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Guest Column | Let’s Move District 18 into the Future with...

The vast majority of American politicians are in the business of kicking the can down the road, with one notable exception: Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren. I...
Farm Day

Hundreds of South Monterey County students attend 2024 Farm Day

KING CITY — Roughly 1,400 third graders from South Monterey County schools attended the 2024 South County Farm Day last Thursday to learn about...
Cannabis marijuana

Monterey County looks to eliminate prior cultivation requirement for outdoor cannabis...

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Board of Supervisors narrowly voted Jan. 9 to make changes to its outdoor cannabis cultivation pilot program, allowing growers...
News Briefs

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Jan. 24, 2024

FARM DAY VOLUNTEERS KING CITY — More volunteers are needed for South County Farm Day on Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in...
Salinas Valley lettuce

Weed control effort seeks to curb virus threat for Salinas Valley’s...

SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County has enacted a mandatory abatement program for select weeds as part of an effort to contain the impatiens necrotic...
King City 4-H FFA

King City 4-H, FFA partner on industrial arts project

KING CITY — King City Rural 4-H recently collaborated with King City High School FFA to offer an industrial arts project for its members...
Silacci Ranch

California family secures 140-year ranching legacy by conserving their ranch near...

SALINAS VALLEY — California Rangeland Trust has announced the conservation of the 9,400-acre Silacci Ranch in San Benito and Monterey counties. The project was completed...

Bradley Elementary School to build first community garden

BRADLEY — Bradley Elementary School is building its first-ever community garden, utilizing donations from community partners like Chevron and mentorship from staff and students...

State awards $10M to Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency for...

SALINAS VALLEY — California Department of Water Resources has awarded more than $10 million in funding to the Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency...

King City farm labor contractors receive suspended prison sentences for workers’...

KING CITY — Monterey County Judge Rafael Vasquez has sentenced King City residents and farm labor contractors Elias Perez Jr., 43, and Alejandra Perez,...
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