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June 22, 2024

CRU Winery announces 95-point score from Wine Enthusiast Magazine

CRU Winery
SOLEDAD — CRU Winery has announced that it received 95 points on their 2021 Sarmento Vineyard Clone 777 Pinot Noir from Wine Enthusiast Magazine. This is the highest score CRU Winery has ever received from Wine Enthusiast Magazine and joins their extensive list of 90-94...

Greenfield High School celebrates seniors during 2023 commencement

GREENFIELD — More than 260 seniors graduated from Greenfield High School last Friday on the high school track. The June 2 commencement was dedicated to loved ones of the graduates, and also to their loved ones up in heaven. The event began with slight chilly conditions...

SPCA rescues emaciated, injured dog in Gonzales

GONZALES — Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) for Monterey County is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for neglecting, abusing and likely abandoning a dog found in Gonzales last week. Last Monday,...

Greenfield High School takes first place in Academic World Quest contest

Greenfield High School Academic World Quest
GREENFIELD — Greenfield High School took first place in the local Academic World Quest competition on Feb. 24, hosted by the World Affairs Council of the Monterey Bay Area with the help of the Monterey County Office of Education. The contest featured high school teams...

Alliance on Aging’s 2024 Trashion Show in South Monterey County transforms waste into wearable art

Trashion Show
SALINAS VALLEY — Alliance on Aging’s 2024 Trashion Show in South Monterey County was a groundbreaking success, captivating more than 300 attendees with its innovative approach to transforming waste into wearable art. Held at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City on Feb. 22, this...

Wrestling | Greenfield’s Vasquez-Gutierrez captures back-to-back CCS titles

Greenfield Bruins wrestling
GREENFIELD — Estrella Vasquez-Gutierrez was the shining star for Greenfield High after she took first in the 235-pound weight class championship at the Central Coast Section (CCS) Masters Tournament at Watsonville High School on Feb. 17. The defending heavyweight champion went 3-0 in last weekend’s...

Interim Inc. opens new location in Soledad

Interim Inc. Soledad
SOLEDAD — Interim Inc., a nonprofit mental health agency, will host an open house this week to acquaint the South Monterey County community with its new location and services available in Soledad. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the agency is inviting the community to meet its...

Utility gas tech honored for handling of carbon monoxide situation in Greenfield

Greenfield utility gas technician
GREENFIELD — Greenfield Fire Department has recognized a local utility gas technician for their proper handling of a carbon monoxide situation that could have resulted badly had they not intervened. Gustavo “Gus” Rivera, who works for PG&E, was called to a Greenfield residence on Dec....

LA rapper fatally stabbed at Soledad prison

SOLEDAD — Jaime Brugada Valdez, also known as Los Angeles rapper MoneySign Suede, died Tuesday night after he was reportedly stabbed in a shower at the Correctional Training Facility (CTF) in Soledad. Valdez, 22, of Huntington Park, was found unresponsive in the prison’s shower area shortly...

Soledad Community Health Care District celebrates lifelong resident’s 105th birthday

Birthday
SOLEDAD — Soledad Community Health Care District (SCHCD) celebrated a momentous milestone in the life of one of its cherished residents, Jennie Aquino, who turned 105 years old on Saturday. Aquino, a lifelong resident of Soledad, has been an integral part of the community since...

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Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published June 18, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. SOLEDAD May 287:00 a.m. Property vandalism on Catskill Ct.9:00 a.m. Vehicle recovery on Viewpoint...