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Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Monterey’s First City Festival Announces Single Day Tickets And Line-Ups

First City Festival has announced the sale of single day ticket to their first year festival with Passion Pit, MGMT and more, reports Alice@97.3…

06/24/2013

Dimitri Storm is wanted for several crimes in the North Bay and Santa Cruz County. Authorities said he may have recently changed his appearance. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff)

Santa Cruz County Residents Warned To Be On Lookout For Fugitive

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about robbery and burglary suspect Dimitri Storm, who victimizes those who leave their cars and homes unlocked, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

05/02/2013

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Central California Fracking

Two environmental groups filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in federal court in San Jose Thursday, accusing it of failing to study the risks of fracking on 17,833 acres of public land in Monterey County and the Central Valley that it leased to 15 oil development companies.

04/18/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Off Duty CHP Officer Killed In Accident While Working On Car

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office was investigating the death of an off-duty California Highway Patrol Officer.

03/29/2013

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Parolee Among 2 Arrested After SWAT Standoff At Morgan Hill Motel

A male parolee and a woman were arrested after a more than six-hour standoff Tuesday that ended when police fired pepper gas through the window of a motel room where the couple had barricaded themselves, a police spokesman said.

03/26/2013

A harbor seal pup. (NOAA)

Campaign Urges Bay Area Beachgoers To ‘Leave Seals Be’

During pupping season the Marin County-based Marine Mammal Center is helping abandoned and sick elephant and harbor seal pups with a “Leave Seals Be” campaign, according to center officials.

03/15/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard: Report Of Missing Boaters A Possible Hoax

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for a man, woman and two children who reportedly abandoned ship off the coast of Monterey County on Sunday afternoon and said the report may have been a hoax.

02/26/2013

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

Boating Family Feared Missing Off Monterey Coast After Abandoning Ship

Crews planned to search by sea and air through the night Monday as they ramped up efforts to find a husband, wife and two young children who sent a series of distress calls saying their sailboat was sinking far off the Central California coast.

02/25/2013

Scuba Death

2 Scuba Divers Die Off Monterey Coast

CARMEL (CBS/AP) — Authorities say two scuba divers have died while diving off the coast of California’s Monterey County. Calfire spokesman Daniel Berlant says emergency crews were sent to Point Lobos State Reserve around 2:45 […]

02/23/2013

Gabriel Martinez

Paradise Man Convicted Of Killing Monterey Woman With Prescription Drugs During Date

A Monterey County Superior Court Judge Friday found a man guilty of manslaughter in the death of a woman he met at a bar and had sex with after feeding her prescription drugs.

01/26/2013

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