KSBW 8 Weather for October 21

KSBW 8 WEATHER FOR OCTOBER 21

Wednesday, October 21

Commitment 2020: State Assembly District 29

COMMITMENT 2020: STATE ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 29

Two candidates are running State Assembly District 29: Democratic incumbent Mark Stone and Republican Shomir Banerjee.

 
 
 
Behind the scenes look at election security in Santa Cruz County

BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT ELECTION SECURITY IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

The County Clerk makes sure everyone's vote counts

Fire at Watsonville landmark hospitalizes one, leaves family without a home

FIRE AT WATSONVILLE LANDMARK HOSPITALIZES ONE, LEAVES FAMILY WITHOUT A HOME

A fire at a downtown Watsonville landmark sent one person to a trauma center and left dozens of people who lived there without a home.

 
 
 
LIVE: FBI holds news conference on election security

LIVE: FBI HOLDS NEWS CONFERENCE ON ELECTION SECURITY

The FBI is holding a news conference on election security.

Startup video-streaming service Quibi is shutting down, reports say

STARTUP VIDEO-STREAMING SERVICE QUIBI IS SHUTTING DOWN, REPORTS SAY

The smartphone-focused service drew star-studded content as well as former eBay and Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman to head the company.

 
 
 
3 deaths reported at Mee Memorial's skilled nursing facility

3 DEATHS REPORTED AT MEE MEMORIAL'S SKILLED NURSING FACILITY

All patients were reported to be over the age of 80 with underlying health conditions.

‘We might be able to make it': Tattoo, piercing shops allowed to operate in California's most restrictive tier

‘WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO MAKE IT': TATTOO, PIERCING SHOPS ALLOWED TO OPERATE IN CALIFORNIA'S MOST RESTRICTIVE TIER

As California continues to reopen, top health officials are allowing personal care services to operate indoors with restrictions in...

 
 
 
'They make stuff up': Many in US distrust campaign info, poll finds

'THEY MAKE STUFF UP': MANY IN US DISTRUST CAMPAIGN INFO, POLL FINDS

In a presidential election year that has thrown the country's divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had 'nothing to do with race'

LOUISVILLE OFFICER INVOLVED IN BREONNA TAYLOR CASE SAYS SHOOTING HAD 'NOTHING TO DO WITH RACE'

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville police officer who was one of the officers involved in the March raid where Breonna Taylor was...

 
 
 
KSBW 8 Weather for October, 20

KSBW 8 WEATHER FOR OCTOBER, 20

Tuesday, October 20

Commitment 2020: Steve McShane and Wendy Root Askew face off

COMMITMENT 2020: STEVE MCSHANE AND WENDY ROOT ASKEW FACE OFF

Steve McShane and Wendy Root Askew face off for Monterey County Supervisor District 4.

 
 
 
Hollister approves up to $15,000 for each business to get enhancements

HOLLISTER APPROVES UP TO $15,000 FOR EACH BUSINESS TO GET ENHANCEMENTS

Optum testing site arrives in Seaside

OPTUM TESTING SITE ARRIVES IN SEASIDE

Slots for a COVID-19 test filled up fast at the Seaside High School Optum site as peninsula residents took advantage of the new testing...

 
 
 
Here's when Disneyland, other big theme parks can reopen in California

HERE'S WHEN DISNEYLAND, OTHER BIG THEME PARKS CAN REOPEN IN CALIFORNIA

Dr. Mark Ghaly revealed guidelines that will pave the way for the state's smaller theme parks to receive visitors for the first time...

Dr. Ghaly to give update on California coronavirus tiers, theme parks

DR. GHALY TO GIVE UPDATE ON CALIFORNIA CORONAVIRUS TIERS, THEME PARKS

California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly is scheduled to give an update Tuesday at noon on counties that have...

 
 
 
Proposition 16: Is California set to bring back affirmative action?

PROPOSITION 16: IS CALIFORNIA SET TO BRING BACK AFFIRMATIVE ACTION?

California voters will soon be weighing in on the latest version of affirmative action in the state: Proposition 16.

Prop 25: Voters to decide on future of cash bail in California

PROP 25: VOTERS TO DECIDE ON FUTURE OF CASH BAIL IN CALIFORNIA

California voters are now deciding the fate of Proposition 25, which would end the state's money bail system.

 
 
 
California's feared surge of virus cases hasn't happened

CALIFORNIA'S FEARED SURGE OF VIRUS CASES HASN'T HAPPENED

State data shows hospitalizations have fallen by about 15% since that warning while the weekly average number of new cases continues...

Little Change in Local Weather

LITTLE CHANGE IN LOCAL WEATHER

KSBW 8 Meteorologist Art Jarrett has your local forecast.

 
 
 



Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots

In several critical battleground states, officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day. Read more ...

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent... Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Kevin Cash was well aware his best player during the regular season was in a Gary Sanchez-like funk ever since the postseason opened. Yet when the Rays' manager filled out the... Read more ...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and Iran are taking 'specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections'

Summary List Placement This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Iran and Russia have "taken... Read more ...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Qualified immunity and addressing bad police officers

Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers talk about police reform, including qualified immunity and how bad officers can be held more directly responsible... Read more ...

Maryland man admits to leaving threatening letter for voters, charged

Maryland man admits to leaving threatening letter for voters, charged

The letter also threatened violence against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris and gun control advocates. Read more ...

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

A police officer is seen on video pulling a woman from an overturned car that was engulfed in flames. Read more ...

5 questions we have ahead of Thursday's final Trump-Biden debate

5 questions we have ahead of Thursday's final Trump-Biden debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, meet on the debate stage for the second and final time Thursday night in Tennessee. The 90-minute... Read more ...

Intelligence officials announce attempts by Iran, Russia to influence election

Intelligence officials announce attempts by Iran, Russia to influence election

U.S. intelligence officials said two foreign actors, Russia and Iran have made attempts to influence the 2020 election on Wednesday. Read more ...