The Santa Cruz Port District is announcing a holiday Santa Claus will be at the harbor this weekend. Santa will show up at the harbor at 12 p.m. on Saturday. After touring the area and local businesses Santa will board the Harbor Patrol vessel and continue on his voyage. For more information call 831 475 6161
Monterey county health officials are concerned about a possible hepatitis A outbreak. Officials are monitoring homeless populations throughout the county after a homeless man was hospitalized with the disease. 21 deaths have been linked to outbreaks in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Santa Cruz counties.
Morgan Hill police arrested a man following an investigation into inappropriate touching. 36 year old Kevin Cole works as an independent sound and lighting contractor. Last Friday authorities received reports alleging Cole was inappropriately touching children during costume changes during a theatrical production at Sobrato High School. Anyone with any similar experiences are encouraged to contact Morgan Hill police.
(10:40) Hollister - A man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of Murder and conspiracy to commit murder in Hollister. On December 2nd, Yoon Ji’s 2 daughters filled a missing persons report for her after they spoke to their father, 49 year-old Sang Ji, and he told them their mother was in South Korea. A search warrant was served on Wednesday and the father and 45 year-old Jung Choi were arrested, after evidence was found to suggest the missing woman was killed, however her body has not been found. The 2 are expected to be arraigned with in the week.
(10:020) Aptos - Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services announced that a fundraiser is being held at the Redwood Village, in Aptos this weekend. The Holiday sip and Stroll event will have music, craft booths, wine, cider and cocoa. The event is scheduled to take place this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., at 9099 Soquel Drive, in Aptos. All proceeds will benefit Aptos Adopt a Family and Jacob’s Heart.
(08:00) Scotts Valley - The Scotts valley Police Department announced they are hiring for full time Emergency Dispatcher positions. Some of the duties include: Answer 9-1-1 calls, screen and disburse emergency and non-emergency calls as appropriate, receive information via telephone, in person or over radio waves, then relay those facts accurately, as quickly as possible, for appropriate action and Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information in accordance with the law.
For a full list of job requirements visit: scottsvalleypd.com.
(07:25) Salinas - The Salinas Fire Department has some holiday safety reminders: Be sure to inspect your holiday lights for cracked insulation, broken bulbs or other signs of damage. Keep your tree well away from fireplaces, candles, and space heaters, or any other sources of ignition. Have your chimney/flue inspected and cleaned. Do not leave burning candles unattended. Clean your oven regularly to avoid greasy buildup that leads fires in the oven. Keep the BBQ outside. Never use outdoor grills to keep warm inside. Make sure you have functioning smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors with fresh batteries installed. For more information visit: cityofsalinas.org.