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Big Sur Multi Agency Advisory Council Meetings to go Zoom?
Monterey County is making every effort to make Zoom meetings available for the BSMAAC meetings. For those of us south of the slides, this would be a life-saver, to say the least. I have been atten...
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The Salinas City Council voted 5-1 to approve a hike in councilmember compensation, with Steve McShane opposing.
Salinas City Council voted 6-0 to approve a new contract with the Salinas Police Officers Association.
The Salinas City Council voted 5-0 to approve the Red Light Abatement Act ordinance. Mayor Kimbley Craig and Carla Viviana González were absent.
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.
Women dressed in skimpy clothing walking along streets in Salinas has become a common scene near some apartment complexes.
The costs of rent, groceries and mortgage payments have steadily increased over the past four decades, but one figure is stagnant: city council compensation.
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…
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.
Officials are exploring the formation of a new tax district to fund improvements that would help develop the long-gestating Salinas Ag Industrial Center.
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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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.
The City Council approved a one-year contract for up to $80,000 with Salinas-based Kysmet Security & Patrol.
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.
They say love is a powerful force, and it is one force keeping Salinas City Manager Steve Carrigan in Salinas.
Salinas has reached a settlement with the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Board for an alleged spill that occurred on April 15, 2022.
Salinas City Council hired Steve Carrigan in a hard time for cities. It was January of 2021, deep in the throes of the pandemic.
Decades ago, two buildings – one from 1968 and one from the mid-1970s – were joined to form Salinas City Hall. Now, the property is getting renovated, with construction set to begin as early as Aug. 15. “The building hasn’t…
At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, California officials tried to house thousands by converting motels and hotels into apartments. The City of Salinas tried to open 101 apartments but missed procedural steps, leading to delays that have left the complex half occupied since.
City expenditures are split among essential needs and quality-of-life benefits in a budgeting process. And with the fiscal year beginning July 1, government entities, including Monterey County’s 12 cities, are in various stages of tweaking and finalizing their annual budgets.
With applause and cheers, dozens of people celebrated the unanimous vote on May 16 to repeal a prohibition on cruising on city streets.
On May 15, the city of Salinas announced the appointment of Lisa Brinton as the new community development director. Brinton was previously the assistant director of the department.
Once banned as an annoyance, in recent years cities across California have removed cruising ordinances.
As the city honored a slain officer, Jimmy Panetta and Zoe Lofgren visited Salinas to highlight federal funding for technology to improve officer safety.
On Jan. 26, the Salinas Police Department implemented a new process when deciding whether to send a police officer to a reported crime.
Dozens of sandbags, like a small barricade, are outside of several homes and garages on the low side of Paul Avenue in Bolsa Knolls in North Salinas.
Soledad Street in Salinas is a place many know for abandoned buildings and as home to a large unhoused population. It’s also the heart of Chinatown, once a bustling neighborhood.
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