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Fatal crash shuts down southbound Hwy 101 in San Jose

The Caltrans sweeper and a "shadow truck" behind it to protect it from traffic were traveling at about 5 mph south in the center divider of the highway, with the "shadow truck" partially in the far left highway lane, CHP Officer Ross Lee said.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-10-15 18:31:08

Alcohol May Have Been Factor In Deadly Monterey Crash: CHP

Zenon Sanchez Cruz, 23, of Watsonville suffered fatal injuries when his Mitsubishi Galant collided with another vehicle on Salinas Road, south of Trafton Road, according to the CHP.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 14:59:27

Justin Bieber 'upset' over Selena Gomez hospitalisation

Justin Bieber is said to be "extremely upset" following the news that his former flame Selena Gomez is seeking treatment for an "emotional breakdown".The 26-year-old singer suffered a panic attack after being hospitalised for a low white blood cell count, and her former boyfriend Justin - who is tho

MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-15 19:09:47

Man high on drugs drives wrong way on Hwy 17, crashes

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A man high on drugs drove the wrong way on Highway 17 and hit another car nearly head on.According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened in Scotts Valley around 11:45 p.m. Sunday.CHP Santa Cruz said the driver, a 47-year-old Jesus Lopez Moreno of Redwood City w

KION546.COM - 2018-10-15 17:12:54

Did hawk disguise itself as a tree branch to catch a squirrel?

A Harris's hawk named Remmy looks for pigeons to scare away at a parking garage at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Bridget Maguire-Colton, of Hayward, a licensed handler, who works for "The Hawk Pros," a company that uses hawk and falcons for pest control, uses Rem

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-15 14:00:30

Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf celebrates 173 years

MONTEREY, Calif. - Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf celebrated 173 years Sunday with a birthday bash!

KION546.COM - 2018-10-15 02:48:19

Employee killed in accident at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Official track statement:WeatherTech Raceway is saddened to confirm the death of a corner worker as a result of an accident that occurred on the track Sunday during an independent rental. As per the facility's safety protocols, all subsequent sessions were immediately suspended. The safety of all pa

KION546.COM - 2018-10-15 16:52:56

Man arrested after firing gun on Salinas street, drugs seized

"During their investigation, officers were able to determine Gonzalez had in fact fired a gunshot from a firearm, which activated ShotSpotter," said SPD.

KION546.COM - 2018-10-15 23:23:03

San Jose police arrest domestic violence suspect after two-hour standoff

San Jose police officers respond to a standoff in an apartment complex on North First Street near Hedding Street in San Jose, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)San Jose police officers respond to a standoff in an apartment complex on North First Street near Hedding

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-14 23:25:01

Northern California skydiver killed when parachute fails to deploy

ByAssociated Press|PUBLISHED:October 15, 2018 at 5:09 am| UPDATED:October 15, 2018 at 5:13 am

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-15 12:09:57

Powerful Santa Ana Winds Wreak Havoc on Southern California’s Power Grid

Power outages affected more than 40,000 Southern California Edison customers Monday as strong Santa Ana winds gusted through Southland, according to the utility.

KTLA.COM - 2018-10-15 15:09:26

California’s rent-control ballot measure, explained

You’ve probably heard plenty of conflicting messages about the merits of this statewide ballot measure, Proposition 10. To help you make sense of this complex debate and what it could mean for landlords and the nearly 6 million renters in California, we lay out the basics: the law that the measure w

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-14 13:00:01

Magnitude 3.2 quake near Salinas, Pinnacles National Park

SALINAS, Calif. (KTVU)- A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook near Salinas at 6:46 a.m. today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.


Greenfield man arrested for having sex with minors

GREENFIELD, Calif. - A Greenfield man has been arrested for having sex with minors under the age of 14, according to the Major Crimes Investigation Unit.


Feds charge alleged Norteño, Nuestra Familia members for crimes committed in and out of jail

A federal grand jury has indicted more than a dozen Salinas-based gang members for a range of alleged racketeering crimes, including conspiracy to commit murder, U.S. Attorneys and the FBI announced Thursday.


Hundreds walk to cure diabetes in Pacific Grove

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. - Hundreds of people turned out for the JDRF’s One Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pacific Grove Sunday.KION’s very own Aaron Groff was the master of ceremonies for the walk. Groff has a personal connection to the event as he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in January.700 peo

KION546.COM - 2018-10-14 22:50:13

Gang members charged with racketeering in, out of Monterey County Jail

SALINAS — A federal grand jury indicted multiple Salinas-based gang members for a broad range of racketeering crimes earlier this month, according to the Justice Department.The indictment was handed down Oct. 3 and unsealed Thursday alleging the defendants are all gang members who committed crimes i


Monterey County Water Resources Agency GM to leave at end of year

In a news release issued on Friday, county officials announced that Chardavoyne’s contract would not be renewed after it expires Dec. 31. The release indicated the decision to part ways was a decision made by both the Board of Supervisors and the agency board of directors with Chardavoyne’s “concurr

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-10-14 19:50:29

Suffragette Film Screening at Monterey Public Library

Sometimes we need a good drama to appreciate what we have. For example: a woman's right to vote.Suffragetteis a period drama that retells the suffragist movement in 20th-century Britain. It's a good reminder. Voter registration is available after the screening. The movie is rate PG-13.

MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-14 14:00:00

A musical journey from Carmel to Hollywood

CARMEL — Brandon Roberts, who grew up in Carmel, composed the music for the newly released film “Unbroken: Path to Redemption,” a sequel to the 2015 Academy Award-nominated film “Unbroken.”The new movie follows the story of Olympian Louis Zamperini, picking up the story of the previous film. After

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2018-10-14 14:24:17