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Salinas Valley News Briefs | Oct. 5, 2022

KING CITY — King City’s next SOCOS Social (SOuth COunty Seniors Social) featuring a free lunch, entertainment and access to senior resources is set for Thursday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the King City Recreation Center, 401 Division St. Seniors age 60 and older who live in King City or the surrounding communities are invited to attend the social, presented by Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley. To RSVP, contact Andrea Wasson at 831-385-6748 or [email protected].
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Funny Papers Again Column | Some Odds and Ends … and an Odd End

I received a bit of a scare the other day while riding my bike on San Antonio Drive, not from any near incident with a vehicle but from a sight I beheld near the skateboard park. I assumed that unaware to me the city was in financial woes when I saw King City Chief of Police Keith Boyd moonlighting at a taco truck.

Trick or treat! Here are 10 Halloween events in Monterey County this spooky season

What’s not to like about bounce houses, food trucks and outdoor games? Triple F Farms is bringing these activities back to Salinas with its Pumpkin Patch event. Admission is free for any guests, and families who want to stop by and pick out a pumpkin, as well as enjoy plenty of photo ops with the many seasonal decorations, haystacks, cornstalks and oversized lawn chairs.

Salinas man arrested after warrant searches in Greenfield and Salinas

GREENFIELD, Calif. (KION-TV)- The South Monterey County Task Force arrested a man after finding a 9mm handgun and gang indicia on Wednesday morning. The South Monterey County Task Force served two search warrants in Greenfield and another in Salinas for firearms investigation, said police. In Greenfield, investigators found ammunition and gang indicia. A loaded 9mm The post Salinas man arrested after warrant searches in Greenfield and Salinas appeared first on KION546.
The Dogington Post

Unleashed Pitbull Was Stabbed To Death After Attacking Another Dog

“This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.”. A dog fight in Monterey County resulted in the death of one of the dogs, and police handed the owner a citation for allegedly failing to control her dog. A...

Hartnell being held hostage over data hack

SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV) UPDATE Oct. 5, 2022, at 4:33 p.m.- A Hartnell College board of trustees member confirmed with KION that they are holding a meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the ransomware attack that occurred Sunday. That board member said data is being held hostage, and the perpetrators are asking for an undisclosed The post Hartnell being held hostage over data hack appeared first on KION546.

Hartnell College turns off the internet due to suspicious activity

SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)-- On Sunday morning, Hartnell College shut their internet network off to all campuses due to suspicious activity Chelsy Pham who is the Vice President for Information Technology for the school said that her department was notified by their monitoring had to come to the college and turn off all the internet for The post Hartnell College turns off the internet due to suspicious activity appeared first on KION546.

Voter guides, ballots begin mailing in Monterey County

MONTEREY COUNTY — The Nov. 8 General Election is almost here, and there are a couple of things voters should know to get vote ready. Monterey County local voter information guides and ballots will begin mailing soon. State voter information guides will also begin mailing directly from the state.

Economic Development Updates for Soledad

Please join us in listening to our Community & Economic Development Director Bryan Swanson talk about some exciting updates for new business development in Soledad. His entire department has been working hard to get the kinds of businesses here in town that residents need.

The county’s visitors bureau looks to the community to plot a new future of economic gain.

Rob O’Keefe, president and CEO of the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau, had his shining moment on stage at the bureau’s annual meeting in September. After setting a vision for increasing the average hotel stay from 2.6 nights to 3.6 over the next 10 years – an increase that would mean an estimated $900 million in economic benefit to the county – he walked off the stage to the song “One More Night” by Phil Collins.

Civil Grand Jury positions open

The Superior Court of California in San Benito County is located at 450 Fourth Street in Hollister. The court's website states the civil grand jury has two functions: Weighing allegations of misconduct against public officials and acting as the public’s “watchdog” by investigating and reporting upon various matters of county, city and special district governments. File photo.

Soledad becomes first South Monterey County city to fly Progress Flag

SOLEDAD, Calif. — On Monday, the city of Soledad raised the LGBTQ Progress Pride flag— becoming the first city in South Monterey County to fly to fly an LGBTQ-related flag. Many described the move as inclusive and joyous. Soledad resident Diana Garza said, “It makes me extremely happy...

Fog Expected To Blanket South Coast For Second Consecutive Morning

The National Weather Service forecasts patchy dense fog again Thursday morning for the coast from Santa Cruz south down the Big Sur coastline to the southern border of Monterey County, as well as for inland areas of northern Salinas Valley, Hollister Valley and Carmel Valley. The forecast advises motorists to...