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Making a Difference Red Cross

Making a Difference Red Cross

Disasters strike without warning, but the Red Cross is ready to respond. One local volunteer truly knows what that means across the country and along the central coast. Here’s her story is today's Making a Difference.

Family friends say goodbye to Castroville boy

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Family, friends say goodbye to Castroville boy

A week after a deadly car accident in Prunedale, family and friends laid Mateo Daza Novoa, 5, to rest on Wednesday.

Making a Difference Hope Center

Making a Difference: Hope Center

Hunger is a harsh reality for many families living on the central coast. According to Hope Center Monterey, one in five people will require help getting food at some point in their lives. That's the reason people young and old, volunteer to help.

Local Senator Wants Warning Label on Soda

Central Coast teens drinking too many sugary drinks, counties say

On Friday Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties' health departments released information finding too many kids are drinking too many sugary drinks.

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Making a Difference: Butterfly Education

According to the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, a species, native to the central coast, is threatened. But one volunteer is reaching new heights to educate the community. Here's more in today's making a difference.

Kids learn how to code

CoderDojo program preps kids for technology careers

Hartnell College teams up to offer Saturday classes to help young kids on coding.

Marc Flores heads to Spring Training

King City kid heading to spring training to play for Chicago White Sox

A shot to play Major League Baseball is rare, but it's even more rare to meet a player from the Central Coast with that opportunity.

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Dear Jon: Taking back your old medications

Recent studies have found household medicines are ending up in our lakes and streams and that's raising questions about the quality of our drinking water. Rosa from Watsonville sent me note, “Dear Jon, I have a lot of old meds that I'd like to get rid of, but I don't know where to take them. Where do I go?

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