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Dear Jon: Quick gas price hike raises questions

It’s sticker shock at the gas pump. We’ve enjoyed low gasoline prices for the past few months. But the recent spike has us all scratching our heads. Pete from Monterey asks, “Dear Jon, I can't believe it! The price of gas was so low and now it's high again! What gives?”

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Dear Jon: Delays ending in Boronda Road widening project

It's a project 10 years in the making -- widening Boronda Road in Salinas. Jose emailed me at ‘’, “Dear Jon, my commute on Boronda can be a nightmare at times! When are they going to widen it?”

Traffic worker hit killed along Highway 68

TRAFFIC ALERT: Moro Road back open in Prunedale

Monterey County Public Works said Moro Road in Prunedale is back open.

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Greyhound moves to new facility in Salinas

Greyhound will start operations from a new location in Salinas on Wednesday, March 4. Customers will now board at the Salinas Intermodal Transportation Center, at 3 Station Place. 

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Dear Jon: To text or not when stopped at the red light

Texting or using a cell phone while driving, we still see it on the road and yes, it is against the law. Ana emailed me at and asked, "Dear Jon, can you still get a ticket if you text at a red light, but not while driving?"

La Selva Beach Trestle opens, a key link to local rail line

La Selva Beach Trestle opens, a key link to local rail line

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission said its La Selva Beach Trestle project is complete after a bridge rehabilitation project passed by voters.


Highway 1 lane closure announced in Monterey County

One lane will be closed on Highway 1 in Monterey County from 9 a.m. until noon Monday through Thursday.

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Entrance fees going up at Yosemite

The last time fees were hiked at Yosemite was 1997. Now a new rate structure will go in place on March 1.

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