SALINAS - People who witnessed a fight (and a vehicle incident) at Buffalo Wild Wings in North Salinas last Friday are being sought by Salinas Police Officers. Right after the fight, a pick-up truck hit a car several times. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Salinas Police Department.
HOLLISTER - A Job Fair is scheduled to be held in Hollister this week. The San Benito County Building Business In 2016 Job Fair is slated to be held at the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister. The job fair (at 649 San Benito Street) is scheduled to be held from 3 to 7 p-m….with the first hour just for veterans. From 4-7 the event will be open to the general public. For more information about thursday’s event, contact the San Benito County Chamber Of Commerce.
TRES PINOS/HOLLISTER - An earthquake shook the Tres Pinos and Hollister areas this afternoon. The 3:09 p-m quake registered 3.8 on the Richter Scale. The epicenter was about 7 miles south-southeast of the Ridgemark Golf Club, at a hypo-central depth of approximately 5 miles
(10:00) Santa Cruz - The identity of the man who was shot in the deadly forced shooting by a police officer on Sunday has been released. 32 year-old Sean Arlt was shot two times as he approached 4 police officers with a wood handled metal bow rake. Police were dispatched to a Chase Street home around 3:30 Sunday morning when they were told Arlt was threatening to kill all the people who lived at the residence. After refusing to drop the rake officers used a taser three times in an effort to stop Arlt from advancing closer. Police were backed against parked cars and were within 10 feet of Arlt when a single police officer shot him twice. The case is still under investigation to determine if the correct protocol was used by the officers. All four officers are currently on administrative leave.
(06:55) Santa Cruz & Monterey County - There have been recent reports of people calling claiming to be part of the government or law enforcement and requesting money. Police and government agencies are not allowed to request payments over the phone or by mail. If people receive a call of this nature police are requesting you hang up and notify the police department immediately.
BIG SUR - Although parts of the Santa Cruz mountains reportedly received 10 inches of rain over the weekend, the Soberanes Fire (burning in the Big Sur area) is still smoldering. Firefighters have that wildfire fully contained, and are working to mitigate the potential for landslides in the burn areas.
CALIFORNIA - A new on-line tool is now available to California voters. It provides information about campaign contributions for each of the state’s 17 Propositions. The website also includes what a “yes” or “no” vote will mean for each proposition, as well as arguments for both sides. The website is: QuickGuideToProps.sos.ca.gov
MONTEREY PENINSULA - Construction is scheduled to begin next month on a 7-mile water pipeline, that will allow Cal-Am to comply with a cease and desist order from the state. The pipeline is designed to deliver 3,500 acre-feet of water per year to the Monterey Peninsula, so cal-am can stop depending on pumping excessive water from the Carmel River. The water will come from the Pure Water Monterey Groundwater Replenishment Project And Aquifer Storage Project. The pipeline project is expected to be completed late next year.
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