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February 28, 2024

Community Food Pantry announces fall Goodwill donation drive

The Community Food Pantry of King City is again partnering with Goodwill Industries for another collection drive Nov. 3 and 4.

Mission Fiesta brings community together

Mission Soledad celebrated its 58th annual Mission Fiesta on Oct. 7, bringing Soledad and Mission residents together to eat chicken, enjoy some sun, listen to music and watch the Grape Stomp.

California condors headed to Central Coast for release in the wild

A group of the Peregrine Fund’s California condors will soon be unfurling their nine-and-a-half-foot wings to soar the skies of central California, but first they have to get from the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho, all the way to central California, where the National Park Service and the Ventana Wildlife Society will release the condors from their respective sites at Pinnacles National Park and in Big Sur.

Slew of candidates set to compete in November

Voters in South County will have a slew of local candidates to choose from in the upcoming Nov. 6 Statewide General Election for numerous city councils, school boards and other special district governing bodies in the area.

Spirit Ride event brings awareness to ‘Move Over’ traffic laws

Tow trucks, CHP vehicles, ambulances and more drove down Front Street in Soledad on Aug. 23 to celebrate the Spirit Ride’s “Slow Down, Move Over” event.

Teacher Pathway Program grows at Hartnell College

Hartnell College has welcomed its newest Teacher Pathway Program cohort to campus. While it is the third cohort to participate in the program, it is the first to be held at the college’s main campus in Salinas.

Smoke from wildfires affecting air quality in tri-county area

Smoke transported from the massive wildfires currently burning in Northern California, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia may degrade air quality in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties, possibly causing the concentration of smoke to reach unhealthful levels in some parts of the tri-county air basin.

Saturday night slam

A near capacity crowd could be found last Saturday at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City, where Pro Wrestling Revolution took over the Expo Building.

Slow Down Move Over event to bring awareness to driving safety

Pete’s Towing and towing companies throughout California are aiming to bring more awareness to the “Slow Down Move Over” campaign, which tries to increase public awareness about safety when passing emergency vehicles on the highway or roadways.

Foods Co to no longer accept VISA credit cards

Foods Co Supermarkets recently announced that its 21 stores and five fuel centers in Central and Northern California, including stores in Soledad and Salinas, will no longer accept VISA credit cards as a form of payment, effective Aug. 14.
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