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KING CITY — Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated will host its monthly luncheon meeting on Tuesday, May 7, at 11:30 a.m. at King Kora Restaurant, 611 Canal St., in King City. The guest speaker will be Jason Anderson, Republican candidate for Congress in the 19th District. He will discuss his candidacy and qualifications for office. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting. For reservations and further information, call 831-385-1333 or email [email protected].


KING CITY — King City High School Music Banquet will take place Tuesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. inside the school’s cafeteria. The banquet features Student Achievement Awards given by Music Director David Bakken; former director Bruce Graham; and Leon Olson’s widow, Phoebe Cheney, and her sons. Also, the event will introduce the Olson-Graham Music Director’s Award for Musicianship, Leadership and Community Service, which will be the highest award given to either band or guitar students henceforth. For tickets (no door sales), visit


MONTEREY COUNTY — The County of Monterey and the cities of Del Rey Oaks, Gonzales, Greenfield and Sand City are part of the Urban County. The Monterey Urban County FY2024-25 Annual Action Plan (AAP) identifies projects and programs that could be funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. There is approximately $1,310,754 in funding. The draft plan is available for comment and review until May 14, when the plan will be presented to the Monterey County Board of Supervisors. Review the proposed projects at: (English) and (Spanish) Comments can be sent to Dawn Yonemitsu at 1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Fl. South, Salinas, CA 93901; [email protected] or 831-755-5387.

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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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