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Hollister woman, 20, killed in car crash on Highway 101 in Gilroy

GILROY - A 20-year-old Hollister woman was killed Saturday morning in a car crash on Highway 101 near the Gilroy Outlets, according to the California Highway Patrol. The woman, identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office as Anyssa Lopez, was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer with three passenge

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-03-21 17:05:58

Salinas Police identify Victoria's Secret bra bandits

SALINAS, Calif. - UPDATE: 3/20/2018 1:33 p.m. The Salinas Police Department has identified three suspects wanted for stealing more than $17,000 worth of bras from a Victoria's Secret back in January. The three woman have been identified as Janice Mason, Mercedes Cannonier, and Sonja Reid. On Janua

KION546.COM - 2018-03-20 20:50:41

Greenfield girl raped in park, left unconscious, police say

A 13-year-old Greenfield girl was raped in a park and abandoned nearby while she was still unconscious, police said Tuesday. Police launched an investigation and identified the suspected child rapist as 32-year-old Niceforo Ramirez De Jesus. He was arrested Monday on charges of rape, lewd acts with

KSBW.COM - 2018-03-20 19:21:00

PHOTO: Car takes out tree and sign

Emergency officials help a female driver out of her Honda Accord Tuesday morning after she plowed over a speed limit sign and a tree. Watsonville Police Sgt. Brian Ridgway said a man driving a Ford Escape was attempting to enter eastbound South Green Valley Road from northbound Pennsylvania Drive ab

REGISTER-PAJARONIAN.COM - 2018-03-20 20:26:38

Salinas moving forward with permanent shelter

SALINAS, Calif. - Since losing her Section 8 housing last year, Arlan Strong has been sleeping in her car. Strong comes to Salinas' Chinatown often for the services. "We have the showers, bathrooms, food, social services -- pretty much everything that's needed," Strong said. The resources are drawi

KION546.COM - 2018-03-21 00:26:06

Alleged Greenfield rapist makes first court appearance

GREENFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE: 3/21/2018 2:36 p.m. The Greenfield man accused of raping a teen after getting her drunk made his first court appearance Wednesday. During his arraignment, 32 year-old Niceforo De Jesus Ramirez was assigned a public defender and entered a not guilty plea. Ramirez faces th

KION546.COM - 2018-03-21 23:06:56

City of Soledad begins planning for 100-year celebration

SOLEDAD - The City of Soledad is looking to the future, specifically to the City's 100-year celebration that will occur in 2021. On March 9, 1921, the City of Soledad was incorporated. City Manager Michael McHatten recently presented the City Council with the idea of creating five committees to head

SOLEDADBEE.COM - 2018-03-21 23:33:12

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


Two women struck by car in Salinas parking lot, one woman dead

SALINAS, Calif. - UPDATE: One woman has died from her injuries after being hit by a vehicle. We are told a driver in their late 60s was backing out when they hit a 88-year-old and an 80-year-old woman. The 88-year-old has passed away and the 80-year-old remains in serious condition. ----------------


Women dragged by car outside Salinas Walmart

An elderly woman was hit and dragged by a car in the parking lot of Walmart in Salinas Monday afternoon. Salinas police said two women, ages 80 and 87, were walking behind a parked car when the driver attempted to back out of a parking space. The driver quickly accelerated, struck the two women, an

KSBW.COM - 2018-03-20 01:22:00

Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Wal-Mart parking lot crash

One woman is dead and another in serious condition after being dragged underneath a vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot, Salinas police say. Officers say they went to the Wal-Mart, 1375 N. Davis Road, Monday afternoon after receiving reports of a crash. There, they found two women, ages 80 and 87,

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2018-03-20 01:04:38

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,


Gilroy Police Officer Arrested For DUI

GILROY, CA -- An off-duty Gilroy police officer was arrested for a DUI in Hollister, the department reported on Friday. The police officer was arrested either late Wednesday or early Thursday, according to police. The officer's name and other details will be released at a later time because the per


Gilroy police need help identifying 2 shoplifters

GILROY, Calif. - Officers from the Gilroy Police Department said that two women stole purses and backpacks from the Michel Kors Outlet on Saturday. They are asking for the public's help in identifying the women, said police. Anyone with information is asked to contact officer Lopez from the Gilroy P


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


Got a problem with Salinas? There's now an app for that

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Those having problems with damaged streets, abandoned vehicles, graffiti, broken sidewalks and more have a new way to tell Salinas about their problems. The SalinasConnect app, available for Android and the iPhone, is being rolled out this week, said Ray Corpuz,

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2018-03-20 00:46:32

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.


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


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


Monterey County bus driver charged with raping students

A Salinas bus driver, employed by the largest school district in Monterey County, has been charged with rape, kidnapping and stalking after police say he sexually assaulted two special needs students who rode his bus. Bill Harvey, 58, was employed by the Salinas Union High School District. He was a