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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?”


Petition to expel 6 UCSC protesters gets 3,000 signatures

A petition to expel the six UC Santa Cruz students who stopped traffic on Highway 1 Tuesday now has more than 3,000 signatures, mostly from frustrated residents living near the campus.


Castroville man convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm

Castroville felon convicted for having guns and ammunition in his home.

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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 ‘DearJon@KIONRightNow.com’, “Dear Jon, my commute on Boronda can be a nightmare at times! When are they going to widen it?”

UCSC students fight tuition hikes and police on campus, more protests planned

Six UCSC students suspended for Highway 1 protest, student says

On Wednesday night, UC Santa Cruz protester Lori Nixon said she and the five other students involved in Tuesday's protest on Highway 1 have been suspended for two weeks.


Monterey County Spelling Bee is Sunday

A countywide spelling bee is this Sunday in Salinas


King City officials look over Monterey County sheriff's proposal

  The Monterey County Sheriff's Department could take over control of the police department in King City- if the city approves their proposal. The proposal is out there but hasn't been released to the public yet.

Marina Police urges drivers to slow down

Marina Police urges drivers to slow down

Marina Police have a new tool in their arsenal that they hope will send the message to drivers, “Slow down!” The LIDAR device is able to properly read the speeds of individual drivers more accurately than radar.

Monterey police looking for armed robbery suspects

Monterey police said two armed male suspects robbed a male and female in the 700 block of Spencer Street Tuesday around 10:30 p.m.

Soquel crash closes Old San Jose Road

Santa Cruz CHP said around 2:30 p.m. a motorcyclist and a driver crashed at Old San Jose Road and Greystone Way in Soquel.

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