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May 29, 2024

Monterey County schools likely to stay closed through end of school year

Novel Coronavirus Covid-19
MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County schools are likely to remain closed through the end of the 2019-20 school year due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. According to online reports Tuesday, Monterey County Superintendent of Schools Deneen Guss announced in a letter to parents that the...

What counts as ‘essential business’ in Monterey County amid COVID-19 stay-at-home order

Covid-19, novel coronavirus 2019
MONTEREY COUNTY — California residents have been advised to stay indoors, and only leave their home for essential items or services, since the statewide stay-at-home order went into effect March 19 to help combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Essential businesses, however, can stay open...

Salinas Valley cities declare local emergency over coronavirus threat, as Monterey County confirms first two cases

Covid-19, novel coronavirus 2019
SALINAS VALLEY — The South Monterey County cities of Gonzales, Soledad, Greenfield and King City each signed proclamations declaring a local emergency Monday due to the current threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “The potential spread of the virus does pose a risk to our...

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Scammers swindled nearly $900K from PG&E customers in 2023

CENTRAL COAST — Scammers continue to take advantage of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) customers.  In fact, in 2023, PG&E received nearly 43,000 reports...