Articles Tagged With ‘King City’

Three killed, five injured in crash on Highway 101

CHP officers said three people were killed and five injured when a car driven by an Atascadero woman collided with a farm labor vehicle Wednesday morning on Highway 101 in King City. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 6 a.m., a... (Continue reading)

King City to hire former AG manager Steve Adams

After searching statewide for a new city manager, the city council of King City decided on ousted Arroyo Grande executive Steve Adams. The council unanimously concluded Adams is the best candidate to serve as city manager, a King City press... (Continue reading)

King City manager accused of wiretapping

The city manager in King City is accused of spying on city employees including Interim Police Chief Dennis Hegwood, who was formerly the Atascadero Police chief. [KSBW] In February, King City’s longtime former police chief, Nick Baldiviez, and then acting... (Continue reading)

Former Atascadero police chief steps in for King City

Dennis Hegwood, the former Atascadero police chief who was terminated shortly after being cleared of rape charges, took the helm of the King City Police Department as interim chief late Wednesday. King City Attorney Roy Hanley said that Hegwood, who... (Continue reading)

King City Police Department closed because of corruption

King City’s longtime former police chief, Nick Baldiviez, and current acting police chief, Bruce Miller, were arrested early Tuesday morning along with four other officers under charges of bribery, embezzlement and making threats. [KSBW] Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies arrested officers... (Continue reading)

At risk teen reported missing

King City police are asking the public’s help in finding a 13-year-old girl reported missing on Wednesday. Daniela Rodriguez has a history of depression and suicide attempts. A missing persons advisory is in effect for Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles carjacking and Atascadero robbery suspects arrested

Atascadero police arrested two Monterey County men Tuesday for a carjacking at knifepoint that occurred Sunday in Paso Robles. One of the suspects is also accused of robbing an Atascadero liquor store. Around 7:30 p.m. Monday, a man robbed Stagecoach... (Continue reading)

Radio station drops Spanish programming

King City’s KC102 radio station has scrubbed its nighttime Spanish-language programs after two decades, and station officials plan to extend news coverage into north San Luis Obispo County. The station’s signal reaches south to the Cuesta Grade, north to Salinas,... (Continue reading)

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes the Central Coast

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake that rattled the Central Coast of California on Saturday could be felt from San Fransisco to Lompoc. It struck at 11:55 p.m. with an epicenter 25 miles north-east of San Lucas, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.... (Continue reading)