Overturned big rig on Highway 101 snarls traffic near Greenfield

One lane of southbound Highway 101 at Espinosa is still closed as of about 9:45 a.m. Thursday due to an overturned big rig.


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Outdoor educators sought by Monterey Peninsula parks

The Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District is seeking proposals from qualified and enthusiastic outdoor education instructors for their upcoming Let’s Go Outdoors! Adventure Activities Guide.


CHP offering driver safety programs in Santa Cruz County

The California Highway Patrol is offering driver safety classes for senior citizens and teenage drivers.

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California Rodeo Salinas set for family fun

Family fun comes at a premium these days, but the California Rodeo Salinas set for July 17-20 at the Salinas Sports Complex aims to please families. Affordable fun can be had during the run of the event.


Save Our Shores offering tips for reducing beach trash this July 4th

Save Our Shores is offering a number of tips for helping to keep central coast beaches clean during the July 4th weekend.


Road closures planned for Scotts Valley's July 4th parade

Scotts Valley Drive will be closed between Erba Lane and El Pueblo Road from 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday for the city's annual July 4th parade.

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California Whooping Cough Epidemic Continues

The number of pertussis or whooping cough cases on the Central Coast and state continues to climb according to the California Department of Public Health. Central Coast cases are already over half of the totals for the previous record epidemic in all of 2010. 3 infant deaths have been reported in California during this latest epidemic.


Pacific Grove hosts Fourth of July Hometown Celebration

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will host its July 4th festivities from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Caledonia Park, Tommy Stillwell Court.


Monterey Bay Aquarium gets national award for partnership with Watsonville community

The 10-year science education partnership between the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pajaro Valley Unified School District and the Watsonville community has been honored with the Noyce Foundation's "Bright Light" award.

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