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04/10/2024
Image for display with article titled Salinas Is Working on an Ordinance That Would Control Rent Increases and Protect Tenants From Evictions Without Cause.

Signs announcing “housing is a human right” and “rent is too high,” along with demands for rent control and stories of evictions, have become commonplace at Salinas City Council meetings.

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04/10/2024
Image for display with article titled Fourth-Term Salinas City Councilmember Steve McShane Resigns.

Halfway through his fourth term as a member of Salinas City Council, Steve McShane announced his resignation, effective May 10.

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03/26/2024
The $15M Big Sur Land Trust project to build a six-acre park at Carr Lake in the center of Salinas has begun.

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03/15/2024
Image for display with article titled Salinas City Council Set to Appoint Rene Mendez as New City Manager.

After months of reviewing and interviewing several candidates, Salinas City Council is set to appoint Rene Mendez to lead the largest city on the Central Coast.

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01/26/2024
After a nearly two-month nationwide search process, Salinas welcomes new Assistant Chief John Murray. He has served the Salinas community for more than 27 years, most recently as a commander in the field operations division.

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01/25/2024
Image for display with article titled Salinas Approves Increasing Council Compensation

The Salinas City Council voted 5-1 to approve a hike in councilmember compensation, with Steve McShane opposing.

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01/24/2024
Image for display with article titled Salinas City Council Approves a Two-Year Contract for Police Officers

Salinas City Council voted 6-0 to approve a new contract with the Salinas Police Officers Association.

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01/12/2024
Image for display with article titled Salinas Approves Red Light Abatement Act to Combat Surge of Sex Work

The Salinas City Council voted 5-0 to approve the Red Light Abatement Act ordinance. Mayor Kimbley Craig and Carla Viviana González were absent.

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01/10/2024
Image for display with article titled State and Cities Fight to Save Units After Developer Defaults

The state of California and five cities are working to save hundreds of Homekey apartments from foreclosure, due to a developer alleged to have taken on improper third-party loans on seven properties.

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01/08/2024
The largest city in Monterey County is losing its police chief as Roberto Filice takes on a new position with the East Bay Regional Park District as its new assistant general manager of public safety and police chief.

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01/03/2024
Image for display with article titled Seeking to Abate a Surge in Sex Work, Salinas Looks to Nuisance Law

Women dressed in skimpy clothing walking along streets in Salinas has become a common scene near some apartment complexes.

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12/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Salinas Will Address Proposed Compensation Hike for Councilmembers

The costs of rent, groceries and mortgage payments have steadily increased over the past four decades, but one figure is stagnant: city council compensation.

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12/19/2023
Image for display with article titled Salinas recieves $16 million for Williams Road to improve safety.

In its budget, the City of Salinas allocated $7.8 million for street repairs for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. That amount will be divided equally among the city’s six political districts, each represented by a different city council member. Each district…

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12/06/2023
Image for display with article titled Salinas Approves Pilot for a Mobile Clinic

Every month, Salinas police and fire departments respond to about 1,200 calls to aid unhoused individuals. The Salinas City Council voted 6-0 to approve a mobile crisis services pilot program to provide services like risk assessments and follow up afterward.

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11/01/2023
Image for display with article titled Salinas Weighs Tax District to Fund Infrastructure at Ag Industrial Center

Officials are exploring the formation of a new tax district to fund improvements that would help develop the long-gestating Salinas Ag Industrial Center.

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10/18/2023
Image for display with article titled Salinas Residents Are Fed Up with Sex Workers in Their Neighborhoods

A handful of women wearing high heels and little clothing are walking along Kings and Roosevelt streets in Salinas. A block away, neighbors are protesting.

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10/09/2023
Image for display with article titled Murals Highlight Community Culture in Salinas

The Clean California Murals Project features bright murals, drought-resistant landscaping and improved lighting at East Market Street, Alisal Street and Sanborn Road along Highway 101.

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10/04/2023
Image for display with article titled After Pilot Program, Salinas Agrees to Private Security at Closter Park

The City Council approved a one-year contract for up to $80,000 with Salinas-based Kysmet Security & Patrol.

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10/04/2023
Image for display with article titled Salinas City Council Votes Unanimously to Fire City Manager

During a special meeting Oct. 4, the Salinas City Council deliberated for two hours in closed session, then announced their unanimous vote to fire Steve Carrigan.

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09/28/2023
Image for display with article titled Salinas City Manager Steve Carrigan Withdraws Application from San Bernardino

They say love is a powerful force, and it is one force keeping Salinas City Manager Steve Carrigan in Salinas.

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