Work will be done between Merritt Street and McDougall Street. The project consists of curb, gutter, sidewalk, drainage, driveways, relocation of signs, handicap ramps and roadway improvements.
Meals on Wheels needs volunteers Volunteer drivers needed in Salinas and in South County, especially Greenfield. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1orcZoc Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley needs volunteers to help with meal distribution.
Jury trial begins in 2011 Castroville murder Conflicts of interest and frequent attorney reassignments have held-up the case for years. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rTVi7O After five previous attempts at trial, jury selection began Monday for Alberto Sanchez Cortez and Fernando Robledo Miranda, who are accused in a now three-year-old murder case out of Castroville.
SALINAS >> The murder trial in the 2011 shooting death of Jose Calderon Cisneros is set to start Monday and the alleged shooter said Friday he will no longer be representing himself. Alberto Cortez addressed the court Wednesday to announce he would be representing himself during trial, but on Friday he reconsidered and chose Bud Landreth for his defense.
SALINAS >> Two inmates charged in the attack of a Monterey County Jail deputy requested to postpone their scheduled preliminary hearings Wednesday afternoon. Alberto Cortez, 22, and Francisco Miranda, 23, were scheduled for a preliminary hearing Friday morning regarding the charges alleged in the jailhouse riot attack of deputy Nicholas Menezes in June.
Highway 156 West is one of the major thoroughfares used by residents, commuters, tourists, and commercial trucks traveling to and from the Monterey Peninsula.
SALINAS >> A road map for a proposal to pay for a new four-lane Highway 156 through privately operated toll road revenue will be presented to the Transportation Agency for Monterey County board on Wednesday.
Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, pushes a cart for Guadalupe Garcia as she visits the Sunnyvale Community Services building for a back-to-school backpack and food giveaway this month.
Ocean Mist Farms mascot Arti the Artichoke will greet fans at the Monterey County Fair Aug. 29 in Monterey, Calif.