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Salinas China Town Cleanup-4/27/17-1640-PMD

(19:04) SALINAS- Salinas work crews performed a cleanup of the homeless encampment in China town yesterday morning (Thurs). The clean up is part of an effort to prepare for the up coming Asian Festival. An estimated 65 encampments were removed prior to the street cleaning. Identified residents were given the option of having the city store their property during the cleanup.




May Motorcycle Safety-4/27/17-1844-PMD


(18:53) SALINAS- The Salinas Police will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation in May in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes. They will be cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding, making illegal turns, or any other dangerous violation. Motorcycle safety courses will also be offered at reduced rates for more information call : 1-877-743-3411





7th Graders College Day-4/27/17-1830-PMD

(18:41) SEASIDE- Students from seven Santa Cruz County middle schools are attending an event at CSUMB today (Fri). The 1400 middle school students are participating in the Santa Cruz County College Commitment (S4C). The event focuses on career exploration aimed at helping students prepare their plans for future college success.




King City Arrest-4/27/17-1628-PMD

(18:18) KING CITY- A known gang member has been arrested in connection with a King City shooting. The incident took place shortly before 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, on the 200 block of Oxford Way where the occupant of a vehicle opened fire at an intended victim after questioning him on his gang affiliation. Investigators determined 18 year old Jorge Cortes to be the alleged shooter. Cortes was taken into custody and booked into county jail shortly after midnight Thursday morning.




Salinas Dream Teen Deportation-4/27/16-1626-PMD

(17:55) SALINAS- A Salinas man that is eligible for the Dreamer Act is facing deportation. 19 year old Juan Martinez was convicted last month of trespassing on Monterey County Jail property, when Martinez was released from jail in Salinas he was taken into custody by ICE and transported to a detention center in Yuba City. Martinez is scheduled for a bond hearing in San Francisco next week. Martinez is alleged to have gang ties although his lawyer claims he was working toward citizenship.


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