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Recent break-ins spur interest in Hollister Neighborhood Watch program

Residential break-ins are causing residents in one Central Coast city to promote new neighborhood watch groups.  Even though Hollister Police Chief Dave Westrick said crime levels aren't any higher than last year, he's calling for residents to organize and keep an eye out.  On Monday, NewsChannel 5 went to Hollister to find out how the city plans to help neighborhoods fight crime.  

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Sea Otter population holds steady

The latest Sea Otter population numbers were released Monday for 2014. And depending on who you talk to, it’s either a slow recovery or bad news.


Salinas-Monterey CHP putting new license plate scanner to use

Finding your stolen Toyota in the middle of Nowheresville could be a tough task. The California Highway Patrol's new toy grabs license plates quicker than you can spot 'em.

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Manhunt Monday: Sept. 22, 2014

Lanette Graham: Black female, 35 years old, 5'5", 135 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, scar on abdomen. Graham is wanted on a felony warrant for possession of narcotics.  If she is seen or you know her whereabouts, call Seaside Police at 394-6811 or the anonymous tip hotline 899-6282.


Warming shelter could be opening in Salinas

It's the first day of fall and Salinas city leaders said they are finally working toward a better solution for the homeless, including a warming shelter. The Chinatown area could be getting a major facelift.

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Gilroy woman charged with stabbing fellow Gilroy resident Saturday

Gilroy police have arrested a 38-year-old woman for attempted murder after a stabbing Saturday.


Newsweek ranks Pacific Collegiate School #14 on top U.S. high schools list

A Santa Cruz school is ranked #14 on the latest list of top high schools in the U.S. released by Newsweek.


Caltrans adds new traffic camera on Highway 101 at San Miguel Canyon

Caltrans has added three new traffic cameras to show real-time traffic conditions on Highway 101.

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