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The search begins for this year's Miss Monterey County

It’s that time of year again, as the Monterey County fair is searching for the next Miss Monterey County; a woman who is ambitious, intelligent and driven.

Wildlife managers warn to ID salmon before keeping

Wildlife managers warn to ID salmon before keeping

MONTEREY, Calif. Ocean sport anglers are being warned to be vigilant about properly identifying their salmon before keeping them. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says the ocean salmon fishing season in California is well underway and proper identification is critical for the survival of Coho or Silver salmon, a protected species.

Colorvybe 5k Fun Run road closures in Marina

MARINA, Calif. -Marina police want to warn about a couple of road closures Saturday during the Colorvybe 5k Fun Run.

Residents are advised to avoid these roads between the hours of 8:45 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Here are the road closures:

California Rodeo Salinas set for family fun

 California Rodeo Salinas set for family fun

SALINAS, Calif. -

Family fun comes at a premium these days, but the California Rodeo Salinas set for July 17-20 at the Salinas Sports Complex aims to please families. Affordable fun can be had during the run of the event.



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Miss Monterey County Fair 2014 now accepting contestants

It’s that time of year again, the Monterey County Fair is searching for the next Miss Monterey County Fair! Entries are now being accepted for the annual Miss Monterey County Fair Contest, entries must be received or post marked by Tuesday, July 22. The ideal candidate to represent the 78th annual fair will possess a congenial personality, an attractive appearance and knowledge of the fair and agricultural community to serve as spokeswoman for the industry. Our 2014 Miss Monterey County Fair will receive a $1,000 scholarship and an original trophy belt buckle. The contest will be held on Thursday, August 7 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. The competition begins with Scholastic Ability at 2:30p.m. followed by personal interviews. The modeling portion will serve as an evaluation of poise, personality, and appearance followed by prepared speeches.

Become a 'masterpiece' while running a 5k

Become a 'masterpiece' while running a 5k

The Color Vibe, a for-fun 5k run company, is bringing a very "colorful" 5k run for people of all ages

to Marina Saturday, July 12 to support the Marina Police Activities League and Police Cadets.

The for profit company located in Ogden, Utah conducts a series of national 5K fun runs held in almost every state. Its website says, "You are the canvas, and when you're finished with this 5k run you'll be an exciting and vivid masterpiece."

Seaside police investigating Thursday morning homicide

SEASIDE, Calif. -Seaside police are investigating the stabbing death of 28-year-old Andre Jacobs.

Residents in the area of the 1000 block of Elm Avenue reported hearing a man yelling for help around 5 a.m. Thursday.  Detectives responded and found Jacobs suffering from apparent stab wounds. He died on scene.

Jacobs was a resident of Seaside, police Commander Judy Stradan said.

Stradan said investigators are actively pursuing strong leads.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact them at one of the following numbers:

Anonymous Tipline: 899-6282

Seaside Police Department: 899-6748

Non-Emergency Dispatch: 394-6811