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Male Athlete of the Year: Aaron Rodriguez changed the course of two teams for Soledad
At the time, Aaron Rodriguez believed he was doing the right thing in coming to the defense of a teammate. In the end, he understood he let his teammates down.
Ag company to evict 27 low-income families from Soledad apartments
JV Farms, under JV Smith Companies, will evict 27 families from the purchased apartment complex in Soledad by October and will bring in H2-A workers in their place for temporary or seasonal agricultural work, confirmed Soledad City Manager Michael McHatten.
Man dies in forklift accident near Soledad
SOLEDAD — A 28-year-old man from El Centro, Calif., has died after an agricultural accident June 11 on Camphora and Gloria roads at 12:20 a.m.
Mower sparks 10-acre fire near Greenfield
Aircraft resources responding included an air attack, two air tankers and a helicopter. Ground resources included a battalion chief, five engines and two hand crews from Cal Fire, a water tender from SOMOCO and an engine from Greenfield.
Dead shark washes ashore on Aptos beach
The shark appeared to be bloody, with multiple gashes on its face and underside, but van Sommeran says that there were no apparent signs of life-threatening bites.
Salinas PD: Man arrested on drug related charges; hid drugs 'internally'
SALINAS, Calif. —Salinas Police Department's Violence Suppression unit arrested a 32-year old man in Chinatown.Salinas PD said they made contact with the man after discovering he had a felony warrant for his arrest.AdvertisementHe was found to be in possession of over $600.00 in cash and 23.1 grams
Big Sur’s Highway 1 southern route to open in late July
BIG SUR, Calif. — The entire coastal stretch of California’s iconic Highway 1 will re-open at the end of July, restoring a beloved but fragile route from San Francisco to Los Angeles that has been closed for more than a year, the California Department of Transportation announced last week.
Former Greenfield city managers plans to sue the city
Fontes' attorney, John Klopfenstein, says they plan on suing the city and the lawsuit may be in excess of $1 million.
Salinas youth schooled on baseball, life by former MLB pitcher
Camacho had returned home alongside other former players to connect with local youth, calling them the endearing terms “mijo” and “mija," at his third annual “Legends for Youth” baseball clinic at his alma mater, Hartnell College, on Saturday.
21-year-old shot dead In Salinas
Salinas, Calif. —A 21-year old man is dead after being shot in Salinas Friday night.Salinas police say it happened in the 400 block of Carol Dr. The victim was inside a car when he was approached by multiple people. There was a physical altercation before the man was shot.AdvertisementAs of Saturday
Salinas attempted murder suspect arrested after police raid King City home
The investigation revealed that the suspect, later identified as Victor Alejandro Valdez, 21, contacted the victim asking to borrow money. The victim offered the suspect $100, but Valdez demanded all his money and credit cards. When the victim refused, Valdez shot him once before fleeing the scene.
Firefighters put out structure fire on Monterey Street in Soledad
SOLEDAD— Last Thursday, June 7, at 3:52 p.m. Soledad Fire Department and Cal Fire, with assistance from the Correctional Training Facility, responded to reports of a structure fire in the 300 block of Monterey Street in Soledad.
21-year-old killed in shooting on Carol Drive
SALINAS, Calif. - Friday night a 21-year-old man was killed in a shooting near the 400 block of Carol Drive in Salinas.Salinas Police say the man was in a car when multiple people came over to him.They say there was a fight and at least one of the suspects shot the man.Police do not know yet if it i
Soledad prison, correctional facility install wind turbines
Photos by Samantha BengtsonSalinas Valley State Prison’s wind turbine is currently being built, with its cell (above) and blades (below) waiting to be installed. The turbine is painted white as a requirement for air travel, and the cell has an antenna that blinks red to let air crafts know its there
An ag company bought a building for seasonal workers – but permanent residents live there.
A few weeks ago, all 27 families in the Monterey Manor apartment building in Soledad received a 60-day eviction notice from the building’s new owner, Arizona-based Fresh Innovations LLC, which was planning to fix up the apartments and use them for housing H-2A workers, who are federally authorized t
Forklift operator killed near Soledad
The CHP wrote, "For unknown reasons, (the victim) allowed the Harlo to leave the main driving surface of the agricultural road and rolled over down the embankment."
Name of driver who destroyed Seaside McDonald's released
Joseph Roy Wineman, 34, is accused of "recklessly" driving while under the influence of either drugs, or alcohol, or both when his car barreled past a Starbucks coffee shop and smashed into a McDonald's on Canyon Del Rey Boulevard just before 5 a.m. June 5, police said.
Victim scammed out of $8K by Marina PD imposter
"In this case, the victim believed the call was legitimate because the caller ID displayed the City of Marina Police Department's phone number," said Marina PD.
Salinas Union trustee censured after Hitler comment, bullying accusations
At an April 24 board meeting, Ramirez said the Salinas Valley Federation of Teachers' newsletter Eye on the Board, a newsletter that covers what happens at board meetings, was like "Hitler making fun of the Jews" because of its prior criticism of Ramirez, according to the censure resolution.
King City crackdown on crime paying off with 100% drop in drive-bys and burglaries from 2017 to 2018
KING CITY, Calif. - "We need to have students learning and not worried about gunfire, drive-bys or gang activity," said King City Mayor Mike Lebarre.