Overturned big rig on Highway 101 snarls traffic near Greenfield

One lane of southbound Highway 101 at Espinosa is still closed as of about 9:45 a.m. Thursday due to an overturned big rig.

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Man shot multiple times in Greenfield

Man shot multiple times in Greenfield

The Greenfield chief of police confirmed a man in his twenties was shot multiple times on the 200 block of 6th Street Wednesday night.

Kids graduate from Junior Otter program

Junior Otters 'graduate' from migrant education program at CSU Monterey Bay

The Monterey County Office of Education celebrated its Junior Otters summer program Wednesday afternoon.

Manhunt after SWAT situations in Aromas and Prunedale

Suspect not found after domestic violence incident incident in Prunedale

Monterey County Sheriff's deputies have reopened the area of a Corey Road home where they were searching for a suspect Wednesday morning.

Dog rescued from hoarder has puppies

SPCA: Dog rescued from Greenfield hoarding home has puppies

One of the dogs rescued from a filthy home in Greenfield last week has given birth to four puppies, the SPCA for Monterey County said.

Preparations for The Monterey County Stand Down underway

Monterey County holds Stand Down for homeless vets

Monterey County will be holding a Stand Down, or three day retreat, to provide care for homeless veterans. 

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Man wanted for allegedly slashing Salinas roommate with lettuce knife

Salinas police said they are looking for the roommate of a 28-year-old man after they say he stabbed the victim with a lettuce knife in the side, partially disemboweling him.

Foresta El Portal 2

UPDATE: El Portal fire in Yosemite; Sequioas safe for now

The El Portal fire has grown to over 3,500 acres with evacuations still in place. The fast moving fire has already burned one home in the community of Foresta. Another fire in area known as the Dark Hole fire was started by lightning.

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Prisoner convicted of murdering cellmate at Salinas Valley State Prison

A Salinas Valley State Prison inmate with a significant history of violent assaults has been convicted of killing his cellmate and attacking other inmates.

Capitola bank robbery suspect

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Capitola police release photos from March bank robbery

Capitola police on Wednesday released surveillance images from a bank robbery that occurred in March.

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Marina man admits to threatening Monterey College of Law faculty, students

A Marina man has pleaded guilty to threatening and harassing students and staff at Monterey College of Law.

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Overturned big rig on Highway 101 snarls traffic near Greenfield

One lane of southbound Highway 101 at Espinosa is still closed as of about 9:45 a.m…

Man shot multiple times in Greenfield

Man shot multiple times in Greenfield

The Greenfield chief of police confirmed a man in his twenties was shot multiple…

Kids graduate from Junior Otter program

Junior Otters 'graduate' from migrant education program at CSU Monterey Bay

The Monterey County Office of Education celebrated its Junior Otters summer program…

Manhunt after SWAT situations in Aromas and Prunedale

Suspect not found after domestic violence incident incident in Prunedale

Monterey County Sheriff's deputies have reopened the area of a Corey Road home where…

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Capitola bank robbery suspect

Capitola police release photos from March bank robbery

Capitola police on Wednesday released surveillance images from a bank robbery that…

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Man reported missing out of Watsonville

A Watsonville man has been reported missing after being released from the Behavioral…

Dear jon helicopter noise

Dear Jon: Dealing with early morning helicopter noise over Ag fields

With all the agriculture operations on the Central Coast there's a question about…

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Local California Conservation Corps members assisting with wildfires

Twenty five members of the California Conservation Corps from Watsonville and San…

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Dear jon helicopter noise

Dear Jon: Dealing with early morning helicopter noise over Ag fields

With all the agriculture operations on the Central Coast there's a question about…

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San Benito Co. offers prescription discount program that benefits library

San Benito County departments are launching a program that will help residents save…

Tomatoes cause horrific stench in Hollister

Smelly odor in Hollister causes community uproar

A smelly odor is plaguing one Central Coast city. It's so bad some residents in…

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More than 20,000 marijuana plants seized in San Benito County

San Benito County Sheriff's deputies seized more than 20,000 marijuana plants from a…

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Prosecutors won't charge Los Gatos man whose son died in hot car

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file criminal charges…

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Three small fires contained in Boulder Creek

Cal Fire crews contained three small fires burning in Boulder Creek Thursday evening…

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Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route

A state appeals court has upheld a proposed route for California's bullet train…

Gilroy Garlic Festival preparations underway

Gilroy Garlic Festival preparations underway

Preparations for the 36th Gilroy Garlic Festival are underway.

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Panetta named humanitarian of the year

Leon Panetta named "Humanitarian of the Year" by Santa Cruz County Red Cross

Former Secretary of Defense and Central Coast native Leon Panetta is being named "…

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Western Stage at Hartnell College gets $90,000 grant

The theater at Hartnell College has just received a two-year, $90,000 grant.

PRIDE, BASTA programs get $25,000 grant

Santa Cruz Police PRIDE Program, BASTA get $25,000 donation

The Santa Cruz Police PRIDE Program and BASTA have received a $25,000 donation.

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