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12 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Senior briefs: Monterey hospice care provider changes name, logo

The Hospice Giving Foundation has unveiled its new logo, left, which like the old one, right, is based on the icon of a nautilus shell.


Related Topix: Monterey County, CA

Yesterday | CBS Local

Latest In Series Of Small Earthquakes Hits Area South Of Gilroy

A 3.8 magnitude quake shook an area of San Benito County about 24 miles northeast of Soledad and 50 miles east-southeast of Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Shakes San Benito County Near Ridgemark

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck in San Benito County Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Ridgemark, CA, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Bishop Ranch History

When passing through the heart of Goleta on the 101, you can't help but notice a large open space on the mountain side of the freeway, between Los Carneros and Storke.


Related Topix: Goleta, CA, Agriculture, Science, Hollister, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014


California unemployment remains at 7.4 percent

California's unemployment rate held steady at 7.4 percent in July, but two surveys used to calculate the rate showed different results, the California Employment Development Department reported Friday.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Monterey County, CA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Drunk drivers targeted over 18-day effortDrunk drivers targeted over...

Drunk drivers targeted over 18-day effort Over the past two years, DUI arrests for the Labor Day effort have hit 100.


Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Monterey, CA, Gilroy, CA, King City, CA

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Lightning strikes forecast for Hollister, other inland areas

A National Weather Service Meteorologist based in Monterey issued a lightning strike warning for Hollister and other inland areas of the Central Coast.


Related Topix: Hollister, CA, Weather, Monterey, CA, Klamath, CA, Siskiyou County, CA

Thu Aug 07, 2014


Central Coast fire crews assisting with wildfires throughout California

San Benito County has a Cal Fire strike team at the Lodge Complex Fire in Mendocino County, and Monterey County has sent two strike teams from North Monterey County, the Peninsula fire departments and as far south as Fort Hunter Liggett to help battle the blazes.


Related Topix: Fire, Monterey County, CA, Mendocino County, CA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

MacReport Media RSS Feed

Citadel Exploration Engages MZ Group for Investor Relations

COIL) a pure-play California oil company with operations in the Salinas and San Joaquin Basins of California announced today that it has retained MZ Group as its investor relations advisor.


Related Topix: California

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Tehama District Fairboard picks new CEO

Ferreira, whose employment was unanimously approved by the board at its Monday meeting, brings decades of fair management experience to the position, which has been held by interim CEO Steve Kimbrough since February.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Hollister, CA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Monterey County Herald

State won't investigate PAC

SALINAS >> The state agency charged with looking into campaign finance violations has decided not to investigate the mysterious San Benito County political action committee behind a smear campaign in the June primary.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Gem of a show comes to West Springfield

Event: East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show When: Aug. 8 and 9, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Eastern States Exposition, Better Living Center, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield Cost: $6, children under 12 free with an adult admission; parking is $5 For more info: Visit There will be no stone unturned at the East ... (more)


Related Topix: Watches, Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014


San Benito Co. offers prescription discount program that benefits library

San Benito County departments are launching a program that will help residents save money on prescription drugs and help fund local libraries.


Related Topix: Libraries

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Three arrested for heroin in San Benito County

San Benito County sheriff's deputies arrested three people after serving a narcotics search warrant at a Mission Vineyard Road home Friday.



More than 20,000 marijuana plants seized in San Benito County

San Benito County Sheriff's deputies seized more than 20,000 marijuana plants from a property on Betabel Road Monday.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Sam Laage, Table Talk: Aromas Grill serves quality food in the country

The Aromas Burger features charbroiled Angus beef with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, and grilled mushrooms and onions on a toasted bun.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Aromas, CA, Beef, Meat, Recreational Vehicle, Beaver, Santa Cruz County, CA

Business Wire

Pinnacle Bank Announces Q2 2014 Results

As of June 30, 2014, total assets were $212.1 million, a 20% increase from the $177.5 million at June 30, 2013.


Related Topix: California, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, Monterey, CA, Monterey County, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Police arrest murder suspect

Police have arrested the alleged shooter in a July 14 homicide in Hollister. Authorities said 31-year-old Daniel Cadenas was shot and killed on Prospect Avenue.


Related Topix: Hollister, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Village News

Gem exhibit dazzles judges at fair

Michael Evans, assistant curator for the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society, stands with an award-winning exhibit he designed, at the San Diego County Fa... A 115.5 carat faceted tourmaline, left, sits next to a black tourmaline stone from a mine in Ramona.


Related Topix: Fallbrook, CA, San Diego County, CA, Ramona, CA, Pala, CA, Placer County, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Four suspected 'traveling burglary crew' members arrested in Hollister after car chase

Four Bay Area residents described as members of a "traveling burglary crew" were arrested by Hollister police in San Benito County earlier this week after a car chase, police said.


Related Topix: Hollister, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA