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June 13, 2024

Armed robbery in King City leads to officer-involved shooting near Soledad

Police car crime
KING CITY — Monterey County District Attorney’s Office has released additional preliminary facts surrounding the officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday on Highway 101 northbound near Soledad. At about 5:30 p.m. on June 3, a person armed with a handgun got out of a black Mazda...

Joint meeting of King City Chamber, Rotary Club promotes Beautification Week

Cleanup rake
KING CITY — The 32nd annual King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture and King City Rotary Club joint meeting to promote Beautification Week is planned for Wednesday, June 12, at noon. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon at San Lorenzo Park’s...

Rural California leaders meet in Monterey County

RCRC
MONTEREY COUNTY — Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) Board Chair and Monterey County Supervisor Chris Lopez hosted the May 2024 RCRC Board of Directors meeting in Monterey County. The two-day event featured the RCRC Board of Directors meeting at the Monterey County Government Building...

Hitchcock Road Animal Services joins statewide Adopt-a-Pet Day on Saturday

HRAS dogs adoption
MONTEREY COUNTY — Hitchcock Road Animal Services, an animal shelter serving Monterey County and the City of Salinas, will be participating in the first-ever California Adopt-a-Pet Day scheduled for Saturday, June 1. This statewide initiative, organized by the California Animal Welfare Association (CalAnimals), San Francisco...

A Day to Reflect: King City observes Memorial Day 2024

King City Memorial Day
KING CITY — Col. Stephen Trotter, Fort Hunter Liggett’s garrison commander, paid homage to the courage of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, extending gratitude to veterans present and across the nation while also honoring Gold Star families, during the annual King City Memorial...

King City Mustangs swim team honored

King City Mustangs swim team
KING CITY — An awards banquet was held May 22 for the King City High School Mustangs swim team. Award winners included: John Bautista and Cesar Soliz, Most Improved; Isaac Roylance, Coaches Award; Julian Torres, Most Valuable; Yurem Santana, Coaches Award; Hayden Munoz and...

Salinas Valley Fair unveils renovated Expo Building

Salinas Valley Fair Expo Building Holaday
KING CITY — Salinas Valley Fair has announced the completion of the extensive renovation of the Expo Building, marking a new chapter in its storied history. The 12,000-square-foot, multipurpose facility underwent upgrades in 2022 and 2023, transforming it into a venue for a wide array...

Sealcoating project on 3 Monterey County roads begins this week

Road work sign
MONTEREY COUNTY — A sealcoating project on Blanco, Reservation and River roads in Monterey County will begin Wednesday, May 29, announced the County of Monterey. This work will take place on the following roads over the next two months: Blanco Road, from Davis Road to Luther...

Monterey County residents invited to share thoughts on tourism and community impacts

Salinas Valley Fair
MONTEREY COUNTY — See Monterey, the destination marketing organization for Monterey County, is conducting a Resident Sentiment Survey and hosting a Community Input Forum to better understand the community’s opinions on the impact of visitors to the area and understanding of the County’s tourism...

California Rodeo Salinas sets inaugural Junior Rodeo for June 9

Rodeo
SALINAS — California Rodeo Association has announced its first-ever Junior Rodeo, scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 9, at the Salinas Sports Complex, 1034 N. Main St., in Salinas. “This event underscores the Association’s commitment to nurturing the next generation of rodeo stars while...
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