Local News Top Stories

Halibut pictue

Recreational Pacific Halibut fishery closed in August

The Pacific Halibut fishing season has been open since May 1. But the California Fish and Wildlife department says they have to protect exceeding the levels of fish caught.

Matthew Clark

Suspected car thief sought by authorities in Santa Cruz, Monterey counties

Authorities in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties are seeking a 28-year-old man suspected in numerous auto thefts, vehicle burglaries and possible identity theft in both counties.

kion_default_640A

One-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.

kion_default_640A

2 accused in Scotts Valley-based Ponzi scheme plead guilty to federal charges

Two of the three men charged in connection with a so-called Ponzi scam out of Scotts Valley have pleaded guilty, according to federal court records.

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.

kion_default_640A

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.

kion_default_640A

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

Scotts Valley Police Department

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.

kion_default_640A

Natividad Medical Center CEO Weis stepping down Friday

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

View More

Monterey County News

Halibut pictue

Recreational Pacific Halibut fishery closed in August

The Pacific Halibut fishing season has been open since May 1. But the California…

Matthew Clark

Suspected car thief sought by authorities in Santa Cruz, Monterey counties

Authorities in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties are seeking a 28-year-old man…

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…

More Local News

Santa Cruz County News

Halibut pictue

Recreational Pacific Halibut fishery closed in August

The Pacific Halibut fishing season has been open since May 1. But the California…

Matthew Clark

Suspected car thief sought by authorities in Santa Cruz, Monterey counties

Authorities in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties are seeking a 28-year-old man…

kion_default_640A

One-acre wildfire reported in La Selva Beach

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

kion_default_640A

2 accused in Scotts Valley-based Ponzi scheme plead guilty to federal charges

Two of the three men charged in connection with a so-called Ponzi scam out of Scotts…

More Santa Cruz County News

San Benito County News

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…

Christopher Montoya

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…

Dear Jon EBT Cards 2

Dear Jon: EBT abuse questioned

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

kion_default_640A

Pinnacles National Park brings in millions of dollars

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

More from KION

Positive Local News

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.

Salinas girl wins scholarship after glasses drive

Salinas teen wins scholarship for collecting, delivering eyeglasses to Jamaica

A Salinas teen is being recognized with a $1,000 scholarship from Kohl's Department…

kion_default_640A

Community Foundation of Monterey Co. announced neighborhood grants recipients

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

More Positive Local News

On This Day

  • On this day: July 23

    Comet Hale-Bopp file photo

    U.S. Navy

    Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.

Local News Archive

  • Local News Archive

    Looking for a story previously aired on NewsChannel 5, your central coast news source? Find it on our Local News Archive Section or use the search bar at the top on the page.

 
There are currently no severe weather alerts.

Local Weather Forecast

Advertisement