A SALINAS MAN IS RECOVERING FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS HE RECEIVED IN A SHOOTING MONDAY. THE SHOOTING TOOK PLACE JUST AFTER 3 P.M. ON THE 1000 BLOCK OF JOHN STREET IN A PARKING LOT. THE SUSPECT APPROACHED THE VICTIM FROM BEHIND AND STARTED SHOOTING. ACCORDING TO POLICE THE VICTIM WAS STRUCK IN THE BUTTOCKS AND LOWER BACK, RECEIVING NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES. THERE IS CURRENTLY NO SUSPECT INFORMATION, PERSONS WITH INFORMATION ON THIS SHOOTING ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE SALINAS POLICE DEPARTMENT.
In Monterey County Supervisorial District 1, Incumbent Fernando Armenta appears to be leading (Tony Barrera) with 53 to 46 percent of the vote. In the District 5 race, Dave Potter seems to be beating Marc Del Piero 54 to 45 percent.
Mayor Jerry B. Edelen ran un-opposed, to serve as the Mayor of Del Rey Oaks, while Incumbent Monterey mayor Chuck Della Salla and Incumbent Soledad Mayor Frank Ledesma also ran un-opposed in their cities.
In Monterey County, Mayor Jerry B. Edelen ran un-opposed, to serve as the Mayor of Del Rey Oaks, while Incumbent Monterey mayor Chuck Della Salla and Incumbent Soledad Mayor Frank Ledesma also ran un-opposed in their cities.
In a 3-way race for 2 City Council seats in Del Rey Oaks Kristin A. Clark and Mike Ventimiglia appear to be the winners…..with 41 and 37 percents of the vote. Scott Larsen has only picked up 20 percent of the vote.
The Greenfield City Council is a 5-way race for 2 seats, and it appears that Raul C. Rodriguez and Lance Walker are the top vote getters.
In King City’s 6-way race for 3 seats on the City Council Belinda T. Hendrickson, Incumbent Robert Cullen, and Karen Jernigan appear to be the winners.
Marina Mayor In the city of Marina, the race for mayor was between Incumbent Bruce Carlos Delgado and Steven Emerson, and Delgado received 62 percent of the vote.
In the City of Marina Incumbent Frank O’Connell and Gail Morton were the top 2 vote getters for Marina City Council seats.
In a field of 5, Incumbent Libby Downey and Alan Haffa appear to have garnered the highest number of votes for the 2 available Monterey City Council seats.
Bill Kampe beat out Incumbent Carmelita Garcia to be the top official in the city of Pacific Grove, while Casey Lucius, Incumbent Robert Huitt, and Incumbent Dan Miller appear to have picked up the open city council seats there.
Salinas Mayor Dennis Donahue announced last winter that he would not seek re-election this fall, and that opened the position up to what turned out to be a 5-way race (that includes Councilman Sergio Sanchez who initially planned to challenge Fernando Armenta for his seat on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors). So far it seems that Joe Gunter has received 54 percent of the vote….which is the most votes among the 5.
On the Salinas City Council - In District 1, Jose Castaneda got 53 percent of the vote, while in District 4 - Incumbent Gloria de la Rosa with 57 percent of the vote. Jyl Lutes got 58 percent of the vote to continue to represent District 6.
Ralph Rubio appears to have captured the POSITION OF Mayor of Seaside, with 52 percent of the vote, while Felix Bachofner received 47 percent.
In the race for 2 seats on the Seaside City Council, David Pacheco picked up 29 percent of the vote, and Ian N. Oglesby got 24 percent.
Incumbent Richard J. Perez, and Patricia Stephens, have won seats on the Soledad City Council.
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Dr. Wallach starts todays show discussing the problem of weight gain and obesity in the U.S. Doc asserts this is not a problem of excess as is commonly thought but rather a nutritional deficiency problem. Explaining this is why this problem continues to grow despite changes in school lunches and restaurant menus.
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THE FIRE IN PRUNEDALE, THAT CAUSED ELECTION OFFICIALS TO CLOSE THE POLLING PLACE IN THE AMERICAN LEGION HALL ON PRUNEDALE NORTH ROAD, SERIOUSLY DAMAGED 1 STRUCTURE, 4 BOATS, AND 2 OTHER VEHICLES. SHORTLY AFTER THE 1:30 P.M. BLAZE BROKE OUT, RESIDENTS OF 24 HOMES AND BUSINESSES ON FRISCH AND COUNTRYSIDE ROADS (AND MORE THAN 100 STUDENTS AT NEARBY PRUNEDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY) VOLUNTARILY EVACUATED THOSE STRUCTURES. MOST WERE ABLE TO RETURN TO THEIR RESIDENCES THIS EVENING. THE FIRE, WHICH BURNED UP TO 11 ACRES, WAS 50 PERCENT CONTAINED BY 3 P.M.
VOTERS WHO WERE SUPPOSED TO VOTE AT THE PRUNEDALE NORTH ROAD POLLING PLACE CAN VOTE AT THE PRUNEDALE GRANGE HALL, WHICH IS LOCATED AT 17890 MORO ROAD IN PRUNEDALE.
A BODY, THAT WAS FOUND THIS MORNING IN THE APTOS HILLS, IS BELIEVED TO BE THAT OF A MISSING HIKER. 74 YEAR-OLD GEORGE EARL SLITER WAS REPORTED MISSING WHEN HE DIDN’T ATTEND A 9:15 A.M. CHURCH SERVICE SUNDAY (AT THE MONTE TOYON RETREAT CENTER OFF CATHEDRAL DRIVE). THE MAN’S BODY WAS FOUND IN A RAVINE ON THE 600 BLOCK OF HUDSON LANE IN APTOS.