A lock down that involved 3 Salinas schools this afternoon, ended after a man, who barricaded himself inside a nearby home, was detained. Frank Paul and Cesar Chavez Elementary Schools along with La Paz Middle School were placed on lock down for about 3 hours after a suspicious man was seen going door to door on the 900 block of La Mancha Way, when he broke into one of the homes and locked himself inside after officers arrived at 11 a.m. The unarmed man was forced out of the home after a K-9 unit found him hiding in an attic. Streets in the neighborhood were reopened by 2 p.m., the man was taken to Monterey County Jail after being treated at an area hospital.
A FAMILY OF 4 AND THEIR 2 DOGS WERE ABLE TO GET OUTSIDE, AFTER A FIRE BROKE OUT IN THEIR CHUALAR HOME THIS MORNING. THE BLAZE WAS FIRST REPORTED AROUND 9 A.M., AT A HOUSE IN THE 25 THOUSAND 600 BLOCK OF MAIN STREET. FIREFIGHTERS ALSO EVACUATED SEVERAL NEARBY HOMES, IN CASE THE FIRE SPREAD, BEFORE THEY COULD KNOCK IT DOWN.
Certificates of recognition have been awarded to a couple of localagencies for their success in implementing an extensive recycling program. The certificates were given out by The Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority to it's fellow partners (H.A.M.C. and C.H.I.S.P.A.) that worked under the Monterey Bay Area Multifamily Recycling Project. The grant funded program is distributed through the California Department of Conservation, and is to include all of their multifamily facilities within S.V.S.W.A'.s jurisdiction.
A number of celebrations and events in honor of Veteran's Day have been planned for the central coast. On Monday, Mount Toro High School held a flag-raising ceremony in which 10 veterans participated. On Thursday, the Garden of Memories and the Queen of Heaven cemeteries will be decorated with American flags. Prunedale's American Legion Post 593 will offer free food for veterans from 1 to 4 P.M. In Watsonville, the Walk of Honor Parade is scheduled for Thursday, and in Hollister, the 9th annual Veterans Day Parade is slated for 1 p.m. A breakfast fundraiser for local veterans will also be held at 7 a.m. At the San Benito High School cafeteria.
VARIOUS LOCAL GROWER-SHIPPERS DONATED PRODUCE, THAT HAS YIELDED A SALINAS-BASED NON-PROFIT MORE THAN 16 THOUSAND DOLLARS. AG AGAINST HUNGER COORDINATES THE “NEW YORK EXPRESS” EVERY YEAR, AND THIS YEAR A TRUCKLOAD OF DONATED LETTUCE, (THAT WAS SOLD AT HUNT’S POINT, IN NEW YORK CITY) RAISED THE MONEY, WHICH WILL BE USED FOR THE AGENCY’S FALL AND WINTER PROGRAMS.
THE LETTUCE WAS DONATED BY THE NUNES COMPANY, GROWERS EXPRESS, OCEAN MIST, RIVER RANCH, TAYLOR FARMS, AND DOLE; WHILE FRESH EXPRESS-CHIQUITA DONATED THE FREIGHT COST, AND D’ARRIGO BROTHERS OF NEW YORK SOLD THE PRODUCT IN NEW YORK.
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