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Salinas Valley News Briefs | Dec. 21, 2022

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NEW LINE KING CITY — Monterey-Salinas Transit announced Dec. 13 the inaugural trip of Line 34, which travels clockwise within King City every 30 minutes on weekdays, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. MST staff and King City Mayor Mike LeBarre, an MST board member,...

Community Foundation for Monterey County offers $1.5M in scholarships for local students

Community Foundation for Monterey County
MONTEREY COUNTY — Many Monterey County students aspire to attend college, but the cost of higher education keeps them from achieving that dream. Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) has been working with individuals, families and businesses to help close the gap. More than $1.5...

Mee Memorial CEO makes list of top rural hospital officials

Mee Memorial Healthcare System Rena Salamacha
KING CITY — Mee Memorial Healthcare System’s CEO Rena Salamacha has earned recognition from Becker’s Hospital Review as one of “110 rural hospital and health system CEOs to know in 2024.” This is the second time Salamacha has been honored by the publication in recent...

South County students give thanks

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything we are thankful for, such as family and friends. In the spirit of the holiday, South County Newspapers asked local students from King City, Greenfield, Soledad and Gonzales what they are thankful for this year.

$1M grant advances broadband expansion on Central Coast

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) has secured a $1 million California Public Utilities Commission broadband development grant to support the Central Coast Broadband Consortium (CCBC)’s efforts to expand broadband in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties.  The grant is funded by...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Dec. 9, 2022

News Briefs
HOLIDAY PARADE GREENFIELD — City of Greenfield is hosting its annual Holiday Celebration on Friday, Dec. 9, featuring a holiday parade and tree-lighting ceremony. The park celebration and holiday performances begin at 5 p.m. at the Village Green Park, followed by the parade at 6:10...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Dec. 6, 2021

LUNCHEON MEETING KING CITY — Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated will host its monthly luncheon meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 11:30 a.m. at King Kora Restaurant, 611 Canal St., in King City. There will be live Christmas music and songs until noon and the...

San Antonio School plans for safety during distance learning

LOCKWOOD — San Antonio School’s new secure perimeter fence was finished Sept. 16, having been completed by Central Coast Fence of Grover Beach. The new fence includes gates locked to the outside except staff with keys, but which can be opened from the inside without...

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...

Virtual luncheon discusses ways to make King City better

KING CITY — King City Rotary Club and King City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture jointly hosted the 29th annual Beautification Week kickoff luncheon virtually this year on June 16. Beautification Week Chairperson Karen Jernigan introduced the program, while Waste Management representative Kristin Skromme discussed trash...

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