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Cities prepare for hot weather

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Central Coast braces for hot temps on first day of summer

Hot temperatures are expected across the state this week, including inland and coastal areas in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties.

Despite winter rain, the dry season ahead may mean trouble for the drought

Thanks to recent winter rain, there's been some relief in the drought.

Monterey County Public Works ready for next storms

Monterey County is ready for the next storm system. See how they track storms and dispatch employees. 

Uranium in drinking water not a concern on the Monterey Peninsula

New concerns about drinking water in California, involving a natural but potentially dangerous substance.


Windy weekend leaves mess for Central Coast homeowners

A wind advisory for our area is now over, but not before causing damage throughout the Central Coast.

Water conservation efforts pay off in California

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Capitola has rain barrels available to residents and business for water conservation

The city of Capitola may be a small town but it's pushing a big idea involving rain barrels. 

Free recycled water for Scotts Valley residents

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Water conservation still important despite future El Nino

Water conservation efforts across California are paying off. 

Vineyard improves water efficiency through technology

Vineyard improves water efficiency through technology

Ag companies are learning to do more with less water. Four years into the drought, it’s become the new normal for many companies.

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