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Newsom survives California recall vote and will remain governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Republican-led bid to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom of California ended in defeat late Tuesday, as Democrats in the nation’s most populous state closed ranks against a small grassroots movement that accelerated with the spread of COVID-19. Voters affirmed their support for...

San Lucas School uses 3D printer to create mask filters for essential workers

SAN LUCAS — When the Covid-19 pandemic closed school campuses for the remainder of the academic year, San Lucas School Principal and District Superintendent Jessica Riley was disappointed her students wouldn’t have an opportunity to see its new 3D printer in action.  Donated by oil...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | March 5, 2021

STARTUP CHALLENGE CENTRAL COAST — Businesses in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties less than two years old can apply to compete in the 2021 Startup Challenge before the March 8 deadline. Startup Challenge is an annual competitive acceleration process that teaches, coaches, mentors,...

Hartnell College District, Faculty Association reach tentative agreement

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SALINAS — Hartnell Community College District and the Hartnell College Faculty Association (HCFA) have reached a tentative agreement. The announcement was made on Dec. 8 after months of negotiation and entering an impasse in early October. An impasse refers to a request for a mediator’s...

District 4 Dairy Princess and alternates crowned

CENTRAL COAST — Ellie Dyt knows a lot more about the California dairy industry than most 17-year-old high schoolers. Dyt was raised on a dairy farm her whole life in the small town of Crows Landing, home to thousands of dairy cows, gaining first-hand experience...

General Election 2020: Nearly all ballots counted in Monterey County

MONTEREY COUNTY — Nearly all ballots have been counted in the Nov. 3 general election as of Tuesday, announced Monterey County Elections, which is in the final stretch of the canvass period. "My intention is to certify the results of the General Election by Monday,...

Monterey County exceeds 3,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19

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MONTEREY COUNTY — The number of residents who have tested positive for novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in Monterey County has surpassed 3,000, according to the latest report from Monterey County Health Department. Another 76 confirmed cases were added Friday, bringing the total number of Covid-19-infected residents...

Celebrating summer with Zumba at Eden Valley

The occasional three-digit weather over the past few weeks didn’t stop faithful Zumba enthusiasts from getting their fitness on outdoors during last Saturday’s community event, “Summer Fun Zumba 2017,” at Eden Valley Care Center.

Monterey County superintendent visits rural schools

Monterey County Superintendent
SAN LUCAS — Monterey County Superintendent of Schools Deneen Guss recently paid a visit to three small elementary schools — San Lucas, San Ardo and Bradley — in southern Monterey County. As part of the visit, educational leaders for each school led Guss on a...

United Way Monterey County’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ helps local students in need

MONTEREY COUNTY — United Way Monterey County hosted its 12th Annual Stuff the Bus in July, during which volunteers assembled more than 3,100 backpacks that will be delivered to children experiencing homelessness in Monterey County. In partnership with Monterey County Office of Education, United Way...
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