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Adopt a Family 2014: How to help

Sadly, Santa may not be showing up for many Central Coast children this holiday season.

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Coats for Kids drive in Santa Cruz County

Classic Vapor Cleaners wants your gently used coats! 

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Watsonville Police confirm shooting victim was 15

UPDATE 11.28.14, 11:30am:  Friday Watsonville police identified the victim of Wednesday night's shooting as 15-year-old Jason Reyes.

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Two high level drug traffickers busted in Watsonville

The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team or SCCACT and the DEA concluded a month long investigation Wednesday with two big arrests. 

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Black Friday shoppers hit sales on Thanksgiving in Gilroy

Black Friday sales are well under way on Thursday night. Many stores opened a day early, just to extend that holiday rush.

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Greenfield police gets body cameras for officers

Transparency and trust – those are the main reasons behind one Central Coast police department getting new body cameras. Greenfield police officers will now be the first in Monterey County to wear cameras on their uniforms while they patrol.

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Watsonville Police investigate homicide near Airport Boulevard

On Wednesday night, Watsonville Police said they're investigating a homicide, after two shootings within about an hour of each other.

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City of Carmel reinstates former employee and will pay $340,000

Carmel city council and Mayor Jason Burnet decided to reinstate longtime former employee John Hanson. 

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Salinas residents and city leaders join for new kind of social experiment

A group made up of Salinas city leaders and residents is hoping to break down walls and bring the community together through a new kind of social experiment.

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DEAR JON: Monterey Downs specific plan about to go public

It's a project 7 years in the making, Monterey Downs on the former Fort Ord promises to create thousands of jobs and be a $100 million economic boon to Seaside, Marina and all of Monterey County. Now, developers are revealing ahead of the release of the specific plan, an exclusive look at the planned new sports arena.

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City of Carmel reinstates former employee and will pay $340,000

Carmel city council and Mayor Jason Burnet decided to reinstate longtime former…

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DEAR JON: Monterey Downs specific plan about to go public

It's a project 7 years in the making, Monterey Downs on the former Fort Ord…

Black Friday at SPCA

Adopt a pet on Black Friday at SPCA for Monterey County

Skip the crowded malls and give yourself the gift of unconditional love during The…

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Suspect in high level drug bust

Two high level drug traffickers busted in Watsonville

The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team or SCCACT and the DEA concluded a month long…

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Watsonville Police investigate homicide near Airport Boulevard

On Wednesday night, Watsonville Police said they're investigating a homicide, after…

Students protestors at UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz students call off the occupation of Humanities building

Wednesday student protestors at UC Santa Cruz told NewsChannel 5 they are calling…

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Busiest days of the year at DMV field offices

If you just walk into a Department of Motor Vehicles field office, you know you're…

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NTSB says plane hit power lines before crashing in Gilroy, killing 2 on-board

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on a plane…

San Benito supervisors speak out about fracking lawsuit

San Benito County supervisors respond to $1.2 billion lawsuit

Tuesday County supervisors responded to a lawsuit filed soon after Measure J passed…

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Black Friday shoppers hit sales on Thanksgiving in Gilroy

Black Friday sales are well under way on Thursday night. Many stores opened a day…

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Busiest days of the year at DMV field offices

If you just walk into a Department of Motor Vehicles field office, you know you're…

Gilroy plane crash 2

NTSB says plane hit power lines before crashing in Gilroy, killing 2 on-board

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on a plane…

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Prison donates confiscated cellphones to San Jose-based domestic violence advocacy group

A California state prison has donated more than 200 contraband cell phones to the…

House flip to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Scotts Valley

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

A man's dying wish to have the proceeds of his home go to benefit at-risk youth may…

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