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CSUMB honors local veterans with new exhibit

SALINAS — California State University Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Salinas Center for Arts and Culture has launched a new exhibition celebrating the college’s student, faculty and staff veterans, active duty service members and military dependents. The free exhibit, “CSUMB Honors Veterans,” opened to the public Nov....

Primary Election 2020: Voters decide fate of South Monterey County school bonds

SALINAS VALLEY — Local voters in South Monterey County have chosen whether or not to support several school bond measures listed on the ballot in California’s primary election on Super Tuesday, March 3. As of Monterey County Elections’ final report Tuesday night, King City Union School District’s...

Soledad City Council hears pitch for dog-breeding ordinance

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SOLEDAD — City council members from Soledad heard the proposal for a dog-breeding ordinance during their Nov. 4 meeting. FULL STORY:

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.

4th Annual Casino Night raises $31K for Rancho Cielo

More than $31,000 was raised last Friday during the Fourth Annual Casino Night at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City.

Smoke from wildfires affecting air quality in tri-county area

Smoke transported from the massive wildfires currently burning in Northern California, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia may degrade air quality in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties, possibly causing the concentration of smoke to reach unhealthful levels in some parts of the tri-county air basin.

Salinas Valley Fair cancels poultry show

Due to an outbreak of Virulent Newcastle Disease in California, Salinas Valley Fair officials have canceled poultry shows and exhibits at this year’s event in King City.

Salinas Valley Fair Heritage Foundation announces scholarship winner

Salinas Valley Fair Heritage Foundation has selected Ivan Trujillo of Greenfield for the 2019 Heritage Foundation Scholarship.

‘Nutcracker Ballet’ soars to new heights for 60th production in South Monterey County

KING CITY — “The Nutcracker Ballet” returned to the stage last month for its 60th anniversary production in South Monterey County, featuring local students from Monterey County Dance Theatre and character actors from The Stage Hands who performed the holiday classic at Robert Stanton...

Second resident dies from coronavirus in Monterey County

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MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Health Department reported the county’s second death of a resident from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday. No other information about the individual has been released. As of the health department's latest report, there are now 42 confirmed cases of residents...