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Salinas Valley News Briefs | June 7, 2022


KING CITY — A multi-year class reunion is planned for Saturday, Aug. 27, for King City High School alumni of the classes 1970-79. The “Cruisin’ Thru the 70s” party will take place inside the Orradre Building at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City from 6 to 11 p.m. A traditional King City Young Farmers’ steak dinner with a no-host bar by the King City Knights of Columbus will be featured for a relaxing evening of visiting with old friends. Music of the ’70s will take guests back to their high school days and spark old memories while they dance or get reacquainted. Early bird registration closes soon. For registration details, contact Julie Echenique Digges at


SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County Supervisor Chris Lopez has announced the second annual painting and photography competition for artists from Southern Monterey County. All painting, drawing and photography mediums will be accepted, but the artwork should reflect the pride, beauty and spirit of the community. The winner’s art will be displayed in the Third District Supervisor’s Office in Greenfield for at least one year. Prizes will be in the form of South Monterey County’s famous wares, included but not limited to wine, gift cards, olive oil, honey, etc. Original photography and photos of other artwork with dimensions must be submitted before Friday, June 17. A total of three submissions can be emailed to Call 831-755-5033 for questions.


SOLEDAD — City of Soledad is preparing a Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP) to analyze and address traffic safety issues throughout the city. Anyone who would like to participate in the related survey can visit the website Comments on the LRSP can also be sent to Jaimee Campa at