Monterey County

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Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

Latent fire sparked by lightning caused a 66-acre wildfire in Monterey County that was 90 percent contained Sunday evening, a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.

05/10/2015

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Meth Lab Found In Prunedale Home After Disturbance Between Neighbors

A neighbor disturbance led deputies to the discovery of a methamphetamine production lab at a home in Prunedale on Saturday, Monterey County sheriff’s officials said Sunday.

05/10/2015

(L-R) Brandon Calantoc booking photo, surveillance image of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' robber (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Santa Cruz Heist

A man who police say dressed up as a woman during a Santa Cruz bank robbery and dubbed the ‘Mrs. Doubtfire Robber’ was arrested Tuesday following his arrest the previous day on separate charges.

04/22/2015

Andrew Butler (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Allegedly Kills Girlfriend In Front Of Her Children While She’s Behind Wheel In San Jose

A man in the passenger seat of a car allegedly shot dead his girlfriend while she was behind the wheel in San Jose – and in front of the couple’s baby and the woman’s teenage daughter – according to police and family members.

04/10/2015

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Monterey County Man Gets 60 Years For Convincing Children To Make Porn

A 41-year-old man from Monterey County has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to enticing four children in upstate New York to make online pornography.

04/09/2015

Plastic grocery bags are piled into a grocery cart. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect For Unincorporated Monterey County

Shoppers in unincorporated Monterey County will have to start bringing their own bags to businesses starting this Friday, when a plastic bag ban goes into effect.

03/26/2015

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Apple To Build Huge Solar Energy Farm In Monterey County To Power ‘Spaceship’ Complex, Retail Stores

Apple will spend $850 million on a massive solar energy project that will generate enough power for the computer giant’s new office campus, retail stores and its other California operations.

02/10/2015

(Melissa Galieti)

VIDEO: Rare White Dolphin Spotted In Monterey Bay

Sticking out like a sore thumb, a white dolphin was spotted amongst gray dolphins gliding across the Monterey Bay on Jan. 25.

01/29/2015

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Granny Smith And Gala Apples Recalled Due To Listeria

Granny smith and gala apples are being recalled nationwide after the presence of Listeria monocytogenes was confirmed at an apple processing facility in Shafter, according to the Monterey County Health Department.

01/16/2015

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Man Who Escaped Monterey County Jail Still On Loose

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement officers are searching for a 23-year-old man who escaped from county jail in Salinas on Christmas Day, deputies said Sunday.

12/28/2014

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