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Coast Guard Rescues 4 ‘Great Pacific Race’ Rowers In Rough Seas Off Monterey Coast

The rowers were participating in the Great Pacific Race from Monterey to Honolulu, when their 24-foot rowboat began taking on water.

06/21/2014

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Nearly 28,000 Marijuana Plants Removed From Los Padres National Forest

Almost 28,000 marijuana plants were removed last week from illegal cultivation sites in the Los Padres National Forest in Monterey County by federal, state and local authorities, the sheriff’s office reported Tuesday.

06/17/2014

Waves at San Francisco's Ocean Beach. (AP)

Rowing Race Tests Boaters’ Endurance On Pacific Journey From Monterey To Hawaii

The Great Pacific Race, a rowing competition where 13 crews in 24-foot boats row more than 2,400 miles from Monterey across the Pacific to Hawaii, began Monday.

06/09/2014

Video from the Coast Guard shows a helicopter rescue off the Monterey County Coast. (Source: Coast Guard)

Injured Boater Rescued By Coast Guard Helicopter Crew Off Monterey County Coast

New video shows a helicopter rescue off the Monterey County Coast.

06/04/2014

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Monterey County Sheriff Arrest 7 After Homeowner Catches Burglary In Progress

Six men and women and one juvenile were arrested on suspicion of burglary in Monterey County late Tuesday morning.

05/29/2014

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Federal Report Energizes California Anti-Fracking Movement

Opponents of fracking are seizing on a new federal report that states fracking for oil in the California may not be as productive as initially forecast and on Thursday renewed their push to declare a moratorium on the controversial process of drilling for oil.

05/22/2014

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Santa Cruz First County In State To Ban Fracking

Santa Cruz is the first county in California to pass an anti-fracking ordinance that prohibits the controversial oil-drilling method.

05/21/2014

Footage of rescuers saving a humpback whale entangled in a steel rope off the California coast off Santa Barbara. The whale was also spotted off Monterey. (NOAA / MMHSRP)

Rescuers Save Entangled Humpback Whale Off California Coast

Rescuers saved a humpback whale that had been entangled in a crab pot line off the California coast this week. The whale was spotted two weeks ago near Monterey, with a steel rope around its tail and dragging a huge crab trap.

05/16/2014

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Bay Area Sees Record Highs Shattered In Heat Wave

The Bay Area saw record high temperatures in several places Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Downtown San Francisco saw temperatures reach 88 degrees, surpassing the previous record of 87 degrees set in 1922.

05/14/2014

Will Routley of Canada riding for Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win stage four of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from Monterey to Cambria on May 14, 2014 in Cambria. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Will Routley Wins Stage 4 In Tour Of California From Monterey To Cambria

Will Routley of Canada surprised the favored sprinters by winning stage 4 of the Tour of California on Wednesday, and Bradley Wiggins of Britain retained his race lead for the third day.

05/14/2014

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