KSCO Live Show: 831-479-1080 KSCO Office: 831-475-1080

Important! For Dead Doctors Don't Lie Use: 888-379-2552

Local News

KSCO's dedicated news staff brings local news to life from 6am- 1pm & 4pm - 6pm M-F.

David Coursey - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Susan Simon - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Claudia Iseman - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phillip Diseth - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Josh Stephens - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Any News Tips Please Feel Free to Call Us: 831-475-1080

Bubbly Water Fountain 09-24-20A 08:00 S.S.

A  new  and  different  kind  of  vandalism  was  perpetrated  yesterday,  in  front  of  a  Salinas  business.     The  water  fountain  in  front  of  a  dental  office  was  reportedly  filled  with  bubbles….instead of  the  normal  problems  they usually  have  around  the  business…..such  as  graffiti,  and  security  cameras (and  cars)  being  stolen  from  their  parking  lot.     Anyone  with  information  about  the  vandals  or  the  vandalism,  is  encouraged  to contact  the  Salinas  Police  Department. 

Print Email

2 Gang Members Sentenced 09-24-20A 07:35 S.S.

2  gang  members  have  received   multiple  life  sentences  for  their  role  in  5  gang-related  attempted  murders  in  Monterey  county.    Francisco  Garcia  has  been  sentenced  to  191  years  to life  in  prison,  while  Sergio  Rodriguez  was  sentenced  to  270  years  to life in prison.     Both  previously  convicted  felons  were  found  guilty of  22  felony  charges,  for  the  attempted  murders   that  took  place  in  Salinas,  in  August of  2018.

Print Email

MCo Fire Recovery 09-24-20A 07:13 S.S.

Approximately  2  million dollars  in  permit  fees  are  now  scheduled  to  be  waived,  for  people  seeking  to  rebuild  their  homes  and  other  permitted  structures….that were  destroyed  (or  damaged)  by  the  3  recent  wildfires  in  Monterey  county.     An  expedited  ministerial  review  (and  approval)  process  is  slated  to be  used  so  that  people can  replace permitted  structures.    For  un-permitted  structures  people  will still  need  to  use  the  usual  county  permit  process…including  compliance  with all  regulatory  requirements.  Property  owners  will  be  able  to  use  RV’s  and  trailers  as  temporary  housing  on  the  site  as they  are  rebuilding.  Officials  will be available to discuss debris removal, and watershed emergency response, and answer other similar  questions.

Print Email

DUI/Weapon Arrest In Sal 09-24-20 03:49 S.S.

A man was arrested in Salinas yesterday, after he was found in possession of a concealed gun. 22 year-old Jose Manuel Hernandez Barron was reportedly driving under the influence when he was stopped for a vehicle code violation very early yesterday (Wednesday) morning.   Barron was booked into Monterey County Jail

Print Email

Zayante Area Fire Contained 09-24-20A 03:40 S.S.

Firefighters  were  able  to  rapidly  get  a  fire contained  yesterday  in  the  Santa  Cruz  mountains.   The  blaze  broke  out  in  timber  off  of  Upper  Ellen  Road,  near  the  community  of  Zayante.   Firefighters were  able  to  keep  it  down  to  about  an  half  acre.     

Print Email