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Salinas Tico’s Tacos employee missing without a trace for over a week

SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)- An employee who hasn't missed a day of work for 18 years walked home on August 1, and co-workers haven't heard from him since. Cecilio "Ceci" Arias Colin is a 56-year-old employee of Tico's Tacos in Salinas. Co-workers said he walks to and from work every day, but they grew concerned when The post Salinas Tico’s Tacos employee missing without a trace for over a week appeared first on KION546.

Man arrested for DUI with loaded gun and drugs for sale

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (KION-TV)- The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office said they arrested a man over the weekend after finding various illegal items on his person following a traffic stop. Adan Acosta, 36, was driving erratically after leaving a business in Watsonville, alleged police. During the traffic stop, he was showing signs of being under the The post Man arrested for DUI with loaded gun and drugs for sale appeared first on KION546.

Hunger strike at the Monterey County Jail continues into its 10th day, with inmates calling for changes.

Nearly 30 people with colorful signs reading things like “honk for inmates' rights,” “bring back visits and video visits” and “incarcerated lives matter" gathered on Natividad Road in Salinas on Tuesday, Aug. 8, a few yards away from the Monterey County Jail: the place their loved ones have been on a hunger strike since Aug. 1 because they said their rights were taken away.

Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster teased, debuts Aug. 19

Hennessey started deliveries of its Venom F5 hypercar last fall, and now the company is just days out from unveiling a new open-top version. Hennessey on Tuesday released a pair of teaser photos for the new Venom F5 Roadster and confirmed the debut for Aug. 19 at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, one of the premier events of 2022 Monterey Car Week running Aug. 12-21 in Monterey, California.

Santa Cruz Logger's Revenge Ride

On April 1, 1977, Boardwalk logging personality “Big John” welcomed guests to the opening festivities. Logger’s Revenge debuted as a fundraiser for Dominican Hospital. Santa Cruz Mayor John Mahaney and Dominican’s Sister Josephine rode to a splashing finale in the first official log, cheered by local dignitaries and civic leaders. The ride then filled to full capacity, carrying 1,300 people per hour on its 2 ½-minute scenic and soggy journey. Logger’s Revenge has delighted families for 50 years. It's a must-ride when you're at the Boardwalk on a hot day!

144-unit Hillcrest Estate breaks ground

WATSONVILLE—Major groundwork has begun on the 144-home Hillcrest Estate subdivision situated on an 11.27-acre hilltop between Ohlone Parkway and Walker Street above Watsonville Slough. “It’s a great boon that we are going to get an additional 144 units for Watsonville residents,” said Watsonville Community Development Department Director Suzi Merriam....
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Amazon begins large-scale rollout of palm print-based payments

Amazon will expand its Amazon One palm print checkout system to dozens of Whole Foods locations, marking the most significant expansion of the technology that was introduced in 2020. Amazon One allows customers to speedily check out at retail locations using only their palm prints after storing a scan of...

Gas line ruptured on Freedom Boulevard

[Editor’s note: This story has been updated from a previous version.]. WATSONVILLE—A construction crew replacing a sewer line ruptured a natural gas line Wednesday morning on the 1400 block of Freedom Boulevard, according to Watsonville Fire Division Chief Corey Schaefer. The 10am incident prompted Watsonville firefighters and police...

Second shark attack at Lovers Point leaves bite marks on paddle board

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.(KION-TV)- A surfer at Lovers Point said their board was bitten by a shark Wednesday. This is the second shark attack at the beach this summer. Read more: Pacific Grove great white shark bite survivor discharged from hospital At around 11:30 a.m., the shark bit the board multiple times, according to witnesses. This The post Second shark attack at Lovers Point leaves bite marks on paddle board appeared first on KION546.

Special Edition Bugatti Veyron Selling at Mecum's Daytime Sale in Monterey

How did this ridiculously fast car come out in 2005?. The Bugatti Veyron and Chiron have become icons within the supercar community because of their incredible performance. However, most people don't truly understand the beauty of these wild German racing vehicles. One of the craziest things about the Veyron, in particular, is that it's been around since 2005, an exciting time within the automotive industry. The example in this listing was built in 2014 and shocked the world with its stunning good looks and speed. So what exactly makes this wild Supercar such an excellent choice for any collector or enthusiast looking to push the limits of speed even in today's world?