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Power shutoff leaves South County residents in the dark

SOUTH COUNTY — Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) shut off power to an estimated 9,000 customers in Monterey County over the weekend due...

Soledad school establishes first monarch butterfly sanctuary in South County

SOLEDAD — South County’s first monarch butterfly sanctuary has been created at Frank Ledesma Elementary School in Soledad, and similar gardens are...

Donations needed for annual Harvest Night

SOUTH COUNTY — An annual Halloween tradition dating back 34 years in south Monterey County could be in jeopardy this year unless...

Greenfield Harvest Festival draws hundreds to downtown

GREENFIELD — Hundreds of residents and visitors alike gathered Sunday for the annual Greenfield Harvest Festival, hosted by the Greenfield Cultural Arts...
King City disaster drill emergency operations exercise

City of King organizes first full-scale disaster drill

KING CITY — The City of King recently assembled its first full-scale emergency operations exercise in cooperation with multiple agencies to better...

Mustangs prevail over Wildcatz after annual Homecoming parade, coronation

KING CITY — King City High School students, parents, coaches and supporters rallied down Broadway Street for the annual Homecoming Parade last Friday, Oct....

Mee Memorial celebrates Greenfield Clinic expansion

GREENFIELD — A massive donation and a thoughtful dedication were among the surprises at the recent grand opening ceremony for the newly...

SCAR’s 2nd Annual Dog Days of Summer a howling success

SOLEDAD — South County Animal Rescue (SCAR) hosted its Second Annual Dog Days of Summer community event Sept. 28 at Cesar Chavez...

Fall Fest brings thrills to South County

SOUTH COUNTY — Salinas Valley Fair welcomed autumn last weekend with its second annual Fall Festival and Carnival at the fairgrounds in...

Annual ‘El Grito’ celebrates Mexican Independence Day

King City honored the South County community’s Mexican heritage last Sunday at the annual El Grito Celebration, which opened with a parade along Broadway Street featuring a procession of horses, bands and dancers, much to the delight of hundreds of spectators.