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Off-duty security guard shot after attempted carjacking in Soledad

SOLEDAD, Calif. (KION-TV)-- Soledad Police Chief Damon Wasson told KION they are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning near La Colina and Alhambra. One person was shot at least once in the lower torso and was taken to Natividad Hospital. The victim was responsive and talking after the shooting, said Wasson. Wasson said this The post Off-duty security guard shot after attempted carjacking in Soledad appeared first on KION546.

Off-duty security guard shot in Soledad during apparent robbery

SOLEDAD, Calif. — The Soledad Police Department is investigating a shooting that hospitalized a man Wednesday morning. (Video above: Top Stories - June 29) According to Chief of Police Damon Wasson, an off-duty security guard was in the area of Alahambra Street and Las Flores Street — near Blas Santana Park — when he was reportedly attacked.

Man sentenced to life for Seaside 1995 cold case murder

SEASIDE, Calif. — A man found guilty of a 1995 murder of a 22-year-old man was sentenced to life in a Salinas courtroom on Tuesday. Video Player | Seaside PD: New witnesses, Monterey County DA task force helped solve 1995 cold case. According to the Monterey County District Attorney's...

Marina PD involved in late-night standoff, neighbors evacuated for 6 hours

MARINA, Calif. — The Marina Police Department was involved in a multi-hour standoff with a man threatening to kill officers, Tuesday night. According to police, officers contacted Tony Hernandez outside of his home on Reindollar Ave., near California Ave., around 6:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a person violating a court order.

Where to go on the Central Coast for the 4th of July

The 4th of July is coming Monday, with lots of events around the Central Coast. Here is a list we compiled to help you find a way to celebrate our nation's independence: Monterey County Monterey 4th of July Celebration; 10 am to 4:30 pm in Downtown Monterey on Alvarado Street. The parade starts at 10 The post Where to go on the Central Coast for the 4th of July appeared first on KION546.

Summer projects underway in PVUSD

WATSONVILLE—As most schools throughout Pajaro Valley Unified School District go dormant for the summer, work crews will be performing maintenance and upgrade work in preparation for the 2022-23 school year. A total of five of these schools will be getting major upgrades thanks to Measure L, the $150 million...

Stokes Adobe Recognized by Michelin Guide

We are proud to announce that Stokes Adobe, located at 500 Hartnell Street in Downtown Old Monterey, will be recognized in the next edition of the highly-respected Michelin Guide California, scheduled to be published in September 2022. The Michelin inspectors write of Stokes Adobe: "The small, ingredient-driven menu draws upon...

With $25 million in state funding near, Watsonville Community Hospital purchase becomes more likely

The local nonprofit tasked with raising money to purchase Watsonville Community Hospital is about to receive $25 million from the state. If Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the final budget including that allocation, the Pajaro Valley Healthcare District Project will still need more than $12 million to reach its goal, but organizers say most of that money should be raised before the Aug. 31 deadline.

Watsonville City Council places sales tax measure on Nov. 8 ballot

WATSONVILLE—Watsonville voters will have yet another enormous decision before them in what will likely be a critical election and moment in the city’s history. The Watsonville City Council at its Tuesday night meeting placed a half-cent general sales tax measure on the Nov. 8 ballot that would raise the city’s sales tax to 9.75%—the most the municipality is allowed to tax its residents.

Sakata Seed America’s Jonny McIntier Details New Position, Program, and Facility

MORGAN HILL, CA - Crunchy, crispy, carb-free—a cornucopia of words fills my head at the thought of lettuce. And with the season heating up, this leafy veg will also be filling my salad bowl as well as other fresh fiends’. With the produce aisle a rainbow of varietal opportunities, I tapped Jonny McIntier, whom Sakata Seed America recently appointed to Lettuce Product Manager, to learn more about the latest lettuce program and the recently opened distribution facility in Marina, California, adjacent to Salinas Valley.

Police find missing Salinas juvenile

SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)-- UPDATE JUNE 27, 2022, at 1:00 p.m.-- Salinas Police said they have found the missing girl and she was brought home safely. --- Salinas Police are trying to find a 16-year-old girl that left her home Friday and was reported missing. Valeria Flores Soriano has yet to be located after a lengthy investigation. The post Police find missing Salinas juvenile appeared first on KION546.

New art exhibit to open July 6 at Studio Judy G

A new exhibit will soon open at Studio Judy G in downtown Watsonville, featuring artwork by gallery owner Judy Gittelsohn, her mother, and two of her friends from the late 1970s punk rock scene in San Francisco. “Three Punk Painters and My Mom” is, in Gittelsohn’s own words, a show...