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SPCA Monterey County seeks help saving opossum babies

SPCA opossum babies
MONTEREY COUNTY — Every spring, female opossums hold babies in their pouches growing strong and healthy. Sadly, some of these mother opossums are hit by cars as they forage for food, and their babies cannot survive without emergency rescue. “On this first day of spring,...

Police announce connection between King City mass shooting and double homicide near Soledad

Police crime
KING CITY — Monterey County Sheriff’s Office and King City Police Department investigators announced Thursday that they have developed information connecting the deadly mass shooting in King City and the double homicide near Soledad. On March 3, 11 residents were shot during a mass shooting...

Fort Hunter Liggett sets Youth Fishing Derby for April 27

Youth Fishing Derby
JOLON — Fort Hunter Liggett Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) will host its annual Youth Fishing Derby for ages 15 and younger on Saturday, April 27, from 6:30 a.m. to noon at Del Venturi Reservoir. The reservoir will be stocked with...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | April 19, 2024

News Briefs
CLEANUP DAY GREENFIELD — A Greenfield Reuse, Recycle and Cleanup Day is planned for Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., or until boxes are full, at the Greenfield Corporation Yard, 920 Walnut Ave. The event is only open to local residents, who...

Community workshops exploring region’s water use underway in Salinas Valley

Water
SALINAS VALLEY — Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SVBGSA) is hosting multiple workshops this spring to provide residents and businesses of the Salinas Valley with an opportunity to learn about water use and management in the region. The “Our Water Future in the Salinas Valley:...

Salinas Valley Grad Notes | April 18, 2024

Grad Notes
Noelia Martinez of Greenfield was named to Biola University’s Fall 2023 Dean’s List for academic excellence. Martinez, a cinema and media arts major, was one of approximately 1,600 students who were named to the list, which honors those with a GPA of 3.6 or...

Hartnell College Foundation anchors Bright Futures program

Hartnell College
MONTEREY COUNTY — The Bright Futures Education Partnership is now a cradle-to-career partnership anchored at the Hartnell College Foundation. “The Hartnell College Foundation is once again leading the way in innovative thinking and action by taking under its umbrella the Bright Futures program, which will enhance...

Cal Water secures $83M in state funding to relieve customers of past-due balances accumulated during pandemic

Water faucet
KING CITY — With financial impacts of Covid-19 felt by California Water Service (Cal Water) customers well past the height of the pandemic, Cal Water applied for and has received more than $83 million through the California Extended Water and Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program...

King City Police Department urges responsible ‘4/20’ celebrations

King City Police
KING CITY — With 4/20 celebrations approaching, the King City Police Department reminds everyone to celebrate responsibly and prioritize their own safety and that of others. Although recreational and medicinal use of marijuana is legal in California, officers warn the community to not let the...

Nutrition incentive program launches in King City, Greenfield

Double Up Food Bucks
KING CITY — Aspire Health, in close collaboration with Blue Zones Project Monterey County, has announced the expansion of the Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program to South Monterey County. Launched in November 2023 at the La Princesa Markets on Williams Road and East Alisal...
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