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Mustangs head football coach fighting for his job

The start of next year's high school football season is months away. But one local coach is already fighting for his place on the sidelines.


Acosta Plaza residents hope for better relations before community-based policing

Community-based policing may be the answer to solving crime problems in a rough Salinas neighborhood.

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DEAR JON: Manzanita Park access battle; solution soon

For years Monterey County has allowed the North Monterey County Youth Recreation Association to manage a portion of Manzanita Park via a contract. But daily access is an issue. Sue, from Prunedale wrote, “Dear Jon, why can't we have the Manzanita Park gate open for public use? After all it is our park!”

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California Department of Public Health receives accreditation

The California Department of Public Health has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board. Department leaders says this is significant for the citizens of California.

Fuel spill near Russell Road flood area

County crews and marine life specialists are responding to a hazmat situation in the area of Russell Road hit hard by flood waters during these recent storms.


Salinas considers controversial tobacco ordinance to halt underage smoking

A passionate debate over preventing cigarettes from ending up in the hands of minors will continue in January for the Salinas City Council.

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Monterey County updates Rooster ordinance

Rooster breeders are now facing tighter controls from Monterey County. The Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to clamp down on breeders at Tuesday's meeting.


Salinas city attorney taking legal action to stop a special election

Wednesday the Salinas city attorney said the city is taking legal action to stop a special election. The election was meant to raise money for public safety.


Salinas middle schoolers swap textbooks for technology with Google Chromebooks

Hundreds of Salinas middle school students are ditching traditional books for technology.

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