Monterey County Local News


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02/16/2024
Members of the board gathered to put forward a resolution that takes responsibility for the history of discrimination against Black San Franciscans.

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02/16/2024
Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Monica Lal will be adding to her repertoire with her appointment to the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

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02/15/2024
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Gonzales High School senior Anixia Davila was named the champion of the 2024 Monterey County Poetry Out Loud competition.

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02/15/2024
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Long-term financial stability seemed to be the theme of this year’s State of the City Address. Officials reviewed the city’s progress while presenting their latest efforts and challenges.

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02/15/2024
A roundtable convened by Monterey Bay Economic Partnership and Rep. Jimmy Panetta explored broadband and cellular service in Big Sur. The panel covered strategies to foster the build-out of critical broadband infrastructure.

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02/15/2024
Carmel Unified School District’s governing board meetings will look a lot different in coming months, as the board shakes up its agenda structure and revamps the public comment section.

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02/15/2024
Carmel Unified School District’s governing board approved Sharon Ofek as the district’s new superintendent. Ofek’s contract runs until June 30, 2026 and starts her base salary at $285,000 a year.

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02/15/2024
Coalitions on opposite sides put out competing studies on the little-known Private Attorneys General Act, which allows employees to file class-action lawsuits over some labor law violations.

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02/15/2024
For the first time in decades, California is tightening its rules on workplace exposure to lead, a poisonous metal that can wreak havoc throughout the body.

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02/15/2024
Immigration enforcement lowers students’ ability to succeed academically and negatively affects their overall learning experience.

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02/15/2024
For weeks, Anthem Blue Cross enrollees who receive health care from the University of California were in suspense, as the health system and one of its largest insurance partners struggled to reach a new contract.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

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02/14/2024
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Fans of home renovation shows know it happens: a homeowner wants to renovate and then—surprise—the house is in such bad shape it might make sense to just tear it down.

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02/14/2024
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Alisal Unified School District held four meetings to discuss new school boundaries that the district would implement to address overcrowding and increase safety.

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02/14/2024
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Are roundabouts, perhaps, overrated? That is a key question being asked right now about Caltrans’ Highway 68 Improvement Project.

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02/14/2024
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The trustees of the Hartnell Community College District Board were faced with filling a vacancy after former chair Erica Padilla-Chavez moved out of the area.

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02/14/2024
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Greenfield Fire Department has recognized a local utility gas technician for proper intervention in a carbon monoxide situation in Greenfield.

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02/14/2024
The San Pedro ports had a busy January as they rebounded from last year’s labor troubles and picked up cargo redirected because of Suez and Panama canal troubles.

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02/14/2024
While temperatures aren’t warm enough for mosquitoes to run rampant, now’s the time to prevent breeding grounds.

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02/14/2024
By reframing them as mutually reinforcing rather than mutually exclusive, we can transform education for every child.

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02/14/2024
Foragers at the beaches in Half Moon Bay might be damaging the area’s reef.

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02/14/2024
The Seaside City Council will consider implementing new signs and additional lighting to better welcome, inform and enlighten folks.

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02/14/2024
Pacific Grove Unified has taken additional steps to improve the district’s culture, this time by partnering with the National Coalition Building Institute and the Black Leaders and Allies Collaborative.

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02/14/2024
Teachers and students tap into a native tradition in which art and nature have always been inextricably linked.

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02/14/2024
California electric vehicle sales dropped significantly in the last half of 2023, raising questions about the state’s ability to phase out gas-powered cars.

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02/14/2024
Commercial beekeeper Andrew Strehlow estimates he’s had 1,000 hives stolen over the years. The latest theft, of 96 hives from a Fresno County orchard, was his last straw.

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02/13/2024
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A new report commissioned by Monterey Bay Economic Partnership and developed by the Institute for Social Transformation at UC Santa Cruz presents a range of indicators that can be used to develop strategies.

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02/13/2024
Officials want to prepare more Californians for good jobs, and the state has spent roughly $370 million on workforce programs. But the results are mixed.

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02/13/2024
Nearly 2 million Medi-Cal enrollees can now accumulate savings and property without limitations and still qualify for the state's health insurance program for low-income residents.

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02/13/2024
As agents hunt for business in Southern California's slow real estate market, some are trying out new ways of tracking down leads. Others are quitting the industry.

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02/13/2024
The new downtown Santa Cruz restaurant from Sugo partners Marco Paoletti and Andrea Loporcaro has opened in the space that used to be Café Mare.

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02/12/2024
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CRU Winery received 95 points on its 2021 Sarmento Vineyard Clone 777 Pinot Noir—the highest score it has received from the publication, topping off an extensive list of 90-94 scores.

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02/12/2024
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A spring tour of the Bitterwater and Lonoak area is being planned for April 13 by the San Antonio Valley Historical Association (SAVHA) of Southern Monterey County.

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02/12/2024
A suite of five bills introduced this weeks seeks to protect election integrity from bad actors using AI, especially on social media.

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02/12/2024
Environmental studies students have rolled out a campaign to gather support from faculty and students, and they believe they now have the research to support implementing a green roof on campus.

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02/12/2024
Monterey Peninsula Unified’s governing board will vote to approve Marina High School’s field project, as well as a 10% salary and benefits increase for district faculty and staff.

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02/12/2024
Changes are coming to the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, starting with the arrival of its new executive director, Dr. Rachel Miller, in early March.

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02/12/2024
The state is to implement long-awaited new guidelines in 2025 despite some calls for a year’s delay.
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