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May26, 2020

Smoke from wildfires affecting air quality in tri-county area

Smoke transported from the massive wildfires currently burning in Northern California, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia may degrade air quality in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties, possibly causing the concentration of smoke to reach unhealthful levels in some parts of the tri-county air basin.

Saturday night slam

A near capacity crowd could be found last Saturday at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City, where Pro Wrestling Revolution took over the Expo Building.

Slow Down Move Over event to bring awareness to driving safety

Pete’s Towing and towing companies throughout California are aiming to bring more awareness to the “Slow Down Move Over” campaign, which tries to increase public awareness about safety when passing emergency vehicles on the highway or roadways.

Foods Co to no longer accept VISA credit cards

Foods Co Supermarkets recently announced that its 21 stores and five fuel centers in Central and Northern California, including stores in Soledad and Salinas, will no longer accept VISA credit cards as a form of payment, effective Aug. 14.

GRID Alternatives accepting applications for solar panel installation

GRID Alternatives is accepting applications from low to moderate income homes in the cities of Greenfield, Soledad and Gonzales.

Mee Memorial Hospital CEO announces upcoming retirement

Mee Memorial Hospital CEO Susan Childers has announced plans to retire March 1, 2019, nearly a decade after she first began her tenure at the King City facility.

King City mayor elected chairman of MST Board of Directors

King City Mayor Mike LeBarre was elected July 9 as chairman of the Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) Board of Directors.

Hutchinson named interim CEO at Mee Memorial Hospital

Mee Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees has named R. Michael “Mike” Hutchinson as interim chief executive officer effective Aug. 13.

Jump into one of South County’s pools this summer

Hot summer days are upon the residents of South Monterey County, and one way to stay cool during those warm days is jumping into one of the pools in King City, Greenfield, Soledad and Gonzales.

Mee Memorial nurse receives Daisy Award

Mee Memorial Hospital each quarter recognizes one of their outstanding nurses by honoring them with the Daisy Award. This quarter’s recipient of the Daisy Award was Lucy Trejo, LVN, in the Skilled Nursing Facility.