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May 18, 2024

Scheid Family Wines VP winemaker retires

Scheid Family Wines
MONTEREY COUNTY — Scheid Family Wines Vice President of Winemaking Dave Nagengast has announced his retirement after 20 years with the Monterey County-based wine company. Nagengast was the creative and organizational mastermind behind the company’s portfolio of wines, an early adopter of sustainable farming and...

More than 150 children cast lines at Fort Hunter Liggett’s 22nd annual Youth Fishing Derby

Youth Fishing Derby
JOLON — More than 150 children ages 2-15 registered in Fort Hunter Liggett’s (FHL) 22nd annual Youth Fishing Derby last Saturday at the Del Venturi Reservoir. An estimated 300 to 400 people participated in the April 27 event, with families traveling from across the state...

SVBGSA water use, resource management workshop comes to King City

KING CITY — Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SVBGSA) has been hosting workshops this spring to provide residents and businesses of the Salinas Valley with an opportunity to learn about water use and management in the region, and this Friday’s event will be...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | May 8, 2024

News Briefs
TROOP DONATIONS KING CITY — Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated will be collecting items to be sent to servicemen and women serving overseas on June 4. Anyone who would like to participate in this ongoing project can drop off items for the troops at...

King City man arrested for stabbing on Broadway Street

Police arrest crime
KING CITY — King City Police Department (KCPD) responded to the report of a stabbing on May 2 at about 10 p.m. in the 200 block of Broadway Street. On arrival, officers contacted the victim, a 40-year-old male, who reported that the suspect, 42-year-old Rene...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | May 6, 2024

News Briefs
MONTHLY LUNCHEON KING CITY — Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated will host its monthly luncheon meeting on Tuesday, May 7, at 11:30 a.m. at King Kora Restaurant, 611 Canal St., in King City. The guest speaker will be Jason Anderson, Republican candidate for Congress...

Deadline nears for Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2024 applicants

SALINAS VALLEY — Young ladies who are passionate about the Western lifestyle and promoting the rodeo industry can compete for the Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2024 title July 5-7, with the winner being announced on July 7. Entries close on Monday, May 6. The winner...

Fort Hunter Liggett postpones Spring Fest due to rain

UPDATE (May 3): Due to forecasted rain, the Spring Fest on Saturday, May 4, at Fort Hunter Liggett has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. ***ORIGINAL STORY*** JOLON — Fort Hunter Liggett Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) will host its...

California Rodeo Salinas and Big Week Bull Riding tickets go on sale

California Rodeo Salinas bull riding
SALINAS VALLEY — Tickets for the California Rodeo Salinas, July 18-21, and the Big Week Bull Riding, July 17, go on sale Thursday, May 2, at carodeo.com. In addition, the ticket office will open for walk-up sales from May 2-5, between 10 a.m. and 5...

Farmworker Housing Study Oversight Committee convenes to review progress

Farmworker Housing Study Oversight Committee
CENTRAL COAST — Despite significant progress since the release of a landmark 2018 farmworker housing study quantifying critically overcrowded housing conditions for agricultural workers in the region, thousands more homes are needed to relieve severe overcrowding, unaffordable rents and ensure the stability of the...

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