Felix Cortez, KSBW Action News 8

Felix Cortez

KSBW Action News 8

Salinas, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Felix:

Santa Cruz County residents on high alert ahead of storm

A storm system that could bring heavy rains and strong winds has PG&E crews on high alert and residents in the Santa Cruz mountains stocking up on storm items. → Read More

Seaside shooting was a family feud, police say

Police say a family feud between two brothers led to a shooting in broad daylight in a Seaside neighborhood. → Read More

Dungeness crab prices on the rise

If you love crab on Thanksgiving, you're going to hate the price. → Read More

Many thankful at Salvation Army annual turkey giveaway

Monday the Salvation Army in Seaside did its annual turkey giveaway handing out turkeys, grocery gift cards, and pies to roughly 200 families who signed up → Read More

Several tight races to get manual recounts in Santa Cruz County

Several races in Santa Cruz county are just too close to call with one race, the race for County Supervisor District 3 changing leaders late Thursday. → Read More

Former Salinas school trustee investigated for cyberbullying and harassment

Kathryn Ramirez abruptly resigned from her seat on Nov. 2 without an explanation. → Read More

Pathogens destroying California lettuce leading to higher prices

Two pathogens known as Pythium Wilt and INSV are spreading a virus among lettuce and other leafy greens in the Salinas Valley → Read More

Leader of Vietnam POW organization speaks on the Central Coast ahead of Veterans Day

One of the most recognizable flags in the country hangs from the nation’s capital and public buildings in cities across the country – it's the flag of Vietnam POWs and MIA. → Read More

Fact checking claims made in Monterey County Sheriff’s race

With the race for Monterey County Sheriff heading into the final stretch, the campaign rhetoric is heating up between candidates Joe Moses and Tina Nieto → Read More

Greenfield police on high alert following weekend murder

Police say a man was shot and killed outside a cannabis dispensary on Saturday morning. → Read More

Monterey County supervisors vote to take stronger stance with sheriff’s office

The move comes after a recent slew of scandals involving the sheriff's office → Read More

Pajaro Valley school district calls bus driver sickout 'unlawful'

According to the district, 39 of its 48 drivers did not report to work on Monday. → Read More

Outdoor dining on Monterey Wharf in jeopardy

The Coastal Commission has given no indication that it will extend the outdoor dining COVID-19 guideline. → Read More

Wild pigs destroying parks in south Monterey County

Monterey County will soon bring in a private trapper to help get rid of the wild pigs. → Read More

Meet the candidates for mayor of Salinas

Craig says she has the experience to continue as mayor. Pandya says he has the vision to be mayor. → Read More

New security measures at high school football games in Salinas

The new security measures will be in place for the remainder of the football season, officials said. → Read More

Growing scandal as another sheriff's office employee placed on leave

For the second time in a week, an employee at the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has been escorted out of the department and had an investigation launched against them. → Read More

Santa Cruz County supervisor candidate accused of sexual abuse

The accusations against Dutra stem from an alleged incident nearly two decades ago, but they just came to light last week when the alleged victim filed a civil lawsuit days before the start of early voting. → Read More

Commitment 2022: Meet the candidates running for Monterey County Sheriff

Voters will decide whether the next sheriff of Monterey County will be a department insider, Capt. Joe Moses, or an outsider, Marina Police Chief Tina Nieto. → Read More

Prescription drug investigation at Monterey County Jail

A commander at the Monterey County Jail is on leave, suspected of receiving prescription drugs meant for inmates. → Read More