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Obama OKs more troops to Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized additional troops be deployed to Iraq to protect American diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad.

The 350 troops are being sent at the request of the U.S. Department of State to beef up securit...

Seaside police officers fight for better working conditions

Seaside delays investigation into alleged harassment by police chief

Alleged harassment on the job by the city's top cop has some Seaside police officers on edge.


California Senate passes firearms restraining order procedure

California lawmakers have advanced a bill that allows judges to temporarily remove firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others.


California wait period doesn't apply to gun owners

A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.


Ballot measure review period ends Aug. 25 in Monterey County

The Monterey County Elections Department reminds voters that rebuttal arguments for ballot measures are due by 5 p.m. on Aug. 25.


Bill aimed at preventing sexual harassment of farmworkers moves forward

A bill that would require sexual harassment prevention training for agriculture workers is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.


Early voting starts Monday for Alisal Union School district recall election

Early voting starts Aug. 11 for the Alisal Union School District, Trustee Area 1 recall election.


Friday is deadline for running for office in November election

Planning to run for office in November? Time's running out to file the paperwork.

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