An Aptos road is scheduled to re-open soon. Valencia Road was closed last winter, after some winter storms washed out the roadway. Santa Cruz county officials say that the work on Valencia Road should be complete by mid- February, weather permitting. The lights being installed at the intersection of Trout Gulch Road and Soquel Drive are also expected to be finished in the coming weeks.
The body of found in the area of moss landing harbor has been identified as that of a missing Watsonville man. 44 year-old Rene Delatorre was reported missing last Friday. An autopsy of his body is scheduled to take place this coming Friday.
A King City man died in a solo-vehicle accident last night. That after the 80 year-old man lost control of his car while driving east on Bitterwater Road last night. The man was declared dead at the scene.
The death of a 19 year-old inmate is being investigated. Jose Alcantar-Ortega suffered fatal stab wounds in his cell at Salinas Valley State Prison on Friday. He succumbed to those injuries yesterday. 26-year-old Alberto Cortez, and 25-year-old Jaime Romero, were also in the same cell, and have been named the suspects in this homicide. Both were in possession of inmate-manufactured weapons at the time of the Alcantar-Ortega’s stabbing.
A Hollister man has confessed to committing 6 armed robberies. Matthew Aaron De La Rosa said he committed armed robberies in Capitola, Seaside, Monterey, Morgan Hill, Sunnyvale, and San Jose. De La Rosa was booked into Santa Clara County Main Jail.
City officials in Monterey hope to get a grant to widen the Rec Trail between Fisherman’s Wharf and the Coast Guard Pier. The city wants to widen the trail by expanding it toward the roadbed at Lighthouse Curve. They’re seeking an $8-million state grant.
An estimated 200,000 honey bees were killed recently. Vandals reportedly tipped over 100 beehives, and sprayed the bees with diesel fuel. The incident took place Saturday at a property along Echo Valley Road in Prunedale. Anyone with information about the perpetrators is encouraged to contact the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department.
A body was recovered from the ocean off of Moss Landing Harbor today. A fisherman first spotted the body about 200 yards off Moss Landing Beach. Investigators are still working to determine how the person died, however, foul play is not expected.
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