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Hartnell College receives $1.5 million grant for STEM education

Salinas >> Hartnell College announced Thursday it was awarded a $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program.

The program aims to increase retention and graduation rates for science, technology, engineering and mathematics students attending Hispanic-Serving Institutions.

Classic Car week: And away they go, vintage hits the road

Pebble Beach >> Among the exquisite automobiles lined up and ready to make their way down to Big Sur on Thursday morning was the former royal car of India’s Maharaja, a Rolls Royce that’s one of four left in existence and a Delahay driven by its female owner dressed to the nines.

All the drivers, owners and the nearly 200 cars taking part in this year’s Tour d’Elegance departed from Pebble Beach at 9 a.