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KAZU Local
1:57 pm
Fri July 17, 2009

Community Organizes Against Foreclosures

Yolanda and Lauro Navarro sit in their dining room. Their Watsonville home is in foreclosure.

Watsonville, CA – If owning a home is the American Dream, then Lauro and Yolanda Navarro have lived the dream three times over. They bought their first home in Watsonville in the 1980s and then the couple inherited a second home. But the dream turned into a nightmare when they leveraged both those homes to build the house they live in today.

They are facing foreclosure because of a series of events: a bank dispute, costly legal battle with their contractor and job loss.

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KAZU Local
3:21 pm
Tue June 30, 2009

State Budget Limbo

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KAZU Local
10:34 am
Mon June 22, 2009

Sick Sea Lion Mystery

Moss Landing, CA – Since the beginning of June volunteers from the Marine Mammal Center have rescued more than 300 starving California Sea Lions off beaches from San Luis Obispo to Mendocino with most coming from the Monterey Bay Area. A high number considering the center rescued 485 in all of 2008.

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KAZU Local
1:12 pm
Fri May 29, 2009

A Second Chance in Salinas

8th grader Alex Arzeta sits with his dog Fifi after a training session.

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KAZU Local
1:41 pm
Wed May 20, 2009

Voters Reject Most Statewide Measures

Seaside, CA – In the special election aimed at addressing California's budget problems, measures 1A to 1E failed. Measure 1F passed. 1F keeps elected state officials from getting raises when the general fund ends the year with a deficit.

The failure leaves the state with a more than $21-billion deficit. Democratic Assemblyman Bill Monning of Carmel supported all the measures. KAZU's Krista Almanzan spoke with him on Election Night about what's next.

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