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Cal Water to move into Stage 2 of water shortage contingency plan in Salinas and King City districts

SALINAS VALLEY — In light of worsening drought conditions, California Water Service (Cal Water) has requested to move into Stage 2 of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan in the Salinas and King City districts with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The utility will host...

Salinas Valley cities plan Memorial Day events Monday

SALINAS VALLEY — Memorial Day ceremonies are planned throughout the Salinas Valley on Monday, May 30, to honor and remember those who have died while serving in the military. In King City, VFW Post 6747 will resume its formal Memorial Day Ceremony at the King...

1 found dead in King City riverbed fire

KING CITY — One person has been found dead in the riverbed area burned by the King Fire, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday. The fire, located in the Salinas River riverbed behind McDonald’s and KFC on Broadway Circle in King City, started Wednesday...

Hartnell hosts conference on agriculture industry’s changing workforce needs

SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College hosted a special version of the annual Ag Tech Summit — a half-day, in-person program called AgTechX Ed — last month on the Main Campus in Salinas. The Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology has joined with the California...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | May 26, 2022

MOBILE VOTING SOLEDAD — Monterey County Elections will host an early mobile voting location in Soledad on Thursday, May 26, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Soledad Farmer’s Market, 137 Soledad St. At this location, voters can register, vote in-person or return their vote-by-mail ballot....

Photo | King City native serves in Navy

KING CITY — U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Jesus Mendoza Lopez (above), from King City, rides in a 7m rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RIB) toward the Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) during Exercise Noble Vanguard in the Sea of...

Salinas Valley Fair once again brings thrills to King City

KING CITY — The 78th annual Salinas Valley Fair returned after two years of Covid-19 pandemic closures with crowds packing the fairgrounds in King City, living up to the theme of “Back in the Saddle.”  While total attendance numbers weren’t available yet, the four days...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | May 24, 2022

OPEN HOUSE SOLEDAD — City of Soledad is inviting local businesses to meet the Soledad Community and Economic Development Team during an open house at the Soledad Gateway Center, 502 Front St. The event will take place Wednesday, May 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. MENTAL...

King City outreach project collecting items to send to troops serving overseas

KING CITY — Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated will be collecting items to be sent to servicemen and women serving overseas on June 7. Anyone who would like to participate in this ongoing project can drop off items for the troops at the...

‘Party’ honors longtime Salinas Valley grower

SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College Foundation will honor longtime Salinas Valley grower John Romans with its 2022 Leadership Award at the Party Near the Library this Saturday, May 21. Romans, a member of the foundation’s board of directors, was a longtime owner of King City-based...
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