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Soledad Police Department takes part in Lip Sync Challenge

Soledad Police Department takes part in Lip Sync ChallengeSOLEDAD, Calif. -The Soledad Police Department is the latest agency to hop on the lip sync trend seen nationwide.The department has been working on the video for the past six weeks. All of the officers volunteered their own personal time to h

KION546.COM - 2018-10-18 20:38:26

Soledad man sentenced to prison for brutal dog death

In March, 22-year-old Devonte Sirwet lured his family’s 5 year old Pit Bull, Kato, from their Soledad home, doused the animal in lighter fluid and set him on fire. A Soledad police officer found him off of Metz Road.

KION546.COM - 2018-10-18 18:48:41

Ten people arrested after police operations in Salinas

The Salinas Police Department said USMS, HSI, CHP, State Parole and Probation helped them during the operations.

KION546.COM - 2018-10-19 04:42:29

Correctional Officer ID'd as man killed in Chualar crash

As the truck crossed the northbound lanes, 36-year-old correctional officer, Humberto Ayala collided with the side of the second trailer. Ayala's Nissan became wedged underneath the semi.

KION546.COM - 2018-10-18 21:15:55

Man struck, killed on U.S. Highway 101 by big rig

The man, whose identity has not yet been released, was taken to Natividad where he later died, CHP said.

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2018-10-18 17:47:00

Immigrants find themselves captive to marijuana harvest

Editors Note: Since the legalization of marijuana, allegations of bribery, human trafficking, black market sales and money laundering have surfaced. The issues involved are complex and the profits are huge. Several public officials are accused of accepting bribes and entering into close relationship

CALCOASTNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 00:18:03

Mystery Clouds CA Inmate's Death; Cellmate's Past Uncovered

SAN DIEGO, CA -- What remained of inmate James Leonard Acuna's troubled life was delivered to his family in a box months after his decomposed body was found hidden in a cell at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in Otay Mesa on April 24, 2017.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 21:16:00

Monterey woman steals over $500K from elderly mother, gets jail time

MONTEREY, Calif. - A Monterey woman was sentenced to six years and eight months in jail for stealing more than $500,000 from her elderly mother.

KION546.COM - 2018-10-17 20:17:25

La Chona? Who Let the Dogs Out? Neon Moon? Which song did Soledad police lip sync best?

On Wednesday, the Soledad Police Department released their lip sync challenge video featuring Salinas Police Chief Eric C. Sills and other officers dancing and singing along to various songs like Baha Men's "Who Let the Dogs Out," Drake's "In My Feelings," Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way" and L

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2018-10-17 23:50:00

One person killed after crash on Highway 101 Chualar

CHUALAR, Calif. - UPDATE 10/17/18 6:46 p.m.: One person is dead after a crash on Highway 101 near Chualar.According to the California Highway Patrol, all lanes of the northbound side are now back open.One person had to be cut out of the vehicle.The big rig was loaded with two water tanks, but no haz

KION546.COM - 2018-10-18 01:56:11

Ex-Greenfield employees sue, alleging cannabis was at the heart of their firings.

The former city manager and former community services director from Greenfield have sued the city, its mayor and two councilmembers, alleging they ousted the city manager after he refused their order to fire the community services director over his pro-cannabis business stance.Michael “Mic” Steinman

MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-18 07:00:00

Dump truck overturns in two car crash near Aromas

AROMAS Calif. - A two car accident caused a dump truck trailer to overturn in Monterey County causing heavy traffic delays.According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident involving a white GMC and a big rig happened on San Juan Road at Carpenteria around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.CHP told KION th


The long, strange (and wonderful) trip of the Weekly’s arts and culture stories.

Riane Eisler (left), author of The Chalice & The Blade, from a 1989 story. The Weekly fought censorship early and often, as this 1990 story (right) shows.

MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-18 07:00:00

Kristen Bell warns daughters against Snow White's wrong messages

Kristen Bell warns her daughters against some of the wrong messages she believes 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' gives out to young children.The 'Frozen' star - who voiced Princess Anna of Arendelle in the Disney movie - reads the fairytale to her two girls, Lincoln, five, and Delta, three, often,

MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-18 06:00:00

At Vapor Sudden Service Cleaners, a change in focus helps keep the environment as spiffy as the clothes.

Duke Quinones, owner of Vapor Sudden Service Cleaners in Monterey, has been in the laundering business his whole life. He bought the business from his father 45 years ago – Quinones was 32 at the time – and has seen the industry continue to evolve.“Over 90 percent of clothes purchased in the United

MONTEREYCOUNTYWEEKLY.COM - 2018-10-18 07:00:00

A look at Salinas, California, farm-rich but unaffordable

Here's a look at some key information about Salinas, one of the nation's least affordable metro areas to live. It's a phenomenon that's plaguing California, from its wealthiest areas, to working-class cities like Salinas.— POPULATION: 157,000— LOCATION: About 20 miles (32 kilometers) inland from the

FRESNO BEE - 2018-10-17 22:49:00

Airport dog park closed indefinitely

“It was live and we detonated it,” he said. “Out of an abundance of caution, I got the City Council to authorize the money to pay for ground-penetrating radar survey. The results were two anomalies. We don’t know what they are, but they are very deep and very big. They’re too big to be bombs. I thin

BENITOLINK.COM - 2018-10-18 04:40:27

Attempted homicide in Salinas trending downward; Police hope trend continues

"These numbers are a reflection of the activity we see in the city," says Salinas Police's Miguel Cabrera. "Although they're decreasing according to the stats, we'd still like to see those numbers go down even further."


Riot breaks out at Salinas Valley State Prison hours after inmate death

Death investigated as homicideSOLEDAD, Calif. - A riot broke out at Salinas Valley State Prison just hours after an inmate was killed at the Soledad facility.According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 33-year-old inmate Armando Wehr was found unresponsive in his cell w


Man killed at Salinas Valley State Prison, at least fourth inmate homicide there this year

Around 9 p.m., Armando Wehr was found unresponsive with multiple wounds in his cell, according to prison officials. Officers provided medical assistance but he was pronounced dead about a half hour later.