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Study: Liberals, conservatives inhabit different worlds

Ever wonder why your avowed-conservative brother and fervently-liberal aunt can't even seem to agree on the facts?


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.

Del Rey Oaks City Council considers opening medical pot shop

Del Rey Oaks considers allowing medical marijuana shops

Medical marijuana is one step closer to cropping up on the Monterey Peninsula.

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