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August 14, 2022

‘Nutcracker’ dazzles South Monterey County during sold-out shows

KING CITY — The 62nd annual “Nutcracker Ballet” dazzled local audiences once again last weekend at the Robert Stanton Theater in King City. Produced by Monterey County Dance Foundation and Monterey County Dance Theatre, the holiday classic is one of the oldest “Nutcracker” productions in...

King City Skate Park grand reopening carries on despite vandalism

KING CITY — King City Recreation Department will host a grand reopening for the updated King City Skate Park on Monday, despite recent vandalism at the park. The park has been open since May 3 after new ramp construction concluded, but the grand reopening is...

Monterey County lifts all evacuation orders for Willow Fire

BIG SUR — Containment on the Willow Fire has increased substantially over the past week, as firefighters continue working around the clock to improve direct control lines and extinguish individual hot spots. The wildfire, located southeast of Big Sur in the Ventana Wilderness of the...

Salinas Valley News Briefs | Aug. 20, 2021

SCHOOL SAFETY MONTEREY COUNTY — A countywide school safety striping project began Aug. 9 and is expected to be completed Aug. 20. Roadwork improvements include installation of new crosswalk and school pavement markings at 36 locations in Carmel Valley, South County, North County and rural...

Mee Memorial doctor encourages students to get vaccinated

GREENFIELD — Dr. Joshua Deutsch, a physician with Mee Memorial Healthcare System, recently spoke to students at Greenfield High School to encourage them to get the Covid-19 vaccination. Deutsch, who has shared his experiences of first-hand patient interaction in King City and Greenfield with Monterey...

Salinas Valley News Tidbits | Sept. 21, 2020

EAGLES GROUNDED SALINAS VALLEY — King City Young Eagle’s flight event for local youth has been canceled after multiple postponements due to Covid-19. With no end in sight for the shutdowns and health restrictions, organizers Bill Sabo and Tom Hail were forced to cancel the...

King City teachers recognized for excellence

KING CITY — Four teachers from the King City Union School District have been recognized for their teaching excellence by their schools. The teachers chosen were: Annette Zambrano of Del Rey Elementary; Lorraine Ramirez of Santa Lucia Elementary; Michelle Kelley of King City Arts Magnet;...

Delta variant causes surge in Monterey County cases

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Health Officer Dr. Edward Moreno has announced that cases of Covid-19 continue to rise both statewide and in Monterey County, with the Delta variant of the virus now accounting for a large majority of the infections. “What we’re seeing here...

Government shutdown impacts local transportation projects

Transportation Agency for Monterey County and Monterey-Salinas Transit announced this week that the federal government shutdown is adversely affecting regional transportation projects and transit services in the county.

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.

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