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Cal Water begins water infrastructure upgrade in King City

KING CITY — California Water Service (Cal Water) began an important water main replacement project in King City that will keep critical water infrastructure and service in the area safe and reliable. The upgrade will ensure customers, including Town Square tenants and other downtown residents...

Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau plans to enforce Covid-19 citations

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MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County’s Environmental Health Bureau has conducted 1,971 visits to area businesses since September, which resulted in 12 citations for violations of Covid-related health orders and one permit revocation. Ricardo Encarnacion, assistant bureau chief for the Environmental Health Bureau, made the announcement...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Dec. 30, 2020

TOP SCHOLARS SOLEDAD — Joselyn Quezada and Liliana Negrete entered a virtual science fair competition, the Healthy Habits Virtual Science Fair, this past summer and were chosen as runner-ups among the thousands of entries on Nov. 2. The fair was hosted by Legends of Learning...

King City Chamber announces top award honorees

KING CITY — The annual top awards chosen by the King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture have been made, and earlier this month members shared the announcement that Steve Adams is Citizen of the Year, Aera Energy is Business of the Year and...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Dec. 28, 2020

TREE RECYCLING SALINAS VALLEY — Salinas Valley residents are being reminded by Waste Management that Christmas trees can either be recycled curbside if cut to fit within the green waste cart with the lid closed on the regularly scheduled collection day, or dropped off for...

PHOTOS: Operation Santa Claus parades through Pine Canyon

PINE CANYON — South Monterey County Fire Protection District’s Pine Canyon Station hosted Operation Santa Claus last Sunday evening. The firefighters dressed up as festive characters and drove their firetrucks through Pine Canyon’s neighborhoods outside King City to wave to onlookers and toss candy canes to...

Salinas Valley migrant families receive gifts this holiday season

SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County Office of Education’s Migrant Education Program Region 16 provided toys for children and warm blankets for their families last week at school sites in Gonzales, Soledad, Chualar, King City, San Lucas and San Ardo. “This is our 10th toy giveaway,”...

Soledad prison tackles Covid-19 outbreak as families protest over health concerns

SOLEDAD — A small group of about a dozen family members and activists protested Saturday outside the entrance of Salinas Valley State Prison and Correctional Training Facility in Soledad. Their goal was to raise awareness of the increasing Covid-19 infections and deaths inside the facilities,...

Monterey County begins Covid-19 vaccine rollout

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County last week received its initial supplies of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccination, a total of 2,925 doses, and expects this week to receive its 4,700 doses of the Moderna vaccine.  Mee Memorial Healthcare System has been allocated 500 doses of the...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Dec. 23, 2020

CITY CLOSURE KING CITY — In observance of the holidays, City of King City Hall and most of the city’s operations will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 3. All public safety police patrol and emergency response operations will remain staffed as normal during this...
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