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May29, 2020

Council swears in

City of King Councilmembers Mike LeBarre and Darlene Acosta are sworn in by City Manager Steve Adams at the Dec. 11 city council meeting.

Hartnell College provides update on expansion

Students, nonprofits, elected officials and citizens gathered in a meeting room at the South County YMCA in Soledad Aug. 22 to hash out which educational programs and services they wanted for the upcoming Hartnell Community College facilities.

King City honors fallen heroes for Memorial Day

Community members gathered Monday morning at King City Cemetery for the annual Memorial Day ceremony with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6747 and Fort Hunter Liggett staff to honor those who have died while serving in the U.S. military.

King City’s cleanup efforts highlighted at annual BBQ

City of King Public Works Special Project Coordinator Geoff English was the guest speaker at the annual Beautification Week barbecue luncheon last Wednesday at San Lorenzo County Park, hosted by the King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture and the King City Rotary Club.

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.

Holiday delivery

Local oil company Aera Energy is making the holidays brighter for four San Ardo families, including 15 children ranging in ages from 5 months to 15.

Chamber luncheon hosts fair participants

More than 50 people attended King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture’s monthly luncheon May 4 to learn more about this year’s Salinas Valley Fair, which kicks off Thursday, May 18, and continues through Sunday, May 21.

All-around champs

Last Sunday’s Ranch Rodeo drew 116 participants from the Central Coast and paid out nearly $14,000 in prize money to winners at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds’ Rava Equestrian Center in King City.

Local veteran stories being sought

The King City Branch of Monterey County Free Libraries in collaboration with the Story Center and California State Library is looking to capture the voices, experiences and life stories of local veterans, to be preserved and presented with dignity for the

Monterey County library, residents create face masks to combat coronavirus

SALINAS VALLEY — The spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused an increased need for masks, from medical-grade to simply covering one’s face, all...