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May 19, 2024

Soccer | King City Mustangs claim CCS title, move on to regionals

King City Mustangs soccer
UPDATE (Feb. 28, 9 a.m.): King City beat Torres 5-1 on Tuesday. The Mustangs will next play Justin Garza High School of Fresno on Thursday, Feb. 29, at 5 p.m. at home in the NorCal Division IV playoffs. Original story below. KING CITY — Playing against...

King City boxer wins national boxing title

KING CITY — King City boxer Andre Mosqueda won the 95-pound championship last Saturday at the 2024 National Silver Gloves Boxing Championships that took place at the Stoney Creek Hotel in Independence, Mo. Mosqueda beat Hasan Ibn-Myers in the finals to claim the championship belt....

Alliance on Aging’s 2024 Trashion Show in King City transforms waste into wearable art

Trashion Show
KING CITY — Alliance on Aging’s 2024 Trashion Show in King City was a groundbreaking success, captivating more than 300 attendees with its innovative approach to transforming waste into wearable art. Held at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds on Feb. 22, this unique event showcased the...

Salinas Valley Fair returns with ‘thrills’ this week

Salinas Valley Fair
KING CITY — Salinas Valley Fair will bring “Golden Hills & Fair Time Thrills” for its 80th celebration taking place Thursday through Sunday at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City. “We are so excited to celebrate the 80th Annual Salinas Valley Fair, May 16-19,”...

Miss Salinas Valley Fair seeks applicants for 2024 title

Miss Salinas Valley Fair
KING CITY — Applications are currently being accepted for the prestigious title of Miss Salinas Valley Fair, which is open to any junior or senior high school girl who is a resident or student of school districts in the counties of Monterey, San Benito,...

Prayer vigil to honor victims of King City mass shooting

King City victims candles
KING CITY — A community prayer vigil for the families of the victims in last Sunday’s deadly mass shooting in King City will take place Thursday night at Chalone Peaks Middle School. The vigil begins at 6 p.m. inside the multipurpose room at the school,...

Soccer | King City Mustang boys advance in CCS

KCHS Mustangs boys soccer
KING CITY — King City High School Mustang boys’ soccer team has qualified for Wednesday’s Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals with a win last Saturday in the quarterfinal round. The Mustangs (#2 seed) beat #7 seed Valley Christian by a 3-0 score on Saturday at...

King City native in need of kidney transplant

KING CITY — In March, the generous spirit of King City was on full display as community members rallied around a life-long resident in need of a liver transplant. The event supporting Rita McCormack Tavernetti at the Orradre Building raised more than $150,000, heightened...

Boys’ Soccer | King City Mustangs claim Mission Division title

King City Mustangs soccer
KING CITY — Five straight losses in pre-season did not discourage the King City Mustangs boys’ soccer team from continuing to work hard, believe in themselves and strive success. The Mustangs rebounded from the 0-5 start and finished with nine wins, one loss and four...

CPUC awards $5.6M for broadband expansion infrastructure on Central Coast

Internet broadband
CENTRAL COAST — California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved grant funding of up to $5.65 million to Cruzio Media, Inc., member of Monterey Bay Economic Partnership and Central Coast Broadband Consortium. The funding will expand middle-mile broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved rural, agricultural...

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