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March 1, 2024

Arts4MC seeks next Monterey County Youth Poet Laureate

Youth poetry writing
MONTEREY COUNTY — Arts Council for Monterey County (Arts4MC) has partnered with Urban Word to recognize and celebrate talented local youth poets. The initiative aims to select the next Monterey County Youth Poet Laureate, who will serve as an ambassador for poetry, social action and...

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...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Feb. 28, 2024

News Briefs
HOTSPOT TERMINATION GONZALES — After more than three years, the T-Mobile Universal Internet Pilot Project is coming to an end in Gonzales. “The city has decided that it is in our city budgets best interest to gradually term all hotspot devices that the city provided...

Interim Inc. opens new location in South Monterey County

Interim Inc. Soledad
SALINAS VALLEY — Interim Inc., a nonprofit mental health agency, will host an open house this week to acquaint the South Monterey County community with its new location and services available in Soledad. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the agency is inviting the community to meet...

City of King hosts community meeting for Riverbed Wildfire Prevention Plan

King City Riverbed Wildfire Prevention Plan Map
KING CITY — Reducing hazards of fire and floods in the riverbed area adjacent to the community has been an ongoing objective for the City of King. “The City has made significant progress in obtaining permits to perform annual silt removal to reduce flooding and...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Feb. 23, 2024

News Briefs
NARCAN DISTRIBUTION SALINAS VALLEY — Sun Street Centers will be hosting a Narcan drive-thru training and distribution in all four South Monterey County cities on Sunday, Feb. 25, from 12 to 4 p.m. The locations are as follows: in King City, Chalone Peaks Middle School...

First United Methodist Church of Salinas dedicates brand-new kitchen

First United Methodist Church Salinas
SALINAS — On Saturday, Feb. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church at 404 Lincoln Ave. in Salinas will celebrate the remodeling of its kitchen, which is not only used for church functions, but also to provide meals to anyone in...

Bay Federal Credit Union workplace campaign raises $12,600 for United Way

Bay Federal Credit Union
MONTEREY COUNTY — Bay Federal Credit Union announced that its January workplace campaign raised over $12,600 for United Way. Employees of the Credit Union made both one-time donations and payroll deductions in support of United Way of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. As part of their...

King City Chamber Awards honor Sun Street Centers, residents for their contributions to the community

King City Chamber Awards
KING CITY — King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture honored the 2023 winners of the organization’s business and community awards on Saturday. This year’s Annual Awards Dinner took place Feb. 17 inside the Orradre Building at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City. Chamber...

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...

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