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June 19, 2024

Mee Memorial recognized as one of ‘27 critical access hospitals to know in 2024’

Mee Memorial Healthcare System
KING CITY — Mee Memorial Healthcare System has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of “27 critical access hospitals to know in 2024.” The list includes critical access hospitals across the United States, describing them as: “Vital components of the overall healthcare delivery...

Second bat tests positive for rabies in Toro Park

SALINAS — A bat found on June 7 near Portola Drive and Anza Drive in the Toro Park area of unincorporated Monterey County has tested positive for the rabies virus. Hitchcock Road Animal Services has investigated this incident and determined that there was no exposure to...

Bradley Union School District receives special congressional recognition

Bradley Union School District
BRADLEY — Bradley Union School District was presented with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren last month in honor of its recent acceptance into the national League of Innovative Schools. An Open House event was held May 16 at the...

Community celebrates new mission-themed mural in King City

Mission mural artists
KING CITY — Members and friends of the nonprofit group King City in Bloom gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate the completion of the new mural at 122 N. Second St., across from the Hartnell College campus. The mural, which features Mission San Antonio de Padua,...

Fort Hunter Liggett military children graduate with top honors

Fort Hunter Liggett
LOCKWOOD — As the school year draws to a close, San Antonio Elementary School is abuzz with the excitement of graduation ceremonies. This year, the eighth-grade class stands out for a remarkable achievement: the valedictorian and salutatorians are all children from Fort Hunter Liggett (FHL). The...

Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County presents 12th annual Johnson-Toney Football Camp

MONTEREY COUNTY — The Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County will present the 12th annual Johnson-Toney Football Camp at California State University Monterey Bay practice soccer fields, June 25-28.  This free, four-day non-contact football camp is a highlight of the Boys and Girls Club’s...

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Association
Worldwide, more than 55 million people are living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Take action now — for yourself, your loved ones and for the fight to end Alzheimer’s. What actions can you commit to taking this month? Whatever your age, now is the right...

California Rodeo Salinas calls for National Anthem singers for 2024 rodeo performances

California Rodeo Salinas
SALINAS — Have you ever dreamed of singing the National Anthem at a premier rodeo event? The California Rodeo Salinas is offering aspiring singers the chance to showcase their talent at the largest rodeo in California. The Rodeo is looking for singers to perform the...

Workshop on County of Monterey’s Draft Housing Element 6th Cycle update set for Tuesday

County of Monterey
MONTEREY COUNTY — The County of Monterey Housing and Community Development Department is requesting the Board of Supervisors to continue the Board Workshop on the “Draft Housing Element 6th Cycle” update until June 11. This request aims to extend the public comment period on the...

King City High School senior receives arts scholarship

King City High School
KING CITY — Carlos Acevedo from King City High School has been awarded a College Arts Scholarship from the Arts Council for Monterey County (Arts4MC). Acevedo is one of 15 graduating high school seniors in Monterey County to receive the scholarship this year, and is...

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