Michelle Loxton


The opioid epidemic may not be in the spotlight these days, but it’s still very much present in our local community. Hospitals continue to see overdoses and the coronavirus pandemic is making the situation even worse. 

Michelle Loxton

Fatal opioid overdoses in Monterey County have more than tripled this year compared to 2018. Many are blaming counterfeit street drugs laced with fentanyl that have started showing up in the community.

Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office


California State University Monterey Bay police officers are warning students about potentially lethal counterfeit pills.