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Monterey community reacts to hateful message, police investigating

MONTEREY, Calif. (KION-TV)- Disturbing anti-semitic message written on a Monterey building at the intersection of Alvarado Street and Del Monte. Monterey Police are working to find video to help identify a suspect. Several people who lived in Monterey told KION that this kind of hateful messaging is heartbreaking.  Abdallah Manaseer and his have owned this The post Monterey community reacts to hateful message, police investigating appeared first on KION546.
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Salinas police arrest juveniles in possession of drugs and firearms

SALINAS, Calif. — Salinas police report an arrest that involved several juveniles in possession of at least two guns and drugs at Acosta plaza. According to officers, the violence suppression task force was on patrol when they noticed a group of juveniles drinking alcohol at the Plaza. As VSTF officers arrested the Juveniles they found two unregistered firearms, meth, and fentanyl pills on them.

Fosters Freeze expands California footprint

Californa-based QSR Fosters Freeze will host a grand opening for its restaurant in North Salinas, California, on Dec. 19. It's the brand's first new ground-up store built in 28 years and the 68th unit, according to a press release. Grand opening festivities include three days of gift card giveaways and...

San Juan Grade Road to be closed for emergency repair starting Thursday

SALINAS, Calif. — A section of San Juan Grade Road northeast of Salinas will have daily closures beginning Thursday, Dec. 8 through Dec 22. Monterey County work crews will be doing emergency slope and roadway repair work. The closure area will begin 3.5 miles north of Crazy Horse Canyon Road and end at the San Benito County line.

Winter Wonderland at The Portola Hotel & Spa 2022

Portola Hotel & Spa invites you and your family to enjoy the splendor of the holiday season in our Downtown Monterey hotel. The season's festivities include a series of live musical performances, holiday cookies, wine receptions, and more on various dates in our lobby, December 9-25. Please see Portola Hotel & Spa's Winter Wonderland Calendar for dates and times.

Campus group is challenging the norm

California State University Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Abolitionist and Decolonial Learning Collective (ADLC) invited students to share their opinions on capitalism’s place in modern society during an Antidote to Alienation workshop Nov. 29. While the shared views and theories were spoken of with immense passion, the event was mellowed...

Leaving Santa Cruz for Tiny Home in the Mountains

Tracy and her family were ready for something different. Living in closer quarters in Santa Cruz during lockdowns was exhausting, but there was something magical about getting away to the mountains where her parents lived. They’re now proud owners of a tiny house on wheels built by New Frontier Design....

Things to Do in Monterey, California

If you’re looking for a fun weekend trip, look no further than Monterey, California. It’s a super-fun coastal community that offers plenty of things to do. From visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium to going on a whale-watching tour, there’s an activity for everyone in this vibrant seaside town.

PG&E warns of increase in scam attempts on Central Coast

CENTRAL COAST, Calif. (KION-TV)- PG&E says that they have received a higher than normal amount of reports of scammers during the holiday season in Northern California and the Central Coast. "Scammers are taking advantage of the holiday season to defraud consumers in increasingly sophisticated schemes." said Mayra Tostado, a PG&E spokesperson. "While prevalent year-round, financial The post PG&E warns of increase in scam attempts on Central Coast appeared first on KION546.

SUHSD phishing scam

SALINAS, Calif. — Salinas Union High School District sent out a warning to district families about a phishing scam targeting students. SUHSD News & Features / Phishing scam message to families/Mensaje de estafa de phishing a las famili ( In late November, the district received multiple reports from parents...

Raccoons: Simply stay away

Here at California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), wildlife freely roams across campus during all hours of the day and night. You may see the common squirrel climbing up a tree, a deer frolicking through the grass and even an owl soaring through the night sky hooting away. However, one critter that is all too common is the devious raccoon.

Suspect arrested with guns, drugs at Watsonville motel

WATSONVILLE—A Watsonville man with several outstanding felony warrants was arrested Dec. 2 when police found two loaded guns and nearly 200 grams of methamphetamine in his room. Watsonville Police spokeswoman Michelle Pulido said officers arrested Angel Contreras, 35, at a motel on the 900 block of Main Street late...

Magnitude 3.7 earthquake hits central California

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of central California, including the San Francisco Bay Area Monday afternoon. The quake occurred at 3:13 p.m. and was centered approximately 11 miles due east of San Jose and 6 kilometers below ground, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published Nov. 30, 2022

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. 9:27 a.m. Lost property on El Camino Real. 11:32 a.m. Traffic violations and violation of probation on Oak Av. 12:30 p.m. Dog bite on Maple Av. 12:58 p.m. Vandalism on S El Camino Real. 2:02 p.m. Theft from vehicle on 4th...

Salinas gang member arrested after pursuit ends near North County High School: deputies

CASTROVILLE, Calif. (KION-TV)- After a chase with deputies, a wanted Salinas gang member was arrested near North County High School sometime last week and booked on Nov. 30, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office. Luis Lopez, 35 from Salinas, was wanted for kidnapping, domestic violence, and auto theft charges, said deputies. Luis Lopez, 35 The post Salinas gang member arrested after pursuit ends near North County High School: deputies appeared first on KION546.