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Million dollar grant helps fund new homeless shelter in Hollister

Some big money is coming to help one Central Coast city address a big need.

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Dear Jon: The challenge of Highway 1 gridlock through Moss Landing

 If you drive through Moss Landing daily you know what gridlock can be during the rush hour. Kelly wrote to me and asks, “Dear Jon, we live in the richest state in the U.S. and Highway 1 is still just two lanes from Monterey to Santa Cruz. Are there plans to make it four lanes, as it should be?


Flipping houses and flipping a legacy for charity in Santa Cruz County

The idea is flipping houses for charity and the dream is becoming a reality for an idle Boys & Girls Club site in Scotts Valley. The project was the dying wish of a man whose most famous memories were made in court for red tags and code violations.


CHP: Aptos woman struck two men with her car, fled

An Aptos man was airlifted to Stanford University Hospital Wednesday morning after he was struck by a driver and pinned between the car and a guardrail in northern Santa Cruz County.


Salinas Police: Felon arrested with assault rifle

Salinas police arrested a 19-year-old Wednesday for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

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Hollister police seeking to identify suspect who broke into food bank

Hollister police are seeking help from the public to identify the person who broke into a food pantry warehouse this month. 

Suspect gets 50 years in prison in 2011 Castroville murder

A 22-year-old Castroville man has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for a fatal shooting in 2011.


Profits from sale of fixed-up Felton home to benefit Boys and Girls Club

A man's dying wish to have the proceeds of his home go to benefit at-risk youth may soon be coming to fruition.

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