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May 27, 2023

Free courses equip Rancho Cielo students with essential financial skills

SALINAS — To better equip young adults with essential life skills, Salinas-based nonprofit Rancho Cielo recently offered financial education workshops to 65 students — some of whom are studying for jobs that will help them to earn their first paycheck. During Financial Capability Month in...

Soledad community to decide funding for Safe Routes to School projects

SOLEDAD — Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC), in partnership with the City of Soledad, announced that Soledad residents and workers, age 14 and older, will have the opportunity to vote to determine which Safe Routes to School projects to fund in their city. Voters...

Gonzales officer earns countywide recognition for outstanding service

GONZALES — Gonzales Police Officer Nathan Cordoba was selected as the Monterey County Peace Officers Association’s 2022 Peace Officer of the Year. Last month the Monterey County Peace Officers Association (MCPOA) hosted its annual awards banquet to recognize professional and uniformed staff members for their...

Police arrest Greenfield resident for shooting in King City

GREENFIELD — Through continuing investigation, King City Police Department detectives identified several subjects as persons of interest in the April 15 shooting of a juvenile in the 600 block of Bishop Street in King City. On May 11, KCPD officers, along with assistance from other...

Past Gonzales High athletes relive accomplishments

GONZALES — Greatness on the playing fields, the courts and the mats were brought up by those that attended the 2023 Gonzales Spartans Hall of Fame Banquet on April 29 at the Amaral Ranch in Salinas. A few hundred guests spent the evening reminiscing about...

Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley kicks off 2023 ‘Wine Lovers’ drawing

SALINAS VALLEY — Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley has kicked off the Annual “Wine Lovers” Drawing 2023, with proceeds benefiting its meal delivery program for homebound seniors in the area. “It is crucial that we continue our fundraising efforts to assure that our...

Dylan Scott to perform at 2023 Salinas Valley Fair

SALINAS VALLEY — Salinas Valley Fair is excited to be celebrating the 79th annual Salinas Valley Fair set for May 18-21 at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, 625 Division St., in King City. New this year, multi-Platinum country pop singer Dylan Scott is scheduled to perform...

Winter storms cause $600M in Monterey County ag losses

MONTEREY COUNTY — This year’s onslaught of winter storms have cumulatively impacted a total of 20,073 acres and created $600 million of damage to the Monterey County agricultural industry.  On Friday, the County of Monterey Agricultural Commissioner’s Office released the results of a second survey...

Migrant students from South Monterey County participate in Watershed Guardians project

SALINAS VALLEY — Migrant students from Gonzales, Soledad, Greenfield and King City high schools recently participated in a three-day adventure in citizen science through the Watershed Guardians project, sponsored by the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. The Watershed Guardians Project offers students a unique...

New cameras monitor Arroyo Seco landslide

GREENFIELD — The County of Monterey, along with Cal Fire and state geologists are continuing to monitor a landslide in Arroyo Seco west of Greenfield that was discovered last month following the onslaught of winter storms. As part of that monitoring, an ALERTCalifornia camera station...

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Gonzales senior group among nominees for community service awards

GONZALES — Adventure Seeking Seniors group was among this year’s nominees for the 47th Annual LIVE UNITED Awards, presented by United Way Monterey County,...