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Special Report: Central Coast earthquake forecasting

Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park say the largest earthquakes in California would be produced by the infamous San Andreas Fault, which runs just 10 miles east of Salinas.

SPECIAL REPORT: The state of Santa Cruz County’s bridges

SPECIAL REPORT: The state of Santa Cruz County’s bridges

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers grades our country’s infrastructure.

Monterey residents fed up with homeless at Laguna Grande Park

Stunning lake views and open grassy fields make Laguna Grande Park attractive. But Monterey residents who live nearby say there’s a problem lurking deep among the bushes.

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Lifeline of the Big Sur Coast

The Big Sur Coast-- rugged, picturesque, remote-- every winter, storms batter the exposed stretch of Highway 1, etched into the cliffs of the coast itself, sending streams of rocks and debris onto the road or undermining it altogether.

A diligent team of workers stands guard to keep the road clear.

"Mother Nature controls. She makes the decisions. We just pick up after her," explained Ray Ortega,…

New safety measures at schools

Special Report: New technology keeping kids safe at Central Coast schools

Heading into August and a new school year, some Central Coast schools might look a little different. Some people have been enjoying the break, but schools are working hard to improve safety for kids on campus.

Things like security cameras, faculty key cards and police presence on campus are becoming the norm at a lot of schools, but that's only been a recent phenomenon.

SPECIAL REPORT: Keeping teen drivers safe during dangerous days of summer

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for American teens, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And that risk increases during the summer.

Special Report: San Benito County faces legal claims following Measure J approval

Special Report: San Benito County faces legal claims following Measure J approval

It's been three months since Measure J passed in San Benito County, banning fracking.

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Body cameras on the Central Coast: Gilroy Police are veterans

This week, the Salinas Police Department moved a step closer to equipping its officers with body cameras. Other Central Coast cities like Greenfield are also taking the same step.

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