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Erika Mahoney

A new city-run homeless camp in Santa Cruz is reaching homeless people who don’t normally turn up at shelters.  

Erika Mahoney

HBO’s TV series ‘Big Little Lies’ is back in Monterey filming for the show’s second season. The Monterey County Film Commission has been working to make sure the local fabric of Monterey is highlighted.  

Erika Mahoney

On Wednesday, supporters of the grassroots group Public Water Now gathered to celebrate a victory. Volunteers collected more than enough signatures to get their initiative on the ballot. So come November, voters will once again decide whether they want to explore a public takeover of the Monterey Peninsula’s private water system. 

Greta Mart @ KCBX

Monterey County’s voter approved fracking ban will go back to court on appeal.

Erika Mahoney

Located in the heart of the Salinas Valley, Greenfield used to be known as the Broccoli Capital of the World.  Now the small town is banking its future on cannabis.  Greenfield has 11 marijuana grow facilities going up over the next two years.

The Venue

Nestled between the music scenes of Santa Cruz and Monterey, Seaside can be overlooked as a place to go for dinner and a concert. But one Seaside native has been working to change that through word-of-mouth.  

Erika Mahoney

A growing number of communities in California are becoming their own electricity providers by creating what’s called a Community Choice Energy non-profit, or CCE. The goal is to provide greener electricity at a lower cost. 

Krista Almanzan

The idea of a love letter usually inspires thoughts of young love and the future.  But death is the starting point for something called an End of Life Love Letter.  These are letters you write to family members and friends for them to open usually after you die.

Erika Mahoney

Recent safety improvements on Highway 101 through Prunedale have led to the expansion of protected land in the Elkhorn Slough, just off the coast near Moss Landing.  

Krista Almanzan

Being an Olympic bobsledder from Monterey sounds out of the box.  And that’s why Nick Cunningham tried out for the U.S.A. men’s bobsled team.

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