Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

COUNTRY MUSIC STAR JOE DIFFIE DIES AT 61 OF CORONAVIRUS COMPLICATIONS

Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie is dead at 61 from complications of coronavirus.

Rain today, sunnier and warmer week ahead

RAIN TODAY, SUNNIER AND WARMER WEEK AHEAD

KSBW Meteorologist Gina DeVecchio has your local forecast.

 
 
 
Family surprises mommy-to-be with “drive-thru baby shower” in Santa Cruz

FAMILY SURPRISES MOMMY-TO-BE WITH “DRIVE-THRU BABY SHOWER” IN SANTA CRUZ

Amy Litz's baby shower was cancelled due to the state's stay-at-home order, but her family found a creative way to celebrate and surprise...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

TREASURY SECRETARY SAYS AMERICANS CAN EXPECT STIMULUS CHECKS TO BE DIRECT DEPOSITED WITHIN 3 WEEKS

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be...

 
 
 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ACCEPTING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DONATIONS

Protective equipment supplies sought for medical workers.

66 residents test positive for coronavirus at Maryland nursing home

66 RESIDENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS AT MARYLAND NURSING HOME

Eleven residents have been hospitalized as of Saturday.

 
 
 
Gov. Newsom visits Bay Area ventilator refurbishment facility

GOV. NEWSOM VISITS BAY AREA VENTILATOR REFURBISHMENT FACILITY

Gov. Gavin Newsom is visiting the Bloom Energy ventilator refurbishment site in the Bay Area on Saturday.

Showers tomorrow then sunny

SHOWERS TOMORROW THEN SUNNY

KSBW meteorologist Gina DeVecchio has your local weather forecast

 
 
 
Demographic breakdown of Monterey County COVID-19 cases

DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWN OF MONTEREY COUNTY COVID-19 CASES

Nineteen cases are in the "Salinas Area", nine cases are in the "Peninsula Big Sur Area", and six cases are spread throughout the rest...

California lawmakers plead: Fight virus, don't pack beaches

CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS PLEAD: FIGHT VIRUS, DON'T PACK BEACHES

With cases of coronavirus surging and the death toll rising, lawmakers are pleading with cooped-up Californians not to let a beautiful,...

 
 
 
Cloudy, cool, wet weekend

CLOUDY, COOL, WET WEEKEND

Saturday, March 28

Santa Cruz County Health: COVID-19 surge "will exceed medical capacity"

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY HEALTH: COVID-19 SURGE "WILL EXCEED MEDICAL CAPACITY"

Newel said the county is already preparing to put beds at two alternative care sites: Simpkins Family Swim Center and an undisclosed...

 
 
 
32 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Monterey County after 5 new cases reported

32 COVID-19 CASES CONFIRMED IN MONTEREY COUNTY AFTER 5 NEW CASES REPORTED

As of March 27, Monterey County Health Department's Public Health Laboratory has completed COVID-19 testing for 452 people.

Monterey County Stand Down for homeless vets pushed back a year

MONTEREY COUNTY STAND DOWN FOR HOMELESS VETS PUSHED BACK A YEAR

The three day event was supposed to happen in August.

 
 
 
Rain over the weekend and then sun to start next week

RAIN OVER THE WEEKEND AND THEN SUN TO START NEXT WEEK

KSBW chief meteorologist Lee Solomon has your local weather forecast

COVID-19 testing limitations and successes in Monterey County

COVID-19 TESTING LIMITATIONS AND SUCCESSES IN MONTEREY COUNTY

Monterey County has not seen a rapid multiplying of COVID-19 cases over the last week. The relatively flat numbers over the last few...

 
 
 
Second Harvest food bank drive-thru food giveaway brings some relief

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK DRIVE-THRU FOOD GIVEAWAY BRINGS SOME RELIEF

This is the largest food drive distribution in the history of Second Harvest Food Bank.

Give Thanks: Share a story of a local Good Samaritan

GIVE THANKS: SHARE A STORY OF A LOCAL GOOD SAMARITAN

If there is someone you want to thank or recognize for helping out during the stay-at-home order then share your story here.

 
 
 
Gov. Newsom halts evictions for Californians affected by COVID-19

GOV. NEWSOM HALTS EVICTIONS FOR CALIFORNIANS AFFECTED BY COVID-19

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday he is banning evictions of renters for the next two months as Californians continue to experience hardships...

This is the age when your self-esteem officially peaks

THIS IS THE AGE WHEN YOUR SELF-ESTEEM OFFICIALLY PEAKS

It may not be as young as you think.

 
 
 



Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

The US could have 100,000 to 200,000 deaths before the COVID-19 pandemic is through, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Although the projections could change, the infectious... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be direct deposited in their accounts within... Read more ...

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie is dead at 61 from complications of coronavirus. Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

The U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert says the U.S. could have more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

The couple recently jetted to California from Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated COVID-19 numbers for the state. Read more ...

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is urging the Food and Drug Administration to fully approve the sterilization of masks in Ohio for healthcare workers and first responders amid the... Read more ...

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

Nearly 60,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been documented across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, as he extended the closure of non-essential... Read more ...

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

Officials with California State Parks announced Sunday they would be closing vehicle access to all 280 sites due to a surge of visitations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ...

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Dr. Anthony Fauci, an infectious disease expert on the White House task force, offered a dire prediction on Sunday - saying that the coronavirus pandemic could infect more than... Read more ...