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February 29, 2024

Gonzales USD hosts first College and Career Day

GONZALES — Gonzales Unified School District hosted its first district-wide College and Career Day on April 22 at Gonzales High School. The inaugural event was open to students from all grade levels. More than 55 colleges and career professionals were in attendance with students gaining valuable...

Overnight closure of northbound 101 in Soledad begins tonight

SOLEDAD — Bridge rehabilitation work in Soledad will result in a full closure of northbound Highway 101 for four consecutive nights beginning Monday, May 8, and continuing through Thursday, May 11. These full closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. A...

Track and Field | South Monterey County track teams head to Masters Meet

SALINAS VALLEY — Track and field teams from South Monterey County will be competing this Saturday at the Pacific Coast Athletic League Masters Meet at Pacific Grove High School. The top competitors will qualify for the Central Coast Section semi-finals that will take place Saturday,...

Soledad man arrested for molesting minor under 10

Police arrests
SOLEDAD — A 35-year-old man from Soledad has been arrested for sexually assaulting a minor, announced the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday. Carlos Sandoval Valencia was arrested Wednesday for an unrelated investigation by the Soledad Police Department. When deputies learned Valencia was in custody,...

Gonzales community members discard medications

GONZALES — Gonzales Police Department and Sun Street Centers hosted the annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at the police station on April 22. Community members dropped off almost 30 pounds of expired or unused prescription drugs. For the convenience of the public, drop-off boxes...

Baseball | Greenfield Bruins clinch Cypress Division again

GREENFIELD — Once again, the Greenfield Bruins varsity baseball team is sitting atop the Cypress Division for the first time since the 2019 season. Coming into the 2022-23 season, the Bruins were the favorites to capture the Cypress title because of all the returning talent,...

Softball | South Monterey County teams to wrap up regular season next week

SALINAS VALLEY — High school softball is wrapping up for the four varsity teams from South Monterey County, who only have a few more games to play over the next week before the regular season ends. King City Mustangs Since their loss to Robert Louis Stevenson,...

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...

Greenfield appoints Mixer as new chief of police

GREENFIELD — Greenfield City Manager Paul Wood has appointed Capt. Guillermo “Bill” Mixer as chief of police for the City of Greenfield effective April 27. As police chief, Mixer will also serve as a member of the Greenfield Executive Team, reporting to the city manager,...

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...

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Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published Feb. 21, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. GREENFIELD Feb. 1211:00 a.m. Non-injury traffic accident on Palm Av.3:03 p.m. Distribution of explicit photos/videos...