Monterey

Map of quake that struck in Monterey County on January 20, 2015. (CBS)

Moderate 4.4 Earthquake Shakes Monterey County Early Tuesday

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 struck near Greenfield in Monterey County on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network. Earlier reports gave it a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 before downgrading it.

01/20/2015

(Getty Images)

Man Shot Dead In Salinas Marks City’s 3rd Homicide In Less Than A Week

One person was shot and killed in Salinas on Saturday night marking the city’s third homicide in less than a week.

01/11/2015

Police Investigation

Victim Escapes With His Life After His Car Is Hit By 10 Gunshots At Salinas Intersection

Police in Salinas Saturday morning are investigating a Friday night shooting incident where a man escaped injury from multiple gunshots fired into his vehicle while he was stopped at an intersection.

01/10/2015

Monarch Butterflies (credit: Alice@97.3)

Where To See The Monarch Butterfly Migration In Northern California

Each year from mid-October to mid-February the Monarch butterfly migrate to the central and northern California coast. One of the things that make the migration special is that the butterflies return to the same locations year after year and that the general public can easily see them.

12/30/2014

Freddy Swanson

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

(CBS)

Inmate Uses Ventilation Duct To Escape From Monterey County Jail

Authorities have issued a statewide Be on the Lookout report Thursday following the escape of an inmate from Monterey County Jail.

12/25/2014

(CBS SF)

Extreme Surf Slams California Coast, Floods Mill Valley Roads During ‘King Tide’

A natural coast rhythm around the winter solstice is bringing the year’s highest tides to California shores, creating a coastal flood advisory for the Bay Area through Tuesday.

12/22/2014

Monterey County Jail

Registered Sex Offender Arrested After Allegedly Making Terrorist Threats To Neighbor In Salinas

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a registered sex offender Saturday who allegedly threatened a neighbor with a knife and made terrorist threats to the neighbor.

12/21/2014

(CBS SF)

High Surf And Coastal Flooding Advisory Issued For Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory Saturday for parts of the Bay Area.

12/20/2014

wx warning

Tornado-Like Waterspouts, Lightning, Gale-Force Winds And Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Northern California Waters

The National Weather Service issued a “special marine warning” as a fast-moving band of severe thunderstorms moved offshore, creating conditions that could span waterspouts — tornadoes over the ocean– along with frequent lightning, gale-force winds and large swells capable of overturning small vessels.

12/15/2014

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