Monterey

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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

Crissy Field

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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20 Animals Rescued From Pacific Grove Home In Apparent Hoarding Case

The SPCA of Monterey County rescued 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats on Wednesday from a Pacific Grove home where they were locked into three small, filthy rooms in an apparent case of animal hoarding.

05/08/2014

Smoke billows from a brush fire near Concord in the area of Kirker Pass and Hess roads, July 1, 2013. (CBS)

Open Burning Ban Announced For Bay Area Counties

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced a ban on open burning in areas including parts of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, effective Thursday.

05/01/2014

2 of 14 dogs rescued from inside a car in Monterey (CBS)

14 Dogs Rescued From Crowded Crates Stacked In Monterey Car

More than a dozen dogs are safe after being rescued from a vehicle in Monterey County.

04/22/2014

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State Health Officials Warn Of Illness Linked To Sport Shellfish From Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties

State public health officials are warning the public not to eat any sport-harvested bivalve shellfish from the Monterey Bay because consumption can lead to illness or death.

04/07/2014

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