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  • Locals Rule: New Locals Only Season Ticket at Laguna Seca

    Locals can now find out why Weather Tech Raceway Laguna Seca is a local treasure as well as one of the world’s most iconic tracks, and they can do it for a lot less thanks to the creation of a locals only Season Ticket.

    01/15/2019 3:03 PM

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  • Monterey County work crews to manage Carmel Lagoon sandbar Friday 1/4

    Monterey County work crews will be onsite at the Carmel Lagoon on Friday, January 4th to lower and contour the sandbar to reduce flood risk.

    01/03/2019 5:27 PM

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  • Recall of Canned Fiesta Corn

    Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that there have been no reports of illness associated with these products to date. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall.

    12/14/2018 5:00 PM

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  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

    Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.

    12/13/2018 3:38 PM

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  • Tampons Recalled

    Kimberly-Clark announced a voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada for a quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product.

    12/12/2018 12:22 PM

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  • In response to The Humane Farming Association’s press release dated December 4, 2018, where it is alleged that Monterey County Animal Services had “full knowledge of animal dumping on the Salinas River.”

    Monterey County Animal Services acknowledges that in November of 2016, a call was received regarding “multiple bodies dumped” in the riverbed near the Elm Street bridge in Greenfield. An officer was dispatched to discuss the situation with the reporting party. The next day, a body was delivered to the Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center for a necropsy. The necropsy, while suspicious, did not provide any definitive information to conclude it represented an animal cruelty case, or to lead to any suspects. Since that time, there have been zero reports or tips provided to this agency in regards to deceased animals, of any kind, being found at this location – or with regard to suspected animal cruelty at this location.

    12/04/2018 5:13 PM

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  • Monterey County Proclaims Human Right to Safe Drinking Water Policy

    The Monterey County Health Department Environmental Health Bureau announces that it is now the official policy of Monterey County that every human being has the right to safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking, and sanitary purposes. Responding to a referral from Supervisor Luis Alejo, Chair of the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, the proclamation was presented to and approved by the County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, December 4th establishing the public policy of safe and clean water for human use as County policy.

    12/04/2018 12:00 PM

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  • TRUTH Act presentation

    Monterey County Supervisors will hold a special meeting for a TRUTH Act presentation December 11th.

    11/09/2018 3:18 PM

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  • Sport-Harvested Mussel Quarantine Lifted along Most of California Coast

    The statewide annual quarantine on mussels gathered by sport harvesters from California’s ocean waters ended at midnight on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, for all coastal counties except for Del Norte and Humboldt counties.

    11/01/2018

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  • Ground Beef Recall
    Ground Beef Recall

    JBS Tolleson, Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 6,937,195 pounds of various raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport. Consumers who have ground beef in their homes labeled with the establishment number “EST. 267” should contact the store where it was purchased to find out if it was recalled. Do not eat recalled ground beef. Return it to the store or throw it away.

    10/08/2018

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  • Kellogg Company recalls Honey Smacks cereal due to possible health risk

    Check your cupboards, this recalled product has a long shelf-life and still may be in consumers' homes. On June 14th, Kellogg Company issued a recall for 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg’s ® Honey Smacks ® cereal because these products have the potential presence of Salmonella. No other Kellogg products are impacted by this recall.

    09/26/2018

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  • Do Teething Babies Need Medicine on Their Gums? No

    Teething is a normal part of childhood and should not be treated with homeopathic remedies, like teething tablets, or prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications that are rubbed on the gum

    08/29/2018 1:04 PM

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  • Monterey County Launches 24/7 Complaint Hotline for Short Term Rentals

    The Resource Management Agency of Monterey County announced that it has launched a 24/7 hotline to collect complaints related to public nuisances resulting from short term rental activity in the unincorporated areas of Monterey County.

    08/21/2018

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  • The Consolidated Oversight Board for the County of Monterey is holding its first meeting on August 21, 2018.

    The Consolidated Oversight Board for the County of Monterey was established in accordance with the California Health and Safety Code § 34179(j) to oversee the activities of the ten redevelopment successor agencies in Monterey County, thereby replacing all other redevelopment successor agency oversight boards, effective July 1, 2018.

    08/20/2018 2:10 PM

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  • Marijuana operators could get streamlined county review

    Monterey County >> Facing a new influx of commercial cannabis use permit applications by Wednesday’s deadline for those already operating under temporary state licenses on top of dozens more already in the queue, Monterey County officials are moving toward a streamlined permit process.

    08/01/2018 8:57 AM

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  • Monterey County to draft rules on outdoor commercial marijuana grows

    Salinas >> Monterey County will move forward with regulations for allowing limited outdoor commercial marijuana grows.

    07/12/2018 8:36 AM

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  • Cannabis cops: ‘Major’ county enforcement operations under way, already need more funding

    Monterey County >> A “major” cannabis enforcement effort targeting both the black market and legal market compliance is being led by multiple Monterey County departments in the unincorporated county, according to a top county official.

    07/10/2018 1:29 PM

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  • Monterey County supervisors to consider drafting outdoor pot grow rules

    Monterey County >> After years of requests from marijuana growers in communities from Big Sur and Carmel Valley to southern Monterey County, the Board of Supervisors is poised Tuesday to consider moving forward with regulation to allow outdoor commercial cannabis cultivation.

    07/10/2018 1:06 PM

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  • Monterey County Health Department receives National Accredtiation
    Monterey County Health Department receives National Accredtiation

    Monterey County Health Department announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Monterey County Health Department is now one of 226 state and local health departments that have achieved accreditation through the national effort that launched in 2011. Only 11 of these are located in California.

    05/23/2018 4:06 PM

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  • 7 things you should know to get ready to vote in 2018. Remember to vote on June 5, 2018. 7 cosas que debes saber para prepararte para votar en el 2018.Recuerda votar el 5 de junio de 2018.

    05/16/2018 3:57 PM

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