San Benito County,

California Highway Patrol investigating fatal traffic collision on HWY156

Information provided by the California Highway Patrol Hollister-Gilroy. California Highway Patrol released the following information regarding a three-vehicle traffic collision on July 24 which resulted in the death of an 11-month-old boy:. On July 24, 2021, at approximately 1:24 p.m. Monterey Communications Center received a call of a traffic collision...
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Monterey County,

Deputies struggle to respond to noise complaints in the Prunedale area

PRUNDALE, Calif. (KION) People in North Monterey County are once again complaining about loud parties. Back in 2019, there was an ordinance passed to restrict nighttime noise levels. According to the ordinance, "It is prohibited with the unincorporated area of Monterey County to make, assist in making, allow, continue, create, or cause to be made any loud or unreasonable sound any day of the week from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. into the following morning."
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Santa Cruz, CAPosted by
CBS San Francisco

Power Outage Forces Evacuation of Rides at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

SANTA CRUZ (CBS SF) — A power outage in Santa Cruz Monday afternoon reportedly shut down the rides at the Beach Boardwalk that left some guests stranded for a time, according to the amusement park. There were news and social media reports of the outage impacting some rides and stranding riders at around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that over 4,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers were affected, including the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A number of park visitors posted on Twitter and Instagram about the outage. One Twitter used posted video that showed people stuck on the...

Hollister PD launches investigation for Friday shooting

The Hollister Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1500 block of Gabilan Drive on Friday evening. The police issued a statement July 24 that said one victim was struck by gunfire and is being treated at a local hospital. Police officers responded to a report of...
Felton, CASanta Cruz Sentinel

Live show in Felton attributed to COVID-19 outbreak

FELTON — A concert at Felton Music Hall this month led to a sizable outbreak, the venue posted on its social media Monday night. After the Los Angeles-based Grateful Shred band performed in the hall on July 18, one attendee showed COVID-19 symptoms. When the band got tested, nearly all of the members were COVID-positive, an Instagram post explains.
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Santa Cruz boardwalk power outage leaves guests stuck on rides

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A power outage at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Monday left visitors temporarily stranded on rides. According to Pacific Gas and Electric's outage map, the incident started around 2:55 p.m and impacted surrounding areas. Power was restored by 5:08 p.m. The utility said an underground equipment failure...
King City,

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published July 21, 2021

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. 12:52 p.m. Battery on Wentworth St. 4:36 p.m. DUI on N Mildred Av. 8:48 p.m. Missing person on Pearl St. 4:39 a.m. Matter of Record (taser deployment) on Bassett St. 9:12 a.m. Disobeying a court order on Bassett St. 10:00 a.m....
Paso Robles,

Report on the Riverbed 7.26.2021

Paso Robles police providing a progress report on their effort to remove squatters from the Salinas riverbed. You may remember that back on May 24th, the city posted notices that from the Niblick bridge to the city limits north of the wastewater treatment plant, the Salinas riverbed was a high fire risk area, and people should clear out.
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Monterey County officials to decide fate of Carmel Valley subdivision

CARMEL VALLEY — The Monterey County Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon will consider a controversial plan to build a 145-unit subdivision in Carmel Valley that has some housing advocates howling over what they perceive as a lack of truly affordable housing. The Rancho Cañada Village Project in one iteration dates...