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CIG Insurance Community Safety Saturday: Sept. 6, 2014

CIG Insurance Community Safety Saturday™ is a free, family and community event that offers information and education about how to improve the safety and security of children, teens, families and communities. This important event, first developed by Capital Insurance Group (CIG), was born out of the concern to keep…


Security fencing at Santa Cruz homeless center meant to increase safety

New security measures are now in place at a Santa Cruz homeless shelter.  This after concerns from the city, residents and business owners about the unaccountability of the homeless.


Hydraulic fracturing documentary draws in San Benito residents

As the lack of rain continues to be an issue in California, more and more resistance is growing against fracking. According to the coalition to protect San Benito, hydraulic fracturing uses millions of gallons of water.

Armed robber steals cigarettes from Santa Cruz store

Santa Cruz police need the public's help in identifying an armed robber who used a semi-automatic handgun to steal a carton of cigarettes from a 7-11 nearly two weeks ago.

Police said on August 20, a man walked into the store on Mission Street just before 3:30 a.m.

Detectives obtained photos from the video surveillance…

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Highway 101's makeover in North Salinas set to open next week

After multiple fatal accidents over the years, a project aimed at making Highway 101 safer is finally on the verge of being completed.

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Update: Avoid the 20 DUI Task Force proving successful

Those who take the risk to drink and drive stand a high probability of getting caught. Why? Because law enforcement is especially looking for the those driving under the influence through Labor Day. Agencies say the 'Avoid the 20' task force is proving successful.

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DEAR JON: Tatum's Garden cleanliness questioned

Tatum's Garden, a special 20,000 square foot playground in Salinas has full accessibility. There’s no other playground like it for a radius of 250 miles. Sandra wrote to me concerned, ‘Dear Jon, I was at Tatum's Garden recently with my grandson and it was so dirty. I know the city has budget problems, but what…

Monterey County Sheriff's deputies apprehend fugitive sex offender

A convicted sex offender wanted by Torrance police who led officers on a chase through southern Monterey County Friday morning has been apprehended.

Identification still pending on burned body found near Morgan Hill

An identification is still pending for the body found burning near Morgan Hill Thursday morning, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said.


Emergency center at Natividad Medical Center partially reopen after fire

The Natividad Medical Center Emergency Department was partially reopened Friday afternoon after an electric fire that occurred early in the morning.

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