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March 27, 2023

Evacuation Order in effect for areas near Villa Drive and San Lorenzo Creek in King City

KING CITY — King City Police Department has issued an Evacuation Order for residents of areas of Villa Drive and San Lorenzo Creek in King City effective immediately until further notice due to the storm. The following zone is under an Evacuation Order:  Zone G-007a which...

Director of King City dance studio honored for influential work

KING CITY — Jan Harkness, artistic director of Monterey County Dance Theatre in King City, was recently honored at the 17th Annual Champions of the Arts Gala, hosted by the Arts Council for Monterey County. Harkness, who has been teaching dance for nearly 40 years,...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Oct. 13, 2022

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION GONZALES — A cultural celebration in honor of the 75th anniversary of Gonzales will take place Saturday, Oct. 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. along Fourth Street. There will be lots of fun for families, including food, games and music. WITCH RIDE GREENFIELD — The...

Winter storm triggers evacuations, flooding in King City

KING CITY — Severe winter storms have resulted in road closures, evacuation orders and water rescues over the past week due to major flooding throughout the South Monterey County region, with possibly more rain to come this weekend. The latest storm, an atmospheric river, followed...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Oct. 20, 2022

PROPERTY TAX KING CITY — Monterey County Treasurer-Tax Collector has notified the City of King that it will no longer be collecting property tax payments at the City Hall. This year residents will need to mail in payments directly to Monterey County Tax Collector or...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | March 9, 2022

OFFICER FUNDRAISER SALINAS — Local Denny’s restaurant franchisees are coming together to help raise funds for fallen Salinas Police Officer Jorge Alvarado’s family. Participating locations in Salinas — 975 E Blanco Road, 2005 North Main St. and 1255 De La Torre — will donate 50%...

King City Police: August is Back to School Safety Month

KING CITY — As students head back to the classroom, the King City Police Department reminds parents and residents to follow the speed limit and be extra careful driving through school zones. “Please drive like it is your child, grandchild, niece or nephew walking or...

Photo | Greenfield High grads receive scholarships

SALINAS VALLEY — Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated President Jeane Errea-Mills presented $1,000 scholarships donated by the organization to recent Greenfield High School graduates Aria Palomino and Jessica Rodriguez earlier this month.

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Aug. 30, 2022

BLOOD DRIVE SALINAS — Vitalant is hosting a community blood drive on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, 450 E. Romie Lane, in Salinas. All blood types and platelets are needed, and appointments are encouraged. Visit

Concerns grow over monkeypox outbreak as schools reopen in Monterey County

MONTEREY COUNTY — As Monterey County schools reopen this week, the ongoing monkeypox outbreak has caused some concerns for the overall health and safety of students heading back to the classroom. In a public letter dated Aug. 3, Monterey County Superintendent of Schools Deneen Guss reassured...

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