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Clearing the way for more parking in Santa Cruz

What used to be a thrift store on Front Street in Santa Cruz is now a pile of concrete. Soon, it will be a parking lot.

POT BUST: Cultivation operation discovered in Copperhead Canyon

Monterey County authorities busted an illegal marijuana cultivation operation in Copperhead Canyon, which is in Bradley. 

Santa Cruz County Grand Jury gives thumbs up to asset forfeiture process

According to a new report from the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury, the County’s civil asset forfeiture process is being handled properly, “with intelligence, compassion, and fairness,” and the Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office have fully complied with the letter and the spirit of the law.

Salinas breaks ground on first public high school in 21 years

City leaders and school officials from the Salinas Union High School District gathered Friday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site for the city’s newest high school.

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Hundreds of anti-Donald Trump protesters storm GOP convention in Bay Area

Hundreds of protesters crowded the streets trying to block Donald Trump from entering the GOP California Convention on Friday in the Bay Area.

Legendary Santa Cruz radio station struggling to stay on air, may close doors very soon

Saturday was the last day for KUSP’s May Day Fundraiser to help the community radio station stay on the air.

Locals fight for more space in a Santa Cruz community garden

After much debate an agreement was made earlier this week involving the Beach Flats Community Garden in Santa Cruz, but some community members say it’s not enough.

Past winter rain does more harm than good for wildfire season

While the rain this past winter may have eased California’s drought, it's made things worse for wildfires. 

It's happened again: Salinas PD officer's gun stolen

For the third time in five weeks, a Salinas police officer has lost a gun to a vehicle break-in and theft.

Tourism up in Monterey County

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New report shows tourists spent $2.7 billion in Monterey County in 2015

It’s not hard to see why people visit Monterey County, with its magnificent coastlines and beautiful weather. According to a new report by the Monterey County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, the tourism industry just had its best year ever.

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POT BUST: Cultivation operation discovered in Copperhead Canyon

Monterey County authorities busted an illegal marijuana cultivation operation in…

Past winter rain does more harm than good for wildfire season

While the rain this past winter may have eased California’s drought, it's made…

It's happened again: Salinas PD officer's gun stolen

For the third time in five weeks, a Salinas police officer has lost a gun to a…

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Clearing the way for more parking in Santa Cruz

What used to be a thrift store on Front Street in Santa Cruz is now a pile of…

Santa Cruz County Grand Jury gives thumbs up to asset forfeiture process

According to a new report from the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury, the County’s civil…

Legendary Santa Cruz radio station struggling to stay on air, may close doors very soon

Saturday was the last day for KUSP’s May Day Fundraiser to help the community radio…

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Past winter rain does more harm than good for wildfire season

While the rain this past winter may have eased California’s drought, it's made…

Gilroy teacher arrested for posing as girl online for nude pictures

A Gilroy High School teacher who posed as a girl online and convinced minors to send…

Hollister girl arrested for allegedly posting nude photos and fights on Instagram, police say

Teen arrested over threats against students at San Benito High

A teenager was arrested for alleged threats against students at San Benito High…

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Update: Police find more victims in molestation case

Gilroy police say they have identified 3 more alleged victims of 46-year-old Antonio…

Monterey marine biologist avoids jail time for getting too close to sea otters

A prominent Monterey marine biologist is being sentenced to another year of…

California drought

Despite wet winter, California still faces devastating drought, water conservation is necessary

Driving on some local highways around the Monterey Bay, signs read, “SEVERE DROUGHT”…

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