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July 19, 2024

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1 found dead in King City riverbed fire

KING CITY — One person has been found dead in the riverbed area burned by the King Fire, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office confirmed...

Dolan Fire arsonist sentenced to 24 years in prison

BIG SUR — A Monterey County judge has sentenced 31-year-old Ivan Gomez to 24 years in state prison for starting the Dolan Fire near...
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Cal Fire suspends burn permits in Monterey County

MONTEREY COUNTY — California has already experienced an unusually early start to its fire year amidst an ongoing drought and historically low rainfall and...

Taylor Farms plans to rebuild Salinas facility after 4-alarm fire

SALINAS — Multiple agencies from across Monterey County responded to a four-alarm fire that severely damaged Taylor Farms’ food production facility in Salinas last...

Salinas schools to close as Taylor Farms fire, evacuation order continues

SALINAS — A fire in a Salinas food processing plant that has prompted authorities to evacuate surrounding neighborhoods has now closed four nearby elementary...

Man found guilty of starting Dolan Fire, causing condor deaths

BIG SUR — A Monterey County judge has found 31-year-old Ivan Gomez guilty of starting the Big Sur Dolan Fire, which seriously injured a...

Fire destroys iconic pizzeria in Greenfield

GREENFIELD — An early morning fire that completely engulfed California Gourmet Pizza in Greenfield last week remains under investigation. The restaurant building, located on the...
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Burn permit suspensions lifted for Monterey, San Benito counties

Cal Fire lifted its suspension of burn permits on Monday for Monterey and San Benito counties, agency officials said. At 8 a.m. Monday the suspension...

As drought conditions worsen, California expands state of emergency

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California on Tuesday issued a proclamation extending the drought emergency statewide and asked residents to redouble their water conservation efforts...

King City students show support for first responders

KING CITY — King City Mayor Mike LeBarre, King City Fire Chief Russ Nichols and King City Police Department’s Capt. James Hunt and Sgt....
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