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Salinas keeps officer-involved shooting names under wraps

Salinas keeps officer-involved shooting names under wraps

Three-officer involved shootings in Salinas so far this year.  On Tuesday, we got our first look at the information the city is willing to share.

What s killing star fish

Scientists scurrying to determine what's killing starfish

They are the stars of the sea, but now sea stars, or you might call them starfish are dying. The big mystery is why? Scientists are struggling in a race against time to find what’s causing a disease that’s been killing hundreds of thousands of starfish since last summer.

Under the wharf, hidden farm shares its secrets

There's a local farm many people don't even know about under one of Monterey's most popular attractions.

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Farmers turn to ancient divining practice to find water during drought

Water isn't easy to find during the drought, so now, some California farmers are turning to an alternative strategy to find water on their land.

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Recycled water program helps Central Coast crops fight the record drought

An experiment to reduce saltwater intrusion in the Castroville area is now praised as a way to help farmers fight through the drought.

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Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca addressing budget in transitional year

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is beginning what's being called a transitional year of racing while facing a budget deficit.

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Car crash tests show alarming failure rate for pet safety

April is distracted driving month, but there’s a distraction you probably haven’t thought about: pets as passengers. Thousands of pet owners take their pets along for the ride, never realizing they’re putting themselves and their pets in danger.

Gang Violence Strategy in Salinas

Salinas Police Combat Gang Violence By Bringing Back Violence Reduction Strategy

The homicide rate in 2013 was at the heels of Salinas’ worse record of murders, which occured in 2009. With homicides on the rise again since 2012, the Salinas Police Department is taking a stand. Police are bringing back a strategy they used in 2010-2011 that significantly brought down violence. Most might remember it as Ceasefire, but it’s now known as Group Violent Reduction Strategy. The only…

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What s killing star fish

What's killing starfish?

Scientists scurry to discover what's killing starfish

water dowsers

Farmers turn to ancient divining practice to find water during drought

Farmers turn to ancient divining practice to find water during drought

Moto GP leaves Laguna Seca

Moto GP leaves Laguna Seca

Moto GP leaves Laguna Seca

Jury duty scam

Jury duty scam

Monterey County officials warning of jury duty scam

Salinas Officer-Involved Shootings

Fatal officer-involved shootings in Salinas

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July 26, 2013: Police shot and killed Juan Luis Acuna, 30, after he apparently fired at officers in a parking lot following a chase. Officers said at the time that Acuna was spotted running with a handgun and ignored police commands to stop. Wielding two guns, he shot at an officer and brandished his weapons at police.

East Salinas explores solutions to trust issues with police

Meeting marks the beginning of next chapter in Salinas

Violence on the streets and a lack trust in law enforcement.  Both topics are top of mind for a group of people looking for solutions in East Salinas.

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