Soberanes Fire Forces Shutdown Of Famed Big Sur ParksA large wildfire burning in Monterey County increased to almost 20,000 acres as of Tuesday morning, Cal Fire officials said.
More Monterey Co. Residents Evacuated As Soberanes Fire ExpandsNearly 15,000 acres have burned in a fast-moving wildfire in Monterey County south of Carmel-by-the-Sea that sparked late last week and has destroyed nearly two dozen buildings, Cal Fire officials said.
Out-Of-Control Wildfires Near Big Sur, Santa Clarita Threaten Thousands Of HomesWildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California's scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes and a sanctuary for exotic animals.
Monterey County Wildfire 40 Percent ContainedOfficials say a wildfire burning in a rural and largely agricultural section of California's Central Coast is now 40 percent contained.
CHP Officer Delivers Baby Along Highway 101 In Monterey CountyA California Highway Patrol officer helped deliver a baby Thursday along U.S. Highway 101 south of Soledad, agency officials said.
Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Hitting Deer On Highway 1A motorcyclist suffered major injuries not considered life threatening in a collision with a deer Sunday afternoon in unincorporated Monterey County, California Highway Patrol officials said.
1 Dead After Solo Vehicle Crash In Monterey CountyAt least one person died after a solo vehicle crash Saturday morning near the community of Carmel Valley, according to the CHP.
Monterey Man To Get 25 Years For Setting Fire To Ex-Girlfriend's TentA man who set his ex-girlfriend's tent on fire while she was inside with her new boyfriend pleaded guilty to mayhem.
Monterey County Beach Closed After Sewer ContaminationThe Monterey County Health Department has closed San Carlos Beach after a sewage spill Friday contaminated the water.
Monterey Sand Mine Targeted For Closure Over Beach Erosion ConcernsThe California Coastal Commission wants the a 100-year-old sand mine shut down over environmental concerns such as beach erosion.
Police Sergeant Faces Prison In Car Towing Scheme Targeting Poor LatinosA former King City police sergeant pleaded no contest Thursday to charges in a car towing scheme he led that largely victimized low-income Hispanics, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Intruders Wielding Machete, Wrench Rob Couple In Their Carmel HomeTwo suspects, armed with a machete and a wrench, allegedly forced their way into the home through a side door and threatened the home's two elderly residents.

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