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1 min ago | Monterey County Herald
The Harris Creek boat launch is closed as drought conditions have produced low water levels at Lake San Antonio reservoir in Southern Monterey County on Friday January 10, 2014.
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4 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Equity actors Johnny Moreno as Thomas Novachek and Elena Wright as Vanda Jordan in PacRep's "Venus in Fur."
4 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
A pair of Salinas women accused of starving their 8-year-old adopted daughter and severely neglecting their two sons have now been charged with torture, Monterey County prosecutors said Wednesday.
7 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Synopsis: On 4/22/14 Rodrigo Flores was arrested for being in possession of a loaded firearm in his vehicle.
11 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Monterey >> A written statement by Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller going to thousands of voters has been called disingenuous - something the sheriff vigorously denies.
13 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
Both will be held at the Monterey County Government Center, Monterey Room, second floor, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas.
It's not too early. In fact, it might be late. The peak fire season for California may not have officially started, but a calendar date isn't fooling fire officials.
SALINAS >> Eyeing a possible site for long-delayed new offices for the District Attorney and Public Defender, Monterey County officials are exploring a possible purchase of the former HSBC-Capital One headquarters in Salinas.
The parents of a Marina boy who died last October are fighting extradition in Washington state but authorities expect them to face felony neglect charges in Monterey County in connection with the death, a police commander said Tuesday.
Synopsis: An Honorable Judge for the Superior Courts of the State of California, Monterey County received a suspicious letter from an unknown individual.
AQUARIUM RESTAURANT WORKERS RATIFY CONTRACT >> The cafe and restaurant employees at the Monterey Bay Aquarium ratified their first union agreement on April 17 between Aramark and Unite Here Local 483.
Seaside >> A 20-year-old man was found wounded on a sidewalk at Noche Buena Street and San Pablo Avenue suffering from multiple gunshot wounds Wednesday night in an incident that is believed to be gang-related.
The four adult dogs and 10 puppies, all Pomeranians and Chihuahuas, were found stacked in seven tiny, filthy crates in a cluttered, older-model Subaru parked at Virgin and Montecito avenues in Monterey, the SPCA said in a release.
A Seaside resident was convicted Friday of second-degree murder in the death of his 8-year-old son, according to Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo.
MONTEREY peninsula >> Detectives with the Monterey Peninsula violence-narcotics unit arrested one man and seized weapons and more than one pound of methamphetamine Thursday, officers said.
Cristie Thomas and Scott Lundberg design and fabricate architectural and sculptural elements out of steel for landscapes and homes.