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Education, outreach begin for Holman roundabout project

MONTEREY >> Backers of a project to build a traffic roundabout in Monterey are beginning the first phase of a public outreach campaign.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Pebble-Beach, CA, Pacific Grove, CA, Marina, CA, Salinas, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

My Mother Lode

Feds to resume leasing for fracking in California

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday.

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Related Topix: California, Geology, Science

KSBW-TV

Prunedale man accused of child molestation: 'It's a witch hunt'

A Prunedale man who is accused of sexually molesting a 4-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy is currently locked in the Monterey County Jail in lieu of $2.5 million bail.

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Related Topix: Prunedale, CA

Monterey County Herald

Monterey County Home and Garden Digest: Fair hosts water-wise expo

The Water-Wise Vendor Expo at the Monterey County Fair includes displays of drought tolerant landscaping.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Monterey, CA, Seaside, CA, Watsonville, CA

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Parole denied for ex-Marine who stabbed woman along Pacific Grove trail

A state parole board has denied parole again for a former Marine who stabbed a woman multiple times on the Pacific Grove Recreational Trail in 2000.

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Related Topix: Pacific Grove, CA

Indybay.org

Protesters Confront Salinas Police Chief at Bookstore Appearance in Santa Cruz

To send a strong message that "killer cops" are not welcome in Santa Cruz, community members gathered on August 26 to protest a speaking engagement at Bookshop Santa Cruz featuring Salinas Police Chief Kelly McMillin.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Violent Crime, Prison

The Salinas Californian

Monterey County Fair: Old fashioned funMonterey County Fair: Old...

Monterey County Fair: Old fashioned fun 'Party with the Animals' offers much to enjoy.

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Related Topix: San Benito County, CA

The Salinas Californian

Expert: Give fracking a breakExpert: Give fracking a breakReagan...

Expert: Give fracking a break Reagan appointee: 'Fracking chemicals are not highly dangerous.'

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Salinas, CA, Alternative Energy, Energy, Nuclear Energy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Monterey County Herald

King City considers wiretapping allegations against city manager 'closed'

KING CITY >> Allegations against King City's City Manager Michael Powers accusing him of tapping City Hall's phone lines have been reviewed by the city's phone vendor, and the City Council is considering the matter closed.

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KSBW-TV

Highway 156 may become a toll road, 4 lanes this decade

Highway 156 West is one of the major thoroughfares used by residents, commuters, tourists, and commercial trucks traveling to and from the Monterey Peninsula.

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Related Topix: Castroville, CA

Monterey County Herald

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: A look at Monterey Symphony's 'gourmet' season

From Disney to dancing, the Monterey Symphony promises to light up your musical life this coming season.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Walt Disney, Classical

Monterey County Herald

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have 'crazy sex scenes' in new film

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will reunite on the big screen, almost a decade after "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," their last film together.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Action Movies, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Celebrities, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Entertainment

Monterey County Herald

Monterey County theater listings: Four shows closing

BAD PANDA >> Paper Wing Theatre Co. This "sweet and hilarious celebration of nontraditional families" involves a love triangle between the last two pandas on earth and a gay crocodile.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Arts, Opera, Gilbert and Sullivan, Salinas, CA

The Salinas Californian

Man uninjured in King City shootingMan uninjured in King City...

Man uninjured in King City shooting Officers responded at 5:32 p.m. to the 800 block of North Mildred Avenue.

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Related Topix: King City, CA

The Salinas Californian

Sheriff's Log: Assist King City with shootingSheriff's Log: Assist...

Sheriff's Log: Assist King City with shooting The Monterey County Sheriff's Office log.

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Related Topix: King City, CA, Seaside, CA

KSBW-TV

Local coaches speak out against possible changes to Toro Park

Coaches and athletic directors from every school in Monterey County sent a letter to the Board of Supervisors, urging them to reject proposed changes to the badger flats meadow in Toro County Park.

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The Salinas Californian

Quiet memorial visits offer a durable sense of honorQuiet memorial...

Quiet memorial visits offer a durable sense of honor Readers respond to a column on solo visits to war memorials Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tIDhqt Last week's column on visiting Salinas area war memorials during quiet times, as well as on crowded days tailored to honoring our departed military men and women, prompted ... (more)

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KSBW-TV

Monterey County Supervisors approve buying Capital One building

SURROUNDING THE FUTURE OF THE CAPITAL ONE BUILDING IN SOUTH SALINAS.. JUST MINUTES AGO ... THE MONTEREY COUNTY SUPERVISORS MADE A KEY VOTE ON IT'S FUTURE OWNERSHIP ..

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The Salinas Californian

Monterey County will buy Capital One buildingMonterey County will buy ...

Monterey County will buy Capital One building Rift between city of Salinas and county apparent in decision to move hundreds from downtown Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tHOzeG Monterey County Supervisor Louis Calgagno listens to Salinas Mayor Joe Gunter speak during the Monterey County Board of Supervisors meeting ... (more)

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Monterey County Herald

Pesticide use protested in Salinas

Sarah Henne, center, a teacher in the Pajaro Valley Unified School District, speaks at a rally in Salinas on Tuesday calling for reforms relating to the use of pesticides near public schools.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Education Etc., California, Agriculture, Science

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