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June 22, 2024

City receives Champion for Children Award

Monterey County Children’s Council (MCCC) selected the City of Gonzales to receive the first Champion for Children Award after the City added a “Health and Wellness” element to its General Plan for the wellbeing of children and youth.

Handmade creations

Pixel ornaments, handmade jewelry, hair bows, a bake sale and more were all part of the American Legion’s first Craft Fair of the year Nov. 10.

South County students give thanks

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything we are thankful for, such as family and friends. In the spirit of the holiday, South County Newspapers asked local students from King City, Greenfield, Soledad and Gonzales what they are thankful for this year.

Holidays kick off in Greenfield with community dinner

More than 450 Thanksgiving dinners were served at a community dinner held last Saturday at the Greenfield Lions hall.

Wild hogs tear up San Lorenzo County Park fields

A sounder of wild hogs tore up the fields at San Lorenzo County Park in King City over the weekend, leaving a mess for park employees and volunteers who surveyed the damage Monday morning.

A tribute to veterans

The Salinas Old Downtown streets were filled as families, veterans and friends waited for the eighth annual Veterans Day Parade to begin Nov. 11.

Greenfield farmworker wins $2M from lottery

A Greenfield farmworker is counting his blessings after winning $2 million from a lottery ticket.

South County voters turn out for election

Voters in South County made their voices heard last Tuesday by choosing between various candidates for local city councils, school boards and other special district governing bodies in the area.

South County Animal Rescue hosts first event for dogs

Dogs and their owners took over Front Street and Cesar Chavez Park on Sept. 29 to celebrate the first Dog Days of Summer, sponsored by South County Animal Rescue.

Mission Fiesta brings community together

Mission Soledad celebrated its 58th annual Mission Fiesta on Oct. 7, bringing Soledad and Mission residents together to eat chicken, enjoy some sun, listen to music and watch the Grape Stomp.

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Lucy Jensen

Window on the World Column | Go Dolphins!

If you happen to be at the Soledad Pool (or, more correctly the Soledad-Mission Recreation District) at about 6 a.m., you will see Coach...