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22 min ago | Monterey County Herald

Long-running murder case ends in guilty verdict

SALINAS >> After nine years of Monterey County courtroom appearances, the man accused earlier this month of stabbing a Salinas Valley State Prison guard admitted on the witness stand he "slaughtered" his cellmate in 2005.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Salinas Valley State Prison, Prison

3 hrs ago | KION 46

Advisory posted at Asilomar Beach due to high bacteria levels

Monterey County health officials are advising people not to go into the water at Asilomar Beach until further notice due to elevated bacteria levels.

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Related Topix: Pacific Grove, CA

5 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Salinas man sentenced for scalding stepsonSalinas man sentenced for...

Salinas man sentenced for scalding stepson Enrique Sanchez Tejada was sentenced to prison for submerging his stepson in hot water Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1mZXX74 A Salinas man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for submerging his 5-year-old stepson in scalding water as a punishment, according to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television

8 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Man found in Seaside park grave ID'd

Police said Michael Paul Verga, 55, of Seaside was found buried in Laguna Grande Park after officers received a tip.

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18 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Giant ketchup bottle draws tourists in Illinois

For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" was not an option.

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Related Topix: Buena Park, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Salinas City schools recall effort takes a turn

Salinas City schools recall effort takes a turn Principal supported by parents leaves district; recall zooms in on Building a Better Board Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1mWG0X7 Parents waging a recall effort against a member of the Salinas City School District Board of Trustees have lost their martyr.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Education Etc., King City, CA

Business Wire

Pinnacle Bank Announces Q2 2014 Results

As of June 30, 2014, total assets were $212.1 million, a 20% increase from the $177.5 million at June 30, 2013.

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Related Topix: California, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, Monterey, CA, San Benito County, CA

KSBW-TV

Monterey County supervisors' special meeting changes after backlash

After a negative response from Natividad Medical Center employees and community members, an agenda item has been removed from this week's Monterey County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KSBW-TV

Board of supervisors special meeting agenda gets backlash from community

After a negative response from Natividad Medical Center employees, an agenda item has been removed from this week's Monterey County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Salinas, CA

Monterey County Herald

Body found in shallow grave at Seaside's Laguna Grande Park

SEASIDE >> Seaside police responding to a tip found a body in a shallow grave Friday in a wooded area of Laguna Grande Park.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Monterey County Herald

5 Seconds of Summer get hands-on with ticket sales

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 file photo, 5 Seconds of Summer band members, from left, Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford and Calum Hood appear on NBC's "Today" show in New York.

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Related Topix: Inglewood, CA

Monterey County Herald

Photos: First look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Batman v. Superman, released at Comic-Con

Already they got a new peek at Ben Affleck as Batman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

The Salinas Californian

Salinas sex offender arrested FridaySalinas sex offender arrested...

Salinas sex offender arrested Friday The suspect was arrested for failure to comply with transient sex offender requirements.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA

The Salinas Californian

Prunedale man guilty of batteryPrunedale man guilty of batteryLarva...

Prunedale man guilty of battery Larva was sentenced to 3 years court probation, 1 day in county jail.

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Related Topix: Prunedale, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KSBW-TV

'Operation Clean Forest' finds $70 million of marijuana in Los Padres National Forest

A secret week-long marijuana raid in Monterey County's remote mountains yielded four arrests and more than 35,000 pot plants NOW TO AN ACTION NEWS EXCLUSIVE.... RIGHT NOW THE MONTEREY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IS WRAPPING UP A WEEK LONG SERIES OF RAIDS ON ILLEGAL POT OPERATIONS AROUND THE COUNTY.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home

The Salinas Californian

High-risk birth specialists help save Salinas babyHigh-risk birth...

High-risk birth specialists help save Salinas baby A team of 36 medical specialists steps in to save life of Salinas child Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rH3mYk Elizabeth Rodriguez-Garcia and Salvador Alvarez-Gutier, with Elijah during an office visit at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford on Wednesday .

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA

KSBW-TV

Salinas nurses protest CEO Weis' departure

AND NEW CONTROVERSY TONIGHT FOLLOWING THE ABRUPT DEPARTURE OF NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER'S C-E-O EARLIER THIS WEEK.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Salinas, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Parade of pets part of P.G.'s Feast of Lanterns events

Juliette Suza, 7, left, carries her pet turtle named Traffic while walking with Meredith Evans, 6, and her their dog named Poly, who was dressed as a "pop star" on Friday during the Pet Parade in Pacific Grove.

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CBS Local

70 Animals Found Living In Filth Inside Hoarder's Monterey County Home

At least 70 dogs, cats and kittens were found living in unsanitary conditions inside a Monterey County, resulting in authorities having to humanely euthanize two dozen of the sickest animals.

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The Salinas Californian

Sheriff's Log: Missing cattle, may be mountain lionSheriff's Log:...

Sheriff's Log: Missing cattle, may be mountain lion The Monterey County Sheriff's Office log.

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