Flickr member Mike Mozart

Travel up, gas prices down for Thanksgiving weekend in California

Gas prices in California are now 37 cents-per-gallon cheaper than this same time last year, according to fuel tracking company GasBuddy, and they're predicted to continue falling.
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Attack On MSF Hospital A 'Tragic But Avoidable Accident,' Pentagon Finds

A Pentagon investigation into a deadly U.S. airstrike on a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, has found the attack was the result of human error, compounded by malfunctioning computers and communication failures.Gen. John Campbell, the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, detailed the findings in a Pentagon briefing Wednesday. "This was a tragic but avoidable accident caused primarily by human error," he said.What HappenedOn Oct. 3, a special operations AC-130...
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Jordan Bell

A local elementary school is now using a rare teaching tool, one used by just a handful of schools throughout the country.

Fifth graders at Oceano Elementary practice how to proceed at a four-way stop on the school's recently completed bicycle course. It's painted on the blacktop and simulates real-life traffic situations.


California State Parks is preparing for closures along the Big Sur coast in the coming months.

Strong storms could down trees that have been stressed by the drought. Jim Bilz is the department's Monterey Sector Superintendent. He works in the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.

Jordan Bell, KCBX News

A large grocery chain that struggled to get a foothold on the Central Coast announced Wednesday several of its stores are now sold. 

Flickr member Mike Mozart

Gas prices in California are now 37 cents-per-gallon cheaper than this same time last year, according to fuel tracking company GasBuddy, and they're predicted to continue falling. 

Dunes Center

There is a search underway for more artifacts buried deep in the sands of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. Instead of digging, archeologists are first taking to the sky to find these treasures. 

Flickr member: Claire Fackler

Some of the highest tides of the year are expected along the Central Coast next week and could coincide with a storm system headed our way. This has the potential to create localized flooding in our area during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. 

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The E. coli outbreak connected to Chipotle restaurants is now thought to be in California. 

Patty Thayer

A massive costume collection aggregated over three decades on the Central Coast is being sold to a theater group in the area. The transfer signifies an end of an era, while providing a big upgrade for one local non-profit. 

Flickr member: Dylan's World

Concerns over immigration raids this week in the Salinas Valley are beginning to subside. The fear of deportation grew out of rumors following a high-profile arrest in the City of Greenfield. 

A number of parents in Greenfield kept their kids out of school on Monday over fears the federal government might raid the facilities.   


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