Skaters and community members gather around King City Mayor Mike LeBarre (center) during the June 21 ribbon cutting for King City Skate Park. (Sean Roney/Staff)

KING CITY — Skaters and community members gathered with King City Mayor Mike LeBarre during Monday’s ribbon cutting for the revamped skate park, which recently had new obstacles and lighting installed.

The June 21 ceremony coincided with International Skateboard Day and included giveaways as well as a skateboard contest hosted by Castro’s Surf N Turf.

King City Skate Park is located at San Antonio Park, off San Antonio Drive and Bedford Avenue.

Skater Tony Latham performs a jump on the new equipment at King City Skate Park. (Sean Roney/Staff)
Skater Caswell Berry from Enjoi Skate Team (left) autographs the board of young skater Jayden Rodriguez from King City during a large gathering at King City Skate Park on June 21. (Sean Roney/Staff)
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Sean Roney is a freelance reporter for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for the Salinas Valley communities in South Monterey County.


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