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.
Bay Area Beach Hazards Statement Extended Through Friday EveningThe National Weather Service has extended a beach hazards statement through 8 p.m. Friday for the Bay Area.
UPDATE: Dolan Fire In Monterey County Tops 111,000 Acres; Injured Firefighters ImprovingThe Dolan Fire burning in Monterey County has spread along the north and east edges of the wildfire and has now burned at least 111,382 acres as of Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Dolan Fire Update: Nearly 100,000 Acres Burned; Containment Drops To 20%The Dolan Fire in Monterey County, which last week had burned 20,000 acres, has now burned nearly 100,000 acres and firefighters have lost some containment, fire officials said Wednesday.
3 Firefighters Injured, 1 Critically, Battling Dolan Fire Near Big Sur; Fire Doubles In SizeThree were injured, one critically, when a group of firefighters were forced to cover under fire shelters after being overwhelmed by flames from the exploding Dolan Fire near Big Sur, with two of them airlifted to a hospital in Fresno Tuesday, officials said.
Monterey County Supes Approve Nearly $12M for Emergency Operations CenterThe Monterey County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to appropriate nearly $12 million to the county Emergency Operations Center's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
River Fire, Carmel Fire Evacuees In Monterey County Get OK To Return HomeMonterey County residents affected by the River and Carmel fires can return home as fire evacuation and warning zones reopened on Thursday.
Monterey County Crews Increase Containment On River, Carmel, Dolan FiresFire officials in Monterey County finally had good news to report Tuesday morning as containment on the River, Carmel and Dolan Fires continued to increase.
Monterey County Wildfires -- Carmel, Dolan And River -- Burn 75,000 Acres, Force Evacuations More than 2,000 firefighters continued to battle three large wildfires in Monterey County Monday that have burned a combined 70,000 acres.
River Fire: Monterey County Wildfire Scorches 33,000 Acres After Doubling In Size OvernightThe River Fire continued to tear through rugged terrain south of Salinas on Thursday after the lightning sparked wildfire doubled in size overnight.
Dolan Fire In Big Sur More Than Doubles In Size To 6,500 Acres; Arson Suspect ArrestedA large wildfire burning in Big Sur more than doubled in size overnight, according to Monterey County officials.
Carmel Fire Explodes To 4,285 Acres, 0% ContainmentThe Carmel Fire in Monterey County exploded in size overnight, growing to 4,285 acres, according to emergency officials.
Carmel Fire Burns Over 700 Acres; Retired Firefighter Could Lose Home Second TimeA wildfire continued to burn Wednesday in Monterey County's Carmel Valley, though the acreage burned has been reduced, according to authorities.