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Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo has announced that 47-year-old Jesus Vargas Espinoza of Castroville, pled no contest to killing 10 month-old Angelle Negron.
A 2010 voter initiative that put a 10 percent cap on Pacific Grove contributions toward employee pensions was ruled unconstitutional Friday by a Monterey County Superior Court judge.
Local residents will get a chance next month to weigh in on a state water board study on the critical water rights issue at the center of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project.
Monterey Regional Airport Fire engineer Darren Jones checks on Roland Shorter of Monterey as patients are treateed on the tarmac during Friday's mass casualty drill.
California's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 4½ years as the state experienced one of the sharpest drops in joblessness nationwide, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
A Salinas, California man believed to be the "John Doe" child predator sought in a nationwide manhunt this week appeared in federal court today following his capture Wednesday , about 24 hours after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations team issued a public appeal online for help tracking him down.
Officials from around the Monterey Bay gathered Wednesday at Cal State Monterey Bay to continue a regional effort at setting a high bar for reducing greenhouses gasses and achieving other environmental goals.
Police are investigating an incident that happened last week involving an Alisal Union School board member, and Supervisor Fernando Armenta and his wife.
For a variety of reasons both practical and logistical, there are very few club or nightclub-type music venues in the Carmel area, by which I mean the 1-square mile of Carmel proper and the Monterey County areas of Carmel at the mouth of the Valley and Rio Road.
Monterey County supervisors urged water resources agency officials to hurry up with a plan for using Salinas River water under a permit that is in danger of being revoked.
Monterey Peninsula residents may hear more about a roundabout over the next several months than college kids ever did in the 1970s wearing out their Yes albums with the 8½-minute song "Roundabout." A long-planned improvement plan for the traffic bottleneck at the main entrance to Pebble Beach, where southbound Highway 1 meets the Holman ... (more)
After being on the lam for 40 days, felon Dimitri Storm pleaded not guilty to nine charges in an Alameda County Court on Monday, according to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.
Harden Middle School seventh-grader Sebastian Barajas, left, and other students watch as energy passes through the air from a tesla coil to light up a fluorescent light at the Hartnell College Engineering and Physics Club booth during Friday's Career Extravaganza in Salinas.
The Monterey County District Attorney announced that 29-year old Juan Pablo Mata of Seaside was sentenced on Tuesday to felony probation and 350 days in jail.