A man was arrested in the Monterey County community of San Ardo after allegedly breaking into an elderly man’s home and threatening to kill him.
Two environmental groups filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in federal court in San Jose Thursday, accusing it of failing to study the risks of fracking on 17,833 acres of public land in Monterey County and the Central Valley that it leased to 15 oil development companies.
The SPCA for Monterey County rescued a dozen cattle and horses that appear to have been abandoned at a property in the small community of San Ardo south of King City.
California landowners could be sitting on oil rich land deep beneath the land their home sits on. While landowners may own the surface land, what lies beneath could be sold off if oil is discovered.
Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” could make 14 billion barrels of oil reserves in the hills and valleys beyond the Monterey County town of San Ardo accessible.
The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office on Friday found a marijuana garden containing more than 5,000 plants near the Salinas River south of the community of San Ardo.
An Amber Alert was issued Sunday morning for Eunice Serrato, a 16-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped in San Ardo, Monterey County, by two men.
A San Ardo man was arrested early Sunday morning in Merced in connection with a home invasion robbery in unincorporated Monterey County Tuesday, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.