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Salinas is a city in Monterey County, California, United States. With a population of 155,564, Salinas is the most populous city in Monterey County, as well as its county seat. Salinas is an urban area located just outside the southern portion of the Greater Bay Area and 10 miles (16 km) southeast of the mouth of the Salinas River. The city is located at the mouth of the Salinas Valley, roughly eight miles from the Pacific Ocean, and it has a climate more influenced by the ocean than the interior.
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Is it safe to eat romaine lettuce from Salinas again? CDC says E. coli scare 'appears to be over'The romaine lettuce recall of November 2019 appears to be over, the CDC and FDA say. A total of 167 people from 27 states were infected with E. coli.
E. coli outbreak linked to romaine grown in Salinas sickens 138 people in 25 statesThe Centers for Disease Control reported 138 cases of this strain of E. coli poisoning in 25 states across the U.S.
E. coli outbreak linked to California romaine lettuce expands with more than 100 illMore than 100 people in 23 states have been infected with a strain of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce harvested in Salinas, Calif., the CDC said.
More E. coli illnesses linked to Salinas romaine lettuce, CDC says 67 people in 19 states illThe E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, California has grown. The CDC says 67 people from 19 states have been infected.
C.D.C. Issues E. Coli Warning on Romaine Lettuce Ahead of ThanksgivingAt least 28 people have been hospitalized after being infected by E. coli linked to the Salinas, Calif., region.
U.S. warns: Don't eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, CaliforniaFood poisonings in 16 states have led investigators to farms in Salinas as possible source of E. coli contamination
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Escaped Murder Suspects Are Arrested Trying to Re-enter the U.S.Santos Fonseca and Jonathan Salazar were being held at the Monterey County Adult Detention Facility in Salinas, Calif., when they escaped through a hole in the ceiling.
Two Inmates Charged in Gang Killings Escape From a California JailSantos Samuel Fonseca and Jonathan Salazar were being held at the Monterey County Adult Detention Facility in Salinas.
In light of federal immigration raids, Salinas residents learn their rights, resourcesThe event, hosted by Alisal Union School District, connected people to immigration attorneys, nonprofit organizations and elected officials.