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38 min ago | The Salinas Californian
Don Gonzalez has driven a lot of miles since he got behind the wheel of one of Monterey County Free Libraries bookmobiles 17 years ago.
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Back in February, I wrote about Gateway Center of Monterey County and its drive for used shoes.
Monterey >> A battle between the Monterey Peninsula and the Salinas Valley over contaminated Salinas-area runoff water appears headed to the state water board.
The nation's largest water company was fined $389,000 for illegally shipping arsenic-laced sludge to a landfill.
Salinas >> The SPCA for Monterey County is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who shot and killed 12 federally protected domestic ducks and wounded three others on this week in Salinas.
Monterey >> Sheriff candidate Mike Richards was fired from his post as commander in the Monterey County Sheriff's Office in 2012 but the reasons why will likely remain confidential.
A former school bus driver has been sentenced to a year in state prison for touching two female students in Monterey and threatening to rape one of them, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.
Annette Banda was charged in January with 18 counts of lewd or lascivious acts involving a child ages 14 or 15, 18 counts of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18, and four counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with someone under the age of 18. Of those, 22 counts are felonies.
Nearly a month after an embezzlement charge against Peter Wise was dismissed, the owner of Oldtown Salinas' music store says business remains in a slump.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Nicolas Aquino was tackled and handcuffed at his own house in Carmel because a Monterey County sheriff's deputy thought he was a burglar.
A hearing in a lawsuit filed against the Monterey County Board of Supervisors suggesting the board repeatedly violated the state's Open Meetings laws last year was continued Tuesday.
Myers, chief of police in both Pacific Grove and Seaside, was the target of no-confidence votes last year by police associations in both cities.
A 27-year-old Salinas man was in stable condition Tuesday at a Bay Area hospital where he is receiving treatment for a single gunshot wound to his upper body, police Cmdr.
Monterey >> Monterey County is healthier than most counties in the country but still has a lot of work to do, according to a recently released study.
Wesley Robert Langkamp is doing the right thing, according to his attorney. Langkamp, 28, of Monterey, was charged in early April with two burglaries at the Asilomar Conference Grounds.
Anthony Vincent Perez, a.k.a. Tony Vincent, was arrested in April 2013 on nine charges related to business, insurance and tax fraud and evasion.