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The search begins for this year's Miss Monterey County

It’s that time of year again, as the Monterey County fair is searching for the next Miss Monterey County; a woman who is ambitious, intelligent and driven.

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California Rodeo Salinas set for family fun

 California Rodeo Salinas set for family fun

SALINAS, Calif. -

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.

 

 

Miss Monterey County Fair 2014 now accepting contestants

It’s that time of year again, the Monterey County Fair is searching for the next Miss Monterey County Fair! Entries are now being accepted for the annual Miss Monterey County Fair Contest, entries must be received or post marked by Tuesday, July 22. The ideal candidate to represent the 78th annual fair will possess a congenial personality, an attractive appearance and knowledge of the fair and agricultural community to serve as spokeswoman for the industry. Our 2014 Miss Monterey County Fair will receive a $1,000 scholarship and an original trophy belt buckle. The contest will be held on Thursday, August 7 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. The competition begins with Scholastic Ability at 2:30p.m. followed by personal interviews. The modeling portion will serve as an evaluation of poise, personality, and appearance followed by prepared speeches.

Brad Paisley at CA Rodeo Salinas, Tickets on Sale Soon!

Brad Paisley at CA Rodeo Salinas, Tickets on Sale Soon!

June 25, 2014-Salinas, CA Tickets for the Friday July 11th Brad Paisley concert at the Salinas Sports Complex are still available for $25* in the Grandstands (unreserved) or $65* in the Party Zone (standing room only). A limited number of $75* box seats were just released by Paisley’s Management Company and are available now. These boxes are on the North and South ends of the West Grandstands in sections A and F (see map). Tickets can be purchased at the Salinas Sports Complex Box Office at 1034 N. Main Street in Salinas from 10am to 6pm, over the phone at 800-549-4989 or by visiting carodeo.com or tickets.com.

 

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California Whooping Cough Epidemic Continues

California Whooping Cough Epidemic Continues

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  The number of pertussis or whooping cough cases on the Central Coast and state continues to climb according to the California Department of Public Health. Central Coast cases are already over half of the totals for the previous record epidemic in all of 2010. 3 infant deaths have been reported in California during this latest epidemic.

 

 

 

Holiday weekend DUI crackdown fast approaching

Monterey and San Benito County law enforcement are already planning a DUI crackdown for the Independence Day weekend.

Monterey County Candidate Seminar

Monterey County Candidate Seminar
Saturday, June 28, 2014 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Steinbeck Center
Santa Rita Room (1 S. Main St., Salinas, CA 93901)
This Seminar will provide an overview of:
• Process to become a candidate for the November 4, 2014 Consolidated General Election
• Important filing dates
• How to file nomination papers
• Requirements for office
• Information on FPPC compliance when receiving contributions and spending on your campaign
There is no cost to attend this event.
Please confirm your attendance with Melissa Lomeli-Sesma by calling 831-796-1486 or via email at sesmam@co.monterey.ca.us
no later than June 26, 2014.