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Former Monterey County highschool trainer pleads no contest to sexual attack

Former Monterey County highschool trainer pleads no contest to sexual attack

Politics
SALINAS — John Anthony Fickas of Salinas pleaded no contest Friday to raping and sexually assaulting underaged youngsters and younger adults he labored with as a North Salinas Top College trainer and native political marketing campaign adviser. Fickas In keeping with a Monday press liberate from the Monterey County District Lawyer’s Place of work, Fickas pleaded no contest to 6 counts of sexual attack on 5 sufferers. Pass judgement on Pamela Butler will sentence Fickas on Feb. 26 to twenty-eight years and 8 months in state jail and order him to sign in as a intercourse perpetrator for the remainder of his existence. The DA’s Place of work mentioned Fickas raped Sufferer 1, a former North Salinas Top scholar whom he had coached, whilst she assisted him on election night time, Nov. 3, 201...
Pacific Grove caps meals shipping charges, Monterey considers restrict

Pacific Grove caps meals shipping charges, Monterey considers restrict

Politics
MONTEREY — At the identical night time that Monterey hosted a discussion board on capping meals shipping prices charged to eating places, Pacific Grove went forward and handed a short lived ordinance making it unlawful to price a cafe greater than 15% of the price of the dish. DoorDash has stated it's antagonistic to the motion Pacific Grove has taken and that Monterey is thinking about. The controversy is essential as a result of for eating places, any little drop in prices may imply the variation between staying open or final. An untold choice of eateries alongside the Monterey Peninsula using many provider staff have closed — some completely. “After just about 11 months of financial affects from the COVID-19 pandemic … eating places at the moment are subjected to much more restrictiv...