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Ribbon cut on Pajaro High's new field

RIBBON CUT ON PAJARO HIGH'S NEW FIELD

 
 
 
Costco gas station opens in Seaside

COSTCO GAS STATION OPENS IN SEASIDE

Pajaro Valley USD parents frustrated with slow reopening plan

PAJARO VALLEY USD PARENTS FRUSTRATED WITH SLOW REOPENING PLAN

Superintendent Michelle Rodriguez says COVID-19 positivity rates are driving the decision.

 
 
 
Scotts Valley USD prepares to send kids back to campus next week

SCOTTS VALLEY USD PREPARES TO SEND KIDS BACK TO CAMPUS NEXT WEEK

Public schools in Santa Cruz County are preparing to re-open after being closed for almost a year.

Congress split on US strikes in Syria on Iran-backed militia

CONGRESS SPLIT ON US STRIKES IN SYRIA ON IRAN-BACKED MILITIA

Several leading Democrats in Congress denounced the strikes.

 
 
 
MLB Spring Training is here!

MLB SPRING TRAINING IS HERE!

Baseball is back! Kick off the year with new gear to support your team.

Here are the videos you're going to want to watch from this week

HERE ARE THE VIDEOS YOU'RE GOING TO WANT TO WATCH FROM THIS WEEK

A volcanic eruption, a dead shark seized by the TSA and a frozen pond rescue are just some of the shots that captivated our attention...

 
 
 
Santa Cruz Warrior's Jeremy Lin opens up about Asian American hate

SANTA CRUZ WARRIOR'S JEREMY LIN OPENS UP ABOUT ASIAN AMERICAN HATE

"Being a 9 year NBA veteran doesn't protect me from being called "coronavirus" on the court."

Gov. Newsom holds COVID-19 briefing in Central Valley

GOV. NEWSOM HOLDS COVID-19 BRIEFING IN CENTRAL VALLEY

Gov. Gavin Newsom is scheduled to hold a COVID-19 briefing Friday in the Central Valley as efforts continue to inoculate those hit...

 
 
 
Fallen Santa Cruz police Sgt. Butch Baker, Det. Elizabeth Butler remembered

FALLEN SANTA CRUZ POLICE SGT. BUTCH BAKER, DET. ELIZABETH BUTLER REMEMBERED

Today marks the eighth anniversary of when Santa Cruz Police Department Sgt. Butch Baker and Detective Elizabeth Butler were shot to...

Monarch butterflies down 26% in Mexico wintering grounds

MONARCH BUTTERFLIES DOWN 26% IN MEXICO WINTERING GROUNDS

The number of monarch butterflies that showed up at their winter resting grounds in central Mexico decreased by about 26% this year.

 
 
 
Why some people in Big Sur celebrated when Highway 1 collapsed

WHY SOME PEOPLE IN BIG SUR CELEBRATED WHEN HIGHWAY 1 COLLAPSED

For some residents, this “disaster” was exactly what they had been waiting for.

Woman commandeers heavy machinery, plows into fence near CA Capitol

WOMAN COMMANDEERS HEAVY MACHINERY, PLOWS INTO FENCE NEAR CA CAPITOL

It was a wild scene for a few moments near the state Capitol on Thursday night after a woman got inside heavy machinery and crashed...

 
 
 
Tahoe fire captain talks about dramatic rescue of people trapped in burning building

TAHOE FIRE CAPTAIN TALKS ABOUT DRAMATIC RESCUE OF PEOPLE TRAPPED IN BURNING BUILDING

Mike Taormina, a nine-year veteran of the South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue serving as a captain and paramedic, described what he saw when...

In new interview, Prince Harry says he didn't walk away from royal family

IN NEW INTERVIEW, PRINCE HARRY SAYS HE DIDN'T WALK AWAY FROM ROYAL FAMILY

The appearance marked Harry's first interview since his grandmother stripped the prince and his wife, Meghan Markle, of their remaining...

 
 
 
Unemployment-benefits fraud victims are getting tax bills - and major headaches

UNEMPLOYMENT-BENEFITS FRAUD VICTIMS ARE GETTING TAX BILLS - AND MAJOR HEADACHES

Scams have exploded over the past year, triggered by the historic federal expansion of unemployment benefits in Congress' COVID-19...

Sunny, Mild and Breezy this Weekend

SUNNY, MILD AND BREEZY THIS WEEKEND

KSBW 8 Meteorologist Art Jarrett has your local forecast.

 
 
 
Santa Cruz County elementary schools to reopen starting next week

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TO REOPEN STARTING NEXT WEEK

Santa Cruz County Office of Education held a townhall with all of their school district's superintendents discussing phased reopening...

Monterey County data shows unequitable vaccine distribution

MONTEREY COUNTY DATA SHOWS UNEQUITABLE VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

 
 
 



LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the...

House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the Senate as minimum wage fight looms

Summary List Placement House Democrats approved President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion emergency spending package in a 219-212 vote early on Saturday morning, sending the... Read more ...

Uniform mix-up can't stop Thunder from beating Hawks

Uniform mix-up can't stop Thunder from beating Hawks

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

South Shore Health's Dr. Simone Wildes says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will significantly reduce hospitalizations and death. Read more ...