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California governor, lawmakers near deal on gas tax rebate

By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Most California taxpayers would get hundreds of dollars in cash to help offset the high price of fuel and other goods under a tentative budget compromise being discussed by legislative leaders and Gov. Gavin Newsom. The plan would return a portion of California’s record-setting $97 billion The post California governor, lawmakers near deal on gas tax rebate appeared first on KION546.
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Person makes bomb threat during active shooter training in Scotts Valley

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (KION-TV) UPDATE JUNE 24, 2022, at 6:39 p.m.-- Sources familiar with the situation tell KION that there is a person who made a bomb threat and while law enforcement was in the Scotts Valley High School cafeteria where an active shooter simulation was taking place. It is unknown what the circumstances are The post Person makes bomb threat during active shooter training in Scotts Valley appeared first on KION546.
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Santa Cruz County law officials holds active shooter training

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (KION-TV)-- The fourth day of active shooter training at Scotts Valley High School for Santa Cruz County law enforcement and firefighters was held Friday. We got a first-hand look at training sessions to have plans in place should an active shooter situation occur. It's a refresher course after the massacre at Uvalde, The post Santa Cruz County law officials holds active shooter training appeared first on KION546.
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Santa Cruz County law enforcement holds active shooter training

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (KION-TV)-- The fourth day of active shooter training at Scotts Valley High School for Santa Cruz County law enforcement and firefighters was held Friday. We got a first-hand look at training sessions to have plans in place should an active shooter situation occur. It's a refresher course after the massacre at Uvalde, The post Santa Cruz County law enforcement holds active shooter training appeared first on KION546.
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MCSO: Man with warrant arrested in Castroville gas station storage room

CASTROVILLE, Calif. (KION-TV)-- The Monterey County Sheriff's Office said they arrested a man with a warrant after chasing him into a Chevron gas station Friday. Paul Jacquez, 38, was seen at around 10:30 a.m. and began to run when he saw deputies. According to deputies, he jumped several fences and ran through multiple yards before The post MCSO: Man with warrant arrested in Castroville gas station storage room appeared first on KION546.
CASTROVILLE, CA

Monterey considering ordinance to prohibit lying or sitting down on public restroom floors

MONTEREY, Calif. (KION-TV)-- The City of Monterey discussed an ordinance to make lying or sitting down on public restroom floors a fineable offense during city council. There are 33 public restrooms in Monterey, and the "floors of public restrooms are to be maintained, so far as practicable, in a dry condition, free of solid or The post Monterey considering ordinance to prohibit lying or sitting down on public restroom floors appeared first on KION546.
MONTEREY, CA

Monterey County now offering vaccines for children 6 months and older

MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. (KION-TV)-- The Monterey County Health Department said it had received its first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged six months to 4 years old. Beginning Saturday, June 25, the Public Health Bureau will offer the COVID-19 vaccine for the above age group. Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.mm to 4 The post Monterey County now offering vaccines for children 6 months and older appeared first on KION546.
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Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

By CLAIRE RUSH and ADAM BEAM Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Democratic leaders across the nation vowed Friday to help women who travel to seek abortions and to shield patients and medical professionals from being pursued by authorities in states where the procedure becomes outlawed after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The post Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions appeared first on KION546.
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Biden administration approves student loan forgiveness for another 45,000 public sector workers

By Katie Lobosco, CNN The Biden administration has approved the cancellation of federal student loan debt for another 45,000 public sector workers over the past few months, according to the Department of Education, on top of the 100,000 borrowers previously deemed eligible. These workers qualify for student loan debt cancellation due to the changes the The post Biden administration approves student loan forgiveness for another 45,000 public sector workers appeared first on KION546.
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Strawberry traffic jam on Highway 1 near Castroville

CASTROVILLE, Calif. (KION-TV)-- A strawberry truck spilled all over Highway 1, creating a mess over the northbound lane. Our reporter on the scene said a few people were picking them up, but no other vehicles appeared to be damaged. A noticeable traffic delay is backing up traffic north on Highway 1, approaching the turnoff to The post Strawberry traffic jam on Highway 1 near Castroville appeared first on KION546.
CASTROVILLE, CA

Biden says ‘health and life of women’ is at risk after Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade

Originally Published: 24 JUN 22 12:05 ET Updated: 24 JUN 22 12:45 ETBy Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden said Friday that "the health and life of women in this nation are now at risk" after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated the constitutional right to an abortion. "It's a sad day The post Biden says ‘health and life of women’ is at risk after Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade appeared first on KION546.
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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

By Ariane de Vogue, Tierney Sneed, Chandelis Duster and Devan Cole, CNN The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion. The opinion is the most consequential Supreme Court decision in decades and will transform the landscape of women’s reproductive health in The post Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade appeared first on KION546.
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Seaside native Jamaree Bouyea signs deal with NBA Miami Heat

BROOKLYN, New York (KION-TV)-- After going undrafted, San Francisco guard Jamaree Bouyea has agreed to play in Summer League with the Miami Heat, according to NBA insider Shams Charania. The 6'2 Seaside-born player averaged 17.3 points in his last two of five seasons with the Dons. He helped take the Dons to their first March The post Seaside native Jamaree Bouyea signs deal with NBA Miami Heat appeared first on KION546.
SEASIDE, CA

Santa Clara Bronco selected with 12th pick in NBA Draft

BROOKLYN, New York (KION-TV)-- With the 12th pick in the NBA Draft the Oaklahoma City Thunder selected Santa Clara Bronco's guard Jalen Williams. The 6'6 junior averaged 18 points, and 4.2 assists, on 51% shooting and 37% shooting from three. He was born in Gilbert Arizona. The post Santa Clara Bronco selected with 12th pick in NBA Draft appeared first on KION546.
SANTA CLARA, CA

Several Bay Area fires are forcing evacuations

CROCKETT, Calif. (KION-TV) - Firefighters are fighting several fires that broke out in the Bay Area Thursday afternoon. They are threatening homes and forcing evacuations. The first broke started around 2:17 p.m. on the Pleasanton Ridge, between Bernal Ave and Castlewood Drive. This fire is forcing evacuations for residents living in the area of Golden Eagle. An The post Several Bay Area fires are forcing evacuations appeared first on KION546.
PORT COSTA, CA

Wisconsin charity donates $4,500 to Monterey County Sheriff’s Office for bomb-sniffing dog

By Emily Benito SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)-- The Emma Loves Dogs Foundation donated $4,500 to the Monterey County Sheriff's department to help them get a bomb-sniffing dog after their trusted companion K9 Valter retires. Emma was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a tumor that starts in the brain stem. She didn't let this dampen her The post Wisconsin charity donates $4,500 to Monterey County Sheriff’s Office for bomb-sniffing dog appeared first on KION546.

Hours-long standoff ends in Gilroy with arrest of man claiming to have explosives

GILROY, Calif. (KION-TV)-- Gilroy Police said that a man was arrested after they claimed to have explosives, a gun ,and a machete during a three-hour standoff near Monterey Road and Masten Avenue at 6:40 p.m. Police responded to the 7700 block of Fennel Place because the suspect Carlos Gallegos, 43, was violating a restraining order. The post Hours-long standoff ends in Gilroy with arrest of man claiming to have explosives appeared first on KION546.
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Experts weigh-in on shark behavior after great white shark attack at Lovers Point

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (KION-TV)– The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating the shark attack that happened at Lovers Point Beach. Natividad hospital confirmed with KION that DNA samples taken from shark bike victim Steve Bruemmer were that of a great white shark. A Facebook group known as the harbor seals of Pacific Grove The post Experts weigh-in on shark behavior after great white shark attack at Lovers Point appeared first on KION546.
PACIFIC GROVE, CA

Experts weigh-in on shark behavior and activity

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (KION-TV)– The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is investigating the shark attack that happened at Lovers Point Beach. Officers are collecting evidence to be sent off to their forensic lab. A Facebook group known as the harbor seals of Pacific Grove, posted a seal was bitten some two weeks ago by The post Experts weigh-in on shark behavior and activity appeared first on KION546.
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