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Salinas Police receive more than $1M for new technology as city honors slain officer

SALINAS — U.S. Reps. Jimmy Panetta and Zoe Lofgren recently visited the Salinas Police Department to highlight new federal funding for the department to deploy technology that will improve efficiency, officer safety and community transparency. Salinas Police Department received $1,165,000 …

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King City Post Office to be renamed in honor of late postmaster

KING CITY — King City Post Office will be renamed in honor of late postmaster and veteran Rudolph “Rudy” Banuelos. Banuelos, who was born in 1927 to immigrant parents from Mexico, enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard and served in …

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Visits Oak Park


Rep. Barbara Lee took her campaign for Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat to Fixin’s restaurant and told local Black leaders what she plans to accomplish.

Schiff, Porter in Tight Race to Succeed Feinstein


The race to replace Sen. Dianne Feinstein is shaping up to be a close contest between two congressional colleagues who have built national profiles but appeal to different generations of Democratic voters.