King City, California

What is King City, California known for?


high water

, California Castroville . The river forms a lagoon protected by the 367 acre Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge and its outflow to Monterey Bay is blocked by sand dunes except during winter high-water flows. *17: Oakland (Oakland, California) - San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, California) - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California) (also serving San Francisco, San Jose (San Jose, California), Salinas (Salinas, California), King City (King City, California), Paso


major agricultural

and ranches in the south Salinas Valley and to transport the goods to San Francisco and Los Angeles. It was originally called "Hog Town" since swine were one of the major agricultural products of the area in the 1880s. "Our History" - King City official website The King City post office first opened in 1887. King City incorporated under the name "City of King" in 1911. J. Ernst Steinbeck, father of the novelist John Steinbeck, claimed to have been the first permanent resident of King City. Steinbeck was certainly among the first settlers. He was the first agent for the S.P. Milling Company, which built an early warehouse and flour mill alongside the railroad tracks running through town. The mill was built by R. M. Shackelford, an early California settler and businessman who owned sheep pasturage next to that of Charles King. King City - Monterey County Historical Society Geography King City elevation is at an elevation of 971 feet (296 m). Jolon is located in the Salinas Valley in a rural area located about 6 miles from Mission San Antonio de Padua, and is part of Fort Hunter Liggett. The three patients who were the first to arrive at the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (w:Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital) were all in a critical condition. Some of the injured were taken to the Lee Memorial Hospital in King City (w:King City, California), other critically injured were being sent to the Bay area. So far eight people have been reported in critical condition (w:Medical state). At least fifteen ambulances, and seven helicopter ambulances were dispatched to the scene.


critically

; at an elevation of 971 feet (296 m). Jolon is located in the Salinas Valley in a rural area located about 6 miles from Mission San Antonio de Padua, and is part of Fort Hunter Liggett. The three patients who were the first to arrive at the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (w:Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital) were all in a critical condition. Some of the injured were taken to the Lee Memorial Hospital in King City (w:King City, California), other critically injured were being sent to the Bay area. So far eight people have been reported in critical condition (w:Medical state). At least fifteen ambulances, and seven helicopter ambulances were dispatched to the scene.


porn

) (Amtrak station) *Kingman, Arizona (KNG) (Amtrak station) (Kingman (Amtrak station)) On August 21, 2007, Hwang brought Paige to Mee Memorial Hospital in King City, California. She had no pulse or respiration, and died in the emergency room later that day at the age of 25. Her death was ruled suspicious due to allegations that Hwang had pistol whipped (Pistol-whipping) Paige.


called home

; was the one he drew out. Vivian was later succeeded as publisher by his grandson Harry Casey, who was called home to King City in 1952 to take over management of the newspaper by his aunt Ruth Steglich after the death of her husband, then-publisher Bill Steglich. He served as co-publisher until Ruth Steglich's death and publisher until declining health forced him to sell ''The Rustler'' and three other regional weeklies to News Media, Inc. in 1995. Casey, whose sons Rich and Bill still operate


range+past

Lake. The Salinas flows parallel to the Santa Lucia Mountain Range (Santa Lucia Range) past Atascadero (Atascadero, California) and Paso Robles (Paso Robles, California). It receives outflow from the Estrella River and the Nacimiento (Nacimiento River) and San Antonio (San Antonio River (California)) lakes through their river tributaries in southern Monterey County (Monterey County, California). The river passes through the active San Ardo Oil Field, and then through


television service

102.5 . Television service for the community comes from the Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz designated market area (DMA). Newspapers Local newspapers include the Gannett-owned ''Salinas Californian'' and the town's own weekly, ''The King City Rustler''. ''The Rustler'' was founded in 1901 by Fred Vivian, who reportedly went into a local barber shop, sold subscriptions to all the customers and then passed around a hat for them to suggest names for the newspaper. "The Rustler" was the one he drew out. Vivian was later succeeded as publisher by his grandson Harry Casey, who was called home to King City in 1952 to take over management of the newspaper by his aunt Ruth Steglich after the death of her husband, then-publisher Bill Steglich. He served as co-publisher until Ruth Steglich's death and publisher until declining health forced him to sell ''The Rustler'' and three other regional weeklies to News Media, Inc. in 1995. Casey, whose sons Rich and Bill still operate Casey Printing in King City, died in 1998. Both he and Vivian are members of the California Newspaper Hall of Fame. The town features prominently in the song "Queen of King City," on the Red Meat (Red Meat (band)) album ''We Never Close''. King City is also mentioned repeatedly in John Steinbeck's novel, ''East of Eden (East of Eden (novel))''. The book is principally set in the surrounding Salinas Valley. Film shot in King City * 1972: ''The Candidate (The Candidate (1972 film))'' Internet Movie Database Notable people *George Taylor Morris (1947–2009), radio host Holley, Joe. "George Taylor Morris, 62: Radio Host Played Classic Rock", ''The Washington Post'', August 3, 2009. Accessed August 10, 2009. See also *Coastal California *List of school districts in Monterey County, California *Monterey county attractions References at an elevation of 971 feet (296 m). Jolon is located in the Salinas Valley in a rural area located about 6 miles from Mission San Antonio de Padua, and is part of Fort Hunter Liggett. The three patients who were the first to arrive at the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (w:Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital) were all in a critical condition. Some of the injured were taken to the Lee Memorial Hospital in King City (w:King City, California), other critically injured were being sent to the Bay area. So far eight people have been reported in critical condition (w:Medical state). At least fifteen ambulances, and seven helicopter ambulances were dispatched to the scene.


local national

to the Angeles National Forest, which is in Los Angeles County in Southern California and is nearby Carrizo Plain National Monument in eastern San Luis Obispo County. Forest headquarters are located in Goleta, California. There are local ranger (National Park Ranger) district offices in Frazier Park (Frazier Park, California), King City (King City, California), Ojai (Ojai, California), Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria (Santa Maria, California). http


quot main

. The "main division" of the forest includes lands within San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo County, California), Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County, California), Ventura (Ventura County, California) and Kern (Kern County, California) Counties, with a small extension into Los Angeles County (Los Angeles County, California) in the Pyramid Lake (Pyramid Lake (California)) area, between Castaic (Castaic, California) and Gorman (Gorman, California). Mountain ranges within


critical

; at an elevation of 971 feet (296 m). Jolon is located in the Salinas Valley in a rural area located about 6 miles from Mission San Antonio de Padua, and is part of Fort Hunter Liggett. The three patients who were the first to arrive at the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (w:Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital) were all in a critical condition. Some of the injured were taken to the Lee Memorial Hospital in King City (w:King City, California), other critically injured were being sent to the Bay area. So far eight people have been reported in critical condition (w:Medical state). At least fifteen ambulances, and seven helicopter ambulances were dispatched to the scene.

King City, California

'''King City''' (variant: '''Kings City''') is a city in Monterey County (Monterey County, California), California, United States. King City is located on the Salinas River (Salinas River (California)) at an elevation of 335 feet (102 m). It lies along U.S. Route 101 in the Salinas Valley of the Central Coast of California. King City is a member of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments. The population was 12,874 at the 2010 census.

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