The future of plants in the Central Coast is at the heart of a UC Santa Cruz art exhibit opening at the university’s arboretum. The exhibit, by Newton Harrison and his late wife Helen Mayer Harrison, is titled “Future Garden” and simulates conditions for climate change to show how plants would grow in the environment. The opening reception is 4-6 p.m. on Saturday and is free to the public.
Recycled Records in Monterey is up for sale with the asking price of $100,000. Owner Sean McCann is looking to move closer to his family in Arizona but wants to keep the shop local. The store has been open since 1975 and carries records and a variety of sound equipment.
The number of tick-related calls in Montery County has tripled compared to previous years. This is according to the county’s mosquito abatement district. Most of the ticks brought in have been dog and deer ticks. If people are bitten by ticks, officials encourage them to remove the insect quickly.
The Monterey Regional Airport is playing host to the Wings of Freedom Tour, an exhibition of historic planes. Four World War II era planes and a Vietnam War era plane are on display. The exhibit charges $15 for adults and $5 for children to tour the planes. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday.
A complaint alleging Santa Cruz City Councilwoman Sandy Brown’s had conflict of interest in voting for rent control has no ground. This is according to an impartial state commission charged with enforcing governmental ethics. The complaint charged Brown with not disclosing her relationship with leaders of the Santa Cruz rent control movement by not saying they were her landlords. Brown was originally cleared to vote on the issue when the commission advised city officials in January.
A 25-year-old was arrested Wednesday after Salinas Police found a loaded handgun and methamphetamine pipe in a car Wednesday. Miguel Sebastian allegedly had the gun in a blue bag on his lap when officers approached him on the 1000 block of East Alisal Street. He was booked into Monterey County Jail.
Dispatchers are being sought for the Monterey county office of the California Highway Patrol. To that end, an informational meeting is slated to be held tomorrow night in the C-H-P Headquarters in Salinas. Applicants need to be at least 21 years-old and have a high school diploma or equivalent, but it is also helpful to have a higher education, and to speak multiple languages.
Anyone interested must first fill out an application by next Monday (May 21st), then a test will be held July 9th.
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office has received a 2-year grant to help deputies reduce “Underage Tobacco Usage”. The more than 350-thousand dollars will be used to educate the under 21 year-old population, and enforce “minimum legal age” laws for the purchase of tobacco products.
The money comes from revenue generated by 2016’s Proposition 56.
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