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7 Arrested In Monterey County Child Porn Sweep

A group of law enforcement officials conducted a sweep of suspected child pornography users in Monterey County on Wednesday that resulted in seven arrests.

05/31/2013

(CBS)

Suspect In San Ardo Home Invasion Behind Bars

A man was arrested in the Monterey County community of San Ardo after allegedly breaking into an elderly man’s home and threatening to kill him.

04/20/2013

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Central California Fracking

Two environmental groups filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in federal court in San Jose Thursday, accusing it of failing to study the risks of fracking on 17,833 acres of public land in Monterey County and the Central Valley that it leased to 15 oil development companies.

04/18/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Man Tries To Escape Speeding Ticket By Jumping Into Ocean In Monterey County

A man police say was speeding is in deeper trouble after they say he led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase in Monterey County where he ended up at a beach, ran across sand dunes and tried to escape by swimming away in the ocean.

04/10/2013

(CBS)

Monterey County Mom Backing Out Of Driveway Hits Son

A 4-year-old Monterey County boy was airlifted to a hospital Monday morning after his mother accidentally backed into him with her car as she was leaving for work, a police sergeant said.

04/08/2013

Sign posted at property in San Ardo with abandoned  starving cattle and horses.

SPCA Rescues Starving, Abandoned Horses, Cattle In Monterey County

The SPCA for Monterey County rescued a dozen cattle and horses that appear to have been abandoned at a property in the small community of San Ardo south of King City.

03/23/2013

The Pinnacles

Pinnacles National Monument Officially Becomes National Park

President Barack Obama signed legislation Thursday making Pinnacles National Monument near Soledad the 59th national park in the U.S.

01/11/2013

(CBS)

Some Central Calif. Landowners May Not Have Say On ‘Fracking’

California landowners could be sitting on oil rich land deep beneath the land their home sits on. While landowners may own the surface land, what lies beneath could be sold off if oil is discovered.

10/27/2012

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Oil ‘Fracking’ May Come To Southern Monterey County

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” could make 14 billion barrels of oil reserves in the hills and valleys beyond the Monterey County town of San Ardo accessible.

10/26/2012

Clint Eastwood (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Eastwood Explains Empty Chair Chat To Small NorCal Paper

In his first interview since he attended the convention to pledge his support for Mitt Romney, Eastwood told the Carmel Pine Cone, a small California weekly newspaper, that his speech was not only unscripted, it was pretty much spontaneous.

09/07/2012

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