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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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Aptos car vandalism spree over the weekend causes $100,000 in damage

According to the Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office a total of 23 cars were vandalized Saturday night into Sunday morning in Aptos.  Three of those cars were set on fire.

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Spying software discovered

Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that's been used for several years to spy on banks and several government agencies.

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the dangers that home fires pose during the holiday season.

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Salinas Pop Warner team moves on to National Championship

The Salinas Cardinal Pee Wees are coming home victorious Monday as they return from a road trip to Washington State winning the regional championships.

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Making A Difference: Meals on Wheels

One in six Americans, over the age of 60, face the threat of hunger. Here locally, programs like Meals on Wheels are critical to solving this national crisis.  Here's more in today's making a difference story.

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1 person dead after shooting in Seaside involving a police officer

The Seaside Police Department has confirmed the death of 27-year-old Nestor Cruz-Ciriaco after a shooting involving one of their police officers Saturday.

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3 months after Napa quake, recovery rolling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Three months after the largest quake to hit Northern California in a quarter century, state and federal authorities have paid out the first $12.1 million in recovery aid for damage centered in and around the wine city of Napa.

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Armed robbery at John St Mini Mart in Salinas

The Salinas Police Department responded to a call of an armed robbery at the John Street Mini Mart Sunday. 

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Thousands of dollars in arts supplies donated to Pajaro Valley teachers

Christmas came early this year for teachers with the Pajaro Valley Union School District. Equipped with bags and boxes, 20 educators were invited Saturday morning to shop and stock up on supplies for their classrooms – thanks to donations from the community.

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Aptos cars set on fire

Aptos car vandalism spree over the weekend causes $100,000 in damage

According to the Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office a total of 23 cars were vandalized…

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the…

Salinas Cardinals headed to Pop Warner Championships

Salinas Pop Warner team moves on to National Championship

The Salinas Cardinal Pee Wees are coming home victorious Monday as they return from…

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the…

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Friday Night Blitz playoff scores: November 21, 2014

Friday Night Blitz, playoff edition begins tonight. Here are the final scores.

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the…

FRIDAY NIGHT BLITZ

Friday Night Blitz playoff scores: November 21, 2014

Friday Night Blitz, playoff edition begins tonight. Here are the final scores.

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4.2 quake strikes Central Coast

A preliminary 4.2 earthquake struck at about 10:26 p.m. Wednesday night. Resident…

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Agency warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

With Thanksgiving just days away, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the…

FRIDAY NIGHT BLITZ

Friday Night Blitz playoff scores: November 21, 2014

Friday Night Blitz, playoff edition begins tonight. Here are the final scores.

Wednesday night quake location

4.2 quake strikes Central Coast

A preliminary 4.2 earthquake struck at about 10:26 p.m. Wednesday night. Resident…

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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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