The 61st annual Good Old Days celebration is returning to downtown Pacific Grove this weekend. The free two day event, is expected to draw over thirty five thousand people. The rotary club parade will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday with over one hundred entries. There will also be forty food vendors, a pie eating contest, a mustache contest, and the largest arts and crafts fair in the Tri County area with over 240 vendors from all over the country.
THE INCIDENTS THAT HAVE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES SEARCHING TRAVERS LANE IN
THE CORRALITOS AREA HAPPENED A WEEK OR 2 AGO
AND LAST NIGHT. LAST NIGHT SOME PEOPLE WHO
HAD HAD THEIR VEHICLE CAR-JACKED A WEEK OR 2
AGO, SAW THE CARJACKER WITH THEIR VEHICLE.
WHEN THE CARJACKER SAW THEM, HE FIRED AT THEM.
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES RESPONDED
TO THE AREA LAST NIGHT, AFTER THE VICTIMS CALLED
THEM. DEPUTIES SAW THE VEHICLE INVOLVED, LOST
IT, AND THEN FOUND IT AGAIN ON TRAVERS
LANE....AND THAT'S WHY DEPUTIES ARE SEARCHING
THAT AREA NOW.
A 22 year-old Marina man has been found guilty of driving under the influence of methamphetamine. Jacob Rankin was seen speeding a vehicle through downtown Monterey last September, and then after he was booked into Monterey county jail he went into an hour-long rage. Rankin, who has 2 prior D.U.I.s, has been sentenced to spend 240 days in jail, and 5 years probation.
3 gang members have been arrested. Law enforcement officers were monitoring a stolen vehicle in Salinas when they spotted a handgun in one of the men's waistband. The 3 confirmed gang-members were booked into Monterey county jail, and the stolen vehicle was returned to its owner.
C.S.U.M.B. plans to break ground Monday on its new student union. The 70,000 square foot Otter Student Union is expected to serve as a central location for students, staff, and alumni….as well as the larger Monterey Bay Community. It will include a cultural center, a coffee shop, the university’s bookstore, and group conference spaces along with storefronts and Several Dining Options. The new student union is expected to open in the spring of 2020.
The annual “Operation Chill” is slated to kick off soon in Monterey. For the 23rd time the Monterey Police Department will be working with a local 7-eleven to dispense slurpees to children and youth who have done good deeds, taken part in constructive activities, and performed acts of kindness. Since “operation chill’s” inception in Philadelphia in 1995, more than 19-million coupons have been distributed. Each coupon can be redeemed for a small slurpee drink at participating 7-eleven stores.
Santa Cruz County Health officials are reminding people to get vaccinated for measles. That’s because of some new cases of measles in the San Francisco Bay Area. Although county health says there’s a low risk of getting measles in general…..the disease is considered to be “highly contagious”. According to the Center For Disease Control And Prevention, measles starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and a sore throat….and then is followed by a rash that spreads over the body….beginning at the hairline on the face spreading downward. 2 or 3 days after symptoms begin, white spots may appear in the mouth. A person's fever may spike as high as 104 degrees when the rash appears.
A Marina man has been found guilty of beating his wife while their 3 children were present. Rahman Rahmani also violated his wife protective order against him….several times. Rahmani is scheduled to be sentenced April 18th.