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Dr Lewis (Ig) Heniford

December 2, 2018 by Carole Phinney Anloff (Register to contact)

Dr Heniford, Drama and English teacher, has passed away.

Jeannie's Show at North High

September 23, 2016 by Jeannie Rapstad (Register to contact)

I will be presenting my one-of-a-kind entertainment program, "Comic Sketches" at North High on Friday evening, October 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the Gym. General Admission is $20. Most of the proceeds will benefit North High. Hope to see you there!

Comedy Show to Benefit North High

May 30, 2016 by Jeannie Rapstad (Register to contact)

Need a good laugh? I will be performing my one-of-a-kind entertainment program, "Comic Sketches," at North Salinas High School, on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the Gym. Tickets are $20.00 general admission. Current NSHS students: $10.00. Most of the proceeds will benefit North High. Hope to see you there!

North Salinas High School News From Around The Web

  1. California high school coach accused of raping several people, hosting drinking parties for minors  SFGate
  2. Deputies: Students among new possible victims of North Salinas High School coach  The Salinas Californian
  3. 5 more people say they were raped by North Salinas High coach  KSBW Monterey
  4. Coach charged in 2 rapes accused in 5 new cases as calls pour in, Calif. cops say  The State
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North Salinas High School coach arrested on rape charges  KSBW Monterey

A North Salinas High School coach was arrested on Thursday for charges of rape. According to the Sheriff's jail log, John Fickas, 48, was arrested for raping a ...

Salinas high school coach arrested on rape charges  SFBay

John Anthony Fickas was arrested on two separate rape charges in Salinas, Calif. in the second week of July 2019. Fickas, a political consultant, coached at ...

California high school coach arrested for allegedly drugging, raping victims  USA TODAY High School Sports

A California girls field hockey and track and field coach arrested for allegedly raping women after drugging them.

Coach, consultant and former school board member John Fickas arrested on rape charges.  Monterey County Weekly

John Fickas, a political consultant, coach at North Salinas High School and a former board member of the Santa Rita Union School District, was arrested ...

NSHS coach accused of rape investigated by FBI for financial crimes  KSBW Monterey

The North Salinas High School coach accused of drugging and raping minors is also under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for financial ...

High School girls basketball: North Salinas’ Jackson approaching milestone  Monterey County Herald

SALINAS — There is the occasional sound of his shoe slamming the hardwood floor to relay a message, hands coming together creating a sound much louder ...

North Salinas community mourns passing of football coach  The Salinas Californian

North Salinas High School freshman football coach and science teacher Frank Meza, 47, died Sunday, according to a post on the football team's Twitter page.

Coach and campaign consultant charged with rape being investigated by feds for possible money laundering.  Monterey County Weekly

As more alleged victims come forward to claim they were preyed upon by campaign consultant and North Salinas High School coach John Fickas, who's been ...

Monterey County high school coach, political consultant arrested on rape charges  The Mercury News

SALINAS — The Monterey County Sheriff's Office is seeking additional victims in the arrest of a local high school coach and political consultant on charges of ...

Shooting threat at North Salinas High School scares students, parents  KSBW The Central Coast

Dozens of parents rushed to North Salinas High School Monday after a shooting threat was found scrawled in the girls restroom.

Homicide victim Carlos Robles was North Salinas football player  Monterey County Herald

Salinas >> When 16-year-old Carlos Robles was slain Tuesday, he was the 22nd homicide victim in Salinas this year. But his family would prefer for people to ...

California parents outraged after drugs sold at school

Parents are outraged that someone is dealing drugs at their kids' high school.

Football history: A look at Salinas Valley alums drafted into the NFL from 1939 to 2014  The Salinas Californian

The 2019 NFL Draft starts Thursday. Here's a list of some of the Salinas Valley alums that have been taken over the past 84 years.

Why weren't all North Salinas High parents notified Monday about shooting threat?  The Salinas Californian

The shooting threat investigated at North Salinas High School on Monday has raised concern from parents and teachers alike in regards to the timeliness of ...

Cold case: Salinas detective hopes social media can help solve double murder  The Salinas Californian

"Help me find justice for the victims and the families in this case," said Det. Justin Heckman, a Salinas police investigator looking into the deaths of two teenagers ...

Salinas Union High School District to offer free meals for all students  Monterey County Herald

Salinas >> The Salinas Union High School District Board of Trustees have announced that all students in the district will be served breakfast and lunch at no ...

Darrin Jackson: girl's basketball, North Salinas High School.  KSBW The Central Coast

Darrin Jackson coaches girl's basketball at North Salinas High School.

Participation in youth football dropping around the country  KSBW Monterey

North Salinas High School Athletic Director Jean Ashen said all five Salinas high school football teams have seen a decrease in participation recently.

A look back at 7 notable figures Salinas lost in 2018  The Salinas Californian

From a giant in Salinas Valley agriculture to a former Olympian wrestler, Salinas lost many notable figures in 2018.

Dorothy's Kitchen prepares for thousands of Thanksgiving meals in Salinas' Chinatown  The Salinas Californian

Near where he slept on a Salinas sidewalk Monday night, David Rodriguez, 39, regularly gets meals at Dorothy's Kitchen in Salinas' Chinatown. He has not ...

Del Rodgers awarded with golden football at North Salinas High School  KSBW The Central Coast

There was a big event onTuesday at North Salinas High School. The NFL, in conjunction with Super Bowl 50, is awarding golden footballs to every high school ...

CASP: Salinas youth violence drops 63 percent  The Salinas Californian

Guadalupe Salgado, 18, remembers when a shooting at her next-door neighbor's residence in North Salinas sent her rushing into the closet at her home a ...

Salute Salinas' top academic achievers  The Salinas Californian

Meet the top academic achievers in Salinas, the valedictorians and salutatorians from the Class of 2016.

North Salinas High baseball coach arrested after drug deal on campus  KSBW The Central Coast

North Salinas High School's assistant baseball coach was arrested on campus after police received an anonymous tip that drug deals were happening in the ...

North Salinas High School Class of 2014  The Salinas Californian

A list of the 2014 graduating class from North Salinas High School.

Salinas salutes its top high school graduates  The Salinas Californian

Meet the top academic achievers in Salinas. They are the valedictorians and salutatorians named at the city's six high schools from the Class of 2015.

Salinas High crowns its first transgender prom queen  The Salinas Californian

Angie Esteban hadn't heard of Bruce Jenner before the gold medal Olympian's "coming out" as a transgender woman on national television. Now she and ...

Salinas All-Star Classic players are back again, this time as coaches  The Salinas Californian

Etelvina Balcazar and Coreli Barba played in the Monterey County All-Star Classic as seniors in high school and are back in the game as coaches.

Salinas students debate gun control, protest gun violence as part of national walkout  The Salinas Californian

One month after a deadly shooting that pushed their school to the center of the gun debate, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School take part in ...

Copycat threats to Washington Middle School circulate on social media.  Monterey County Weekly

Today, on March 14—which coincided with countywide National School Walkout Day activities—students from Washington Middle School began circulating an ...

Enrollment in Japanese classes on upswing in Salinas  The Salinas Californian

Minako Kamimura is giddy with anticipation. How does one say that in Japanese? The Salinas High School teacher is excited about the expansion of Japanese ...

Wind storm slams into Salinas, causes significant damage  The Salinas Californian

Winds uprooted enormous trees that crashed onto cars, buildings, power lines and into streets as trampolines flew through the air, dangerous power lines ...

Legal woes grow for NSHS coach accused of rape, more accusers come forward  KSBW Monterey

By Wednesday night news broke that the FBI is investigating Fickas. Looking into possible financial improprieties regarding his consulting business. And by the...

What’s next for fireworks in Salinas?  The Salinas Californian

The sale and use of legal fireworks in Salinas is around the corner with July 4th.

Salinas school boards face pushback for rejecting cops on campus; MPUSD reconsiders.  Monterey County Weekly

The night after the Salinas Union High School District board voted unanimously to reject the Salinas Police Department's proposal to place four police officers on ...

New regulations restrict pesticides use near schools, day care facilities  The Salinas Californian

The likelihood of Salinas children being exposed to pesticides sprayed in fields near their schools will lessen starting Jan. 1 due to new regulations adopted by ...

AZTEC PRIDE  Soledad Bee

SOLEDAD — Disney-themed parade floats featuring “Toy Story,” “The Incredibles,” “Monsters Inc.” and more took over Soledad High School last week as ...

4 arrested after Salinas armed robbery spree  KSBW The Central Coast

Four teenagers were arrested Thursday afternoon after they pointed a handgun at several teens outside North Salinas High School, police said.

Salinas police welcomes 6 new officers  The Salinas Californian

One by one, loved ones proudly pinned police badges on six new Salinas police officers during a special swearing-in ceremony for the Salinas Police ...

Winning Ways: California Rodeo Salinas scholarships  The Salinas Californian

California Rodeo Salinas awarded five scholarships to students.

Locals sworn in as Salinas police officers  The Salinas Californian

The Salinas Police Department has sworn in seven new officers, five of them Salinas area natives.

City Snapshots: Elizabeth Soto  The Salinas Californian

Name: Elizabeth Soto. Position: Deputy City Clerk. Department/Company: Administration / City of Salinas. Years of Experience: 8. Hometown: Salinas. Education ...

Arraignment delayed again for pair accused of murder  The Salinas Californian

Two people facing murder charges did not enter pleas Wednesday as their arraignment was delayed because of possible attorney conflicts of interest.

Police: Salinas man murdered his parents  KSBW The Central Coast

Police said a Salinas man who murdered his parents in their upscale North Salinas neighborhood is on the run, and was spotted in Los Angeles. Ellin "Omar" ...

Salinas native Monica Abbott signs $1 million softball contract  KSBW The Central Coast

Salinas native and former Olympian Monica Abbott signed a $1 million contract with a professional softball team in Texas. Abbott's six-year contract with the ...

Pacific Ag Rentals is a funnel for farmers  The Salinas Californian

Charlie Walker believes in empowering his workers.

Weightlifters compete, remember Salinas' Mario Martinez  The Salinas Californian

The second annual Mario Martinez Memorial Classic took place at Crossfit Salinas, which was a USA Weightlifting sanctioned meet.

16-year-old dead in Salinas' 22nd homicide this year.  Monterey County Weekly

A 16-year-old North Salinas High School was murdered Tuesday night by a passing bicyclist on Duran Street off Cherokee Drive.

Faith, hope, charity & Marcell Harris  The Salinas Californian

Marcell Harris stands among the most thoughtful and charitable souls a community like Salinas can hope to have.

Sun sets on career at Sunrise House  The Salinas Californian

Sunrise House helps Salinas area children ages 6 to 19 facing crisis.

Police department promotes four  The Salinas Californian

The Salinas Police Department promoted four of its finest on Wednesday, December 16 in a ceremony at the City Hall Rotunda.

UPDATE: Salinas logs homicides 30, 31; 1 suspect arrested  The Salinas Californian

Two unrelated shootings early Sunday have lifted Salinas' annual homicide rate to an all-time high. Police reported that the city's 30th and 31st homicides of ...

Summer program prepares Salinas youth for employment  The Salinas Californian

The academy is a five-week program with the goal “to prepare Salinas high school age youth for employment".

Cubs Show First-Round Love to Fresno State's Jensen

The Chicago Cubs selected Fresno State pitcher Ryan Jensen 27th overall in Monday's Major League Baseball draft. He's in line for a $2.5 million bonus.

Salinas killer covered bodies with paintings, search warrant states  KSBW The Central Coast

A Salinas man covered his mother and father's bodies with paintings after he bludgeoned them to death inside their house on Essex Circle, according to a ...

James Thomas Burns  Davis Enterprise

Sept. 15, 1965 — Feb. 9, 2018. James Thomas “Jim” Burns, 52, of Davis, passed away on Feb. 9, 2018, after struggling the past year with failing health. Jim was ...

Mural honors Salinas bicyclist killed in hit-and-run  KSBW The Central Coast

Two years after Adrian Garcia was killed while riding his bike, his family is seeing his face again, immortalized in a mural near the intersection where he died.

UC Santa Cruz hosts Northern California High School Ethics Bowl  UC Santa Cruz

January 11, 2017. By Scott Rappaport. Share this story:TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInReddit. Proud Breeann-375.jpg. UC Santa Cruz alumna Breeann ...

Castroville boy, 12, in stable condition after stabbed at school  KSBW The Central Coast

A student was viciously stabbed in the chest by another student at North Monterey County Middle School in Castroville Monday morning, according to deputies.

The other side of Eden: Commercial marijuana takes root in Steinbeck country  Sacramento Bee

In the Salinas Valley, where John Steinbeck penned “East of Eden,” aging greenhouses that long produced world-renowned cut flowers are being converted to ...

David Gattis manages Fresh Roots with flair  The Salinas Californian

*Fresh* Roots is many things to many people. That's the secret of it success.

Soapbox: Highway signs important to honor fallen Monterey County veterans  The Salinas Californian

After installing the signs, these highway stretches will forever carry their names to make sure their sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Winning Ways  The Salinas Californian

A collection of Monterey County good news including military, education, nonprofits and Well Done.

Crime Blog  Monterey County Weekly

UPDATED: Officials promise a crack down on speeders, sideshows and other scofflaws of Car Week. Pam Marino. Just after 10:30pm on Monday, Aug.

Central Coast Spotlight: Pirates Invade Monterey  KSBW Monterey

This Saturday, pirates will storm the shores of Monterey.

Animal Stories with Dan Green: a bear Burglar  KSBW Monterey

Dan Green has your best animal story of the day. Advertisement. Recommended. Little-known facts you should know about the Apollo 11 mission · Police: Don't ...

Santa Rita School District vote unanimously to move forward on SROs  KSBW The Central Coast

The Salinas Police Department needs to fill four school resource officer positions this school year in order to receive a $3.4 million federal grant.

Salinas man accused of Watsonville double homicide pleads not guilty  KSBW The Central Coast

Police said Michael Escobar shot a 4-year-old girl and 33-year-oldRamon Redmon to death outside a Watsonville restaurant.

Explosion kills worker, injures 15, destroys home in Southern California  KCRA Sacramento

A natural gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home, killed a gas company worker and injured more than a dozen other people Monday, authorities ...

Feds warn UFO enthusiasts against storming Area 51: The military 'stands ready'  KSBW The Central Coast

They've got a plan to raid Area 51 and "see them aliens." But what will happen if they actually do it?

Ralph Loya | Obituaries |  Hanford Sentinel

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, Ralph Loya suddenly departed from this earth and moved to his heavenly home. His Catholic faith in the Lord had given him a full ...

Manta ray filmed seeking help from divers in remarkable underwater encounter  KSBW The Central Coast

Footage shows the ray approaching divers and showing them that it had fish hooks caught under its eye.

'Pull over': Viral videos show deputies ticket drivers speeding past stopped school bus  KSBW The Central Coast

Deputies looked into the complaints and found “there are numerous drivers just blowing by stopped school buses."

Marijuana farm caused Loma Fire in Santa Cruz mountains  KSBW The Central Coast

For 16 days, the wildfire scorched nearly 4500 acres and destroyed 12 homes around Loma Prieta peak.

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