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February 28, 2024

San Antonio School plans for safety during distance learning

LOCKWOOD — San Antonio School’s new secure perimeter fence was finished Sept. 16, having been completed by Central Coast Fence of Grover Beach. The new fence includes gates locked to the outside except staff with keys, but which can be opened from the inside without...

VNA Hospice van to assist Spanish-speaking families at four Salinas Valley sites in October

SALINAS VALLEY — VNA Hospice’s Latino Mobile Resource Center van will bring education and information to Spanish-speaking families at four Salinas Valley locations in October. These upcoming educational events will share information about VNA services, care options during end of life, local resources and the...

Monterey County issues guidance on Halloween celebrations during Covid-19 pandemic

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MONTEREY COUNTY — With Halloween just weeks away, Monterey County Health Department has issued guidance on how to celebrate safely with regards to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Normal Halloween traditions, such as trick-or-treating, costume parties and showing off decorations, are all under different considerations this...

Monterey County closes evacuation center as Dolan Fire containment increases

SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County has closed its evacuation center at the King City High School gym now that the Dolan Fire is nearing full containment in the Santa Lucia Mountains west of the Salinas Valley and no evacuation orders are currently in place. “Help is...

Salinas Valley News Tidbits | Sept. 30, 2020

LIBRARY PROGRAMS MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Free Libraries will host videos this week on its Facebook, Instagram and YouTube sites as part of the library’s virtual programs. MCFL encompasses the library branches within King City, Greenfield, Gonzales, Soledad, San Ardo and San Lucas. Today,...

Volunteers collaborate to beautify King City

KING CITY — King City in Bloom has partnered with Sun Street Centers in order to continue beautification of the town with volunteers from both groups completing planting and weeding projects. King City in Bloom had taken a break from maintenance and projects due to...

King City elementary school teacher jumps All-American Standard

KING CITY — Santa Lucia Elementary School teacher Jim Van Horn earned the All-American Standard in the high jump this summer by jumping a personal best height of 1.28 meters (4-2). The 66-year-old Van Horn attained the mark while competing in the USA Track and...

Salinas Valley News Tidbits | Sept. 28, 2020

HALLOWEEN CONTEST KING CITY — A Halloween decorating contest is being hosted by King City Recreation Department. Registration is free, with the contest to be held Oct. 21 between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Judging will be based on creativity, originality, design and layout. Winners will...

King City Fire Department receives Cal Water grant for equipment

KING CITY — King City Fire Department is among the recipients of California Water Service’s second annual Firefighter Grant Program, which supports the needs of fire departments in the utility’s service areas.  Due to the large number of applicants in the program’s first year, the...

U.S. Army Reserve’s 91st Training Division welcomes first woman, African-American commander at Fort Hunter Liggett

JOLON — U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Patricia Wallace took charge of the 91st Training Division during a Sept. 16 change-of-command ceremony at Fort Hunter Liggett, becoming the first woman and first African-American commander in the 103-year history of the division. “I’m ecstatic that I’m...
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