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King City Police Receive Traffic Safety Grants


King City Police have received more than $100,000 to improve traffic enforcement and safety throughout the city. The funds come from the California Office of Traffic Safety.

King City Cans Reverse Parking on Broadway


King City councilmembers voted unanimously to ditch a test of reverse diagonal parking along Broadway after 81 percent of those who commented “strongly disagreed that they would be able to adjust” to the new spaces.

King City Goes It Alone With Local Renewable Energy


Central Coast Community Energy has grown to service four counties and all but one city in Monterey County. A lone holdout, King City Community Power, provides electricity to 85 percent of residents within city limits, using mostly solar and wind energy.

King City Courthouse to Reopen in July


For the first time in eight years, the King City courthouse will begin offering limited court services to South County residents starting on July 13. For years, Monterey County supervisors Chris Lopez and Luis Alejo have pushed for a new courthouse in the region.

King City Skate Park Reopens Despite Vandalism


The King City Recreation Department celebrated the return of the city’s skate park, despite recent vandalism of the new ramps. The grand reopening coincided with International Skateboard Day.

New King City Police Chief, Four Officers Welcomed


City Manager Steve Adams swore in Chief of Police Keith Boyd at an event that marked ]the first time certain ceremonies had been conducted before the public since the pandemic began.

King City Police Arrest Suspects in Cold Cases


Thanks to a multi-agency task force, King City Police has announced the arrest of three suspects in the 2016 murder of Martin Heredia and the 2017 murder of Hipolito Carreno.

King City Police Department Welcomes New Members


Acting Captain Rory Lakind and Officer Daisy Gurley were sworn into the King City Police Department at a live-streamed event.

King City Highlights Cohort Learning


Board members from South Monterey County Joint Union High School District recently toured King City High School to see its cohort classrooms—small student groups who gather for in-person instruction. High school principal Janet Matos said, “King City is leading in many areas.”

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