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Pacific Partners Management Services, Inc. , announced today that executive vice president and COO Lori Vatcher has been named chief executive officer, effective February 1, 2014.
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'The Cowboy' statue at the Salinas Rodeo Grounds serves as backdrop to the announcement that little Tatum Bakker, front, will serve as Grand Marshal of the Colmo Del Rodeo Parade on July 12 through Oldtown Salinas.
Nine months after finishing with its first budget surplus in seven years, Monterey County is on track for a $1.8 million general fund deficit at the end of the current fiscal year, and is also facing increasing multi-million-dollar deficits in the next few years.
Monterey High Players present "Play In A Day." 7:30p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Monterey High School Campus Theater, 101 Herrmann Drive, Monterey.
A ballot measure to roll back disputed pension increases for Pacific Grove public safety employees is the subject of a special Wednesday meeting of the City Council.
Monterey County Public Defender James Egar joined jail expansion opponents last week to poke holes in the Community Corrections Partnership's budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Synopsis: A Carmel man reported some money, credit card, and other items missing after hiring a care giver service.
Valenzuela assumes the role as registrar after serving for more than 13 years in various capacities within the Elections Department; as the assistant registrar of voters, a precinct services official and most recently, as acting registrar during a nationwide recruitment.
On Friday, former Salinas councilwoman and lifetime local resident Maria Bonilla-Giuriato filed papers to run for the seat being vacated by Lou Calcagno, joining retired Judge John Phillips and North County activist Ed Mitchell.
On Friday, former Salinas councilwoman and lifetime local resident Maria Bonilla-Giuriato filed papers to run for the seat being vacated by veteran public official Lou Calcagno, joining retired Judge John Phillips and North County activist Ed Mitchell.
Diseased pine tree removal projects continue along Highway 1 and Holman Highway will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following dates and locations: Monday, March 10: Southbound Highway 1 at Peter Pan Road near Carmel.
Omar Ramirez, of Salinas, was convicted by a jury of conspiring to sell methamphetamine for the Norteno criminal street gang, possessing meth for sale for the Norteno criminal street gang and street terrorism, prosecutors said.
Sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded at 7:51 p.m. Sunday to northbound Highway 101 about a quarter-mile south of Arroyo Seco Road, where they found a vehicle leaning against a barbed wire fence in the embankment, police said.
Two people under the age of 65 have been killed by the H1N1 flu virus, said Monterey County health officials.
Business partners Joanne Haruta and Bryan Davis grew up in Salinas and attended the same high school, but they had to go all the way to Spain to open their distillery.