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Inmate says prison purposely exposed him to HIV, sues

By   /  April 22, 2014  /  Monterey County  /  No Comments

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A Salinas Valley State Prison inmate claims his jailers purposely placed him with an HIV-positive bunkmate to expose him to the deadly virus and has filed suit in Monterey Superior Court.

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City of Capitola and police agree to five-year labor pact

By   /  August 8, 2013  /  Capitola, Santa Cruz County  /  No Comments

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CAPITOLA — The city of Capitola has settled contract negotiations with the Capitola Police Officers Association, agreeing to a five-year contract that keeps police officers’ pay the same this year, but increases it by 3.5 percent each year after.

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Vanity Fair has exclusive coverage of Big Sur celebrity wedding

By   /  August 8, 2013  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Social media barons, entertainment icons and others gathered in Big Sur for the Sean Parker/Alexandra Lenas wedding. Vanity Fair is boasting exclusive coverage of this “wedding of the year.”

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Salinas police puzzled by recent string of shootings

By   /  August 6, 2013  /  Crime Reports, Monterey County, Salinas  /  No Comments

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Four have been killed and five others wounded in three separate shootings that took place in Salinas Sunday and Monday. According to a story in the Monterey Herald, police say the violence might be unrelated gang battles that occurred last week in Salinas.

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Monterey Bay News & Views Edition 5

By   /  July 16, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Monterey Bay News & Views Edition 22 .pdf

By   /  July 16, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Monterey Bay News & Views Edition 23 .pdf

By   /  July 16, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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A respite from revenge, retribution or reprisal

By   /  May 8, 2013  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

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Recently, I came across a story in a small daily newspaper in Hagerstown, MD, The Herald-Mail, about Bryan May, a 45-year-old Boonsboro, MD man, who was implicated in a tragedy when his car drifted over the center divide, crashing into and killing Bradley Christman, 28, of Waynesboro, PA.

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Threat on Facebook closes Scotts Valley High

By   /  April 12, 2013  /  Santa Cruz County, Scotts Valley, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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A shooting threat on Facebook closed Scotts Valley High School on Friday.

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Fishing industry rep given cold shoulder by Sanctuary Advisory Council director

By   /  April 12, 2013  /  Monterey County  /  No Comments

Kathy Fosmark has been representing commercial fishing interests on the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Council for many years, but for some reason, she doesn’t seem to be wanted anymore.

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