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Do you make a mean blueberry pie? CalGiant wants to know about it!

Do you make a mean blueberry pie? CalGiant wants to know about it!

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - Just in time for holiday baking season California Giant Berry Farms launched an “All About Pies” national consumer promotion featuring their fresh blueberries and blackberries.

Consumers are encouraged to enter their favorite berry pie recipe featuring California Giant blueberries or blackberries or a combination of both for a chance to win a grand prize of $500.  Additionally, the grand prize recipe will be professionally photographed and featured on www.calgiant.com

Entries have been pouring in since Thanksgiving and the promotion will run through December 14th.  This provides enough time for the winning recipes to be featured during the holidays and allow consumers to try the recipe at home to share with friends and family during the season. 

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3.9 quake south of San Juan Bautista rattles the Central Coast

The Central Coast was rattled by a 3.9 magnitude earthquake Friday evening.

The USGS reports the epicenter was 5 kilometers south southeast of San Juan Bautista. The puts the epicenter just inside San Benito County.

No damage has been reported at this time.

This quake hit at 6:17 p.m. and the recent 4.2 quake on November 19 near the same location, has kept residents on edge. Experts say this is a very active part of the San Andreas fault zone.

Save Our Shores and Save The Waves Coalition Partner on World Surfing Reserve Cleanup

Save Our Shores and Save The Waves Coalition Partner on World Surfing Reserve Cleanup

Save Our Shores (SOS), the leader in ocean awareness, advocacy and action on the Central Coast, is teaming up with Save The Waves Coalition for a special World Surfing Reserve Cleanup at Cowell’s Beach from 9-11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7.

It's time for Project Santa!

It's time for Project Santa!

It's that time of year for Project Santa!

KION/CW and T23 have partnered with Gift Inc. for years, to get all the kids in foster care in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito County gifts for Christmas.

Last year more than 1,000 foster children received a toy through Project Santa, so please help us make it happen again! 

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Support Cabrillo College volleyball undeafeated team on Tuesday

Cabrillo College Women's Volleyball team has won 29 straight games and has gone 59-0 overall in the past two seasons.

The Lady Seahawks will take on Foothill College Tuesday December 2nd at 7:00p.m. at Cabrillo College.

The winner will advance to the California State Championship also being held at Cabrillo College December 6&7.

DeLaveaga Golf Course to host annual Sip N' Shop

The DeLaveaga Golf Course will host its annual Sip N’ Shop Holiday event from 11am to 4pm and from 5pm to 8pm on Friday December 5, 2014.

The event will offer discounts from 10% to 70% off all in-stock golf merchandise and prepaid special orders as well as hors d’ouevres, beverages and surprise giveaways.

The Sip N’ Shop is also the kickoff of DeLaveaga' S Holiday Range Card Promotion where guests can receive $200 in driving range balls for only $100 on Friday the 5th, $175 for $100 on Saturday the 6th and $150 for $100 on Sunday the 7th.

“The Sip N’ Shop is a fantastic holiday event,” commented Jamie Loustalot, DeLaveaga’ s Chief Administrator. “It’s the perfect chance to support a local business and pick up some great gifts for friends, family or co-workers in a relaxed environment.”

Cal Fire warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

Cal Fire warns Californians to be fire safe during holiday cooking

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Thanksgiving is a time of food, fun and festivities; but this time of year is also a time to be extra cautious as thousands of home fires across the nation are caused from holiday cooking.


With friends and family visiting, it’s important to not get distracted and to be aware of your cooking activities.

“The holidays bring inherent fire danger that can quickly lead to tragedy if you don’t take just a few easy steps to prevent a fire,” said Chief Tonya Hoover, California’s State Fire Marshal. “Just by keeping an ‘eye on what you fry’, you can reduce the chance of a cooking caused fire.”

To help reduce the chance of fire and injuries associated with cooking fires, CAL FIRE offers these following suggestions: