Salinas students honor AAPI month with new book

SALINAS STUDENTS HONOR AAPI MONTH WITH NEW BOOK

Students created a book which highlights the similarities between immigrant families in Salinas and the Japanese-Americans who settled...

Here are the top baby names from 2021

HERE ARE THE TOP BABY NAMES FROM 2021

These were the most popular names from 2021.

 
 
 
Meet the candidates for California's 19th Congressional District

MEET THE CANDIDATES FOR CALIFORNIA'S 19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

The 20th Congressional district that used to cover the Central Coast no longer exists. Instead, Monterey County was divided in half,...

Meet the candidate: Jimmy Panetta - California's 19th Congressional District

MEET THE CANDIDATE: JIMMY PANETTA - CALIFORNIA'S 19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Congressman Jimmy Panetta is running for election in a new district now after the state's districts were remade.

 
 
 
Meet the candidate: Jeff Gorman - California's 19th Congressional District

MEET THE CANDIDATE: JEFF GORMAN - CALIFORNIA'S 19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Gorman has worked as a bond trader and for major brokerage firms, and now runs Gorman financial in Monterey

President Biden to host leaders of Sweden, Finland as nations seek to join NATO

PRESIDENT BIDEN TO HOST LEADERS OF SWEDEN, FINLAND AS NATIONS SEEK TO JOIN NATO

The Biden administration is "very confident" that an agreement would be reached for the two countries to join the alliance, according...

 
 
 
US households can get 8 more free COVID-19 tests through government website

US HOUSEHOLDS CAN GET 8 MORE FREE COVID-19 TESTS THROUGH GOVERNMENT WEBSITE

Here's how to order eight more free COVID tests.

Fort Hunter Liggett conducting a prescribed burn

FORT HUNTER LIGGETT CONDUCTING A PRESCRIBED BURN

If you see smoke in south Monterey County, it's just Fort Hunter Liggett conducting a prescribed burn.

 
 
 
Climate change drives bigger wildfire seasons, threatens to wipe out progress on air pollution

CLIMATE CHANGE DRIVES BIGGER WILDFIRE SEASONS, THREATENS TO WIPE OUT PROGRESS ON AIR POLLUTION

Recent research into the co-occurrence of high ozone days and smoke pollution days highlights a link between climate change and our...

What's your wildfire risk? Check your address with new 'Risk Factor' tool

WHAT'S YOUR WILDFIRE RISK? CHECK YOUR ADDRESS WITH NEW 'RISK FACTOR' TOOL

A new tool released by the First Street Foundation called “Risk Factor” will help residents across the United States to see the probability...

 
 
 
Bay Area is the last place in the US with rent below pre-pandemic levels

BAY AREA IS THE LAST PLACE IN THE US WITH RENT BELOW PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS

The Bay Area is the last place in the U.S. with rental prices below pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report.

More sunshine today but still breezy

MORE SUNSHINE TODAY BUT STILL BREEZY

KSBW 8 meteorologist Gina De Vecchio has your local weather forecast

 
 
 
Researchers believe man made climate change is extending pollen season

RESEARCHERS BELIEVE MAN MADE CLIMATE CHANGE IS EXTENDING POLLEN SEASON

New data shows your seasonal misery may end up lasting longer. Here's why.

This Day in History: In May 1984, a horse gave birth to a zebra in Kentucky

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: IN MAY 1984, A HORSE GAVE BIRTH TO A ZEBRA IN KENTUCKY

“It's a Zebra!” was the catchphrase at the Louisville Zoo on May 17, 1984, when a quarter horse, Kelley, gave birth to Zebra E.Q. through...

 
 
 
Illegal sideshow draws crowd, police in Salinas

ILLEGAL SIDESHOW DRAWS CROWD, POLICE IN SALINAS

Sunday night around 8:30 p.m., an illegal sideshow went down behind a Salinas shopping center. Salinas police share that they've been...

A teen vanished on a spring break trip in 2009. Her body was just found and a man has been arrested

A TEEN VANISHED ON A SPRING BREAK TRIP IN 2009. HER BODY WAS JUST FOUND AND A MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED

Brittanee Drexel was last seen April 2009 when she was walking between hotels in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

 
 
 
Pacific Grove Unified School District to reinstate mask mandate

PACIFIC GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT TO REINSTATE MASK MANDATE

The Pacific Grove Unified School District will require all students and staff to wear masks while indoors, starting on Tuesday.

1 killed, 4 injured in 2-car crash near San Martin: CHP

1 KILLED, 4 INJURED IN 2-CAR CRASH NEAR SAN MARTIN: CHP

The identity of a San Martin man who died in a weekend crash has been released by the California Highway Patrol.

 
 
 
1 person killed in ATV crash in Salinas River near Soledad

1 PERSON KILLED IN ATV CRASH IN SALINAS RIVER NEAR SOLEDAD

One person was killed and another injured when an ATV crashed in the riverbed of the Salinas River over the weekend.

Overturned tractors blocking Highway 101 on-ramp north of San Juan Bautista

OVERTURNED TRACTORS BLOCKING HIGHWAY 101 ON-RAMP NORTH OF SAN JUAN BAUTISTA

Crews have to move the trailer and tractors and deal with a hazmat spill before the roadway is reopened.

 
 
 



Stephen Wynn sued by DOJ for not registering as agent of China

Stephen Wynn sued by DOJ for not registering as agent of China

The Department of Justice has sued casino mogul Stephen A. Wynn to compel him to register as an agent for the Chinese government, the DOJ announced Tuesday. On multiple... Read more ...

Fetterman wins Pa. Primary, AP calls race

Fetterman wins Pa. Primary, AP calls race

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has won the Pennsylvania Primary and will be the Democrat nominee for the state's open US Senate seat, according to the Associated Press. Read more ...

Omaha City Council approves re-development agreement for Mutual of Omaha Tower

Omaha City Council approves re-development agreement for Mutual of Omaha Tower

It details plans for mutual to take over the W Dale Clark library site, where the company will build its tower. Read more ...

Dems question whether Maloney can run DCCC while battling freshman colleague

House Democrats could find themselves picking sides in a deeply uncomfortable primary this summer: their campaign chair versus a Black freshman. And a growing swath of the... Read more ...

Danielle Hunter, Za'Darius Smith have become fast friends

Vikings edge rushers Danielle Hunter and Za'Darius Smith became fast friends at the Pro Bowl in Orlando in January 2020. They became teammates in March when Smith signed with... Read more ...

Morgan McGarvey wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky's 3rd Congressional...

Morgan McGarvey wins Democratic nomination for Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District

In the race to replace retired Congressman John Yarmuth, Morgan McGarvey takes the Democratic primary win for Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District. Read more ...

How to prevent a mass shooting? Police options are limited

How to prevent a mass shooting? Police options are limited

The suspect in a Buffalo, New York mass shooting - an 18-year-old man who targeted Black shoppers in a racist attack - was known to law enforcement but efforts to intervene... Read more ...

Before the Buffalo Shooting Began, Suspect Invited Others to Review Plans on...

The man accused of killing 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket permitted a small group to join his private chatroom about 30 minutes before the massacre. Read more ...

NC Attorney General Josh Stein tests positive for COVID-19

NC Attorney General Josh Stein tests positive for COVID-19

North Carolina's top law enforcement official - Attorney General Josh Stein - says he's staying at home for awhile after testing positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

GOP candidates for governor take aim at Richard Irvin and ‘scorched-earth...

The six candidates seeking the nomination appeared at a Chicago Tribune editorial board endorsement session. Read more ...