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Power outage halts Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off auction

Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off auction
KING CITY — The annual Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off on April 20 started with a great turnout of about 625 attendees inside the Orradre Building, bidding in the silent auction and a delicious dinner by the King City Young Farmers. Once dinner was served, speeches...

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...

Natalia Merritt, 2024 Miss Salinas Valley Fair, embarks on new journey

Miss Salinas Valley Fair
KING CITY — King City High School junior Natalia Merritt has embarked upon her newfound fame as the 2024 Miss Salinas Valley Fair. The 17-year-old’s first official appearance took place April 20 during the annual Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off held inside the Orradre Building, where...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | April 17, 2024

News Briefs
COFFEE WITH A COP KING CITY — California Highway Patrol and King City Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, April 18, at 8 a.m. at Hestia Café, 320 Broadway St., Suite B, in King City. The event helps break down the...

Monterey County Superior Court announces retirement of Judge Anderson

Judge Marla Anderson
MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Superior Court Presiding Judge Carrie Panetta has announced the retirement of Judge Marla Anderson, effective April 30, after nearly 30 years of service on the Monterey County Superior Court. In 1995, Anderson was appointed to the Monterey County bench by...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | April 12, 2024

News Briefs
WHALEFEST RETURNS MONTEREY — Dedicated to protecting the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and all oceans, the 14th Annual Whalefest Monterey will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, a week before Earth Day, on and around Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey. Whalefest...

Fort Hunter Liggett sets Youth Fishing Derby for April 27

Youth Fishing Derby
JOLON — Fort Hunter Liggett Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) will host its annual Youth Fishing Derby for ages 15 and younger on Saturday, April 27, from 6:30 a.m. to noon at Del Venturi Reservoir. The reservoir will be stocked with...

Monterey County Civil Grand Jury seeks jurors for 2024-25 term

Justice legal laws
MONTEREY COUNTY — Many residents have never heard of a Civil Grand Jury, or if they have, they know little about its purpose. In California, a Civil Grand Jury is required in each of the 58 counties. Looking for effectiveness and efficiency, Civil Grand jurors...

Community Foundation for Monterey County names Dr. Cabrera, Claypool and Cullen to its Board of Directors

Community Foundation for Monterey County
MONTEREY COUNTY — Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has announced the addition of Dr. Rolando Cabrera, Mary Claypool and Robert Cullen to its Board of Directors. “We are excited to add Rolando, Mary and Robert to the board. Their talent and perspective will expand...

Nutrition incentive program launches in King City, Greenfield

Double Up Food Bucks
KING CITY — Aspire Health, in close collaboration with Blue Zones Project Monterey County, has announced the expansion of the Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program to South Monterey County. Launched in November 2023 at the La Princesa Markets on Williams Road and East Alisal...

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