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April 25, 2024

CHP officers awarded for heroic act

King City Area California Highway Patrol Officers Andrew Lamar and Brock Veillette recently received the Medal of Valor Award, the state’s highest honor bestowed upon its employees, for their 2015 heroic act in rescuing several car crash victims along a steep, densely wooded hillside at night.

No longer just a dream

Salinas Valley businessman Raymond Costa, who owns and operates 10 local McDonald’s franchises, helped to make the college aspirations of his employees possible last Wednesday.

Salinas Valley Fair attracts nearly 40,000 visitors

The 74th annual Salinas Valley Fair was packed with entertainment, livestock, youth exhibits and displays of the Salinas Valley’s rich agricultural heritage and abundance.

Avalos hired as new Rabobank branch manager

The Rabobank King City location has a new branch manager, Oscar Avalos, who began his new role March 15.

Lazzerini wins AgriRace, Ray takes Powder Puff race

The AgriRace has a new race champion in Greg Lazzerini and second place winner Joe Panizera. The winner of the Powder Puff race was Shelby Ray.

‘Shrek’ takes over Robert Stanton Theater

Shrek, Donkey, Fiona and an entire cast of fairytale characters took over the Robert Stanton Theater over the weekend for the Sol Treasures Children’s Theatre production of “Shrek Jr.”

Hospital Foundation pays tribute to donors

A permanent display at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital honors hundreds of generous donors to the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Recovery plan released for threatened salamander

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a recovery plan for the Central California distinct population segment of the California tiger salamander.

Strengthening communities

The Southern Monterey County Foundation (SMCF), an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, has granted $20,000 to nonprofit organizations providing a variety of community-based services aimed at improving the quality of life for South County residents.

Police seek info in Carreno Murder Case

King City Police Department looks into the murder of Hipolito Cruz Carreno and seek information from the public.

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