In 2015 the Salinas City Council voted to ban fireworks, that decision was overturned by voters last year, which bring us to now. Firework stands are back, 18 of them to be exact and non-profits are getting ready to sell lots of fireworks beginning Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. The sale of fireworks paired with long dried out grass from the wet winter is expected to make for a very busy holiday.
More than 600 of the brightest minds in agriculture have joined with those from Silicon Valley to tackle challenges faced when trying to feed a growing population.
The President of the University of California, Janet Napolitano, talked to those at the Forbes AgTech Summit about the importance of the technology and agriculture industries coming together.
UPDATE 6/28/2017 1:30 p.m. At-risk Watsonville teen has been found. Watsonville Police said 19-year-old Taylor Simpson was located by Santa Cruz County Sheriff's in the Soquel area.