Monterey

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.

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Best Romantic Springtime Destinations In The US

Springtime is one of the best times of the year to visit a romantic destination in America.

03/18/2015

Police Investigation

Man Killed, Another Wounded In Salinas Early-Morning Shooting

Police in Salinas are investigating a shooting Saturday morning that killed one person and sent another to the hospital.

03/14/2015

A young humpback whale carcass is washed ashore at Sunset Beach in Monterey, March 6, 2015. (CBS)

Young Humpback Whale Carcass Washes Ashore In Monterey

A dead humpback has whale washed ashore on a Monterey beach close to where a second whale was seen swimming near the shore

03/06/2015

Frame from a Coast Guard video shows a helicopter crew member rescueing a passenger from a sinking sailboat off the Monterey coast. (Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Helicopter Crews Rescue 5 People From Sinking Sailboat 120 Miles Off Monterey

Five people on a sinking sailboat off more than 100 miles from the Monterey coast were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.

02/02/2015

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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

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

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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

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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

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