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THE U.S. Navy’s top brass was in Monterey this week to announce the Naval Postgraduate School’s new president and honor the outgoing head of the university.
MONTEREY — U.S. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on Wednesday named retired Vice Adm. Ann Elisabeth Rondeau as the Naval Postgraduate School’s new president Wednesday.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security posted a proposed rule change in the Federal Register Wednesday to deny permanent residency for legal immigrants who use public benefits, including food assistance, Medicaid, and Section 8 housing vouchers.
MOSS LANDING — As Congressman Jimmy Panetta stepped up on the podium at a ceremony last week at Hester Marsh, pelicans glided behind him to a landing near bobbing otters. The flurry of wildlife underlined Panetta’s message of just how crucial wetland habitat is.
MOSS LANDING — The wildlife of Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve made itself known Friday morning to a crowd celebrating the site’s designation as a Wetland of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention.
The 2018 Farm Bill expired Sept. 30, and Congressman Jimmy Panetta said that unless his House Agriculture Committee chair softens on President Donald Trump’s new work requirements for food stamp recipients, farm programs will begin to suffer in the new year.
A Central Coast nonprofit celebrated 15 years of work on housing, immigration and healthcare, including a primary-care program for undocumented immigrants, Sunday in Salinas.
Rep. Jimmy Panetta announced staff mobile office hours for veterans services from 1-3 p.m. Monday at the Cabrillo College Veterans Information Center, 6500 Soquel Ave. Building 900, No. 914.
Monterey >> An in-house survey of the membership of the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce showed the top two topics of interest were an “available water supply” and “infrastructure investment,” prompting the movers and shakers at the federal, state and local levels to address those issues among others at the 17th annual Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday.