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Postal Service plans price increases and service cuts to shore up finances

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service unveiled a 10-year strategic plan on Tuesday that would raise prices and lengthen promised delivery times, among other measures, in an effort to recoup $160 billion in projected losses over the next decade. The announcement, which comes as the beleaguered...

Women in agtech: Jackie Vazquez

Editor’s Note: The following profile is an excerpt from Amy Wu’s upcoming book, “From Farms to Incubators: Women Innovators Revolutionizing How Our Food is Grown,” which tells the stories of women entrepreneurs who are transforming agriculture through high technology. Jackie Vazquez spends the majority of...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | March 24, 2021

BACH CONCERTO SEASIDE — Sustainable energy pioneer, author, filmmaker and musician Bob Danziger has teamed up with CSUMB co-sponsors Music and Performing Arts Department and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, as well as others, on an online celebration of the 300th anniversary of J.S. Bach’s famous...

Vaccinated people can get Covid, but it’s most likely very rare

More than two months after he was fully vaccinated against COVID, a doctor in New York woke up with a headache and a dull, heavy feeling of fatigue. A fever and chills soon followed, and his senses of taste and smell began to fade. This,...

King City teen arrested for Sunday shooting

KING CITY — A King City teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting at an inhabited dwelling Sunday evening. King City police officers responded to the 100 block of Keats Avenue regarding several gunshots being fired on March 21 at about 7:45 p.m. An...

Clash between union campaigns and private property at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Before dawn on an October morning in 2015, representatives of the United Farm Workers turned up at a strawberry plant nursery in Northern California to meet with workers and urge them to consider unionizing. They were able to enter the nursery’s property thanks...

Aera Energy grants support teachers’ innovative classroom projects in San Ardo and San Lucas

SAN ARDO — Just as some schools begin to reopen with in-person instruction, four local teachers have received a boost for their classrooms.  The teachers were awarded a total of $2,085 in “Impact Grants” from Aera Energy. The Aera grants provide financial support for educational...

Children in elementary schools don’t need to be 6 feet apart, CDC says

In a major policy revision intended to encourage more schools to welcome students back full time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that elementary school students and some middle and high school students could be spaced 3 feet apart in...

King City educators, city staff get vaccinated for Covid-19

KING CITY — Mee Memorial Healthcare System administered more than 600 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to employees of King City Union School District and the City of King in the past week. The March 12 clinic was open to not only the school district’s educators,...

City parks in Monterey County reopen to community

MONTEREY COUNTY — City parks throughout Monterey County have begun to reopen due to the lessening of health restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. Gonzales Recreation Department announced the reopening of its parks by March 12. The announcement followed a March 1 reopening of the...
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