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David Stickler takes his dog, Brutus, out on a stand-up paddleboard regularly from Lovers Point, getting some exercise, enjoying the scenery and watching the wildlife. The calm, relatively windless morning of Wednesday, Aug. 10 were ideal conditions for a paddle, so Stickler and Brutus heade…

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The power outage Thursday morning that caused over 22,000 Monterey Peninsula customers to go dark, snarled traffic and forced businesses to temporarily close was due to equipment failure, according to a PG&E spokesperson.

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Friday, July 15, 2022

Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner Henry Gonzales announced his retirement today, Friday, July 15. He will end his career in December in the same place he started: Monterey County. 

Gonzales City Council appointed its director of community engagement and strategic partnership as interim city manager. Carmel Gil has been acting as interim city manager since June 20 after the departure of long-time city manager Rene Mendez, who became Watsonville's city manager on July 1.

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Earlier this year, state Sen. John Laird, D-Santa Cruz, rushed a bill through the California legislature in 19 days to create the Pajaro Valley Healthcare District in order to save Watsonville Community Hospital, the closest hospital for over 6,500 North Monterey County residents.

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There is just one good old-fashioned fireworks show in Monterey County this year to celebrate the Fourth of July, at dusk on Monday, July 4, at Patriot Park in Greenfield. There are several cities that allow the sale and use of so-called safe and sane fireworks—the small ones that go off rel…

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

More than a year after the original conviction, a Monterey County Superior Court judge ruled on June 28 against a motion to retry the case of Joseph Sampognaro Jr., who was convicted last year in a jury trial for the September 2020 murder of his father, Joseph Sampognaro Sr. in Carmel Valley. 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The California Office of Emergency Services will reimburse Chualar Union School District $31,773.75 for cleaning and replacing a wall on the soccer field after the floods and mudflows that lashed Monterey Countyin late November to early December 2019. The flood inundated homes in different p…

Friday, June 24, 2022

Results for the 2022 California Primary Election trickled in throughout the evening on Election Day, June 7, with early voting and vote-by-mail totals first announced around 8pm. This page will update as results come in throughout the evening and following days. As is the case with primary e…

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

A swimmer who was bitten by a shark around 10:30am on Wednesday, June 22, is doing well after surgery. The success of life-saving measures is thanks to the swift response of bystanders who got the injured swimmer to shore as emergency responders arrived; the Monterey Fire Department's boat c…

Monday, June 20, 2022
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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Summer is here, and with it, the relatively hot, dry, windy conditions that are especially prone to wildfire in California. The Monterey-San Benito Unit of Cal Fire is fully staffed given the season, and they've been busy—on Monday and Tuesday this week, June 13-14, they put out four fires.

Andrew Chyo, 26, was well known around both Pacific Grove's high school and middle school. Since 2015 he could be seen helping staff at events, working as an instructional assistant or tutor, or as a volunteer at P.G. High School athletic events, including during the past school year.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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