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Felix Cortez
Works at KSBW Action News 8
Attended San Diego State University
Lives in Salinas, California
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The Office of Emergency Services issued a Flood Warning for residents in Pajaro and Watsonville.
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11 year old Watsonville boy save from flooded drainage ditch
Charlie was playing with a stick when he lost his footing and fell into the water.
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Former Fort Ord housing being rehabbed for homeless veterans
Construction work is underway to rehab several empty homes into new transitional housing for veterans.
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Thursday's storm brings down trees and landslides, clean up underway friday
Cleanup from the storm could take days
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Search warrant in double homicide reveals new details in grizzly Salinas murders.. 
Ellin Omar Escamilla, 25, is still on the run. He is accused of murdering his mother and father inside their Salinas house on Essex Circle.
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Will a Trump presidency make it harder for police to investigate crimes?... 
Few witnesses have been willing to talk to Monterey County Sheriff's deputies investigating the gang-related shooting.
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Small leaks found in Pajaro River levee
Crews jumped into action to prevent small leaks from becoming a big problem during this week's storms.
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after searching for 2 years and considering more than 1,700 homes.. State healthcare providers have settled on a marysville home in yuba county for eldridge chaney..
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Rash of LSD incidents in Santa Cruz Co. has sheriff's department issuing warning to parents
The deadly confrontation between law enforcement and a 15-year-old Aptos High student thrust LSD into the spotlight.
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PG&E ready for Thursday's storm and problems it might bring..
High winds and downpours are forecast.
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Cannery Row violence leads to beefed up patrols and closer look at night clubs.. 
Police set up patrols and target bars after a murder and two stabbings on Cannery Row
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Santa Cruz sheriff releases body cam footage of deadly officer involved shooting of 15 year old.. 
Luke Smith, 15, was a popular student at Aptos High School. He became extremely violent after taking LSD with a friend, and he was fatally shot by a deputy.
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Reporter for KSBW Action News 8 covering Santa Cruz, Salinas, and Monterey
Introduction

Felix Cortez is a reporter for KSBW Action News 8 and has broken the Central Coast's biggest breaking news stories for over a decade. 

Before joining KSBW in 1996, Felix was working in Texas as a reporter and photographer for KIII-TV and KRIS-TV. He earned a masters of public administration at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and studied journalism at San Diego State University.

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  • KSBW Action News 8
    Reporter, 1996 - present
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Salinas, California
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