Kate Cimini, Salinas Californian

Kate Cimini

Salinas Californian

Oakland, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Kate:

'We need action': Salinas residents kneel at George Floyd protests Monday

Protesters lined both sidewalks for blocks in the heat of the midday, as drivers passing by honked and raised their fists in memory of George Floyd. → Read More

How California farms can survive the post-pandemic world

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, few industries have been quite as essential to the nation as agriculture. → Read More

California’s farmers must diversify in a post-pandemic world, ag experts say – Chico Enterprise-Record

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, few industries have been quite as essential to the nation as agriculture. → Read More

Two more die from COVID-19 in Monterey County, totaling 10 deaths

Since the county began testing people for COVID-19 in March, 477 people have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus; 57 have been hospitalized. → Read More

Salinas, Monterey County hit by a heatwave, temperatures will soar

Meteorologists predict temperatures will range from the 90s to low 100s throughout the county this week. → Read More

Farmers must diversify in a post-pandemic world, ag experts say

“Change is always hard, but change is constant," said Congressman Jim Costa. "Those that adapt are the ones that are able to succeed.” → Read More

Monterey County COVID-19 diagnoses rise to 341, virus targets essential workers

The vast majority (79%) of people who have been diagnosed are Latino although the county's Latino population stands at 59%. → Read More

Police investigate deadly East Salinas shooting

One victim died at the scene; the other was transported to a medical facility. → Read More

Which Monterey County parks are now open to the public? Here's a list

Provided people observe social and physical distancing and don face coverings, hiking and walking trails will be open at a number of county parks. → Read More

Salinas men arrested after stabbing one another following domestic violence incident

The men soon escalated their argument to a physical fight. They both grabbed knives from the kitchen and stabbed one another, police said. → Read More

Fourth person dies from COVID-19 in Monterey County

Public Health officials reported the death Monday morning, along with an increase in COVID-19 positive persons. → Read More

Two arrested in Saturday night officer-involved shooting involving gun, tasers

A Salinas police officer opened fire during a backyard confrontation over the weekend. → Read More

Two Salinas teens arrested on charges of attempted homicide, conspiracy, robbery

The Violence Suppression Task Force and detectives surveilled the suspect home and SWAT responded with aerial support from CHP. → Read More

Overpass fire shuts down Highway 101 in King City

Around 6 a.m. CHP responded to 911 call about a a possible transient fire that had been started under the Oak Avenue Highway 101 overpass in King City, → Read More

‘The perfect storm of vulnerability’: Protection in the fields doesn’t follow farmworkers home

Farmworkers are essential employees during the coronavirus pandemic. But crowded living conditions could trigger an outbreak that would devastate the food supply. → Read More

SSI, SS beneficiaries no longer need to file for COVID-19 stimulus checks

Payments will be automatically deposited into beneficiaries' bank accounts, or sent by paper check, just as they would normally receive their benefits. → Read More

Salinas PD refuses to reveal no. of officers sidelined after contact with COVID-19

"We are not giving that out. You can call our legal department and he will walk you through it step by step." → Read More

What does 'shelter in place' mean? How to weather California's coronavirus outbreak

In Monterey County, a "shelter in place" order has not been issued during the coronavirus pandemic, but if one is, it could mimic the Bay Area's lead. → Read More

Water shutoffs in Salinas halted during state emergency

Both California and Alco Water companies have placed a moratorium on water shutoffs in Salinas during the state of emergency. → Read More

UPDATE: PG street closed near Asilomar where Grand Princess coronavirus evacuees to be quarantined

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in a Tuesday press conference that between four and eight individuals would be housed in Monterey County. → Read More