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Unemployment still hits local communities hard

January jobs report shows dip in unemployment: What about Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties?

January's U.S. jobs report shows unemployment has dipped below five percent for the first time in almost eight years.

Support growing for Bernie Sanders in Santa Cruz County

Support for Bernie Sanders grows in Santa Cruz County, especially with women

If you drive around Santa Cruz County, it’s easy to see that Bernie Sanders has lots of supporters - especially women. Campaign signs hang outside homes and cars are covered with bumper stickers.

Solving the veteran homeless problem in Monterey County

The Department of Veteran Affairs estimates that more than 275,000 veterans are homeless on any given night. A growing problem not only nationwide but also around the region. See what's being done about it. 

Man shot in Watsonville expected to survive

A shooting Tuesday night in Watsonville has left one man in the hospital

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Titans of Mavericks surf competition set to start this Friday

On Tuesday, Titans of Mavericks announced the surf competition at Half Moon Bay will start Friday, February 12.

Extra DUI patrols during AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

With large crowds in town for the 2016 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this week, law enforcement agencies across Monterey County are working together to make sure people are safe on the road.

Salinas to discuss petition against fireworks ban

Tuesday night, the Salinas City Council will take up the fireworks debate. This comes after residents collected enough signatures to put the fireworks ban up for a public vote.

Salinas Police Department featured on COPS

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"COPS" TV show featuring Salinas police airs Monday night

The Salinas Police Department will be featured in the TV show "COPS" on Monday.

Dry weather not unusual during El Nino winter

This winter has been all over the place, we’ve had plenty of rain, wind, high surf, and even some snow on the Central Coast. Now, sunshine that makes it seem like summer.

Monarch Butterfly numbers see an increase

Each year the Xerces Society does an annual Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count. Those numbers have just been released.

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Monterey County News

Unemployment still hits local communities hard

January jobs report shows dip in unemployment: What about Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties?

January's U.S. jobs report shows unemployment has dipped below five percent for the…

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New report shows millions of jobs remain unfilled

Some conflicting statistics have appeared the jobs front. While the national and…

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Titans of Mavericks surf competition set to start this Friday

On Tuesday, Titans of Mavericks announced the surf competition at Half Moon Bay…

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Santa Cruz County News

Unemployment still hits local communities hard

January jobs report shows dip in unemployment: What about Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties?

January's U.S. jobs report shows unemployment has dipped below five percent for the…

Support growing for Bernie Sanders in Santa Cruz County

Support for Bernie Sanders grows in Santa Cruz County, especially with women

If you drive around Santa Cruz County, it’s easy to see that Bernie Sanders has…

HELP WANTED EMPLOYMENT UNEMPLOYMENT JOB JOBS GENERIC

New report shows millions of jobs remain unfilled

Some conflicting statistics have appeared the jobs front. While the national and…

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Local earthquake assessment

Special Report: Central Coast earthquake forecasting

Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park say the largest earthquakes…

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CHP prepares for Super Bowl traffic

Super Bowl weekend has officially kicked off. From parties to concerts, thousands of…

San Benito County deputy finds body over an embankment

UPDATE: Man found dead on Salinas Grade Road identified

The San Benito County Sheriff's Office has identified the man a deputy found dead…

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Fans journey to Santa Clara for Super Bowl 50

Getting to Super Bowl 50 was a journey for nearly every single one of the nearly…

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CHP prepares for Super Bowl traffic

Super Bowl weekend has officially kicked off. From parties to concerts, thousands of…

Heightened security at the Super Bowl takes a lot of coordination

Super Bowl 50 spectators will face long lines and lots of surveillance cameras this…

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