Soledad state prison’s South Facility to close by July 2022
SOLEDAD — The South Facility at Correctional Training Facility (CTF) in Soledad will close by July 2022 due to a decrease in the minimum-security inmate population, announced California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on Tuesday. The Level I general population unit, also known as Facility...
Salinan descendants honor ancestors culture during Mission Days
Annual Mission Days includes honoring Salinas Tribe and re-enactors recreating the mission times.
Where to get a Covid-19 test in Monterey County
MONTEREY COUNTY — Health officials throughout the nation have said testing is an essential factor in the battle against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), and with case numbers rising in communities near and far, getting a test is critical to understanding where the virus is...
Welcome new superintendent
The South Monterey County Joint Union High School District has announced the appointment of Dr. Brian Walker as the district’s new superintendent.
On April 10, the Lockwood Fashion Revue sewed cancer heart pillows to uplift breast cancer patients as part of a community service.
Monterey County misses marks to move to fewer Covid-19 restrictions
MONTEREY COUNTY — While the state of California lowered the tiers of multiple counties to the most restrictive tier (purple) earlier this month, Monterey County has never left the purple tier since the new system was implemented this summer. The latest restrictions also come...
County hosts open house for new Victim’s Center
Join the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday, July 27, from 9 to 11 a.m., 250 Franciscan Way, King City, for an Open House in the newly refurbished District Attorney’s Office, Victim’s Center.
King City dancers gain acceptance to national ballet company
Four King City students have been selected among thousands of dancers across the United States to train with the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre this summer.
Correctional Training Facility reports massive Covid-19 outbreak among inmates
SOLEDAD — Correctional Training Facility (CTF) in Soledad has the most active cases of Covid-19 among those incarcerated throughout the entire California state prison system. As of Thursday, there are currently 773 inmates infected with the coronavirus at CTF, with 779 new cases reported in...
Pinnacles National Park limits visitor services due to partial government shutdown
Due to the federal government shutdown and a lapse in federal funding, Pinnacles National Park will temporarily reduce some of its services while the park remains open to visitors.