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Recent storms provide big boost to Monterey County reservoirs.

On Feb. 2, Lake Nacimiento had 124,280 acre-feet of water in storage, putting it at 33 percent of capacity. On Feb. 19, less than three weeks later, the lake is now at 66 percent of capacity, and its surface area has increased from 3,006 acres to 4,549 acres.


Trump Administration Plans to Cancel $929M for California's High-Speed Rail Project

The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent.


Missing Seaside man found dead in snow at Heavenly ski resort

Avalanche dogs on Tuesday morning found a missing Seaside skier dead under massive amounts of snow powder, less than 100 feet from a groomed run at Heavenly Mountain Resort, authorities said.


California judge orders state to pay $399G to pro-life pregnancy centers

A federal judge ordered the state of California to pay three pro-life pregnancy centers and a conservative law firm a total of $399,000 after a state law meant to force "crisis pregnancy centers" to promote abortion was struck down.


Monterey protest against border wall emergency declaration

MONTEREY, Calif. - An estimted one hundred people in Monterey protested President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration, Monday. This was part of a series of protests held around the country.


Alisal Union School Districts to host career fair

SALINAS — The Alisal Union School District human resources department is set to host its second annual Career Fair on Wednesday afternoon. Administrators from all 12 schools will be on hand at the Professional Development Center at Bardin Elementary School from 4 to 7 p.m. for onsite interviews for


Experts say rare mega-storm to hit California will be 3 times as damaging as San Andreas earthquake

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A warning for California: get ready for the "other big one." That's what scientists are calling the rare mega-storm, which is predicted to cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake that would hit along the San Andreas Fault.


Flashback: Knock, knock

Growing up in Pacific Grove and Monterey we realized there was something different about Carmel. Not better, or worse, but different. Of course there were the girls, but that’s another story.


New California bill could eliminate speed limit on I-5, Highway 99

A new bill proposed by a Southern California senator could eliminate the speed limit on lanes of Interstate-5 and Highway 99. Senator John Moorlach (R-Orange County) introduced the bill Feb. 15. It proposes the construction of two additional northbound and southbound lanes to I-5 and Highway 99 and


3 men shot dead at California home in upscale, gated community; homicide investigation launched

Authorities are investigating the deaths of three men who were shot and killed inside a California home located in a gated community Monday. Los Angeles fire officials discovered the men’s bodies inside the Porter Ranch house after someone “associated with the people inside the house” called 911 and


A look back at presidential visits to the Central Coast

Many President's have grazed the Central Coast for a visit. Whether it's for business or pleasure, presidential visits to our area can be tracked back over a hundred years. President Barack Obama made a brief stop in Monterey last February, and his predecessor George W. Bush has made multiple visits


Startup Challenge Monterey Bay seeking applicants

Startup Challenge Monterey Bay is back in 2019, offering regional businesses and entrepreneurs a chance to gain additional funding for their endeavors. Startup Challenge Monterey Bay is a business competition and accelerator program that supports the founding, funding and growth of new and innovativ


Federal tax changes could be why California’s budget is more than $2 billion below projections

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s hopes for a record-setting tax revenue windfall this year could depend on whether California’s wealthiest residents are simply waiting until the last moment to pay up — a reaction to the 2017 federal tax changes championed by President Trump.


Trump Takes Aim At California On Twitter Over Border Emergency Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — President Donald Trump fired off two social media salvos aimed at California Tuesday after the state took the lead in a lawsuit challenging his declaration of a national emergency along the border with Mexico.


California lawmaker proposes building new lanes on 2 major highways with no speed limit

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A California lawmaker wants to build new lanes on two highways -- with no speed limit. Senator John Moorlach says it's all in an effort to cut back on air pollution and greenhouse gases.


18 trillion gallons of rain in California in February — and more on the way

California has already received an 18-trillion-gallon soaking this month — enough water to fill 27 million Olympic-sized pools — and the state’s wild winter isn’t over yet.


Stolen Truck Found In Watsonville

WATSONVILLE, CA — A deputy on patrol recently found a stolen truck parked in a Watsonville business parking lot, authorities said. When the deputy check the truck's registration, it showed that the vehicle had been reported stolen from an address in Seaside.


California made $345 million, not predicted $1 billion, on legal cannabis in 2018

California took in $345.2 million in tax revenue from legal cannabis during the first year of regulated sales in 2018, according to figures the state released Tuesday. That’s just more than a third of the $1 billion in annual revenue analysts predicted California would see once the state’s regulated


Gov. Newsom Reacts To CBSLA’s Kimberly Long Investigation

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Kimberly Long was convicted for the 2003 murder of her boyfriend Ozzie Conde. Ozzie was beaten to death. There was blood splattered all over the room — on the walls, the TV, the drapes, the carpet and the furniture.


Climate Change Could Cause Epic ‘ARkStorm’ in Southern California

Researchers and engineers warn that California may be due for rain of biblical proportions — what experts call an ARkStorm, it was reported Tuesday. Scientists call it California’s “other big one” and say it could cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake ripping along the San Andreas F