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Will Mitt Romney take the plunge again?

Two sources inside Mitt Romney's inner circle tell CNN that while Romney isn't planning a presidential bid, he's listening to a lot of people who want him to get in the race -- although he remains skeptical himself.

"A lot of people in Romneyland are...

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.

Local organizations help register voters

National Voter Registration Day is today, Sept. 23

Today is National Voter Registration Day and Central Coast elections officials are reminding community members to register to vote for the upcoming November election. The deadline is Oct. 20.


Governor signs first California groundwater rules

California will no longer be the only western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater.

Deputy association votes to sue Monterey County sheriff

Monterey County Deputy Sheriff's Association suing Scott Miller

The Monterey County Deputy Sheriff's Association is suing Sheriff Scott Miller in federal court for allegedly campaigning in uniform and violating his employees' First Amendment rights. 

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New study paints rosy economic picture for oil exploration in San Benito County

A new study says that in a ‘high end’ estimate over the next 30 years, oil well production in San Benito County could add $4.3 billion to the county economy in the form of jobs and commerce. That would essentially double the total county industry output over that time.

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.

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