Half-acre wildfire reported in La Selva Beach

Crews are responding to reports of a 1/2 acre wildfire in the area of Spring Valley and Water Tank roads in the La Selva Beach area.

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Judge halts drilling permits next to condors at Pinnacles National Park

A California court has delivered a setback to an oil company seeking to drill wells within a few miles of condor habitat at the state's Pinnacles National Park.

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Half-acre wildfire reported in La Selva Beach

Crews are responding to reports of a 1/2 acre wildfire in the area of Spring Valley and Water Tank roads in the La Selva Beach area.

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Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash; father missing

A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight.

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San Jose postal inspector indicted on mail theft charges

A San Jose postal inspector has been indicted on federal charges for mail theft.

Two injured in accident in Pacific Grove

At least two people were injured Wednesday afternoon and one of them taken to a San Jose hospital by helicopter in an accident in Pacific Grove, according to police.

Atlas is the Scotts Valley Police Department's first K9 officer since 1972

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Scotts Valley Police get first K9 officer in more than 40 years

There's a new member of the Scotts Valley Police Department as of this week.

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Natividad Medical Center CEO Weis stepping down Friday

Natividad Medical Center CEO Harry Weis is stepping down as of Friday, Monterey County officials said.

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California's salmon, steelhead get help

State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers.

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Healthcare workshops offered at Santa Cruz Public Libraries

United Way outreach educator Rosalina Solinas will be at Santa Cruz Public Libraries branches throughout the county in July and August to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act. They'll provide one-on-one support in navigating California’s healthcare marketplace/exchange,Covered CA, in English and Spanish. 

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Millenium Charter High School accredited for 9th, 10th grades; 11th coming soon

Millennium Charter High School has been fully accredited for grades 9 and 10 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Judge halts drilling permits next to condors at Pinnacles National Park

A California court has delivered a setback to an oil company seeking to drill wells…

Two injured in accident in Pacific Grove

At least two people were injured Wednesday afternoon and one of them taken to a San…

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Natividad Medical Center CEO Weis stepping down Friday

Natividad Medical Center CEO Harry Weis is stepping down as of Friday, Monterey…

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Millenium Charter High School accredited for 9th, 10th grades; 11th coming soon

Millennium Charter High School has been fully accredited for grades 9 and 10 by the…

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Half-acre wildfire reported in La Selva Beach

Crews are responding to reports of a 1/2 acre wildfire in the area of Spring Valley…

Atlas is the Scotts Valley Police Department's first K9 officer since 1972

Scotts Valley Police get first K9 officer in more than 40 years

There's a new member of the Scotts Valley Police Department as of this week.

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Healthcare workshops offered at Santa Cruz Public Libraries

United Way outreach educator Rosalina Solinas will be at Santa Cruz Public Libraries…

Watsonville man arrested for kidnapping children's mother

A man wanted for kidnapping and assault led Watsonville police on a car chase…

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Judge halts drilling permits next to condors at Pinnacles National Park

A California court has delivered a setback to an oil company seeking to drill wells…

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Early morning car chase in Hollister leads to four arrests

An early-morning car chase in Hollister led to the arrest of four people on various…

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Dear Jon: EBT abuse questioned

Several social programs are connected to Electronic Benefit Transfer cards here in…

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Pinnacles National Park brings in millions of dollars

A new National Park Service report shows that 237,677 visitors to Pinnacles National…

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Atlas is the Scotts Valley Police Department's first K9 officer since 1972

Scotts Valley Police get first K9 officer in more than 40 years

There's a new member of the Scotts Valley Police Department as of this week.

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Salinas teen wins scholarship for collecting, delivering eyeglasses to Jamaica

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Community Foundation of Monterey Co. announced neighborhood grants recipients

The Community Foundation for Monterey County has announced the recipients of the…

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