Salinas, CA – The city of Salinas has faced a lot of bad news over the last couple of years - the near closure of the public libraries in John Steinbeck's hometown gang violence and most recently, tainted spinach. Now, at least, there's some good news on that first story. KAZU's Ben Adler reports.
Moss Landing, CA – Okay, so the Jaws theme and KAZU's story on the Monterey Bay Aquarium's great white shark got KAZU's John Sepulvado thinking. There's one scene in that movie, where the skipper and the scientist are talking about the shark that's killing people. And the skipper says he'll help with the hunt, but, he adds, they're going to need a bigger boat.
Salinas, CA – Less than a month after a nationwide E. coli outbreak in spinach was traced back to California's Salinas Valley, a local produce company has recalled some of its lettuce products. The Salinas-based Nunes Company is voluntarily recalling its Foxy-brand green leaf lettuce sold from October 3rd through October 6th in California and six other states. Listen to part of an NPR newscast with the story.