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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First human West Nile virus illness of 2017 confirmed
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced the first confirmed illness in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The illness occurred in Kings County.
Fireworks & family fun
Fireworks, barbecues, flags, parades and more are about to take place as King City, Greenfield, Soledad and Gonzales get ready to host various Fourth of July events this week.