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  1. Squid prepares for a ride-along in Salinas - with reality TV cameras.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Monterey County Weekly

    Bad Boys, Bad Boysa There are certain things that Squid really enjoys. Long walks on Marina State Beach with Squid's beloved English bulldog, Rosco P. Coltrane .

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  2. SQUIDFRY 08.09.18: The Way Way BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Monterey County Weekly

    THE WAY WAY BACKa Squid went through a rigorous decluttering session, inspired by the wisdom of Marie Kondo 's book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up . Out went piles of old tentacle warmers .

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  3. Salinas Fire keeps its paramedic program while two agencies investigate faked documents.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Monterey County Weekly

    It takes a huge effort for Monterey County Weekly to stay independent and deliver the quality news, arts & entertainment you've come to depend on.

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  4. Mostly made up of teenagers, Los Del 8tres1 of Salinas approaches the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Monterey County Weekly

    The core members of Los Del 8tres1-Those of the 831-are all from Salinas. They're also all teenagers, but focus on classic Mexican romance songs reflective of a bygone era.

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  5. A young photographer shows another way to see his home of East Salinas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Monterey County Weekly

    "I slowly walked up to her, she came right at me, and once I hit the shutter I knew this was going to be a special picture," Carlos Rene Castro says of his photo "Riding Through Salinas." Carlos Rene Castro, 20, was born in El Progresso, Honduras, but grew up in East Salinas.

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  6. A water board member's bigoted tweets come to light. He is unapologetic.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | Monterey County Weekly

    Most water board meetings don't make people cry. But when the board of Marina Coast Water District met on July 16, emotions ran high.

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  7. Human trafficking is happening in Monterey County, including in places you might not expect.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Monterey County Weekly

    Monterey County has a problem with labor trafficking. Just a few weeks ago, we learned of a young dependent adult who had been forced into servitude in an apartment in Seaside, only to be discovered after she had been allegedly tortured to death by her trafficker.

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  8. Data on pesticides in the air in Chualar and Pajaro comes in, and activists go to work.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Monterey County Weekly

    Safe Ag Safe Schools' chief concern is the continued use of cancerous pesticide such as chlorpyrifos near schools, like Chualar Elementary School , which shares a fence with an agricultural field. Safe Ag Safe Schools' chief concern is the continued use of cancerous pesticide such as chlorpyrifos near schools, like Chualar Elementary School , which shares a fence with an agricultural field.

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  9. Monterey County rappers experience the local scene differently, but they all share a drive to rhyme.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Monterey County Weekly

    La Sofa Queen of Salinas is a skilled spoken-word artist on a mission to provide more platforms for local hip-hop artists to perform. The seasoned Salinas Valley rapper Casper Locs makes music that offers equal parts clever wordplay and vivid- sometimes unsettling - stories of violence and incarceration.

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  10. Heat advisory through Friday in the mountains while marine layer keeps coast, Salinas cool.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Monterey County Weekly

    While the Central Valley and parts of Southern California are baking under record-breaking temperatures this week, the Central Coast is staying cool thanks to the marine layer. But Monterey County is home to some "tricky microclimates," says Roger Gass, lead NOAA meteorologist for the region.

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  11. Squid takes a shallow dive into Lake Nacimiento - and a weird effort to 'save' it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Monterey County Weekly

    Dragon Blooda With the world being completely insane right now, Squid is constantly on the lookout for two things: 1) Something to take Squid's mind off of the insanity, and, 2) something to believe in. So Squid spent some time over the weekend trying to find both, and as chance would have it, ended up on gofundme.com , the internet crowdfunding site that sometimes helps desperate people raise money in a pinch - for a relative's medical bills, for example - but other times helps people raise money for the ridiculous.

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  12. PHOTOS: A sunny Sunday during the finals of the 2018 California Rodeo Salinas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Monterey County Weekly

    Tim O'Connell of Zwingle, Indiana leaves the chute during the bareback bronc riding finals on a horse named Buscuit. O'Connell went on to win the finals and coveted belt buckle.

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  13. Salinas youth and family programs awarded $1 million grant.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Monterey County Weekly

    Rancho Cielo is locally famous for the quality of industry-ready students they turn out from their Drummond Culinary Academy. Now the school is getting major financial backing for their other endeavor: teaching kids how to build tiny houses.

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  14. PHOTOS: A sold-out crowd watches the 2018 Professional Bull Riding at the California Rodeo Salinas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Monterey County Weekly

    I got a firsthand perspective on that while standing on a small platform in the bucking chutes to shoot photos during the annual Professional Bull Riding on July 18, part of the California Rodeo Salinas. Kache Moosman of Price, Utah, was settling onto the bull, getting his ropes set around the animal before entering the arena when the bull suddenly bucked-catching me off guard and knocked me off the platform.

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  15. RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Monterey County Weekly

    If you don't already know how to use the phrase "cowboy up" in a sentence, you will after just a few moments of rodeo action. And California Rodeo Salinas brings four days of dirt flying, face planting, rein gripping competition to the Salinas Sports Complex.

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  16. The 108th annual California Rodeo Salinas showcases Mexican culture like never before.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Monterey County Weekly

    An American rodeo can conjure up images of cowboys, bull riding and barrel racing. But a large portion of people attending the annual California Rodeo Salinas may think of elaborate charro dances and mariachi music when remembering the rodeos of their culture.

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  17. Congressman Jimmy Panetta is reaching across the aisle.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Monterey County Weekly

    At a May 2 event at the San Jerardo Cooperative, Panetta greets County Supervisor John Phillips while Jim Bogart, president of the Grower-Shipper Association, smiles at them both. W HEN ENTERING CONGRESSMAN JIMMY PANETTA'S OFFICE in Salinas on a morning in early May, he stands up behind his desk and offers a firm handshake and a wide smile.

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  18. UPDATED: Suspicious device found at MPC and turns out to be geocache; all clear issued.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Monterey County Weekly

    The Monterey Peninsula College Child Development Center was evacuated just after 2:30pm on Wednesday, July 18, and the college's upper parking lot blocked off after a worker found a possible pipe bomb, according to the Monterey Police Department. UPDATE: An "all clear" was issued just after 4:15pm, after bomb squad officers determined the device was a geocache designed to look like a pipe bomb, according to Lt.

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  19. Second wind turbine in Gonzales being built this week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Monterey County Weekly

    On many a summer afternoon, wind whips southeast down the Salinas Valley, driven by the pressure differential of cooler air at the coast and hot, rising air in South County. A handful of wind turbines have sprung up along the valley in recent years to harness that wind energy, and the newest is being installed this week in Gonzales, the city's second.

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  20. Armed robbers steal $300,000 worth of cannabis from Salinas-area pot farm.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Monterey County Weekly

    Salinas attorney Aaron Johnson, whose client was robbed, says the farm is still operating and has put in better security measures. "They've totally revamped their procedures," he says.

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