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Winning $750,000 lottery ticket sold in Santa Cruz

Lottery officials say a winning $750,000 scratch-off ticket was purchased at a store in Santa Cruz. 

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State officials asking citizens to report dead water birds amid avian botulism fears

Drought conditions are increasing the possibility of disease outbreaks in water fowl, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 

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Point Sur Lighthouse marks 125th birthday this weekend

The 125th anniversary of the first lighting of the Point Sur Lighthouse is being celebrated this weekend in Big Sur. 

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San Francisco transit vehicles involved in crashes

San Francisco fire officials say 20 people were taken to hospitals, one with serious injuries, after two separate crashes involving city transit vehicles just minutes apart.

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Salinas residents arrested after burglaries at Nisene Marks, Manresa state parks

Three Salinas residents were arrested at Nisene Marks State Park Thursday after burglaries to state parks facilities.

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Schedule of local events for National Night Out

More than 16,000 communities in the U.S., Canada and U.S. territories are expected to partake. The event is aimed at preventing crime and promoting community connections. Communities and law enforcement agencies will be hosting events throughout the Central Coast featuring kids' activities, music, food and more.

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State officials release plan for safeguarding California against climate change risk

California state officials have released the final version of a plan aimed at reducing climate change risk.

PG&E employees helped restore the beauty of Del Monte Beach on July 29

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Save Our Shores, PG&E employees clean up 687 lbs. of trash from Del Monte Beach

Save Our Shores teamed up with employees from PG&E Tuesday for what the organization says was its largest corporate cleanup ever.

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