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KAZU Local
12:08 am
Tue November 4, 2008

What to Expect at the Polls

Monterey Bay Area – Long lines are likely this Election Day and could be made longer by the long ballots. Beyond the Presidential Election, Central Coast voters have to decide on twelve statewide measures, as well as a number of local measures and local candidates for everything from City Council to Airport Board.

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KAZU Local
12:39 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Economy a Challenge for Sales Tax Measure

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KAZU Local
1:46 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Early Voting Numbers Show Record Turnout Likely

Salinas, CA – Election Day is still a few days away, but for the past few weeks thousands of voters have been casting their ballots in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties.
"We like that idea of standing in line," said Ophelia Raymond, "but because we are going out of town, we want to be sure that our vote is in." Raymond and her husband Frank voted at the Monterey County Elections Office in Salinas.

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KAZU Local
5:44 am
Tue October 7, 2008

Local Election Could Have National Impact

Monterey Bay Area – It's seven o'clock on a Wednesday night at the Church of the Rock in Salinas, and the pews are filled with parents and kids from several area churches. Their attention is focused on the front of the church where a projection screen is showing a live state-wide simulcast about traditional marriage and involvement in the Yes on 8 Campaign. It's just one way proponents are rallying support for Proposition 8.

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KAZU Local
5:44 am
Fri September 19, 2008

Tracking Bay Pollution

Anna Holden-Martz with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, takes notes near a storm drain in Pacific Grove.

Pacific Grove, CA – Imagine a sunny Saturday afternoon and you're washing your car in your driveway. The water comes out of the hose, over your sudsy car, then down to the gutter that leads to a storm drain. At the other end of that drain, you'll find volunteers from Urban Watch. The group spends all summer monitoring storm drain outfalls into the Monterey Bay.

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