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Monterey

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Oil ‘Fracking’ May Come To Southern Monterey County

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” could make 14 billion barrels of oil reserves in the hills and valleys beyond the Monterey County town of San Ardo accessible.

10/26/2012

69-year-old Lawrence Jones of Monterey County is accused in the murder of his ex-wife, 29-year-old Norife Herrera Jones. (Naval Postgraduate School)

Monterey Professor Arrested In Ex-Wife’s Death

A Naval Postgraduate School professor and financial expert has been arrested in connection with the death of his ex-wife, whose body was found last week.

09/14/2012

(CBS Graphic)

Coast Guard Rescues 2 From Plane Crashed Off Monterey Coast

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew from the Bay Area rescued two people from a downed airplane off the Monterey County coast Sunday afternoon.

09/10/2012

(CBS)

Missing Monterey Co. Teen, Alleged Kidnapper Turn Themselves In

A 16-year-old girl and her boyfriend, missing since a July 28 double homicide in Monterey County, turned themselves in at the United States border in San Diego Saturday morning.

08/04/2012

Blue Whale

Monterey Bay Boaters Warned To Avoid Influx Of Blue Whales

Boaters in Monterey Bay are advised to look out for large numbers of blue whales making their way through the area to feed in the Bay’s nutrient-rich waters.

07/14/2012

Blue Whale

Blue Whales Spotted In Droves Near Santa Cruz, Monterey

Blue whales, the world’s largest animal, are being seen in droves off the Northern California coast.

07/05/2012

(CBS)

Monterey Man Rescued From Ledge Above Arroyo Seco River

A Monterey County man was rescued Sunday night after an inner-tubing mishap left him stuck on a ledge above the Arroyo Seco River near Greenfield, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.

06/25/2012

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Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip to Monterey

Any traveler would be hard pressed to find another California city with such history, scenic beauty and romantic mythology. It’s all just a tank of gas away. Enjoy the stunning Monterey Bay Aquarium, eat at the restaurant locals wish you didn’t know about, and be sure to stop and snag a parting gift from the perfumer to the stars on this awesome one-tank trip to Monterey.

06/16/2012

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Experts Search Monterey Coast To Save Whale Entangled In Fishing Nets

A specially trained team of disentanglement experts searched the waters off the Monterey County coast Thursday for a gray whale spotted earlier in the week caught up on fishing nets.

04/26/2012

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Lost Whale Spotted Off Monterey Coast, Rescuers Seek Opportunity

A whale that went missing during rescue attempts last week to free it from a large fishing line has been spotted off the coast of Monterey County.

04/24/2012

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