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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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Salinas students build tiny house at Hartnell College

A group of Salinas High School students have been working students and staff at Hartnell College to build a tiny house.


Outdoor educators sought by Monterey Peninsula parks

The Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District is seeking proposals from qualified and enthusiastic outdoor education instructors for their upcoming Let’s Go Outdoors! Adventure Activities Guide.


CHP offering driver safety programs in Santa Cruz County

The California Highway Patrol is offering driver safety classes for senior citizens and teenage drivers.

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California Rodeo Salinas set for family fun

Family fun comes at a premium these days, but the California Rodeo Salinas set for July 17-20 at the Salinas Sports Complex aims to please families. Affordable fun can be had during the run of the event.

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