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53 min ago | Monterey County Herald
While the state's political watchdog agency is keeping an eye on Steve Collins' criminal trial before closing its related investigation of other county officials, it has completely cleared Supervisor Lou Calcagno of another conflict of interest complaint.
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Should public schools teach Evolution or Creationism?
1 hr ago | SFGate
If you're caught with illegal drugs and get probation, a judge can order you to stay away from anyone you know is using drugs.
6 hrs ago | KQED
Karen Johnson and her daughter Tamiko Johnson, part of the family that has operated San Francisco's Marcus Books for more than half a century, in front of their Fillmore District store.
7 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
The city of Carmel holds its annual Arbor Day celebration 11a.m. to 1p.m. at the Vista Lobos meeting room on the east side of Torres Street, between Third and Fourth avenues.
11 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Watsonville firefighters battled a blaze that partially burned a fence and the garage of a home at 322 Rogers Ave. on Wednesday night.
15 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
If you're still in Monterey County and not Tahiti, it's a good bet your Friday morning is frosty.
California parents know little about a new law that gives more money to schools that educate poor students.
Amid a flurry of judicial appointments Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown has named Salinas City Attorney Vanessa Vallarta as a Monterey County Superior Court judge.
The defendant was immediately sentenced by the Honorable Timothy P. Roberts. Cunningham was a licensed roofing contractor who put his license into an inactive status.
Fale was doing business as Vei Construction and S&JR Construction. He will be sentenced on Jan. 29 by Judge Pamela L. Butler.
The Marina Volunteer Firefighters Association will hold a toy drive from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-8, at Walmart, 150 Beach Road, Marina.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) *4 Pacific Grove's Crema Espresso and Wine Bar has more than the coziest coffee lounge/wine-sipping spot in town happening in the sweet converted Victorian on Lighthouse in the old Pasta Mia.
A study of Salinas Valley spinach crops has led to important information for farmers to reduce over-application of fertilizer, which becomes a health risk when it seeps into groundwater.
At one time, Alta California was just about as far as one could get from European culture and still be part of it.
It takes three ladders, two staircases, and going through a tiny door to reach the top of the National Steinbeck Center to behold the 35-foot Tree of Life up close.
For investors, this rating means that Monterey County is a high quality investment and a very low credit risk; for Monterey County it confirms that county fiscal and budget policies and decision are keeping the county stable and solvent.
A woman who allegedly plotted to kill her mother in Long Beach pleaded not guilty today to attempted murder and other charges, along with her husband and the accused henchman.