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1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald
A Salinas Valley State Prison inmate serving a first-degree murder sentence was shot in the hand Friday when prison staff broke up an assault on another inmate, the state corrections department said.
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King City, California's former police chief went before a judge with two of his fellow officers Thursday to plead not guily in a car impounding scheme that saw a total of six officers charged with various crimes including embezzlement and bribery.
6 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
Myron Seres and George McInnis of the Corral de Tierra Rotary Club presented a check to Terry Bare, executive director of the Veteran's Transitional Center of Monterey County.
10 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
As the branch manager of the Buena Vista Library, part of the Monterey County Free Library system, Jane Wallace has a lot of responsibilities, but there's one in particular that she finds more of a delight than a chore.
Following the arrests of King City police officers last week, a group of heavy-hitting Latino elected officials and civil rights leaders on Thursday called for overhauling local and state-level policies to better protect residents from police towing abuses.
Former King City police chief Nick Baldiviez and officer Mario Mottu Sr. pleaded not guilt Thursday to charges of embezzlement in connection with the transfer to Mottu of a city-owned vehicle.
The trailer was occupied by woman and the cats. There were hazardous and unsafe conditions, an active sewage leak and a sole source of electricity provided through an extension cord leading to a main residence, according to the SPCA.
Mike Richards has announced his candidacy for sheriff. His announcement Thursday brings the race for the sheriff's seat up to four contenders, including incumbent Sheriff Scott Miller, retired Cmdr.
As residents of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties buy health insurance through the state exchange to comply with the federal mandate, more have chosen Anthem Blue Cross over the other two options.
A hearing to decide whether murder charges should be dismissed against a former Naval Postgraduate School professor might take place Thursday.
Long-stalled efforts to manage flooding risk on the Salinas River will be the focus of a regional water board workshop at the County Government Center in Salinas on Thursday morning.
At the same time six King City police officers were being arrested last week, Soledad police Chief Eric Sills was being recognized as the city's Citizen of the Year.
The kindergarten-to-sixth grade school is inviting community residents to volunteer to read to children in class on Friday as the school concludes Dr. Seuss Week.
A one-two punch by Mother Nature is afflicting Monterey County strawberry growers' crops in their Oxnard-area operations and could have an impact on the Central Coast crop.
California farmers, vintners, and small business owners are calling on Governor Jerry Brown to halt the highly water-intensive oil- and gas-extraction process known as fracking.
With an investigation still under way of alleged Brown Act violations involving the Monterey County Board of Supervisors' use of private employee reviews, County Counsel Charles McKee says he expects the supervisors to return to the practice shortly.