The team believes it could be the oldest well-preserved mammoth tusk recovered from this region of North America.
In a vote on Tuesday, Monterey County's Board of Supervisors decided to suspend the indoor face covering COVID-19 ordinance effective immediately.
Three people were arrested in connection with the killing of a 19-year-old woman whose remains were found on the Central Coast, police said.
A beach hazard warning remained in effect on Tuesday along Bay Area coastal regions.
A man from Salinas was sentenced to 238 years to life in prison for being involved with 20 felony counts of sexual assault.
Monterey police will be increasing patrols this weekend for the final events of Monterey Car Week, a celebration of classic, luxury and race cars and other types of vehicles.
Most of the restaurant at the historic Lucia Lodge in Big Sur burned down late Tuesday night.
Monterey District Attorney is set to create a conviction review unit to investigate and overturn wrongful convictions.
Napa County has now joined the majority of Bay Area counties that recommend its residents wear face coverings indoors when in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the highly-infectious Delta variant takes hold.
A small plane went down into a home in Monterey County Tuesday morning. Monterey County Regional Fire District officials told KTVU it happened in the Monterra Ranch neighborhood off Highway 68, near the Monterey Regional Airport.
A blaze in the rugged, hot and dry Ventana Wilderness south of Monterey that already has led to evacuation of the Tassajara Zen Center and Hot Springs was expected to spread on Saturday, according to a federal fire coordination agency.
The NYK Delphinus, a container ship that caught fire last week off the Monterey coast, is being towed to the Bay Area with the goal of eventually berthing the burned vessel at the Port of Oakland after an inspection.
A fire on a container ship off the Monterey coast has been contained, smoke is no longer visible, and the temperature has been falling in the NYK Delphinus's engine room, where the fire originated, the U.S. Coast Guard said Saturday.
A container ship off the coast of Monterey reported an engine fire early Friday morning but no injuries have been reported as a result of the blaze, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Gov. Newsom's proposal is aimed at addressing inequalities amplified by the pandemic and students' social-emotional well-being.
The California Highway Patrol says two women died when their vehicle went into the Old Salinas River in Moss Landing.
The victim woke up to a man in her bedroom wearing a mask over his entire face holding what looked like a handgun.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium has joined a growing list of attractions slowly reopening in California amid an easing of COVID-19 health and safety restrictions.
Police arrested a 56-year-old man after he allegedly stole a backhoe-style tractor Sunday and drove it around in Monterey while under the influence.
The storm struck the entire Bay Area and beyond. But it seemed to let most of its anger out on Monterey County.