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Some of Hillary Clinton's Benghazi-related emails released

An email chain at the center of Republican criticism of Hillary Clinton's handling of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was released by the State Department on Monday.

In the exchange from the night of the attack, Clinton told her daug...

County of Monterey city, school and special district election results

UPDATED 11/4/15 12:25a.m: Here is a look at the Semi-Final Official Report 03 for the county of Monterey city, school and special district elections. This is the last report of election night. Next report due Monday, November 9, 2015.

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Low turnout rates among local elections

Monterey County voters have until midnight to register to vote in next month’s local elections.

Central coast reaction to G O P Debate

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Central Coast Republicans watch GOP debate

The top Republican candidates went head-to-head in the second Republican presidential primary debate Wednesday.

Spreckels residents upset over proposed affordable housing plan for ag workers

UPDATE: Monterey County approves Tanimura and Antle farm worker housing in Spreckels

On Tuesday, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors decided to unanimously approve a controversial farm worker housing project, slated to be built in Spreckels.

50 years strong how Head Start helps Central Coast kids

Head Start helps more than 600 families in Santa Cruz County

Now more than ever education programs are seeing cuts across the board. But one federal program is still alive and thriving.

The push for district based elections in King City

King City discusses district-based elections

Equal representation – that was the message Tuesday night at the King City council meeting.

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