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.
One person was shot and killed in Salinas on Saturday night marking the city’s third homicide in less than a week.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities have issued a statewide Be on the Lookout report Thursday following the escape of an inmate from Monterey County Jail.
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.
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.
The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory Saturday for parts of the Bay Area.
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.