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May 20, 2024

Deadline nears for Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2024 applicants

SALINAS VALLEY — Young ladies who are passionate about the Western lifestyle and promoting the rodeo industry can compete for the Miss California Rodeo Salinas 2024 title July 5-7, with the winner being announced on July 7. Entries close on Monday, May 6. The winner...

SVBGSA water use, resource management workshop comes to Greenfield

Water
GREENFIELD — Salinas Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SVBGSA) is hosting workshops this spring to provide residents and businesses of the Salinas Valley with an opportunity to learn about water use and management in the region, and this Friday's event will be in Greenfield. The...

California Rodeo Salinas and Big Week Bull Riding tickets go on sale

California Rodeo Salinas bull riding
SALINAS VALLEY — Tickets for the California Rodeo Salinas, July 18-21, and the Big Week Bull Riding, July 17, go on sale Thursday, May 2, at carodeo.com. In addition, the ticket office will open for walk-up sales from May 2-5, between 10 a.m. and 5...

El Comité de Supervisión del Estudio de Vivienda para Trabajadores Agrícolas se reúne para revisar el progreso

COSTA CENTRAL — A pesar de los avances significativos desde el lanzamiento de un estudio de vivienda para trabajadores agrícolas histórico de 2018 que cuantifica las condiciones de hacinamiento crítico para los trabajadores agrícolas en la región, se necesitan miles de viviendas más para...

Farmworker Housing Study Oversight Committee convenes to review progress

Farmworker Housing Study Oversight Committee
CENTRAL COAST — Despite significant progress since the release of a landmark 2018 farmworker housing study quantifying critically overcrowded housing conditions for agricultural workers in the region, thousands more homes are needed to relieve severe overcrowding, unaffordable rents and ensure the stability of the...

SPCA Monterey County hosts ‘Spring Into Love’ adoption event May 3-5

SPCA Monterey County
MONTEREY COUNTY — Spring has most definitely sprung, and love is in the air. Find a lifetime of love during SPCA Monterey County’s Adoption Event this Friday through Sunday. During the May 3-5 event, the community gets to pick the adoption fee for all pets...

Hundreds attend groundbreaking of Community Center Complex in Gonzales

Gonzales Community Center Complex groundbreaking
GONZALES — A groundbreaking was held Saturday for Phase 1 of the Dennis and Janice Caprara Community Center Complex in Gonzales. Hundreds of residents gathered with elected officials at the April 27 event that took place at Gavilan Court and Fifth Street. The Gonzales High School...

Guitars Not Guns makes historic donation of 200 guitars to South Monterey County schools

Guitars Not Guns donation
MONTEREY COUNTY — The Monterey County Chapter of Guitars Not Guns, in conjunction with the Monterey County Office of Education, distributed 200 Keith Urban Yamaha Guitars, along with Gator guitar cases, to 10 school districts in South Monterey County on April 22. Thanks to Monterey...

Power outage halts Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off auction

Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off auction
SALINAS VALLEY — The annual Salinas Valley Fair Kick-Off on April 20 started with a great turnout of about 625 attendees inside the Orradre Building, bidding in the silent auction and a delicious dinner by the King City Young Farmers. Once dinner was served, speeches...

Monterey County Superior Court announces retirement of Judge Anderson

Judge Marla Anderson
MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Superior Court Presiding Judge Carrie Panetta has announced the retirement of Judge Marla Anderson, effective April 30, after nearly 30 years of service on the Monterey County Superior Court. In 1995, Anderson was appointed to the Monterey County bench by...

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Soledad Police remind travelers to buckle up for Memorial Day weekend

SOLEDAD — For Memorial Day weekend, Soledad Police Department reminds travelers to always buckle up and secure children in the right car seats when...