Monday, December 09, 2019
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Friday, December 06, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Those headed into South County on Wednesday, Dec. 4, might want to rethink their routes. According to Caltrans a small levee in Chualar was inundated with a large amount of rainfall causing flooding in various parts of the city. Some flood waters were reported as deep as four feet. 

Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Monday, December 02, 2019
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

One of the major tasks that the Fort Ord Reuse Authority must complete before it dissolves next summer is to create a plan for the conservation of habitats for endangered species within the 36-square-mile boundary of the former Fort Ord military base. A Habitat Conservation Plan is now in it…

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving is a day of traditions. There’s turkey or ham (or turkey and ham, if you’re lucky), there’s a slate of NFL games on television, there are the usual arguments over which wine pairs with turkey because, you know, cranberry dressing is a wild card. And there’s all that leftover cra…

Monday, November 25, 2019

I’m On a Boat…Squid finally emerged from the lair on Saturday for some sun and warmth following a week of being glued to Squid’s computer, eating huge buckets of shrimp-flavored popcorn and live-streaming the impeachment hearings. Squid’s favorite witness, Squid has decided, was Ambassador G…

Friday, November 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019

Vroom, Vroom…No one knows this, but many years ago, Squid was driving down Highway 68 while daydreaming. The memories are a little fuzzy, but Squid must have taken an unexpected turn into Laguna Seca because the next thing Squid remembers is riding the ol’ jalopy on the track next to race ca…

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Monday, November 11, 2019

Vaxxing Situation…Squid spent the weekend stocking up on shrimp-flavored popcorn and bloody mary ingredients for the impeachment hearings coming on Wednesday and Friday. (No vodka this time, just lots of Clamato and tomato juice. Squid doesn’t want to miss a word of testimony.) In between sh…

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Tuesday, November 05, 2019

In the days following publication of a jointly reported story in the Monterey County Weekly, Voices of Monterey Bay and on KSBW revealing a prison gang's efforts to wield influence and positions of leadership within a Salinas organization that advocates for criminal justice reform, leadershi…

Monday, November 04, 2019

In the middle of October, when students are busy writing essays and preparing for exams, the administration of CSU Monterey Bay sent an email to residents of the student dorms: if you want to stay in your dorm room for any portion of winter break, the email said, be prepared to pay a new fee…

Friday, November 01, 2019

All the water irrigating the golf courses at Bayonet & Black Horse in Seaside is of drinking quality. Using the standard measurement, it’s about 450 acre-feet of water per year going to keep the grass green. That amount would be enough to supply about 1,500 new residential units. 

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Following last week’s heat advisory warning, the weather is about to swing to the other extreme. Officials have issued a cold-weather advisory for parts of Monterey County, with overnight temperatures in the Salinas Valley expected to drop into the 30s on Oct. 30 and 31 and potentially into …

Monday, October 28, 2019
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019

A heat advisory has been issued for much of Monterey County and Santa Clara County. The advisory is in effect for Salinas, Seaside, Monterey, Marina, Carmel Valley, the Big Sur Coast and multiple cities in the San Francisco Bay Area. The advisory went into effect 10 a.m. Oct. 25 and extends …

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Hours after the Monterey County Weekly, Voices of Monterey Bay and KSBW jointly published reports about a criminal gang's efforts to occupy positions of leadership and influence in MILPA Collective, a Salinas nonprofit organization, MILPA Executive Director Juan Gomez held a press conference…

In an unexpected move, Everett Alvarez High School's Principal Joseph Macdonald submitted his resignation on Thursday, Oct. 24. Macdonald was appointed to fill the position, previously held by Matthew Flemming, by Salinas Union High School District in May 2019 and was expected to serve for t…