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13 Year Old Recovers from Napa Quake Injuries

August 25, 2014 10:05 pm

NAPA, Calif. — A Napa teen seriously injured during Sunday’s Wine Country earthquake when the living room chimney collapsed on him remained hospitalized Monday, but familysays his condition was improving.

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Santa Cruz Hit & Run Suspect Arrested

August 25, 2014 4:21 pm

SANTA CRUZ, CA —  Santa Cruz police have arrested a 29-year-old Oakland woman on hit and run charges in connection with a Sunday evening hit and run which left a 70-year old Watsonsville resident fighting for his life at a Bay Area hospital. 29-year-old Joanna Steele was taken into custody after authorities spotted the truck […]

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Salinas Manhunt

August 25, 2014 2:10 pm

Salinas Police Department is searching for a 29-year-old Salinas man on various felony patrol violations.  Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Adali Mendoza On August 9, 2014 officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet Malibu.  The vehicle did not yeild and a lengthy pursuit ensued through Salinas and into […]

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6.0 Quake Rocks Napa Wine Country

August 24, 2014 11:47 am

NAPA, CA – A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Northern California near Napa Valley Sunday, injuring 89 — 3 critically — and causing extensive damage, including fires sparked by burst gas lines, in the largest tremor to rock the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta quake in 1989. Leslie Gordon of the U.S. Geological […]

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Search for Santa Cruz Hiker Called Off

August 20, 2014 10:17 pm

The search for a missing hiker was temporarily suspended Wednesday afternoon after searchers found a body in Kings Canyon National Park. National Park teams were searching for missing Santa Cruz hiker Gregory Muck who teaches during the year at a Fremont elementary school.

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Search Is On For Missing Big Sur Hiker

August 20, 2014 12:12 pm

(Big Sur, CA)  Search and Rescue teams are combing the back country in the Ventana Wilderness of the Los Padres National Forest, looking for a missing hiker from Big Sur. Authorities say 55-year-old Arvin Nelson was dropped off by a friend at China Camp near Tassajara Road.  Nelson planned to hike the eastern side of […]

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Missing Santa Cruz Hiker

August 19, 2014 10:34 pm

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reported a missing hiker Tuesday morning. Gregory Muck, 46, of Santa Cruz was hiking from Roads End in Cedar Grove to Gardiner Basin, traveling through Gardiner Pass, officials said. He planned to stay there for several days, then go back to Roads End out of Gardiner Creek to Woods […]

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Peanut Butter and Almond Butter Recall

August 19, 2014 10:26 pm

NEW YORK — A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination. The company said Tuesday that there have been reports of four illnesses that may be related to the nut butters. They were sold under the brand names Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and MaraNatha […]

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Posssible Ebola Virus Case Being Treated in Sacramento

August 19, 2014 10:19 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hospital officials in Sacramento announced Tuesday that a patient has been admitted for treatment after possible exposure to the Ebola virus. The patient was admitted to the South Sacramento Kaiser Medical Center.

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Novato Deadly Plane Crash

August 19, 2014 11:01 am

NOVATO, Calif. — A small plane traveling from Oregon to San Carlos crashed in a rural western Marin County field late Monday night while attempting an emergency landing in Novato, killing the pilot and sparking a small brushfire, authorities said

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