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Scalia's death sets up big political battle

Justice Antonin Scalia's death immediately triggered a monumental election-year battle in Washington over whether President Barack Obama should choose a successor who could tilt the Supreme Court toward liberals.

Within two hours of Scalia's death bei...

Support growing for Bernie Sanders in Santa Cruz County

Support for Bernie Sanders grows in Santa Cruz County, especially with women

If you drive around Santa Cruz County, it’s easy to see that Bernie Sanders has lots of supporters - especially women. Campaign signs hang outside homes and cars are covered with bumper stickers.

State of the Union Watch party locals weigh in

Central Coast residents watch President Obama's final State of the Union

Uniting America and creating a better future; that was the message President Obama delivered at his final State of the Union Address Tuesday night. Many people said it gave them hope for 2016.

Former Salinas mayor announces run for Monterey County Board of Supervisors

Former Salinas mayor announces run for Monterey County Board of Supervisors

A new candidate with some local history made a major political announcement today. Former Salinas Mayor Dennis Donohue became the newest candidate for District Four Supervisor on the Monterey County Board.

Councilmember withdraws from assembly district race

An unexpected announcement today in the race for the state assembly seat for the area that includes Watsonville, parts of Monterey and all of San Benito County.

Central Coast cyclists have mixed feelings on helmet bill

Bicyclist and drivers no longer allowed to wear earbuds or headphones

Starting Jan. 1, motorists and bicyclists will no longer be allowed to wear headphones, earbuds or earplugs. Some in the cycling community say this is going to be a change.

Bernie Sanders national campaign amps up Watsonville supporters

"He has a great and progressive message he's very true and authentic," said Bernie Sanders campaign volunteer and coordinator Margarett Bonetti.

Sen. Bill Monning seeks re-election in 2016

Sen. Bill Monning seeks re-election in 2016

State Senator Bill Monning is announcing his plans for the upcoming election season -- He is seeking re-election to California's 17th State Senate District.

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