YMCA gears up for summer with day camp, sports programs
Summer is a week away and the South County YMCA is bringing activities for youth through its Summer Day Camp program, starting June 10.
Soledad school carnival to open this week
Rides, popcorn, cotton candy and more will be returning to Soledad this weekend as Butler Amusements takes over Frank Ledesma Elementary School.
Salinas Valley State Prison approaches Soledad to partner on Camp Grace program
Salinas Valley State Prison’s new warden reached out to Soledad City Council to discuss a partnership for food and beverages for youth campers.
Traffic Safety Alliance raises concerns about Highway 101
Members of the SOS U.S. Traffic Safety Alliance recently came before the Gonzales City Council to voice their concerns about the traffic in the Salinas Valley.
County working on future plans for Nacimiento and San Antonio lakes
Monterey County Resource Management Agency is working on developing future plans for Nacimiento and San Antonio lakes and presented the proposals March 21 in Lockwood.
City looks to Carmel for new sidewalk vendor permit laws
City of Soledad used Carmel as the model for new sidewalk vendor permitting ordinances and a regulatory program.
Future chef crowned
Michael Sebastian Ortega was named the winner of this year’s Soledad Unified School District’s Future Chef Competition.
City installs new stop signs at pedestrian-heavy intersections
A new stop sign has been installed at the intersection of West and Anderson, slowing down traffic for pedestrians to use the crosswalk to access Soledad High School or Rose Ferrero Elementary.
Greenfield council votes to halt Roundup use
Responding to community health concerns, Greenfield City Council unanimously adopted a resolution last Tuesday night directing city staff to halt all use of the carcinogenic weed killer Roundup and replace it with “greener” alternatives.
Sitko named County Classified Employee of the Year
Renee Sitko of San Vicente Elementary School has been named County Classified Employee of the Year and was honored March 20 by school staff, Soledad Unified School District and Monterey County Office of Education.