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Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

On any given weekend, lobbyists in Washington head for the airport to jet off to luxurious locations across the country.


Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot is Oct. 28

The deadline to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for the Nov. 4 Statewide General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 28.

Scotts valley company promotes early earthquake detection

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Scotts Valley company promotes early earthquake detection in Sacramento

Finding ways to get ahead of an earthquake's destruction before it happens -- that's the message coming out of Sacramento, as lawmakers sift through the aftermath of Napa's most recent quake.


Brown: California needs long-term vision on water

Gov. Jerry Brown says he will focus on a long-term strategy to cope with California's water problems if he is re-elected in November.


Federal court temporarily bars Sheriff Miller from campaigning in uniform

A federal court has issued a preliminary injunction barring Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller from participating in political activities while wearing his uniform.

Envelope mix-up behind Santa Cruz County ballot delays

Santa Cruz Co. has vote-by-mail ballot backlog

The Santa Cruz County Clerk is calling this the worst delay she's ever seen: an envelope mix-up has about 65,000 vote-by-mail voters without a ballot.


Special tax measure to go before voters in Salinas

A special tax measure aimed at funding public safety to to combat crime in Salinas will go before voters.

Carmel city administrator resigns

Carmel city administrator quits amid calls for his resignation

Carmel residents said they're pleased to know change is coming to City Hall.

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