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GREENFIELD — Softball coaches and volunteers are needed in Greenfield. For those interested, Greenfield Recreation Department will host an informative coaches meeting on Friday, Aug. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Community Center in Patriot Park. All experience is welcome. For more information, contact Jesus Perez at 831-236-1230 or email [email protected].


KING CITY — Sol Treasures’ 2023 Backyard Concert Series continues with Jeff Pereira and Steve Bernal of Crossroads, a country western band, on Friday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. The free event is open to everyone for an evening in the gallery’s backyard, 519 Broadway St. in King City, while listening to some live music.


MONTEREY COUNTY — As part of the County of Monterey’s community listening process regarding Sheriff’s Oversight, a community survey is now available to get comments and feedback on this issue. On July 26, the County hosted the first community listening session for residents to share information regarding Assembly Bill 1185, which authorizes each county to create a sheriff oversight board, the types of oversight boards, what accountability measures are already in place for the Monterey County Sheriff and how an oversight board would impact current jail operations, costs and staffing within the Sheriff’s Office. A second outreach to residents is a community survey. The survey is in English and Spanish and available online at

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Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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