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  1. Monterey whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Pacifica Tribune

    As orcas, gray and humpback whales feast and pass through Monterey Bay, a rescue crew spent two days this week disentangling a humpback wrapped in crab fishing gear. Kathi Koontz, director of California Whale Rescue, which responded to the whale, said it was a close call that ended safely because of cooperation between a Moss Landing fisherman and authorities.

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  2. HBO's 'Big Little Lies' starring Nicole Kidman casting extras in Seaside on May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    Nicole Kidman waves to a large group of fans watching as a crew films a scene for the HBO series "Big Little Lies" at Wharf No. 2 in Monterey on Tuesday January 26, 2016. 1 comment

  3. Monterey: Decapitated head of Junipero Serra statue found during low tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    A young girl found the decapitated head of a Junipero Serra statue during a low tide Saturday afternoon off the coast of Monterey, a Monterey police sergeant said. Officers responded at about 3:30 p.m. to a report of the found statue head, said Monterey police Sgt.

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  4. Sneak peek at Monterey Aquarium's newest exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Curator of Fish and Invertebrates Scott Greenwald works on one of the areas housing the new exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, Calif., on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The exhibit called "Viva Baja!" features five different galleries showcasing both sea and land creatures of Baja as well as hands-on interactives for all ages.

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  5. Ex-leader of Monterey Hell's Angels chapter takes plea deal on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A former leader of the Hell's Angels in California admits he was part of a trafficking operation that spread methamphetamine through western New York. The U.S. attorney's office says 64-year-old Richard Mar was president of the Monterey, California chapter of the motorcycle club when he supplied significant quantities of the drug to the Rochester chapter for distribution from 2002 to 2010.

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  6. Monterey: Video captures dramatic rescue of children, women from burning carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two women and two children were rescued by a California Highway Patrol officer when the car they were riding in caught fire Monday morning in Monterey. "I was behind the CHP when all of a sudden I just saw an explosion of smoke and flames" coming from under the hood of the car, Fisher said.

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  7. Barnacles make Pacific's plastic trash inviting home, could hitch a ride to Monterey BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Marine critters have trouble living on the smooth, slippery pieces of plastic bobbing in the ocean. Barnacles help give them a foothold.

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  8. Finding DoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Dory, the forgetful and delightful blue fish in Pixar's "Finding Nemo," had a saying: "Just keep swimming." It was her way of telling her underwater friends -- and us -- to keep moving forward no matter what life throws our way.

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  9. 'Finding Dory' takes everyone's favorite blue fish to MontereyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Dory, the forgetful and delightful blue fish in Pixar's "Finding Nemo," had a saying: "Just keep swimming." It was her way of telling her underwater friends -- and us -- to keep moving forward no matter what life throws our way.

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  10. San Jose Jazz Fest bringing Scofield, Lovano to Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    John Scofield jams on the Bill Berry Stage at the 48th annual Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, Calif. on Sunday September 18, 2005.

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  11. Federal disaster loans offered to commercial Dungeness crab fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Cupertino Courier

    Help is on the way in the form of federal disaster loans for commercial fishermen who have suffered financial losses from California's canceled commercial Dungeness crab season this year. That's according to the U.S. Small Business Administration , which announced this week that it is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small business commercial fishermen.

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  12. Monterey County environmental group startled by pro-oil production radio/TV campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Milpitas Post

    While Robert Frischmuth tuned in to the Democratic debate a few weeks back, he was startled to see a new commercial promoting oil and natural gas development in Monterey County. It turned out to be part of a TV and radio ad campaign, which promises economic benefits and thousands of jobs for the region.

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  13. Officials ID body found near Big Sur bridge as BASE jumperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur on Monday, January 25, 2016. Search and Rescue personnel conducted a search by air, land and sea in the area near the bridge for two people who are feared dead after a BASE jumping accident from the bridge.

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  14. Monterey Bay sea otters use tools more than other ottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Monterey Bay Aquarium attracted national attention a week before Christmas when a sea otter gave birth in the aquarium's Great Tide Pool. The mom and pup have since left the sheltered lagoon to venture out into the bay.

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  15. Bay Area: Opening of Dungeness crab season still not in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Dungeness crab season has begun in Oregon and Washington, but the delay of California's commercial season continues to drag on, with no end yet in sight. The most recent tests by the California Department of Public Health show levels of domoic acid, a biotoxin caused by harmful algal blooms, remain higher than federal safety limits along much of the coast from the Oregon border to Monterey.

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  16. Critically endangered leatherback sea turtles still roam the Pacific, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    California's Central Coast hosts a menagerie of marine life, from sea nettles to swordfish. And, just like on land, marine scientists say, there are seasonal visitors: Leatherback sea turtles regularly stop by between May and November, though their numbers are shrinking.

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  17. Case of Monterey autistic teen: Criminal behavior or failure of system?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The incident that landed an autistic teen in the criminal justice system took place on July 14, when Paul Gordo pushed a woman to the ground while experiencing what his father said was a panic attack. But for Steve Gordo, the father of the severely disabled 18-year-old, the problem started much earlier, when the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District stopped providing his son with the special education he needed.

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  18. Monterey Church group safe in Burkina Faso despite local violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    In this image taken from video from AP Television, a rescued woman sits in a vehicle with bullet hole in windshield near the Splendid Hotel, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The SITE Intelligence Group reports that an al-Qaida affiliate is claiming responsibility for the ongoing siege on an upscale hotel and cafe in Burkina Faso's capital where an unknown number of hostages are being held.

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  19. Bay Area forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Cupertino Courier

    A series of storms lining up over the Pacific Ocean is expected to keep the Bay Area wet much of the week as January continues to deliver above-average rainfall to the state. The National Weather Service is predicting four different storms to hit the Bay Area through early next week, beginning late Tuesday with a system expected to deliver anywhere from a quarter to a half-inch of rain, according to Charles Bell, a meteorologist with the weather service.

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  20. Rainstorms, tides and El Nino are reshaping Monterey Bay beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Just as big waves wash away carefully constructed sand castles, El Nino threatens to transform Monterey County beaches and coastlines. Every winter rainy season brings storms and heavy surf that erode shores and wash away sand, which waves return to the coast in summer.

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