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Cheap rent and questionable use; a look at the State Parks employee housing program

CHEAP RENT AND QUESTIONABLE USE; A LOOK AT THE STATE PARKS EMPLOYEE HOUSING PROGRAM

The program offers outrageously low rents to some Parks' employees ranging from as low as $56 a month to $440 for properties in the...

 
 
 

TEENS BEGIN RECEIVING COVID-19 VACCINE IN SALINAS AND ACROSS THE STATE

With the COVID-19 vaccine becoming available Thursday to anyone over the age of 16 without restrictions, many teens jumped at the opportunity...

All Californians 16+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine today

ALL CALIFORNIANS 16+ ELIGIBLE FOR COVID-19 VACCINE TODAY

Starting Thursday, all Californians 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

 
 
 
The changes coming to California's My Turn vaccination sign-up website you need to know

THE CHANGES COMING TO CALIFORNIA'S MY TURN VACCINATION SIGN-UP WEBSITE YOU NEED TO KNOW

Thursday marks a big day for COVID-19 vaccination efforts in California. Starting April 15, residents age 16 and older will finally...

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Santa Cruz city leaders vote against outdoor sleeping ordinance

SANTA CRUZ CITY LEADERS VOTE AGAINST OUTDOOR SLEEPING ORDINANCE

"It was very clear to me that we didn't get it right. We just didn't have it right!" said Santa Cruz Mayor, Donna Myers.

Jeremy Lin responds to not being called up to NBA yet

JEREMY LIN RESPONDS TO NOT BEING CALLED UP TO NBA YET

Many basketball fans wonder what it will take for Jeremy Lin to get called up to an NBA team.

 
 
 
'Reimagine the school year': Newsom pushes reopening as many California districts resist

'REIMAGINE THE SCHOOL YEAR': NEWSOM PUSHES REOPENING AS MANY CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS RESIST

Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration said Wednesday that all California schools should reopen when the new academic year begins next...

Prosecutor: Kristin Smart killed during attempted rape, suspect's father helped hide body

PROSECUTOR: KRISTIN SMART KILLED DURING ATTEMPTED RAPE, SUSPECT'S FATHER HELPED HIDE BODY

The San Luis Obispo County district attorney said Wednesday that missing California college student Kristin Smart was killed in 1996...

 
 
 
Santa Cruz-Watsonville ranks in the top 10 "hottest housing market"

SANTA CRUZ-WATSONVILLE RANKS IN THE TOP 10 "HOTTEST HOUSING MARKET"

The Santa Cruz-Watsonville housing market ranked eighth for the month and fourth year-over-year.

Kristin Smart Timeline: From California college student's 1996 disappearance to 2021 arrests

KRISTIN SMART TIMELINE: FROM CALIFORNIA COLLEGE STUDENT'S 1996 DISAPPEARANCE TO 2021 ARRESTS

Two people were arrested in Kristin Smart's disappearance case. We break down how detectives got to where they are at now in the investigation.

 
 
 
Noose on a California city logo will go, council decides in unanimous vote

NOOSE ON A CALIFORNIA CITY LOGO WILL GO, COUNCIL DECIDES IN UNANIMOUS VOTE

In a unanimous vote, and after a public comment session lasting over three hours, Placerville's city council decided Tuesday night...

Following racial slur controversy, Morgan Wallen says he's 'proud of the work I've put in'

FOLLOWING RACIAL SLUR CONTROVERSY, MORGAN WALLEN SAYS HE'S 'PROUD OF THE WORK I'VE PUT IN'

In a four-page handwritten note posted to his Instagram, the country singer said he's used his time off to work on himself.

 
 
 
Con man who swindled wine collectors for millions deported to Indonesia

CON MAN WHO SWINDLED WINE COLLECTORS FOR MILLIONS DEPORTED TO INDONESIA

The man who became the subject of a documentary for fleecing wine collectors out of millions by selling cheaper wine he rebottled in...

Pine Ridge Trail in Big Sur reopened Tuesday

PINE RIDGE TRAIL IN BIG SUR REOPENED TUESDAY

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You can reduce your risk of severe COVID with regular activity, a study says. Here's how

YOU CAN REDUCE YOUR RISK OF SEVERE COVID WITH REGULAR ACTIVITY, A STUDY SAYS. HERE'S HOW

Want to reduce your risk of severe COVID-19? It only takes 22 minutes a day.

California targets urgent projects as wildfire season looms

CALIFORNIA TARGETS URGENT PROJECTS AS WILDFIRE SEASON LOOMS

A dry winter is already blending into a tinder-dry summer that has produced twice as many wildfires as this time last year, Gov. Gavin...

 
 
 
Few California counties move to less restrictive COVID-19 tiers this week

FEW CALIFORNIA COUNTIES MOVE TO LESS RESTRICTIVE COVID-19 TIERS THIS WEEK

Merced is now the lone county in the state's most restrictive purple tier

Monterey County must rescind Cal-Am desal approvals: Court

MONTEREY COUNTY MUST RESCIND CAL-AM DESAL APPROVALS: COURT

The Superior Court of California, County of Monterey has told Monterey County it must rescind all approvals for the Cal-Am desalination...

 
 
 



Indianapolis FedEx shooting: Authorities give update after mass shooting

Indianapolis FedEx shooting: Authorities give update after mass shooting

Authorities are holding a press conference on the deadly shooting at an Indiana FedEx facility that left at least eight people dead, as well as the gunman. Gunfire erupted at... Read more ...

Biden to host Japanese prime minister for first in-person visit

Biden to host Japanese prime minister for first in-person visit

President Biden will host Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the White House Friday for his first in-person summit with a world leader since taking office, as the two... Read more ...

Chicago releases video of fatal shooting of teen

Chicago releases video of fatal shooting of teen

Chicago's police review board released body camera video on Thursday of a police officer's fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy late last month. Read more ...

Scientists created a hybrid human-monkey embryo in a lab, sparking concerns...

Scientists created a hybrid human-monkey embryo in a lab, sparking concerns others could take the experiment too far

Summary List Placement Monkey embryos containing human cells were kept alive for 20 days in an experiment carried out by a US-Chinese team. The embryos were made by injecting... Read more ...

The Pentagon confirmed that a video showing a triangular UFO is real and...

The Pentagon confirmed that a video showing a triangular UFO is real and taken by the US Navy, report says

Summary List Placement The Department of Defense has confirmed that images and video of triangle-shaped unidentified aerial phenomena are real and were taken by Navy personnel... Read more ...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to the White House

The two leaders are looking to counter messaging from Chinese President Xi Jinping that America and democracies in general are on the decline. Read more ...

Morgan Stanley reports $911 million loss related to Archegos implosion

Morgan Stanley reports $911 million loss related to Archegos implosion

Summary List Placement Morgan Stanley's exposure to Archegos Capital led to a loss of $911 million in the first quarter. The implosion of Archegos Capital last month sparked... Read more ...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death

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FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx is reportedly examining a policy barring workers from carrying their cellphones on the job after a deadly mass shooting at one of the company's Indianapolis facilities... Read more ...

Iran begins enriching uranium at 60 percent purity near end of nuclear talks

Iran begins enriching uranium at 60 percent purity near end of nuclear talks

The move, initially revealed by Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf on Twitter and later confirmed by state television, comes on the final day of talks in Vienna... Read more ...