Murder suspect in standoff with police now in custody

Wanted murder and robbery suspect, Brad Azcona, is now in custody, after a standoff Thursday night in Salinas.


Travel Top Stories

Central Coast leaders push to bring train line to area

Leaders push to extend train line from the Bay Area to the Central Coast

A push to get a train line extended from the Bay Area to the Central Coast is heating up, as local leaders try to get federal dollars to make it happen. Project plans for one area near Watsonville are already in the works.

Tune in Friday mornings for Wonders of the Central Coast with Dann Cianca

California Highway 1 named the “ultimate road trip” by Sunset Magazine

Our very own Highway 1 has been named the “Ultimate Highway Trip,” by Sunset Magazine this June out of the 72 designated scenic highways in the state. The most famous segment of Highway 1 passes through Big Sur along our Central Coast. 

Traffic worker hit killed along Highway 68

Lighthouse Ave. tunnel closure Thursday night for repairs

The Lighthouse Ave. tunnel in Monterey will be closed in one direction overnight due to maintenance repairs, according city officials.

Drug resistant Shigella

Drug resistant intestinal illness spreading across the United States

International travelers are bringing a multidrug-resistant intestinal illness to the United States and spreading it to others who have not traveled, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

dear jon traffic cams

Dear Jon: Video traffic detection or 'big brother?'

The city of Salinas has 106 traffic signals that it maintains, but have you ever noticed those cameras fastened above the signals?  A Salinas resident concerned about the cameras wrote, “Dear Jon, I see those cameras mounted on the top of the traffic signals. Are they working or are they just for show? And are they watching us?”

Gas refinery

Watchdog group pans California refineries for price gouging

Californians are paying roughly 80 cents more a gallon than the rest of the country says a consumer watchdog group. Members published a report Tuesday before a California Senate committee putting the blame of refineries and their efforts to keep California gasoline stockpiles low to price gouge the public.

Bay bridge east span 2

Winning bid announced for old Bay Bridge demolition

The California Department of Transportation has announced the winning bidder for part of the demolition of the old east span of the Bay Bridge. The winning $69-million bid, which was the lowest of four competing proposals, was approximately 25 percent cheaper than engineers estimated.


Dear Jon: Why are those bike lanes green?

Brand new green bike lanes are popping up on the Central Coast. Karen sent me a note, “Dear Jon, I see the City of Salinas and others have painted bike lanes green. Kinda weird, did they do it because people can't see them? What's next, neon yellow bike lanes?

Latest Slideshows

Sports Headlines

Entertainment Headlines

There are currently no severe weather alerts.

Most Popular Stories