After the highest initial count in two decades around Thanksgiving, atmospheric river-fueled storms led to the loss of the iconic western monarch butterflies.
It was a patriotic scene on a picturesque Monterey Bay day. A woman displayed an American flag on Cliff Drive, overlooking Capitola, ahead of a presidential visit.
Evacuation warnings for all areas of Monterey County have been lifted, officials said.
President Joe Biden arrived at Santa Clara County's Moffett Airfield Thursday morning to begin his tour of the storm-ravaged Central Coast.
Monterey County authorities released a notice Saturday warning some residents not to consume water in their area due to contamination from recent flooding.
Evacuation orders remain in Monterey County as new storms are expected this weekend. Officials continue to monitor the Salinas River but, so far, the two main highways leading to the Monterey Peninusla has avoided closure.
The rising Salinas River is putting nearby communities at risk from flooding and could cut off the Monterey Peninsula from the mainland.
Multiple local government agencies have announced the closures of various roadways, issued evacuation orders, and launched rescue operations due to flooding conditions throughout the Bay Area.
Two runners who had heart attacks during the Monterey Bay Half Marathon were saved by fellow competitors, race officials said.
Major delays were being reported on Highway 1 near Moss Landing in Monterey County on Tuesday, due to fire at a nearby power plant.
A Central Coast man who was attacked by a great white shark has been released from the hospital.
A swimmer who was attacked by a shark Wednesday about one mile west of the Monterey Bay Aquarium says he was bitten so badly he was concerned he might bleed to death, and owes his life to good Samaritans who rushed to his rescue.
One person was hospitalized with unknown injuries after a shark attack in Monterey County on Wednesday.
A military veteran being evicted from his Seaside home fired upon Monterey County deputies with a BB gun this week, leading to a shelter in place that lasted hours until his surrender.
Researchers said a new species has been found in the deep seas. The creature is described as 'stunning and unusual.'
Some Salinas residents are being evacuated from their homes and others have been told to shelter in place due to a huge and potentially dangerous fire at the Taylor Farms processing plant.
A caller notified CHP that they saw a car go off a cliff on Highway 1 on Saturday. CHP reported at least one fatality in the crash.
There has been an ongoing and enormous show of support for the Salinas Police Department, as it mourned the death of Officer Jorge David Alvarado who was killed in the line of duty late Friday.
A 700-acre fire that has been burning near Big Sur in Monterey County for nearly a week is now 70 percent contained, according to a spokesperson for Cal Fire Thursday evening.
Containment of the Colorado Fire burning in Big Sur edged up to 60 percent on Wednesday evening and fire officials said Thursday's weather conditions are expected to be favorable for fighting the blaze.