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Grass-eating goats graze in Pebble Beach to prevent wildfire

Grass-eating goats have long been used to cut down on vegetation in Monterey County, reducing the risk of a brush fire. This time, they're working in Pebble Beach as part of a fire suppression effort.

Residents speaks up over safety concerns along San Lorenzo River levee

Residents in Santa Cruz are speaking up about safety concerns along the San Lorenzo River levee after a man was shot and killed Tuesday morning.

Santa Cruz Highway 1 Traffic

Road closures coming to Highway 1 in Santa Cruz starting Sunday night

Heads up! Cal Trans will begin a paving project that will close parts of Highway 1 starting this Sunday, August 28.

Roundabout Construction

Construction begins on Holman Highway roundabout

Construction on the Holman Highway 68 roundabout is underway. Crews will be working from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Soberanes Cachagua

Kathleen Baker

Soberanes Fire: A timeline

The Soberanes Fire has been burning north of Big Sur since Friday July 22. Here is a timeline of the fire’s spread and the efforts to contain it:

Santa Cruz schools face vaccination concerns

The first day of classes for most Santa Cruz County schools is raising new concerns over student vaccinations.

Greenfield police see more stage school fights

Gang sweep conducted in South Monterey County

Law enforcement agencies in South Monterey County conducted a gang and parole sweep Wednesday.

Historical fires in Big Sur area

Big Sur has long history of massive wildfires

The Soberanes and Chimney fires are the latest, but the Central Coast is no stranger to wildfires.

Soledad stabbing suspect

Homeless man arrested for a stabbing in Soledad

A man wanted for stabbing another man in Soledad is now in jail.

Two suspects arrested in Santa Cruz’s second homicide of year

Officers have arrested a transient from Santa Cruz County and his girlfriend in Tuesday’s fatal shooting in Santa Cruz, according to police.

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Monterey County News

Grass-eating goats graze in Pebble Beach to prevent wildfire

Grass-eating goats have long been used to cut down on vegetation in Monterey County…

Roundabout Construction

Construction begins on Holman Highway roundabout

Construction on the Holman Highway 68 roundabout is underway. Crews will be working…

Soberanes Cachagua

Soberanes Fire: A timeline

The Soberanes Fire has been burning north of Big Sur since Friday July 22. Here is…

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Santa Cruz County News

Residents speaks up over safety concerns along San Lorenzo River levee

Residents in Santa Cruz are speaking up about safety concerns along the San Lorenzo…

Santa Cruz schools face vaccination concerns

The first day of classes for most Santa Cruz County schools is raising new concerns…

Algae blamed for foul odor in Marina Salinas

Toxic algae blooms popping up in Santa Cruz County

State water officials are finding an alarming number of toxic algae blooms…

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San Benito County News

Pinnacles Nat l Park generates 11m in 2014

National Parks celebrate 100th birthday

Thursday, August 25, marks the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. To…

Jury duty scam

Jury duty scam hitting San Benito County

A jury duty scam is hitting residents in San Benito County, according to the…

Hit-and-run arrest

Hit-and-run arrest in Hollister

A man has been arrested for a hit-and-run crash in Hollister.

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Santa Clara County News

Brush fire sparks in Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill: second fire burns near Bailey Road

Cal Fire reports another fire is burning near the site of Wednesday's Bailey Fire in…

Brush fire sparks in Morgan Hill

Brush fire sparks in Morgan Hill

Cal Fire is battling a wildfire in Morgan Hill, close the the San Jose border…

Fire burning near Morgan Hill now 75 percent contained

A Wildfire burning near Morgan Hill is 25 acres and is 10 percent contained Friday…

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