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Salinas bus driver accused of raping disabled children released on bail

SALINAS, Calif. - Bill Harvey, the man accused of raping physically and developmentally disabled children has been released on bail, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office. Salinas Police tell us Harvey bailed out for $730,000 on Friday March 16th, one week after Harvey was arrested in Se

KION546.COM - 2018-03-19 18:58:15

PD: Undercover officers solicited for sex at Marina massage parlor

Police arrested Young Choi, 57, owner of the Marina Massage Parlor, were solicited for sex at her business Wednesday. The parlor has since been shut down by the landlord, and the city is taking action to suspend the business license. Updated: 6:38 PM PDT Mar 18, 2018 Police arrested Young Choi,

KSBW.COM - 2018-03-19 01:38:00

Fundraiser held for Salinas friends killed in Southern California car crash

SALINAS, Calif. - Exclusive Ink tattoo shop in Salinas was fully booked this weekend, for a cause close to the artists' heart. Just one week ago two tattoo artists, Ernesto Vega and his friend Fernando "Gucci" Gonzalez, were killed in a car crash in Southern California. Their friends say they were b

KION546.COM - 2018-03-18 22:36:25

Salinas permanent homeless shelter in the works

As Spring approaches, the temporary warming shelter in Salinas is closer to shutting its doors. The City of Salinas and Monterey County are working on constructing a permanent shelter and housing. Updated: 6:37 PM PDT Mar 18, 2018 As Spring approaches, the temporary warming shelter in Salinas is

KSBW.COM - 2018-03-19 01:37:00

Teacher apologizes for accidentally firing gun in classroom

SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) - A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, causing minor injuries to three students. - Advertisement - Dennis Alexander, who is also an elected member of the Seaside City Council and a reserve officer for

WDEF - 2018-03-17 23:20:29

Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds Likely In Watsonville

WATSONVILLE, CA - Residents should prepare for another storm or two this week, National Weather Service Officials said. The wild weather may bring periods of heavy rain, gusty winds and flooding on local roads.4-day Forecast for Watsonville Today, mostly cloudy starting this afternoon. Tuesday Marc

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:43:48

Donors sought for Salinas blood drive

Subscribed, but don't have a login? With just a small prick, anyone could help save a life. Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare will be holding a blood drive Tuesday, seeking donations from the community. "When you donate blood you save a person's life," said Carla Spencer, director of emergency serv

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2018-03-19 14:14:10

Whales and fishermen caught in turf war over California's coast

As rising ocean temperatures move their food supplies closer to shore, a staggering number of migrating whales have been forced into the path of California's crab fishing fleet - and the confrontations have increased dramatically over the last five years. State agencies have tried and failed to keep

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-03-19 13:00:54

Salinas police: School bus driver arrested for raping special needs children

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Salinas police have arrested a school bus driver accused of raping special needs children who rode on his bus. On Feb. 22, Salinas police responded to a call of a man harassing a woman, and that call launched an investigation into Bill Harvey, 58, who has been a b


Suspect arrested after $16K portrait stolen from Santa Clara medical center

SANTA CLARA (KRON) - - SANTA CLARA (KRON) - Santa Clara County sheriffs arrested a 39-year-old man accused of stealing a $16,000 portrait from a medical center. According to the sheriff's office, Francisco Romero stole the Nick Gentry piece from Valley Medical Center.


Fatal Car Accident on Hwy. 101 in Gilroy

Monterey County's California Highway Patrol officers are on the scene of a fatal car accident in Gilroy on southbound Highway 101. The accident was reported at about 8:00 a.m. Saturday near Masten Avenue. One fatality has been reported, CHP will remain on the scene awaiting coroner to arrive.


Pop culture fans gather for Salinas Anime Comic-Con

Children and adults dressed in costumes in the middle of March? No, it's not Halloween but it signifies the arrival of a new comic book convention in Salinas. Comic book and pop culture enthusiasts gathered Saturday to show off their cosplay in homage to their favorite characters. All ages turned ou

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2018-03-18 00:44:23

Salinas Peace and Unity Rally calls for end to violence

SALINAS, Calif. - A march and rally held in Salinas on Saturday has the community calling for an end to the violence. Families who have lost love ones to violence spoke out, sharing stories and heartbreak, but also finding strength in knowing they are fighting to make a change. The father of 38-year

KION546.COM - 2018-03-18 00:40:38

2 dead, 2 hospitalized after vehicle crashed into tree in San Jose

Officials said two people died and two others were injured after a vehicle crashed into a tree early Friday morning on Communications Hill in San Jose. Police said a Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Casselino Drive when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree and continued a


Hundreds come out for Big Little Lies extras casting call...

SEASIDE, Calif. - Big Little Lies held an extras casting call on Saturday and the turnout did not disappoint. Crowds piled into and around the Embassy Suites all in hopes of getting a call back. The casting call started at 10, but hopefuls began lining up hours before. For most of the day the line

KION546.COM - 2018-03-18 00:21:31

Salinas man gets 6 years in prison for molesting 15-year-old family member

SALINAS, Calif. - A Salinas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for molesting a 15-year-old family member. Back in December of 2017, 44-year-old Eliseo Osuna Reyes was home alone with the victim when he went into her room, unzipped her pants and sexually assaulted her. The girl attempted


Seaside man admits to killing mom and stabbing brother

SEASIDE, Calif. - UPDATE: 3/14/2018 2:58 p.m. A Seaside man accused of killing his mom and stabbing his brother back in 2016 has admitted to those actions. 28-year-old Andrew Zapanta pleaded no contest to four counts of felony charges, including voluntary manslaughter, attempted murder, assault wit


Seaside High student injured when teacher accidentally fired gun in classroom

Fermin Gonzalez IV, 17, was one of the students injured by falling debris when his teacher was giving a public safety lesson in class Tuesday morning and his gun accidentally went off. Alexander has been placed on administrative leave while the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District conducts an


Car overturns at Reservation & Blanco, CHP on scene

MARINA, Calif. - A car lost control and flipped over in Marina early Wednesday morning. The California Highway Patrol responded to the solo crash around 8:45 a.m. at Reservation and Blanco Road. According to dispatch the driver of a Scion suffered minor injuries. The turn lanes were blocked but tra


Why weren't all North Salinas High parents notified about shooting threat?

The shooting threat investigated at North Salinas High School on Monday has raised concern from parents and teachers alike in regards to the timeliness of being notified of the potential danger. Around 9:30 a.m. Monday, police received reports of graffiti found in a bathroom that said there would be