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PHOTO | Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated elects 2024 officers

Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated
Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated 2024 officers recently took the oath of office. Bunny Hacker of California Federation of Republican Women installed the officers: Jeane Errea-Mills, treasurer; Sharon Hornlein, 2nd vice president; Kaeda Barrios, 1st vice president; and Kathy Forgnone, president. The office...

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies make 3 separate arrests during added King City patrols

Police arrest crime
KING CITY — Monterey County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the King City area have made three separate felony arrests during the added patrols that began March 7. On March 7, at about 9 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of Broadway...

Community holds prayer vigil for victims of King City mass shooting

Prayer vigil King City
KING CITY — A community prayer vigil for the families of the victims in last Sunday’s deadly mass shooting in King City took place Thursday night at Chalone Peaks Middle School. The March 7 vigil was held inside the multipurpose room at the King City...

5 South Monterey County students land spots at elite professional dance schools

Monterey County Dance Theatre
KING CITY — Five dance students from South Monterey County have been accepted into prestigious professional dance schools this summer. Janette Harkness, artistic director of Monterey County Dance Theatre in King City, congratulated her students — Chloe Arriaga, Anahi Cervantes, Sara Godinez, Alicia Quintana and...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Nov. 22, 2023

News Briefs
THANKSGIVING STORYTIME GONZALES — Monterey County Free Libraries’ Gonzales Branch will host a special Thanksgiving Storytime on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 12 p.m. The Gonzales Branch Library is located at 851 Fifth St. Call 831-386-6872 for more information. SPCA ADOPTIONS SALINAS — Skip the crowded malls and...

Cal Fire lifts burn permit suspension in San Benito, Monterey counties

Cal Fire
MONTEREY COUNTY — Effective Dec. 4, the burn permit suspension in San Benito and Monterey counties has been lifted, announced Cal Fire San Benito-Monterey Unit. Chief George Nunez Jr. formally canceled the burn permit suspension and advises that those possessing current and valid agriculture burn...

Weed control effort seeks to curb virus threat for Salinas Valley’s lettuce

Salinas Valley lettuce
SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County has enacted a mandatory abatement program for select weeds as part of an effort to contain the impatiens necrotic spot virus, or INSV, which has severely impacted the region’s lettuce crop in recent years. Officials are urging residents who notice...

City of King, Waste Management propose special process for delinquent accounts

Waste Management
KING CITY — City of King and Waste Management Inc., the refuse and recycling collection operator, are proposing a special assessment process for delinquent accounts. Waste Management has experienced a large number of unpaid accounts for its services in King City, according to City Manager...

Partnership for Children launches Holiday Drive to help families and children

MONTEREY COUNTY — The independent nonprofit Partnership for Children (PFC), which increases access to medical care for children with serious illnesses and supports their families, has launched its 2023 Holiday Drive that includes volunteer opportunities, Adopt-a-Family program, Miles of Smiles gift card program and...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Jan. 18, 2024

News Briefs
OPEN HOUSE SALINAS — Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley will be celebrating its one-year anniversary at its new location with an Open House Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 18. The event, from 5 to 7 p.m., will take place at 534 Abbott St. in...
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