More than 100 representatives and employees from the state, county governments and transportation agencies gathered in Salinas to test Monterey County’s emergency response capabilities.(June 28, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report
Monterey County native Samuel Klemek spent nearly three decades climbing the ranks within the Salinas Fire Department. Now he’s got the top job as the new fire chief.(June 21, 2022) → Read the full report
Seaside resident Edith Hernandez, who lives on Hilby Avenue between Noche Buena Street and Gen. Jim Moore Boulevard, became so alarmed by speeding and collisions that this spring, she began walking door to door to gather enough signatures so that…
As California insurance companies have revoked the fire policies of thousands of homeowners, the state has taken steps to get them covered again.
The 2022 California wildfire season looks like another dangerous one, with the state's historic drought showing no signs of letting up. Here's what to expect, and some measures the state is taking to slow down the flames.
MONTEREY COUNTY — Cal Fire plans to conduct numerous broadcast burns and pile burning throughout this year in San Benito and Monterey counties. The purpose of these projects is to reintroduce fire into the ecosystem, thereby reducing hazardous fire fuels …
California wildfires are becoming larger, more frequent and more ferocious. ‘Malibu Burning’ author Robert Kerbeck shares simple steps you can take to protect your home.
California is creating wildlife crossings that can help animals get across dangerous highways without risk of death from vehicle strikes. Here are five of them.
GREENFIELD — Safer routes to schools are coming to Greenfield, and community members are invited to participate in a Safe Routes to School Community Workshop and Festival this Saturday. The May 14 event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will …
California has more gun laws than any other state. Here's how it took a series of mass shootings to make the state the toughest in the country on guns.
The modern gun control movement started in California. Surprisingly, it was the work of Ronald Regan and the Black Panther Party. Here’s what happened.