Central Coast

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Big Sur fire growth small, 5 percent containment

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire in the Big Sur area of California grew only slightly overnight, and crews were able to establish some containment lines around it. The fire in the Pfeiffer Ridge […]

12/17/2013

A tagged California condor. (AP Photo)

Check out the condor cam in Central Cal

A solar-powered “condor cam” in the hills of Big Sur on the Central California coast allows the public to view North America’s largest birds from the comfort of home. The live-streaming camera has already captured […]

10/22/2013

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Strawberry grower fined, told to destroy crop

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Central Coast strawberry farmer has agreed to pay a fine and destroy some of his berries after state regulators found he used an illegal pesticide on them. The California Department […]

06/20/2013

Central California coastline (Photo credit: Google Maps)

Study: Calif. ocean protection zones helping fish

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California says a 5-year scientific assessment of marine protection zones off the Central Coast has found that some struggling fish species are showing early signs of recovery.

02/28/2013

Labor Day travel

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – About 2.35 million Southland residents are expected to travel during the Labor Day weekend, a 3.4 percent jump from last year, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Among those […]

08/31/2012

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