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Registered sex offender on the lam

Posted: Friday, Aug 29th, 2014

SOLEDAD -- A registered sex offender manage to evade police after leading them on a high speed chase Friday morning

Around 5:30 a.m., Guy Allen Dietz, 43, led numerous law enforcement agencies on a chase on Highway 101 and ditched his gold BMW in the CVS parking lot in Soledad.

Dietz is wanted out
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City manager's phone found to have no 'eavesdropping capabilities'

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
KING CITY -- City Manager Michael Powers' phone was found to have no "eavesdropping capabilities," according to a statement released by the City of King Wednesday.

The city met in closed session on Aug. 12 after allegations were made by the District Attorney that Powers was "eavesdropping" on conversations. At that time the mayor and City Council determined that
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Red Wing Sanctuary provides a home for horses

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
LOCKWOOD -- The Red Wing Sanctuary in Lockwood provides different opportunities for South County residents and provides a sanctuary for healthy and sick horses.
The Red Wing Sanctuary is a nonprofit and run strictly off the donations of their sponsors and donors. The Sanctuary provides
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Community helps with landscaping at Pocket Park

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
KING CITY -- The City of King staff invited members of the community to help them plant flowers and shrubbery at Pocket Park on Aug. 20.
"We gathered with children from the community, members from the 4-H group as part of the Prop. 84 grant," said Maricruz Aguilar, assistant planner for the city. "One of our deliverables was to
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Monterey County Sheriff candidates talk plans for South County

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
Questions:

Why are you running for Sheriff?
As Sheriff how would you assist with the uptick in crime in South County, especially in King City and Greenfield?
As Sheriff how would you assist with the gang violence in South County?
As Sheriff would you want to become active in the 4 City 4 Peace movement?
As Sheriff how would
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Police respond to a shooting on Broadway

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
KING CITY -- King City Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Broadway Street on a report of a shooting Aug. 24 at 5:31 p.m.
One male was struck by gunfire and sustained
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Gentleman Jim Barker celebrates 20 years at KRKC radio

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
KING CITY -- Gentleman Jim Barker celebrates 20 years at KRKC radio station today. Barker began his radio career in high school and continues to this day.
"Something that I learned from one of the announcers
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Two injured in drive-by shooting on Sandringham Street

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014

KING CITY -- King City Police officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Sandringham Street on a report of a drive-by shooting on Aug. 17 at 4:55 p.m.
Two males were struck by gunfire and sustained
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Mee Memorial Hospital and South County Clinics looking to upgrade

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
KING CITY -- Mee Memorial Hospital is in for changes and upgrades to their staff and systems in the next few years and informed the King City Chamber members of their plans on Aug. 7.
Mee Memorial Hospital CEO Lex Smith said he tries to give the chamber a report about the hospital once a year. The purpose of the
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D.A. alleges phone system tapping

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014

KING CITY -- After the District Attorney obtained a search warrant for City Hall's phone system, the City Council held a meeting Tuesday for public comment.
 The District Attorney obtained a search warrant for City Hall's phone system to determine if any illegal phone tapping or eavesdropping was occurring. The search warrant and
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Pacific Valley Bank bank robbed

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014

KING CITY -- King City Police officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at Pacific Valley Bank, 302 Broadway St., on Aug. 15 at 5:15 p.m.
According to police, two suspects armed with hand guns entered the bank. It was not clear if the suspects were still inside the bank or had fled prior to officers arriving.
It was
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Honoring those affected by cancer Third annual Relay for Life a success

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
KING CITY -- South County community members, King City residents, survivors of cancer, and cancer patients came together for 24 hours to celebrate Relay for Life and raise money to help cure cancer.
Relay for Life began on Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. with an opening ceremony from the Relay dedication honoree, Debbie King. King was born in Salinas after
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Sol Treasures announces new executive director

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
KING CITY -- The Board of Directors of Sol Treasures announced the appointment of Betsy Oltmann as the new executive director. She succeeds David Norum, who is retiring to teach and pursue other interests.
Oltmann brings an extensive background in nonprofit management and resource development to Sol Treasures. She has managed growth of organizations providing
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