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April 21, 2024

Residents reminded to keep pets safe during heat advisory

An excessive heat advisory has been issued for the Central Coast and is expected to be in effect through Monday, with temperatures in parts of Monterey County possibly hitting triple digits this weekend.

Residents encouraged to sign up for free clean drinking water

State Water Board bilingual staff, along with Monterey County Public Health, will have a booth to sign up any qualified residents this Sunday for free bottled drinking water if they have domestic wells with high nitrate levels.

Students create device to view solar eclipse

Fairview Middle School eighth-graders created pinhole cameras in science class to view the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

Cork and Plough welcomes authors for Books and Brews

The Cork and Plough hosted the Second Annual Books and Brews on Aug. 12, during which residents met two Monterey County authors, Anne Ylvisaker and Carol Diggory Shields, who read passages from their writings.

Salvation Army gives out 476 backpacks to local students

Soledad Salvation Army is in the process of distributing a total of 476 backpacks to students in fourth through 12th grade.

Monterey County Health Department seeks members for enLACE academy

The Monterey County Health Department is seeking Gonzales community members for its Leadership and Civic Engagement Academy.

County hosts open house for new Victim’s Center

Join the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday, July 27, from 9 to 11 a.m., 250 Franciscan Way, King City, for an Open House in the newly refurbished District Attorney’s Office, Victim’s Center.

Marching band

Gonzales High School Marching Band walks down Main Street during the Colmo Del Rodeo Parade in Salinas on July 15.

Salinas Valley Half Marathon returns this year

It’s been two years since the running of the Salinas Valley Half Marathon, a scenic 13.1-mile run through the vineyards and rich agricultural lands of “Steinbeck country.” The event returns Aug. 5.

South County cities win Clean Air awards

The Cities of Gonzales, Greenfield, King City and Soledad received awards from the Monterey Bay Area Resources District for being Clean Air Leaders on June 22 at the Monterey Tides Hotel.

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Track and Field

Track and Field | South Monterey County teams prepare for finals

CENTRAL COAST — Pacific Coast Athletic League divisional trials and finals will take place next week for high school track and field teams from...