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July 21, 2024

King City High School students deliver Valentine’s Day cards to local seniors

King City High School Eden Valley Care Center Valentine’s Day card
SALINAS VALLEY — Eden Valley Care Center, a skilled nursing facility in Soledad, was filled with warmth and gratitude this Valentine’s Day as it received a heartwarming surprise from the students of King City High School ASB Class. Under the guidance of their instructor, Lauren...

Monterey County Elections, libraries partner for early voting

Vote elections ballots
MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Elections Office and the Monterey County Free Libraries are joining efforts to offer Books and Ballots Week in South Monterey County. The event offers early flex voting centers at various libraries throughout the week. Voters will be able to vote...

King City Rotary’s inaugural Pickleball Tournament delivers a smash hit

King City pickleball
KING CITY — With 16 teams participating, the King City Rotary Club’s first Pickleball Tournament on Saturday was a smashing success, according to organizer and Rotary President James Ewart. The Feb. 10 event was held at the Expo Building of the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in...

King City’s State of the City Address emphasizes long-term financial stability and community engagement

King City State of the City Address
KING CITY — Long-term financial stability seemed to be the theme of this year’s State of the City Address, during which City of King officials provided an update on King City’s progress over the past year while presenting their latest efforts and challenges. The Jan....

Hartnell College Foundation announces scholarship for women pursuing higher education

Hartnell College
SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College Foundation invites Hartnell College students to apply for the Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship, which aims to support low-income women seeking to further their education at a University of California campus. The scholarship, which emphasizes diversity and inclusion, promotes...

King City utility gas tech honored for handling of carbon monoxide situation in Greenfield

Greenfield utility gas technician
SALINAS VALLEY — Greenfield Fire Department has recognized a local utility gas technician for their proper handling of a carbon monoxide situation that could have resulted badly had they not intervened. Gustavo “Gus” Rivera, who works for PG&E, was called to a Greenfield residence on...

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...

New study focuses on ‘Building an Inclusive Economy’ in Monterey Bay region

CENTRAL COAST — A new report commissioned by Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) and developed by the Institute for Social Transformation at UC Santa Cruz presents a range of indicators that can be used to develop strategies toward a more inclusive economy in the...

Monterey County DA’s Office warns against government impersonation scams

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County District Attorney’s Office is alerting Monterey County residents of online scams that have been hitting the community. The scams begin with a text message or email warning the recipient of some potentially fraudulent charges on their account. When the person...

SAVHA Spring Tour features ‘Shooting the Loop’ 

KING CITY — A Spring Tour of the Bitterwater and Lonoak area is being planned for Saturday, April 13, by the San Antonio Valley Historical Association (SAVHA) of Southern Monterey County. Interested participants are encouraged to save the date. Featured this year in the group’s...

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