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1 min ago | KION 46

Monterey Co. Sheriff: Car chase leads to four arrests

Officers were on scene in Salinas on Laurel and Towt streets around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, after a car chase that started south of the city.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA

1 min ago | KION 46

SPCA: Dog rescued from Greenfield hoarding home has puppies

One of the dogs rescued from a filthy home in Greenfield last week has given birth to four puppies, the SPCA for Monterey County said.

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Related Topix: Greenfield, CA

1 min ago | The Salinas Californian

Large pot operation cleared in San Juan BautistaLarge pot operation...

Large pot operation cleared in San Juan Bautista More than 20,000 plants valued at $25 million were cleared in San Juan Baptista.

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Related Topix: San Juan Bautista, CA, San Benito County, CA

2 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Monterey County theater a " what's playing

Brian Benjamin Balistreri , Suzanne Wood and Jared Hussey in the Wharf Theater's "The Mikado."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, 9, Salinas, CA

2 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Suspect not found in Prunedale SWAT standoff

PRUNEDALE >> A 51-year-old man suspected of firing a shotgun in front of his residence Wednesday morning sparked a SWAT standoff for more than five hours, deputies said, More than 20 deputies from the Monterey County Sheriff's Office responded to reports about 5 a.m. saying that Jeffery Howard walked his wife out of the house holding a shotgun, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prunedale, CA

4 hrs ago | KION 46

SWAT activity in the area of Crazy Horse Canyon Road, Highway 101

More than 20 officers from the Monterey County Sheriff's Office, SWAT and hostage negotiator are on scene on Crazy Horse Canyon Road Wednesday morning.

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6 hrs ago | Halfway To Concord

AB 155 threatens local control of public works projects in California

The election year promise is very pervasive. Have you ever heard of a politician say he or she is opposed to "local control?" Neither have I. However, a bill currently making its way through the State Legislature, AB 155, would do just that, setting a dangerous precedent that would paralyze local governments and politicize public works projects.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Dry Ros , sweet whites friends with flame-cooked summer fare

Leave the white tablecloth and five-star wines safe in storage until autumn winds blow our dining indoors.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

11 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other

The white wine grape gewurztraminer is a world of its own. No other grape, when made into a wine, can boast that it has perfume and flavor as fierce as gewurztraminers - of rose petals and orange blossoms, litchi fruit, citrus and bergamot peel, and juicy, ripe tropical fruits.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, France, Mendocino County, CA

15 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

SVMH doctors voice concerns about Natividad's trauma center

Doctors from Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital showed up at the Board of Supervisors meeting to voice concerns about Natividad's proposed level two trauma center, they're concerned that Natividad Medical Center may be cutting corners trying to get the trauma center up and running earlier.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KION 46

Monterey County veterans "Stand Down" this weekend

Monterey County's homeless veterans will have a community of their own for 3 days beginning at noon August 1. During the Stand Down homeless veterans, men, women and families will have access to free medical and dental care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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

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

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

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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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

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