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Day Around the Bay: Three Dead as Two Planes Collide in Watsonville

All three passengers are confirmed dead after two small planes collided Thursday afternoon in Watsonville. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that three people died, though their identities have not been released, when two small Cessna planes collided over Watsonville just before 3 p.m. Thursday. [SFGate]. Amidst threats that Haight Street...
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Missing Salinas woman found

SALINAS, Calif. (KION)- Salinas Police have located a missing person. Juliette Flores was first reported missing on Thursday evening around 10 pm near West Acacia Street and Iverson Street in Salinas. After searching overnight, police were able to safely locate Flores around Acacia Street.

Ex-Salinas teacher gets 40 years in prison for molesting multiple Harden Middle School students

A Salinas man is facing a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of sexually abusing children at the school where he worked. The Monterey County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday that 56-year-old Robert William Dunham was sentenced to 40 years behind bars for sexually abusing multiple students during his time as a teacher at Harden Middle School.

Marina City Council approves $4.2 million to remove Fort Ord Barracks

MARINA, Calif. (KION-TV): The Marina City Council approved a $4.2 million contract to remove old Fort Old barracks near Marina High School. On Aug. 3, the deal was unanimously approved 5-0, and the bid came from Unlimited Environmental Inc. of Long Beach. The buildings are located in the Cypress Knolls and City Park neighborhoods. Elvie The post Marina City Council approves $4.2 million to remove Fort Ord Barracks appeared first on KION546.

A Salinas doctor comes under scrutiny yet again, in a lawsuit alleging negligence.

On Jan. 25, 2021, Arthur Thorne hoped to find relief from an enlarged prostate by undergoing GreenLight Laser treatment at the Advanced Medical Surgery Center of the Salinas Valley Urology Associates in Salinas. Thorne contends in a lawsuit, filed in Monterey County Superior Court on June 29, that what he found instead was life-threatening internal bleeding that landed him in an emergency room.

Hollister Rebels football play scrimmage in Salinas on Aug. 20

Following their strong season finish last year, which saw two of their four teams competing in the regional superbowl, the Hollister Rebels look forward to hitting the field this weekend with their first jamboree scrimmage at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas. Each team will compete against three other teams in the...

Man accused of killing Salinas officer to stand trial

SALINAS, Calif. — JD Alvarado, the Salinas police officer who was killed during a traffic stop on Feb. 25 was shot 12 times but managed to get off one shot hitting his alleged killer Gustavo Morales in the hand. “Alvarado miraculously shot him and marked his assassin and was...

Close, but no tomatoes: Molino Creek Farm

Beyond their vitamins and how they’ll taste in tonight’s dinner, most people don’t give much thought to their vegetables. But to Roland Saher, who operates the Molino Creek Farm stand at the downtown Santa Cruz farmer’s market, vegetables represent the communion between people and their environment — connecting the natural and cultural worlds.

Inside the Exclusive Motorlux Car and Aviation Show That Jump-Started Monterey Car Week

Spring may generally be regarded as the season of beginnings, but late summer is when the automotive world blooms by way of Northern California’s Monterey Car Week. Fittingly, what is considered by many to be the first sign of life for each year’s edition of the planet’s largest collective car show has itself been reborn. On August 17, the Monterey Jet Center once again played host to the aviation and automobile fete that has been known as the McCall’s Motorworks Revival for the last three decades. For 2022, however, the expo debuted as Motorlux with its new owner Hagerty at the...

California DOJ reports name of Salinas officers who shot, killed a man in July

SALINAS, Calif. — The California Department of Justice has identified the Salinas police officers who shot and killed a man on the night of July 13. Officials identified Curtis Dale Barnett as the decedent a week after the deadly shooting. More than a month later, the agency has identified Gabriel Garcia, Alejandro Jimenez, Eduardo Bejarano, and Jordy Urrutia as the officers who killed him.

2022: Monterey Car Week Livestreams And Recaps

The summer tradition returns to the Monterey Peninsula. Now that the Monterey Car Week is in full swing. Kicking off Thursday, a few auction houses have started to livestream, while others are holding out until the big ticket cars cross the block. There’s plenty of action going on at Monterey...

Friday Morning News Roundup

Watsonville Mayor Ari Parker said early Thursday evening that the city is in grief following the mid-air collision between two small planes in the afternoon as pilots of both aircraft attempted to land at the city's municipal airport earlier in the day. "We are grieving tonight from this unexpected and...

The city of Monterey’s relationship with its largest union turns frosty.

Sara Rubin here, thinking about the thousands of workers who contribute behind-the-scenes to make Car Week happen. There are truck drivers who transport designer cars to the Monterey Peninsula for the weekend. There are countless catered events, in private homes and at larger functions. And government employees take on extra work, too; the Monterey Police Department, for example, staffs up during Car Week, anticipating more traffic and speeding-related incidents than usual.
Gilroy Dispatch

Suspect in murder of Gilroy native arrested in Mexico

A key suspect in the April 2021 murder of pregnant Gilroy native Tatyanna Mariah Lopez was found hiding out in Mexico, where he was arrested last week and transported back to California to face charges, according to authorities. Jonathan Xavier Dorado, 20, of Los Banos, was taken into custody by...

Five local elected seats to go unopposed

WATSONVILLE—Kristal Salcido says that she had for months planned to spend the final weeks leading up to the Nov. 8 election walking door-to-door throughout Watsonville’s Fourth District to drum up support for her city council run. On Wednesday, Salcido received the news that whether or not she decided...