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May 26, 2024

Community Food Pantry of King City donates to county food bank

KING CITY — A recent donation of $5,000 was made by the Community Food Pantry of King City to the Food Bank for Monterey County, with one organization helping another in the time of public need during the Covid-19 pandemic. “With the Food Pantry being...

Free Covid-19 testing offered in Greenfield for all county residents

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GREENFIELD — Area elected officials are urging South Monterey County residents to get tested for Covid-19 at the Greenfield location, noting that if the site isn’t used more frequently, it might be shifted to another city by the state. “Go get tested for the Covid-19...

King City High School allows Class of 2021 to request up to three open periods

KING CITY — Open periods at King City High School have been modified in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Students who have finished their 11th-grade year may request up to three open periods based on their completed credits. Last week the campus announced that members of...

Mission San Antonio roses available for replanting in personal gardens

JOLON — Mission San Antonio de Padua remains closed to the public, but 24 community members were able to make an appointment to come through last Saturday to dig up rose bushes and leave a donation. The mission is undergoing repairs to the garden area,...

Fort Hunter to broadcast King City’s Memorial Day ceremony online

KING CITY — Fort Hunter Liggett is taking the helm of the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the King City Cemetery. Instead of a public gathering, the army base will be conducting a Facebook Live Wreath Laying Ceremony broadcast to honor those fallen warriors who...

King City Library’s historical photo collection now viewable online

KING CITY — Monterey County Free Libraries has a new photo collection from King City available for viewing on the MCFL Local History Digital Archive. The King City Branch Historical Photo Collection includes 51 historical images from the 1890s to the 1950s, showing an array...

California’s undocumented immigrant assistance program starts Monday

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CENTRAL COAST — The Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County on Monday will begin accepting applications for Coronavirus (Covid-19) Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants program. Announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom in mid-April, the program will provide roughly 150,000 undocumented adults a one-time cash benefit...

New documentary about local 8th graders’ trip to see ‘Hamilton’ debuts Saturday

MONTEREY COUNTY — It was an extraordinary idea that Monterey’s nonprofit Dan and Lillian King Foundation’s board member, Marc Del Piero, had: How about giving every eighth grader in Monterey County the opportunity to go for free to see the historical musical “Hamilton: An...

Heart drawn over Mee Memorial Hospital pays tribute to health care workers

CENTRAL COAST — Six pilots from Lightning Formation Airshows (LFA) flew over six sites in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties last Saturday to pay tribute to health care professionals on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic. Mee Memorial Hospital in King City was...

Town hall set for Thursday to help struggling businesses in South Monterey County

SALINAS VALLEY — A virtual town hall meeting will take place Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. in order to discuss local economies and the resources available in South Monterey County. The May 14 meeting coincides with an extension made to special loans for local...
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