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Tsunami fish spotted in Monterey Bay
MONTEREY, Calif. - A unique “Tsunami fish” was discovered at the breakwater wall off San Carlos Beach in Monterey. Two dive masters of Bamboo Reef Dive Center, Nicholas Ta and Dennis Lewis have spotted the barred knife jaw typically only found in Asia.
ICE arrests down at Monterey County Jail
MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. - It's been one year since the Monterey County Jail cut ties with ICE. Since then, the number of inmates ICE has picked up from the jail has dropped drastically.
Team behind Cultura to debut new downtown Monterey concept in 2019.
The reimagining of downtown Monterey will keep going strong into 2019 with word that popular Carmel hotspot Cultura Comida y Bebida will be opening a second outpost at 481 Alvarado Street, previously home to Alvarado Fish & Steak House.
Monterey County cannabis workshop to center around energy needs, issues
SALINAS – A Cannabis Industry Public Workshop scheduled for next week aims to focus on issues in providing energy to businesses. “This event isn’t just for the cannabis industry but for ag in general,” said outreach associate Marc Adato of Monterey Bay Community Power, the regional community choice
CROSSVILLE POLICE PURSUE OFFENDER TO MONTEREY
A wanted New York man attempted to outrun Crossville Police and ended up in a lake near Monterey, TN. Monday morning, officers observed a tan colored Jeep traveling at a high rate of speed on East First St. The offender, 49-year-old Edward Sprout, was stopped at the West Ave. Sunoco, but during the
Monterey County thrift store donation turns out to be rare art deco piece
SEASIDE — As the saying goes, “What’s one person’s junk is another’s treasure.” But in the case of a recent acquisition by Habitat for Humanity Restore, “What’s one person’s donation is another’s second-hand historical find.” That was the case in February with the Seaside thrift store located in For
Police hunting for Morgan Hill carjacking suspect
MORGAN HILL — Morgan Hill police on Tuesday released a surveillance image of a man wanted in connection with a carjacking last month. The carjacking occurred at a Jack in the Box at 15855 Monterey Road about 4:10 p.m. on Nov. 23.
Fighting theft by ‘porch pirates’
If Black Friday felt a little less hectic, thank porch deliveries. A record $7.9 billion was spent online in the United States this year on that day, according to an estimate by software company Adobe — an increase of 19.3 percent over just the year before. So that battalion of trucks you see out th
‘Tsunami’ fish shows up in Monterey Bay
MONTEREY >> An exotic “tsunami fish” has been hanging out near the Monterey breakwater wall off San Carlos Beach, for the past month. Since Oct. 15, Nicholas Ta,27, and Dennis Marshall Lewis, 23, divemasters of Bamboo Reef Dive Center, have spotted a non-native, lonely barred knifejaw several times
Morgan Hill Police Search for Knife-Wielding Carjacking Suspect
Morgan Hill police are asking for the public's help in identifying a knife-wielding carjacking suspect. The carjacking occurred at approximately 4:10 p.m. on Nov. 23 at 15855 Monterey Rd., police stated.
Firefighters contain structure fire in Carmel
CARMEL, Calif. - Firefighters quickly contained a structure fire in Carmel early Tuesday. According to Cal Fire BEU, a multifamily structure went up in flames at High Meadows Drive and High Meadows Lane around 9:15 a.m.
Point Sur Lighthouse intruder tracked down by drone
BIG SUR — California State Parks rangers arrested Tony Snowden of Hollister on Sunday after he climbed multiple fences with a rifle and broke into a historical building at the Point Sur Lighthouse.
Best Places to Cozy Up by the Fire in Monterey County
Carmel-by-the-Sea For a memorable night on the town, stop by Vesuvio's Starlight Rooftop Lounge in charming Carmel-by-the-Sea. This rooftop terrace features glowing fire pits, a unique collection of mixed drinks, and a popular happy hour every day from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Order an authentic Italian piz
Drone used to catch gun-wielding intruder
Authorities in California turned to a drone when catching a dangerous gun-wielding trespasser. After breaking into Point Sur Lighthouse, the man fled and was classed as a danger to the public until a UAV was used to locate him.
Police: Salinas man found with 5 pounds of cocaine on Hwy 101
A Salinas man faces drug trafficking charges after police say they found him with five pounds of cocaine hidden in his car. Hector Uribe, 29, was pulled over at about 8:40 p.m. Saturday on northbound Highway 101 near Soledad, as part of a lengthy investigation by Salinas Police detectives, police sa
Love 'Big Little Lies'? You Should Probably Book a Trip to Monterey, California, ASAP
Obsessed with Big Little Lies? Same. But there's watching (and re-watching) the series, and then there's living the series-minus all the drama. Turns out Monterey, the sleepy California town where HBO's award-winning show takes place, is a dream weekend getaway. At least, if your qualifications for
Cannabis summit to offer local history, black market enforcement panels
MONTEREY — Cannabis’ past, present and future in Monterey County from Big Sur “Holy Weed” to NASA zero gravity horticulture practices will be covered by a number of local and statewide industry experts at this week’s Monterey Cannabis Summit hosted by the Monterey County Cannabis Industry Associatio
Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings
1. Monterey: Average margin of victory in four games has been 38 points. 2. Alisal: Despite missing two starters, it’s off to a 4-0 start. 3. Carmel: Averaging nearly 75 points a game in its four wins.
Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard: The early salt mines of Monterey Bay
Salt was as valuable a commodity in early California two centuries ago as it was throughout the rest of the world. The earliest reports of harvesting salt in the Monterey Bay region come from documents translated from Spanish, which described salt precipitated out in lagoons behind the dunes in the
How To Spend A Weekend In Monterey, California
Many of you might know Monterey, California from the hit series Big Little Lies (who can’t wait for season 2?!), but this city has actually been a top travel destination for a while. Once a booming sardine-packing town, depicted in John Steinback’s novel Cannery Row, this central California city all