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Wonders of the Central Coast The National Steinbeck Center

Wonders of the Central Coast: The National Steinbeck Center

It's hard to think about Salinas without the legacy of John Steinbeck coming to mind.

Some Salinas teachers say they don't have the textbooks they need

Salinas City Elementary School District schools still without textbooks

The fact that no one disputes is that some teachers and students at Salinas City Elementary School District Schools are still without textbooks.

Minor league baseball team owners make relocation pitch

Minor league ownership group delivers pitch to Salinas City Council

The idea that Salinas could be getting a minor league baseball team for the first time in more than 20 years, took a more realistic turn Tuesday.


Study finds US children eat too much salt

More than 90 percent of school-aged children nationwide eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease in adulthood, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.

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DEAR JON: Tatum's Garden cleanliness questioned

Tatum's Garden, a special 20,000 square foot playground in Salinas has full accessibility. There’s no other playground like it for a radius of 250 miles. Sandra wrote to me concerned, ‘Dear Jon, I was at Tatum's Garden recently with my grandson and it was so dirty. I know the city has budget problems, but what happened?


Child car seat safety check set for Saturday in Gonzales

The California Highway Patrol and Assemblyman Luis Alejo are hosting a child safety seat check event on Saturday, Aug. 16.


Monterey County Fair's 2014 concert series revealed

Country singer Dustin Lynch, funk legends War and tributes to Queen and Journey will headline this year's Monterey County Fair.


Travel website names Monterey Bay Aquarium world's best aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has been named "the best aquarium in the world" by a major travel website.

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