State Officers Remove 3,000 Pounds of Trash From Big Sur Marijuana Grow SiteState wildlife officers removed 3,000 lbs. of trash, hundreds of feet of plastic irrigation piping, discarded camping equipment and other debris at an illegal marijuana operation in the Los Padres National Forest in Big Sur.
COVID Purple Tier: Monterey County To Adopt State's Regional Stay Home OrderMonterey County will be joining other Bay Area counties in implementing the state’s regional order before it is required in an effort to preserve critical hospital bed capacity and curb the spread of COVID-19.
'Mayday' Calls Lead Coast Guard Crew To Capsized Boat Near Moss LandingA person calling 'mayday' set off the search and rescue of a boat capsized in the frigid waters near Moss Landing, Friday morning.
Director of Monterey County Nonprofit Sentenced for EmbezzlementA judge on Wednesday sentenced the founder and director of a Monterey nonprofit that assisted children with special needs, to four years in prison for tax evasion, embezzlement, submitting false invoices and theft by false pretenses, prosecutors said.
3.4, 3.0 Magnitude Earthquakes Shake San Juan BautistaA small earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude shook an area of San Benito County Wednesday, followed by a second quake.
Reopening: Monterey County Could Emerge From Most-Restrictive Purple Tier Next WeekMonterey County could move into a less-restrictive coronavirus pandemic reopening tier as soon as Tuesday if state public health officials approve the county's request to review a data discrepancy.
2 Escaped Wolf Hybrids In Monterey County Found; 1 Still MissingMonterey County Health Department officials said Monday that two of three wolf hybrids that got loose in the San Benancio area last week have been found.
Authorities Warn Of Wolf Hybrids Wandering In Monterey County NeighborhoodHealth Department officials were alerting residents Saturday about wolf hybrids that may be roaming in the San Benancio and Coral de Tierra areas of Monterey County.
Series Of Small Earthquakes Rattle Monterey County CoastAt least three small earthquakes shook an area of coastal Monterey County Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
DUI Offender Gets 2 Years In Prison For Crashing Into McDonald's Restaurant, Causing FireA man who smashed into a Monterey County McDonald's restaurant while under the influence, causing a fire that ended up destroying the building, was sentenced to two years in prison, Monterey County prosecutors announced Monday.
Monterey County Drug Dealer, Mexican Pharmacist Charged With Drug Distribution, Fatal Fentanyl OverdoseA federal grand jury has charged drug dealer in Monterey County and a Mexican pharmacist with distributing fentanyl and alprazolam as well as providing fentanyl in an incident that resulted in death, according to authorities.