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July 20, 2024

Greenfield Police warn of new ‘kidnapping’ scam

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Police Department has recently been made aware of a concerning scam that has targeted several residents in the community. “We’re taking this issue very seriously and want to make sure you have the information you need to stay safe,” the Department stated...

County of Monterey’s treasurer-tax collector announces new payment option

MONTEREY COUNTY — County of Monterey’s Treasurer-Tax Collector Mary Zeeb has announced a new tax payment option coming soon to local taxpayers.  “As part of my commitment to provide convenient, flexible and cost-effective ways for citizens to make property tax payments, I have engaged the...

Women Empowerment Resource Fair launches Saturday at Salinas Valley Fairgrounds

SALINAS VALLEY — The Limitless Mentorship and Scholarship Program and Rotary District 5230 have announced the launch of a Women Empowerment Resource Fair to be held Saturday, May 6, in King City. The Resource Fair, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Salinas Valley...

IMSA race weekend draws rave reviews for new track surface and facilities at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
SALINAS — Nick Tandy completed a daring pass for the lead with 12 minutes remaining in last Sunday’s Motul Course de Monterey Powered by Hyundai N and drove on to victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in...

Double murder investigation underway near Soledad

Police Crime
SOLEDAD — Monterey County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol responded Sunday at about 6:45 p.m. to a report of individuals being chased in a vehicle in the 41000 block of Los Coches Road, south of Soledad. When units arrived, they found two unresponsive males...

Nutrition incentive program launches in Greenfield, King City

Double Up Food Bucks
GREENFIELD — Aspire Health, in close collaboration with Blue Zones Project Monterey County, has announced the expansion of the Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program to South Monterey County. Launched in November 2023 at the La Princesa Markets on Williams Road and East Alisal Street...

Gonzales Youth Guardians help with Grande Royal Tea Party

GONZALES — Gonzales Youth Guardians recently participated in the Grande Royal Tea Party, honoring senior citizens of Gonzales. The students, supervised by Jean Salcido of the Adventure Seeking Seniors group, helped set up and serve desserts during the annual celebration held at the Apostolic Church...

Art and social justice intersect in ‘The Evolve Experience’

SALINAS — From 2016 to 2019, Portland’s Red Door Project toured a show called “Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments,” featuring monologues about the experiences of African Americans with the criminal justice system.  The stories performed were autobiographical accounts of actual experiences with racial profiling....

Supervisor Lopez’s open house honors South County Young Leaders, art contest winners

SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County Supervisor Chris Lopez hosted his third annual District 3 Open House last Thursday, celebrating this year’s South County Young Leaders and the 2023 winners of the “We Are Southern Monterey County” art competition. “What an incredible evening and open house...

Soledad DUI checkpoint a success with zero arrests

SOLEDAD — Soledad Police Department in cooperation with the California Highway Patrol conducted a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint in the 100 block of Front Street on April 21. Police said Friday’s checkpoint was “a success, and thankfully we came across no DUI drivers.” A total...

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Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published July 17, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. KING CITY June 1212:14 a.m. Reckless driver on Meyer St.12:31 a.m. Suspicious person on Willow...