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Cal Fire issues red flag warning

WATSONVILLE - With the first day of winter coming on Dec. 21, the fear of drought is once again in the air. While Central California took on a good drenching earlier in the fall, a long stretch of dry weather has officials concerned. And there's only a hint of rain on the horizon. "There's a slight

REGISTER-PAJARONIAN.COM - 2017-12-15 22:30:27

Carrie Fisher's dog loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Carrie Fisher's dog has been to see 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', and "perked up" every time the late actress was on screen. The actress - who passed away at the age of 60 in December 2016 - made her final outing as General Leia Organa in the eighth instalment of the sci-fi franchise in scenes filmed

MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM - 2017-12-15 18:20:11

Monterey City Manager McCarthy on medical leave, Uslar tapped as acting City Manager

Monterey >> Mike McCarthy, Monterey's city manager, is on a medical leave of absence and the council has tapped Assistant City Manager Hans Uslar, to be acting city manager for now. Uslar said it hasn't been determined how long McCarthy will be out for and would not elaborate further on McCarthy's c

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-12-15 08:00:00

HBO's 'Big Little Lies' a financial boon for Monterey Peninsula

Actress Reese Witherspoon, center, gets instructions as a crew prepares to film a scene for the HBO series "Big Little Lies" at Wharf No. 2 in Monterey in January, 2016. Last week, HBO announced there would be another season for the limited series. (Monterey Herald file) Monterey County - While myr


Draft broad map for Monterey County transportation through 2040 released

Monterey County >> A draft update of a blueprint for Monterey County's transportation future has been released and regional officials are seeking public input. The draft 2018 Regional Transportation Plan was released Thursday by the Transportation Agency for Monterey County. Public review and commen

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-12-15 08:00:00

Deputies: Castroville man caught with drugs leads to honey oil lab

Authorities say they caught a man with concentrated marijuana and methamphetamine for sale that led to them uncovering a honey oil lab. Samuel Ceja, 23, of Castroville, faces drug and weapon charges after Monterey County Sheriff's deputies say they stopped him and found meth and marijuana extract f

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-12-15 23:53:28

Salvation Army provides a home for help with addiction

Editor's note: Operation Christmas Cheer is a fundraising effort sponsored by The Herald, The Salvation Army and 1st Capital Bank aimed at aiding local families during the holidays. Begun in 1985, the project has raised more than $2 million. During the holiday season The Herald will profile some of

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-12-16 08:00:00

State, county still has hands full dealing with dead trees

Topes Tree Service removing a dying pine tree in Monterey on Thursday. Although the county isn't a "tree mortality high-priority county," it still has its fair share of dead and dying trees that need to be dealt with. (Vern Fisher - Monterey Herald) Monterey >> The United States Forest Service has

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-12-16 08:00:00

Man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being hit by vehicle, police asking for information

Accident investigator scan the scene after a man was hit by a vehicle (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD) Accident investigator scan the scene after a man was hit by a vehicle (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD) LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A man has been admitted to University Medical Center with life-threatening injur

KCBD - 2017-12-16 17:46:45

Troopers identify woman airlifted to hospital after crash involving cotton module truck

On Thursday morning, one woman was taken to the hospital via Aerocare after a crash with a cotton module truck. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. in Crosby County on US 82 east of Lorenzo and CR 141. The driver of the module truck, 67-year-old Johnny Casarez, was not injured. The driver of the sub

KCBD - 2017-12-15 19:01:35

Car Strikes Fire Truck in Central Lubbock Saturday

LUBBOCK, TX - Scanner reports state a single vehicle ran into Lubbock Fire Truck, Engine Nine Saturday evening at about 7 p.m. along 50th Street and Utica Avenue. Crews on scene said it appears the accident happened right in front of the fire station as the fire truck was pulling out, and the car r

EVERYTHINGLUBBOCK.COM - 2017-12-17 01:48:03

LPD Investigating Hit and Run

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - The following is a news release from the Lubbock Police Department: Lubbock Police officers were called to East 3rd Street and Zenith Avenue, around 9:30 p.m., Friday December 15th, for reports of a body lying beside the roadway. Upon arrival, officers located a male wit

EVERYTHINGLUBBOCK.COM - 2017-12-16 17:03:34

44 immigrants found inside 2 refrigerated trailers in Texas

FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) - More than 40 immigrants smuggled inside two refrigerated truck trailers have been detained after the rigs were searched at a South Texas checkpoint. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection statement says 19 immigrants were located early Friday at the Falfurrias (fal-FYOO'-ree-u

KCBD - 2017-12-16 20:41:48

Arrington Issues Statement on Tax Reform Conference Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWS RELEASE) - The following is a news release from the Office of Congressman Jodey Arrington: Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement on the release of the House-Senate conference report for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. "After eight long years o

EVERYTHINGLUBBOCK.COM - 2017-12-16 16:09:36

Outlook seems cold nearing Christmas

Clouds have increased Saturday afternoon with a few showers showing up east of Lubbock. Nothing heavy is expected. Lubbock hit 57 degrees at 2:37 p.m. and had a low temperature of 26 degrees overnight. The main weather focus remains in the extended forecast with much colder air expected Thursday or

KCBD - 2017-12-17 00:17:45

No. 15 Pioneers fall to SW Christian

BETHANY, Okla. - Just like in the preceding women's game, Southwestern Christian scored the first seven points against Wayland Baptist in Saturday afternoon's men's contest. Unlike the Flying Queens, however, the 15th-ranked Pioneers were unable to hit their free throws, and the Eagles prevailed in

KCBD - 2017-12-16 23:34:59

Vicksburg and Warren County come through for those in need

Thursday, the Salvation Army made Christmas brighter for more than 400 Warren County residents when its volunteers handed out, and in some cases delivered, Angel Tree packages to 348 children and 105 senior citizens. The Angel Tree program has been an annual program for this area for many years and

VICKSBURG POST - 2017-12-16 23:59:59

35 walking trail markers dedicated to Vicksburg's heritage

Vicksburg and county tourism officials Wednesday officially opened a system of trails totaling 10.5 miles through the city's downtown and historic districts to tell its story. Called the "Heritage Walking Trails," the system consists of five trails, all beginning at the Yazoo& Mississippi Valley Rai


22 teams compete in qualifier

The Vicksburg Post Three! Two! One! Lego! These words could be heard as students from across the state competed in the annual FIRST Lego League Competition Saturday. The competition was centered around hydrodynamics this year and each team had the task of not only creating a science project to iden

VICKSBURG POST - 2017-12-17 02:47:00

Cottonwood Public House restaurant and bar in the works downtown

Downtown Vicksburg will soon have a new tenant serving up a mixture of locally brewed beer, pizza and an assortment of other "hangout food." Cottonwood Public House located at 1309 Washington St. is set to open by the end of the year as the latest addition to a growing restaurant and bar scene in do

VICKSBURG POST - 2017-12-15 06:02:00