollister police are seeking help from the public to identify the person who broke into a food pantry warehouse this month. 

Suspect gets 50 years in prison in 2011 Castroville murder

A 22-year-old Castroville man has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for a fatal shooting in 2011.

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Profits from sale of fixed-up Felton home to benefit Boys and Girls Club

A man's dying wish to have the proceeds of his home go to benefit at-risk youth may soon be coming to fruition.

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Memorial service for Santa Cruz County District Attorney slated for Saturday

A public memorial service for Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee is scheduled for Saturday in Aptos.

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Salinas caretaker sentenced in elder abuse case

A Salinas woman has been sentenced to a year in jail for felony elder abuse.

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Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot is Oct. 28

The deadline to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for the Nov. 4 Statewide General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 28.

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Dear Jon: The challenge of Highway 1 gridlock through Moss Landing

 If you drive through Moss Landing daily you know what gridlock can be during the…

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Salinas Police: Felon arrested with assault rifle

Salinas police arrested a 19-year-old Wednesday for being a convicted felon in…

Suspect gets 50 years in prison in 2011 Castroville murder

A 22-year-old Castroville man has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for a…

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Dear Jon hwy 1 1

Dear Jon: The challenge of Highway 1 gridlock through Moss Landing

 If you drive through Moss Landing daily you know what gridlock can be during the…

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Flipping houses and flipping a legacy for charity in Santa Cruz County

The idea is flipping houses for charity and the dream is becoming a reality for an…

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CHP: Aptos woman struck two men with her car, fled

An Aptos man was airlifted to Stanford University Hospital Wednesday morning after…

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Hollister police seeking to identify suspect who broke into food bank

Hollister police are seeking help from the public to identify the person who broke…

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Memorial for pilot killed while fighting Dog Rock fire to be held Tuesday

A memorial service will be held in San Jose Tuesday for airtanker pilot Craig Hunt,…

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Public's role in preventing spread of Ebola outlined

It's a group effort to prevent the spread of Ebola. The California Department of…

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Fire crews battle pallet fire near Gilroy

Several fire agencies are responding to a large pallet fire near Gilroy Wednesday…

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San Jose police arrest three in "take over" style bank robbery

San Jose police have arrested three men in connection with a string of bank…

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Resident averts burglary by pushing Morgan Hill man through window

A 33-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning after a resident reported…

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Flipping houses and flipping a legacy for charity in Santa Cruz County

The idea is flipping houses for charity and the dream is becoming a reality for an…

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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