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HAZMAT ON OLD STAGE ROAD - 11/19/13 20:08 S.S.

MORE  THAN  300  GALLONS  OF  NITRIC  ACID  SEEPED  INTO  THE  GROUND  OUTSIDE  A  GREENHOUSE  ON  OLD  STAGE  ROAD  THIS  MORNING.  THE  SPILL  OUTSIDE  A  NEW  GREEN  VALLEY  FLORAL  STAINLESS  STEEL  TANK  WAS  REPORTED  AROUND  8  A.M.     IT TOOK  HAZMAT TEAM  MEMBERS  UNTIL  AROUND NOON  TO  PUMP  OUT THE  REMAINING  GALLONS.  IN  A  COUPLE OF  DAYS  THE  NITRIC ACID  THAT  WAS  ABSORBED  INTO  THE  SOIL  SHOULD NO  LONGER  PRESENT  A  HAZARD. 

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GANG LEADER CONVICTED - 11/19/13 19:15 S.S.

A  23  YEAR-OLD  WATSONVILLE  MAN  HAS  BEEN  SENTENCED  TO  50  YEARS  IN  PRISON.    MANUEL  MEZA  PLEADED  GUILTY  LAST  MONTH  TO  8  FELONY  CHARGES  (INCLUDING  MANSLAUGHTERTHREATENING  A WITNESS,  AND  PARTICIPATING IN  A  CRIMINAL STREET GANG.    THAT  GANG  REPORTEDLY  PREYS  ON  HOMELESS  PEOPLE  LIVING  AROUND  THE  PAJARO  RIVER  LEVEE…WHICH  IS  WHERE  HE  COMMITTED  THE  2009  KILLING  OF  44  YEAR-OLD  JOSE  BARAJAS

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3 PEOPLE ARRAIGNED - 11/19/13 18:26 S.S.

3  AROMAS  RESIDENTS  WERE  ARRAIGNED  IN  SOUTHERN  CALIFORNIA  YESTERDAY.  41  YEAR-OLD  HOLLY  SOMARA  RAMOS  AND  HER HUSBAND  40  YEAR-OLD  FRANK  DONALD  HAVERLY  ARE  ACCUSED  OF  CONTRACTING  A  3RD  PERSON TO  KILL  RAMOS’  MOTHER  LAST  MONTH.    RAMOS’S  MOTHER  WAS  FOUND  SEVERELY  BEATEN  (AND  LEFT  FOR  DEAD)  INSIDE  HER  LONG  BEACH  HOME  OCTOBER 11TH.      RAMOS’S  MOTHER  HAD  REPORTEDLY  BEEN  WORKING  TO  BECOME  A  FOSTER  PARENT  FOR  2  OF  RAMOS’  CHILDREN, AFTER  RAMOS  LOST  CUSTODY  OF  THEM AFTER BEING ARRESTED  ON  DRUG AND  CHILD  ENDANGERMENT  CHARGES

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FREEDOM BLVD FATAL ACC - 11/19/13 18:23 S.S.

A  WATSONVILLE  WOMAN  DIED  AS  THE  RESULT  OF  A  SOLO-VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  ON  HIGHWAY  1  THIS  AFTERNOON.       THE  12:45  P.M.  ACCIDENT  OCCURRED  NEAR  FREEDOM  BOULEVARD.       THE  CAUSE  OF  THE  FATAL  CRASH  IS  STILL  BEING  INVESTIGATED. 

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Salinas Flower Nursery Leak 11-19-13 11:30 av

An evacuation order was issued this morning for a Salinas flower nursery after a large nitric acid leak was detected.   Firefighters and Hazardous materials experts arrived at Old Stage Greenhouses located at Old Stage Road and Herbert Road just after 9 a.m. to shut off the leak, which reportedly involved 500-gallons.   no immediate threat to public health was reported.  Fire officials say the nitric acid, which is used to make fertilizer, is maintained in a liquid form but vaporizes when it leaks. Containment was expected to take several hours. 

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