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May 21, 2022

Library wins holiday decorating contest

King City Library was recently named the winner of the 10th Annual Christmas Business Decorating Contest, presented by the King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture for the holidays.

Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off features first virtual auction

KING CITY — This year’s Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off was recently held with virtual auctions and a drive-thru barbecue at the fairgrounds in King City.  The new format for the April 16-17 event was a Covid-era adjustment to host the normally packed in-person celebration, and...

South Monterey County residents named veterans of the year

MONTEREY COUNTY — Henry Corda and Paul Guzman, both from Gonzales, were honored last Friday among the top 13 veterans during the Monterey County 2020 Veteran of the Year awards ceremony. The Nov. 6 event took place at the county supervisors’ meeting chambers in Salinas,...

Monterey County Free Libraries seeks feedback

Monterey County Free Libraries, which has branches in all four South County cities, is seeking community input to help determine priorities and updates to its strategic plan.

Downtown hardware building in King City changes ownership

KING CITY — The downtown building at 600 Broadway St. changed owners July 31 when Alcantar Hardware Inc. completed the purchase of the King City Glass and Hardware Partnership building at the northwest corner of Broadway and San Lorenzo Avenue. Partners John and Karen Jernigan...

Covid-19 cases rise to 545 in Monterey County

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MONTEREY COUNTY — The number of residents who have tested positive for novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in Monterey County has increased to 545, up 15 from the previous day, according to the latest data from Monterey County Health Department. Monday’s report shows a total of 333...

Mee Memorial doctor introduces healthful books to youth

SALINAS VALLEY — Mee Memorial Healthcare System Dr. Joshua Deutsch hosted a book reading for local youth in Greenfield on Oct. 7, kicking off a series of celebrations prior to National Rural Health Day in November. Deutsch, a family physician in King City and Greenfield,...

King City VFW announces local essay contest winners

SALINAS VALLEY — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6747 in King City recently awarded scholarships to four students from South Monterey County who participated in the local organization’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth contests. The Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition is open to...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | May 2, 2022

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED GREENFIELD — Food Bank for Monterey County and the City of Greenfield are looking for more volunteers to help distribute food to local residents. The food distribution takes place every other Tuesday and Saturday mornings. To sign up as a volunteer, call or...

King City students tour Hartnell College campuses

KING CITY — Portola-Butler High School in King City partnered with Hartnell’s Office of College Readiness to facilitate a Feb. 22 field trip for 30 students to both the Alisal and Main campuses in Salinas.  The morning started with a tour of the Alisal Campus...

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