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Salinas explains release of officers' names in four deadly shootings

Salinas police chief Kelly McMillan is asking the community responsibility and caution as the names of nine police officers involved in four shootings are released


Dental hygiene program at Cabrillo College to cap student admission

Major changes are coming to a nationally accredited dental hygiene program on the Central Coast. Cabrillo College in Aptos is putting a cap on how many students it will admit starting next fall.


Watsonville music teacher nominated for Grammy

Music lovers around the country will tune in for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in February. While many may be thinking of some of the biggest names in the industry, a local music teacher is up for one of the awards.

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DEAR JON: Buses flashing red lights mean stop

Students are back at school and traffic safety is a hot topic, especially around school buses. You’ve probably seen buses flashing red lights often. Most people stop, as they should, but police say many don’t. Nick sent me a note, “Dear Jon, without fail everyday I see drivers that do not understand what the lights on the school bus mean, can you help?”

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Greenfield veteran set to ride in this year's Ride 2 Recovery

A Greenfield man is among 200 injured veterans and their supporters who will depart Sunday for a seven-day, 465-mile bicycle ride.


Federal court denies motion to dismiss suit against Monterey County Jail

A federal court has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging poor care the Monterey County Jail.

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Sheriff: Intoxicated person asks for ride home, gets burglarized

Santa Cruz Sheriff deputies say a man who was walking home intoxicated lost thousands of dollars of property after the man who offered him a ride, then stole from the victim when he passed out.

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