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A video goes viral, but not in the way one Monterey High student intended it.  Monterey County Weekly

If you're a student, teacher, staff member or parent of a student at Monterey High School, sometime in the past few weeks you likely received an invitation to ...

Storm Watch: Road closures, school closures and where to pick up sandbags  KSBW Monterey

With rain and wind coming to the Central Coast we have the following storm preparation resources including: where to find road closure information, confirmed ...

Students from all over the county join the National Walkout Day movement.  Monterey County Weekly

"Enough is enough," Rojina Bozorgnia told the Weekly in a pervious story about her plans to lead a school-wide walkout, which would call for stricter gun laws in ...

Seaside v. Monterey drum-off inspiring more kids to pick up sticks  KSBW Monterey

The winners of the Battle of the Bay won't be determined on the football field alone this year, but on the sidelines too. Band members from Seaside and Monterey ...

Monterey HS football coach accused of having sex with minor, arrested  KSBW The Central Coast

An assistant football coach and campus monitor at Monterey High School has been arrested and accused of having sex with a minor.

As #NeverAgain sweeps the nation after a school shooting, local students get on board.  Monterey County Weekly

Born in Arizona, but raised partially in Iran, Dubai and Philadelphia, 17-year-old Monterey High School senior Rojina Bozorgnia has seen her fair share of the ...

Monterey High School's theater program makes big changes.  Monterey County Weekly

A high school theater program is a microcosm inside the microcosm of high school, a safe harbor for students to find their voices and assert themselves, ...

Monterey High School honored for producing NFL talent  KSBW The Central Coast

Former NFL players Herm Edwards, Charley Harraway, and Nate Wright, appeared at Monterey High School as the school was inducted into the Super Bowl ...

District wide SAT testing eliminates barriers for students in Monterey  KSBW Monterey

The second to last Wednesday in October was Super Wednesday at high schools across Monterey Peninsula Unified School District where free SAT testing was ...

Police announce charges, arrest in 2014 murder of Andre Jacobs in Seaside  Monterey County Herald

SEASIDE — Police announced three men face charges in the murder of 28-year-old Andre Jacobs, four years after he was stabbed while walking on the 1000 ...

MPUSD Teacher Housing  KSBW Monterey

New program launches to help Monterey County educators buy homes 3 Monterey County school districts - Monterey Peninsula USD, North Monterey County ...

Charges submitted in 2014 Seaside murder  Monterey County Herald

MONTEREY — More than four years after Khalik Kennedy, a father of three, was fatally shot in Seaside, police Tuesday announced murder charges against ...

MPUSD's high-turnover military students get a $1 million boost for STEM training.  Monterey County Weekly

On any given lunch at Monterey High School, students gather in groups on the quad under their favorite oak tree, or sit on their chosen row of stone bleachers ...

The story behind Monterey-Seaside drum battle gone viral  KSBW The Central Coast

The drummers at Monterey High School say they never thought their drum battle against Seaside High School would cause so much noise. It's now KSBW's ...

Former Monterey High School principal Joe Dilibert passes away  Los Angeles Times

Longtime Burbank Unified School District employee Joe Dilibert passed away on May 30 due to a brief illness.

Football | Toreadores upend Mustangs  King City Rustler

KING CITY — Opportunity and luck were not on the side of the King City Mustangs last Friday night at Monterey High School. With limited touches of the football ...

Class of 2016 praises Monterey High School's sense of 'family'  Los Angeles Times

On Wednesday evening, Monterey High School celebrated 60 graduates who overcame obstacles to earn their high school diplomas.

Monterey teens train for emergency response with staged disasters  Monterey County Herald

MONTEREY >> It was a disaster and a success. At a mock 7.5-magnitude earthquake and natural gas explosion over the weekend, 40 citizens — including 31 ...

Ron Johnson | Face to Face  Monterey County Weekly

At 60 years old, Ron Johnson, a former NFL wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, is showing no signs of slowing down in his longtime career with the Boys ...

California assistant football coach arrested for having sex with a minor  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Monterey (Calif.) High School assistant football coach and campus monitor was arrested Monday for allegedly having sex with a minor, according to Central ...

Cross Country | Mustang boys win invitational  Soledad Bee

SOUTH COUNTY — With five runners in the top six places the King City varsity boys cross country team easily won their division at Saturday's Jackie Henderson ...

MPUSD cutting class schedule from 8 to 7  KSBW The Central Coast

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is getting rid of its eight-period schedule and implementing a seven-period day.

Bottles N' Bins owner Vince Poma learned business, passion for customers – and liquor – from his father.  Monterey County Weekly

Perhaps Vince Poma's business philosophy could be summed up in one phrase: “If you don't have it, you can't sell it.”

A theater group at Seaside High School becomes a de facto support group for queer students.  Monterey County Weekly

The bigger problems started with a small clerical mixup. The previous summer, a now-14-year-old high-school sophomore started going by Thomas Bunten as ...

Arrests to be announced in 2014 Seaside murder case  KSBW Monterey

Investigators with the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) plan to announce they've made arrests in the 2014 murder of 28-year old ...

Tanya Darby, a graduate of the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, comes full circle, returning as a judge.  Monterey County Weekly

Close your eyes for a minute, and the music can transport you to a smoky jazz club of another time. Open your eyes, and see and hear how the musicians.

Master of Arts in International Education Management  Middlebury College News and Events

The Middlebury Institute Master of Arts in International Education Management gives students the leadership and specialized skills to excel in this growing field.

A parent launches a crowdfunding campaign to pay off school lunch debt.  Monterey County Weekly

What started with a one-line message on Twitter in New York last winter has become a national campaign: fundraising to pay off school lunch debt.

After 106 mass shootings in the U.S. since 1982, it's time for a common sense response.  Monterey County Weekly

LAST MONTH WAS A GOOD MONTH FOR A HANDFUL OF HATERS. Eleven Jewish people were shot dead on Oct. 27 while praying during a Sabbath *service* ...

MPUSD takes second look at police on campus  KSBW The Central Coast

The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is looking at alternative ways to spend the $250000 it allocates annually for school resource officers.

New apps take high school bullying and threats to a new level.  Monterey County Weekly

New apps takes high school bullying and threats to new lows, and there's little that can be done to stop it.

Accused Monterey child predator out on bail  KSBW The Central Coast

Monterey police detectives arrested William Reynolds on Monday and accused him of stalking a student near Monterey High School.

Romy Taormina | Face to Face  Monterey County Weekly

A Pacific Grove entrepreneur thinks she's found a better way to get relief from nausea.

Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.

Monterey Peninsula schools to divvy up $33 million in infrastructure spending  KSBW The Central Coast

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District has successfully sold $33 million worth of bonds and now it is deciding how to spend the money.

Winning Ways  The Salinas Californian

A collection of Monterey County good news including military, education, nonprofits and Well Done.

Monterey students shine at national science fair  KSBW The Central Coast

Three top Monterey County science students attended the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair this week in Los Angeles and are heading home with ...

Drea Blackwell  KSBW The Central Coast

Drea Blackwell is a sports anchor for KSBW Action News 8. -- Like Drea on Facebook for sports news updates-- Follow Drea on Twitter @KSBWDreaDrea is a ...

American Canyon High football has new coach, new leaders  Napa Valley Register

John Montante was looking at making a change after spending the last four years as an assistant coach at the community college level.

Monterey Peninsula College reckons with internal challenges while external forces reshape community colleges.  Monterey County Weekly

It's 9:30am on the first day of school at Monterey Peninsula College, but before about two dozen instructors take to the classroom, they take to the street.

Montage Health Receives Unprecedented $105.8 Million Gift to Transform Mental Healthcare for Children, Teens  Business Wire

MONTEREY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roberta “Bertie” Bialek Elliott wanted to do something transformational in the place she calls home. And she has ...

Student wins Monterey County science fair with hurricane velocity study  KSBW The Central Coast

A York School student won this year's Monterey County Science & Engineering Fair with her study on hurricane velocity.

Monterey County's cold cases haunt families, communities and investigators.  Monterey County Weekly

Mike Mills opens a royal blue 1970s-era photo album with his rough-hewn hands, hints of black grease under his fingernails from a life of fixing cars. Inside the ...

Vet trades uniform for Gavilan pads  Hollister Free Lance

For soldiers in Army green, unless they're career military professionals, there's life after the military. There's life after football too. Gavilan College two-way starter ...

Winning Ways: Scholarship season  The Salinas Californian

Brianna Beavers and Rose Mercurio, both seniors in the Cinematic Arts and Technology Department at California State University, Monterey Bay, were winners ...

Cal Poly loads up on linebackers, grabs a QB with latest 2018 signings  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Cal Poly football added eight players, including a handful of linebackers and a quarterback, on the first day of the NCAA regular signing period Wednesday.

Son of longtime Monterey mayor will seek City Council seat.  Monterey County Weekly

While Monterey Mayor Clyde Roberson and councilmembers Alan Haffa and Libby Downey all plan to run for re-election in November, one person with a ...

Orlando Johnson survived a terrifying childhood to make the NBA, an area first.  Monterey County Weekly

They called it The Jesus Pot. Virginia Ruth Jackson would boil up so much spaghetti in the towering metal cylinder that to her young grandson Orlando Johnson ...

Monterey homeowners file lawsuit after body found on property  KSBW The Central Coast

A Monterey couple filed a lawsuit against their house's former owners and the real estate agent who sold them a home with a bloody past.

Monterey says goodbye to the last original owner of Ed Ricketts' lab.  Monterey County Weekly

Frank Wright moved easily through the dark wooden rooms of the 800 Cannery Row property. Supported by his cane, the familiar floorboards creaked beneath ...

Peter Noble re-envisioned surfboards as museum artifacts.  Monterey County Weekly

Amid the kaleidoscope of fiberglass surfboards in bright shades of green, orange and white with bold stripes hanging from the ceiling of On The Beach Surf ...

This grateful writer and editor packs his Monterey County storytelling to Kuala Lumpur and beyond.  Monterey County Weekly

The future tastes pretty good. It tastes like crispy fried stingray, coconut custard pancakes, sheets of bacon-like pork “floss,” bubbling beef lo shu fun ramen with ...

When California rounded up Japanese Americans for internment camps, Monterey emerged as the center of the resi  Los Angeles Times

More than 440 people, including novelist John Steinbeck, fought racism against Japanese Americans after WWII and signed a petition to welcome them back ...

Aptos High student accused of threatening 4 schools  KSBW The Central Coast

A 16-year-old Aptos High School student was identified as the person who threatened schools in Monterey, Seaside, Watsonville, and Aptos.

The Amberjacks: Minor league baseball team appears headed to Monterey  The Mercury News

Monterey – Nearly 20 years after the Salinas Peppers folded, it appears pro baseball will make its return to Monterey County in 2017. Courtesy Pecos League.

Probation officer pleads guilty to fatal Salinas hit-and-run  KSBW The Central Coast

A veteran Monterey County probation officer, Sonia Cano, pleaded guilty Wednesday to hit-and-run resulting in death, and DUI. The 36-year-old Salinas ...

KSBW names Drea Blackwell as new sports anchor  KSBW The Central Coast

KSBW named Drea Blackwell as sports anchor of the Central Coast's No. 1-rated KSBW Action News 8.

Yvonne Thomas | Face to Face  Monterey County Weekly

Yvonne Thomas grew up the youngest of four children in a military family in Seaside in the 1970s, and graduated from Seaside High School in 1980. Fort Ord, at ...

Mountain lions spotted in Pacific Grove, Monterey  Monterey County Herald

Pacific Grove >> Two deer were found dead recently after reported mountain lion attacks, but it's no reason to sound the alarm — unless you're a deer. Elizabeth ...

Leslie Pua Charles | Face to Face  Monterey County Weekly

An outrigger canoe instructor reflects on the elements that make great athletes.

Monterey County offering free flu shots  KSBW The Central Coast

The Monterey County Health Department is hosting nearly a dozen free flu vaccine clinics in the coming weeks at schools throughout the county.

Nominate: Golden Whistle Award  KSBW Monterey

After one's parents, a coach can be one of the most inspirational, motivational and transformational people in a young person's life. KSBW's Golden Whistle ...

Forgotten documents reveal views on return of Japanese internees to Monterey Peninsula  San Jose Mercury News

In late August, local historian Tim Thomas was searching through a bank of file drawers in the second-floor conference room of the Japanese American Citizens ...

Cardinale retires from MPC after 40 years  The Salinas Californian

Sal Cardinale retired from MPC (Monterey Peninsula College) on June 3 after 40 years of counseling more than 80,000 students, and over a decade of coaching ...

Chuck Lorre Enrolls Jim Parsons, Steven Molaro, & WBTV To Create The Young Sheldon STEM Initiative  Deadline

Chuck Lorre has enrolled Young Sheldon EPs Steven Molaro and Jim Parsons, WBTV and CBS to create the Young Sheldon STEM Initiative.

Monterey man on probation for lewd acts arrested for stalking a girl.  Monterey County Weekly

Monterey police arrested a man for allegedly stalking a 17-year-old girl, following her in his car and offering to buy her drugs and expose his genitals.

Peace summit: Seaside students hear real-life tragedies  The Salinas Californian

Victims, convicts, gang members and police shared real-life stories of violence Friday.

Seaside homicide victim ID'd as Andre Jacobs  KSBW The Central Coast

A homicide unfolded on the 1000 block of Elm Avenue in Seaside at 5 a.m. Thursday.

Former Monterey Park High School Tennis Coach Convicted of Having Sexual Relationship With Underage Girl  KTLA

A former Monterey Park high school tennis coach was sentenced to four years in prison in connection with having a sexual relationship with an underage girl, ...

Schools honor April Students of the Month

The following youths were named April Students of the Month for their academic achievements:Bolatito M. Ajibola, an eighth-grader at Talkington School for ...

Jackson Sherry | Face to Face  Monterey County Weekly

After an accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down, a fitness fanatic faces recovery with resilience.

Abandoned Big Sur home is popular teenage hangout  KSBW The Central Coast

A search continues for 17-year-old Jaime Fernandez, who went missing last week after falling from a sheer cliff on the Big Sur coast.

Murder of Kris Olinger and family's long wait for justice features on ID's Detective  Monsters and

Tonight's episode of Detective on Investigation Discovery centers around Kris Olinger, an aspiring photographer who was killed at age 17 — and the eight years ...

Kids lied to Monterey police about kidnapping attempt, cops say  KSBW The Central Coast

Monterey Police said the report of an attempted child abduction on Monday was made up by the alleged victims, and did not happen.

Two Monterey County law firms merge  The Salinas Californian

Two partners of Bohnen, Rosenthal & Kreeft in Monterey will merge with L+G, LLP Attorneys at Law of Salinas to create one of the largest law firms in Monterey ...

Monterey man who helped take down the Mongols and Hells Angels dies  San Jose Mercury News

In the end, death didn't come from the hands of gangsters he helped put in prison, nor from the enemies who'd stabbed him, shot at him, or ran him over with a ...

Ruelas murder conviction confirmed in 1997 slaying of Kris Olinger  KSBW The Central Coast

Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo announced on Monday that the Sixth District Appellate Court upheld the jury verdict and conviction of Jacobo ...

"Tortilla Flat" - Steinbeck Country Guide  The Salinas Californian

Celebrate the colorful tale of Danny and his friends from "Tortilla Flat," John Steinbeck's classic story of adventure, friendship and ethnic identity set in Monterey, ...

Stuff the Bus kicks off in Seaside  KSBW The Central Coast

United Way Monterey County kicked off its Stuff the Bus campaign in Seaside Tuesday morning.

All Saints Headmaster Dr. Mike Bennett to retire after 52 years in education  KCBD-TV

After 52 years in public and private education, All Saints Episcopal School Headmaster Dr. Mike Bennett will retire at the end of the May.

The battle to get local food into school cafeterias  San Francisco Chronicle

Suzan DelBene wants to get Russian fish sticks out of American school cafeterias. In a new bill the Washington state representative introduced to Congress last ...

Three candidates vie for two Monterey City Council seats  KSBW The Central Coast

The race for Monterey city council is tightening with two incumbents and one very familiar name all in the race for two open seats.

What Broke Donnie Moore?  Deadspin

This piece was originally published in the February, 1990 issue of GQ. It is reprinted here with the author's permission.

In Lubbock, West Texas, tourists come to see how football is a way of life

The West Texas community's fervour and focus on the family reveals itself at a high school football game between the Monterey High School Plainsmen and ...

Coronado's “Avenue Of The Heroes” ... Sergeant First Class James Rymut, US Army  Coronado Eagle and Journal

James Rymut was born in Regensburg, Germany on June 5, 1953, to his mother Josephine, a German war bride, and Sergeant First Class Frank Rymut.

Local teens earn monthly academic honors

Teens of the Month are submitted by local schools to A-J Media. They include:Eu'Shandria Chase, an eighth-grader at Dunbar Middle School, is the daughter of ...

Meet the new Lead Pastor at CommunityCovenantChurch | Press Banner Community  The Tracy Press

Situated among scores of stately redwood trees, Community Covenant Church welcomes Sunday worshipers. Their new minister, lead pastor Jeremiah Fair, ...

In Loving Memory of Ret. Staff Sergeant John A. Simmons – The Paper  Dutras Paper

1947-2015 – John was born and raised in Monterey, CA, and graduated from Monterey High School in 1966. He was drafted into the army in January of 1967.

Former Red Raider Chad Bettis Flirts With No-Hitter For The Rockies  Wreck 'Em Red

Former Texas Tech Red Raider baseball player, Chad Bettis took a no-hitter into the 8th inning for the Colorado Rockies on Friday.

Obituary Archives — August 2000  Crossville Chronicle

JEROME S. PATEFIELD. Jerome S. Patefield, 70, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Aug. 26, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Aug. 29 at Fairfield Glade ...

San Jose Sued Twice This Week For Fatal Police Shooting Of Homicide Suspect

Cupertino, CA - Suits filed by man's mother, daughter, son. See 2015 surveillance video from office buidling of the murder suspects. [Breaking]

Obituary Archives — September 1998  Crossville Chronicle

RONALD WAYNE COX. Graveside services for Ronald "Ronnie" Wayne Cox, 49, of Crab Orchard, who passed away Sept. 20, 1998, were held Sept.

Obituary Archives — June 1998  Crossville Chronicle

SEDRIC S. JONES JR. Funeral services for Sedric S. Jones Jr., 81, of Rockwood Health Care Center, formerly of Crossville, who passed away June 21, 1998 in ...

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