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July 15, 2024

Caltrans District 5 reaches $1B in active road projects

CENTRAL COAST — Caltrans District 5 has reached a historic milestone with 83 total projects worth more than $1 billion in active construction to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. “This is a...

King City Mustang girls beat Aztecs, as boys fall to Bruins

KING CITY — It hasn't been the greatest start for King City High School’s softball team, which has lost three games and had rain keeping them from playing others. But last week they were able to get things rolling against their South Monterey County...

City of King accepting applications for Covid-19 business assistance

KING CITY — City of King is now accepting business assistance applications for those who have been impacted financially by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The funding is provided by the City of King and the State of California CDBG program. The City will be offering grants...

Community members sought for Salinas Valley Safe Routes to School Steering Committees

SALINAS VALLEY — Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) is recruiting community members to participate in the Salinas Valley Safe Routes to School Steering Committees in each of the four South Monterey County cities of King City, Greenfield, Soledad and Gonzales. Safe Routes to School...

San Ardo man found guilty of 16 counts of child molestation

SAN ARDO — San Ardo resident Angel Rojas Lugos, 43, was found guilty on March 15 by a Monterey County jury of two counts of oral copulation on a child 10 years old or under and 14 counts of forcible lewd or lascivious acts...

Greenfield teen arrested for possession of ‘ghost gun’

KING CITY — On March 16, at about 10:13 p.m., officers from the King City Police Department responded to the 400 block of Jayne Street regarding a report of subjects cocking a handgun and getting into a vehicle not known to the area. When officers...

Monterey County’s Science of Reading Academy expands educator training

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Office of Education (MCOE) is offering the Science of Reading Academy, a professional development series providing local teachers with research-based tools and strategies to accelerate literacy in classroom settings serving students ages 4 to 8.  The first cohort launched in...

King City High School teacher honored as California finalist for Ag Educator of the Year

KING CITY — Lauren Peterson, an agricultural teacher at King City High School, has been recognized as a finalist for the 2022-23 Ag Educator of the Year honor through Nationwide’s Golden Owl Award. California FFA, California Farm Bureau and Nationwide made the announcement on Feb....

Basketball | South Monterey County players earn all-league honors, awards

SALINAS VALLEY — With the end of the high school basketball season, it’s time to give out all-league honors and awards to the boys and girls from South Monterey County. King City Mustangs King City Mustangs made the playoffs for the first time since 2019. Raul Garcia...

Salinas Valley State Prison donates to Sun Street Centers in King City

KING CITY — Sun Street Centers received a donation of $3,662 from the Salinas Valley State Prison in support of its King City outpatient program at 641 Broadway St. The March 7 announcement was made alongside SVSP officials and Sun Street Centers leaders. Those present...
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