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May26, 2020

Slew of candidates set to compete in November

Voters in South County will have a slew of local candidates to choose from in the upcoming Nov. 6 Statewide General Election for numerous city councils, school boards and other special district governing bodies in the area.

Salinas River restoration effort receives $3M grant

A $2.9 million grant has been awarded to the Resource Conservation District of Monterey County to help eradicate 215 acres of an invasive plant that has infested more than 1,500 acres of the Salinas River.

Chamber announces annual business, community award winners

King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture has announced the 2018 winners of the organization’s annual awards — Tacos La Potranca De Jalisco as Business of the Year; Steve and Cheryl Harrison as Citizens of the Year; and The Stage Hands as Friend of the Community.

Cork and Plough welcomes authors for Books and Brews

The Cork and Plough hosted the Second Annual Books and Brews on Aug. 12, during which residents met two Monterey County authors, Anne Ylvisaker and Carol Diggory Shields, who read passages from their writings.

Salinas Valley Fair celebrates 75 years of fun

An opening ceremony for the 75th Annual Salinas Valley Fair is set for Thursday morning to celebrate the milestone anniversary and commence this year’s festivities at the fairgrounds in King City.

King City wins statewide award for public safety

KING CITY — The City of King has won the 2019 Helen Putnam Award in the public safety category for its Comprehensive Plan...

Hartnell plans groundbreaking at new Soledad Education Center

SOLEDAD — Hartnell College will celebrate the start of construction on its new Soledad Education Center with a public groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m....

King City dancers gain acceptance to national ballet company

Four King City students have been selected among thousands of dancers across the United States to train with the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre this summer.

Feedback sought on express bus study

New routing options that would speed up bus service between Salinas and South County are being considered by Monterey-Salinas Transit.

Celebrating summer with Zumba at Eden Valley

The occasional three-digit weather over the past few weeks didn’t stop faithful Zumba enthusiasts from getting their fitness on outdoors during last Saturday’s community event, “Summer Fun Zumba 2017,” at Eden Valley Care Center.