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HELLO Salinas! Gonzales in the spotlight

Don't let Gonzales' size fool you - whether it be its 8,549 population, the several streets of downtown, or the single entry and exit (a turn off Highway 101) into this pint-sized city. A 20-minute drive south from Salinas, Gonzales can be easily overshadowed, but Gonzales is steadily emerging and h

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:47:42

Homeless in Salinas: Lawmakers weigh options

What will happen to Salinas' large homeless population? Updated: 7:32 PM PDT Sep 19, 2017 What will happen to Salinas' large homeless population? What will happen to Salinas' large homeless population? Updated: 7:32 PM PDT Sep 19, 2017 What will happen to Salinas' large homeless population?

KSBW.COM - 2017-09-20 02:32:00

Salinas City Council considers amended homeless camping ordinance

In light of concerns from the homeless community, the Salinas City Council considered a resolution amending city code which, if passed, will permit camping, sleeping and lying on public property with certain limitations. The amended ordinance will also allow people store a limited amount of personal

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 02:01:50

Police: Wanted parolee leads officers on chase in Salinas

A 27-year-old man was taken into custody after he allegedly led Salinas police officers on a chase Tuesday evening. Kailas Jetsun Dahl allegedly sped off when officers tried to pull him over for cutting off a semi near Salinas and Market streets at about 7:45 p.m., Cmdr. Dave Crabill wrote in a pres

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-21 00:26:35

Salinas police arrest man after chase

Salinas >> Officers arrested Kailas Dahl, 27, on a variety of felony charges Tuesday night after he led them on a chase by car and on foot, police said. Officers observed a vehicle cut off a semi-truck near Market and Salinas streets before speeding away after spotting a squad car in the area, polic

MONTEREY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

DA: Man, 50, convicted in Salinas shooting that left victim paralyzed

A jury has convicted a 50-year-old man of shooting another man, paralyzing him, the Monterey County District Attorney announced Tuesday. Paul Aledo, 50, was convicted of attempted murder along with gun and other enhancements after he shot the man March 3 in an area of Chinatown, according to the DA

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:41:03

Californians in Congress must back hurricane aid

During a news conference in Wall Township, NJ Governor Chris Christie delivers a message for Texas US Senator Ted Cruz - 'I've forgotten more about Sandy that he ever knew... I guarantee that.' THOMAS P. COSTELLO Any Californian who votes against even part of aid would be a shortsighted fool, like

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:05

Fiat Chrysler, UAW officials accused of laundering money through hospice

In a scheme to get rich, some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles executives and United Auto Workers union leaders funneled money through a children's charity and laundered funds through a hospice that wasn't providing services, federal authorities allege in a new court filing. The government is seeking to ke

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 12:57:03

20 luxury hotels for a fall getaway

Looking for a little pampering this fall? GoBankingRates.com has put together a list of 20 luxury hotels for a relaxing fall getaway that will take care of your every need. Or were you looking for something a bit easier on the budget? GoBankingRates.com also has a list of 31 scenic fall road trips:

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 11:45:01

This Texas golf course had no chance stuck behind a border wall

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - You can stroll down a dusty track and stand on the first tee box at Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course, where golfers fired drives on the same strip that 19th-century soldiers exchanged cannon fire. The view is a bit different these days though. Weeds and shoulder-high grass grow u

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 11:28:46

Boy Scouts' trailer, landscaping tools stolen from Corral de Tierra church

On Sunday, the Rev. Linda McConnell didn't realize at first just how relevant the gospel reading on forgiveness would quickly become. Later that day, she and her parishioners discovered someone had torn down a fence, broken into the landscaping shed and made off with tools and Boy Scout Troop 93's c

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-21 01:34:20

Bizarre baby registry emails freak out Amazon shoppers

This is not the Amazon delivery email users typically have in mind. Several Amazon users received an unusual message claiming someone purchased a gift for them from their baby registry. There's one problem. Unless Alexa has magical pregnancy-sensing powers, a lot of users aren't expecting. Just got

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 14:45:25

Mississippi teacher fired after racist Facebook post. She says she was hacked

JACKSON, Miss. - A Mississippi teacher has been fired after a racist comment appeared on her Facebook page. The South Panola School District told WREG Tuesday that Cammie Rone, a second grade teacher at Batesville Intermediate School in Batesville, was dismissed from employment following an investig

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 13:53:30

Navy hospital employees removed after photo shows staffer giving newborn the finger

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two Navy corps members have been removed from their posts at Naval Hospital Jacksonville after a social media photo showed one of them giving a newborn the middle finger. The photo's caption read, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans" and said a "navy nurse" and a frie

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 13:37:18

Ask the Drs.: Chance, lifestyle and cancer

Dear Doctor: My best friend, who never smoked, died of lung cancer last spring. My father, who has been a smoker since high school, is fine. What puts you at greater risk of getting cancer - your genes, your habits, the environment, or is it just random chance? Dear Reader: Your question is familiar

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 02:49:00

Georgia Tech officer who fatally shot student sworn in 16 months ago

Eyewitness video appears to show the moments leading up to the death of Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz. The family lawyer says the campus police officer who fired the fatal shot overreacted. USA TODAY ATLANTA - The Georgia Tech Police officer who fatally shot a student on campus Saturday night

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 01:16:44

Up Periscope: U.S. Navy to use Xbox game controller on submarines

Microsoft has finally unveiled its new console - officially named the Xbox One X. It will be launched worldwide on November 7th and cost $499. Newslook The U.S. Navy will begin using Xbox 360 video game controllers to operate periscopes on some of its newer, most advanced submarines. The USS Colora

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 18:51:34

State sanctuary bill's effects on Monterey County Jail uncertain, officials say

California's sanctuary city bill is just a governor's penstroke from being law, but a slew of recent changes leaves its potential effects on the Monterey County Jail unknown, officials say. "Whatever rules it passes, we absolutely will follow," said Monterey County Sheriff's Cmdr. John Thornburg, re

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 01:11:33

Salinas El Grito Festival attracts thousands

Most days of the week, the stretch of East Alisal Street from Wood Street to Sanborn Road can be one of the busiest areas of the city. The sidewalks fill with families out looking for a deal and people looking for something to eat at one of the seemingly endless restaurants and food trucks that line

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-18 21:17:57

CHP: Crash kills Salinas man near Hollister

A 44-year-old Salinas man died in a crash on Highway 101 near Gilroy Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. The man, who isn't identified in the press release, was walking along Highway 101 north of Highway 156 at 3:12 p.m. when he began standing in the No. 2 lane, officers

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-18 18:16:05