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February 28, 2024

King City’s State of the City Address emphasizes long-term financial stability and community engagement

King City State of the City Address
KING CITY — Long-term financial stability seemed to be the theme of this year’s State of the City Address, during which City of King officials provided an update on King City’s progress over the past year while presenting their latest efforts and challenges. The Jan....

Hartnell College Foundation announces scholarship for women pursuing higher education

Hartnell College
SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College Foundation invites Hartnell College students to apply for the Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation Scholarship, which aims to support low-income women seeking to further their education at a University of California campus. The scholarship, which emphasizes diversity and inclusion, promotes...

King City utility gas tech honored for handling of carbon monoxide situation in Greenfield

Greenfield utility gas technician
SALINAS VALLEY — Greenfield Fire Department has recognized a local utility gas technician for their proper handling of a carbon monoxide situation that could have resulted badly had they not intervened. Gustavo “Gus” Rivera, who works for PG&E, was called to a Greenfield residence on...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Feb. 14, 2024

News Briefs
COLLEGE TRUSTEE SALINAS — The nomination period to qualify as a candidate for the June 4, 2024 Hartnell Community College District, Trustee Area 6 Special Vacancy Election runs Monday, Feb. 12, through Friday, March 8. Official documents may be obtained from and filed at the...

New study focuses on ‘Building an Inclusive Economy’ in Monterey Bay region

Economy
CENTRAL COAST — A new report commissioned by Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) and developed by the Institute for Social Transformation at UC Santa Cruz presents a range of indicators that can be used to develop strategies toward a more inclusive economy in the...

Monterey County DA’s Office warns against government impersonation scams

Scams
MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County District Attorney’s Office is alerting Monterey County residents of online scams that have been hitting the community. The scams begin with a text message or email warning the recipient of some potentially fraudulent charges on their account. When the person...

SAVHA Spring Tour features ‘Shooting the Loop’ 

KING CITY — A Spring Tour of the Bitterwater and Lonoak area is being planned for Saturday, April 13, by the San Antonio Valley Historical Association (SAVHA) of Southern Monterey County. Interested participants are encouraged to save the date. Featured this year in the group’s...

King City police ramp up patrols for Super Bowl weekend

King City Police
KING CITY — As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday, Feb. 11, the King City Police Department reminds football fans to intercept impaired driving if they’re heading out to a Super Bowl party and plan on drinking. During Super Bowl LVIII weekend,...

Community members ‘Join the Army for a Day’ at Fort Hunter Liggett

Join the Army for a Day
JOLON — The Fort Hunter Liggett (FHL) 80th TASS Training Center (TTC) partners with the Paso Robles Recruiting Station for the “Join the Army for a Day” program to provide potential recruits a chance to visit a military installation, speak with soldiers and ask...

Monterey County announces important dates for Presidential Primary Election

Vote elections ballots
MONTEREY COUNTY — The March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election is almost here, and there are a couple of things voters should know to get vote ready.  Monterey County local voter information guides and ballots will begin mailing soon. State voter information guides will also...
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