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Alvarado Street Brewery Wins Three Medals at the 2020 Great American Beer Festival®
Mai Tai, Double Cone & Haole Punch recognized for brewing excellence at world’s largest commercial beer competition.

October 22, 2020

PigWizard Helps Fire Relief and Recovery Efforts by Donating Proceeds of Online Sales
PigWizard is donating 10% of all Caramel PorkCorn and 25% of logo merchandise online sales to volunteer fire brigades — Cachagua, Mid Coast, and Big Sur — and the three families of Cachagua Fire that lost their homes in the Carmel Fire.

October 20, 2020

Hofsas House Hotel Announces its Artist-in-Residence Program Launching Dec. 11, 2020, with Art Reception, Live Painting
Cities often inspire art. Anyone who's been to cities like Paris, Rome, or Prague, however, knows that some cities also are art. Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is one such city.

October 19, 2020

Sales at Cinnamon Shore South ‘Next Phase’ Event Prove High Demand for Luxury Real Estate on the Texas Coast
With unprecedented sales at its Next Phase event over Columbus Day Weekend, Cinnamon Shore Realty proved once again that there’s a strong demand for luxury living on the Texas Coast.

October 16, 2020

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa Adds Two Dog Suites with Pet Fees Benefitting Local Non-Profit, Max’s Helping Paw’s Foundation
Unique for every visitor, Hyatt Regency Monterey is a destination to discover your passions, the outdoors and each other—a place where you escape to connect.

October 14, 2020

Fire Safe Council For Monterey County presents Wildfire and You
An online workshop, to help seniors and people with disabilities prepare for wildfire.

October 13, 2020

Humbled: How California’s Monterey Bay Escaped Industrial Ruin
Readers can learn more about Humbled in a series of online book talks hosted by the Monterey County Historical Society.

October 12, 2020

Goodwill Central Coast Awarded Grant From Santa Cruz County to Help Underserved With Training and Transitioning
Goodwill Central Coast has been awarded a substantial grant from Santa Cruz County to help in its efforts to find employment for individuals who have identified mental health and/or substance

October 8, 2020

New book ‘The Good, the Bad, the Mother-in-Law’ Explores Emotion-packed Family dynamics of Age-Old Relationship
Not quite family but rarely ever friends, the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law relationship has tension built into it from the start.

October 6, 2020

Mee Memorial Healthcare System to Hold Flu Clinics in King City and Greenfield
There’s never been a more important time to get a flu shot, so King City’s Mee Memorial Healthcare System (MMHS) is hosting free, drive-through flu vaccinations for the community as well as by-appointment

October 2, 2020

'From Farms to Incubators' Exhibition honors Women who merge AG and Tech to Solve Modern Problems
Multimedia exhibition premiers Nov. 12 at National Steinbeck Center

October 2, 2020

Hartnell College District 3 Trustee Candidate Kari Valdés to Hold Virtual Fundraiser on Sept. 30
Sip. Savor. Support. Featured Guests: Wine Maker Denis Hoey of Odonata Wines, and Ellie Almond of Zio Brand

September 30, 2020

Kiki Wow Presents...Kindness Monterey Campaign Second Stream
Campaign Helps Restaurants and Those In Need Due to COVID-19 and the Fire Emergencies

September 29, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy continues podcast series ‘Ganas — Leading from the Heart’ with new guests Podcast Available
Interviewing the city of Salinas’ most dynamic soccer player and a doctor on the front lines of immigrant healthcare in Los Angeles, Gil Basketball Academy offers two exciting new “Ganas — Leading from the Heart” podcasts for October.

September 28, 2020

Everyone’s Harvest to Fill Key position in support of its Mission to increase access to Fresh food
Founded in 2002 by an idealistic California State Monterey Bay student, Everyone’s Harvest has grown into a robust, values-driven nonprofit that provides the community with easy and affordable access to fruits and vegetables.

September 25, 2020

Montrio Bistro Launches Locals Night Discounts on Tuesdays and Wednesdays Through Oct. 31
Just show a local Monterey County ID to receive your 25% Local’s Night discount. The discount is available on the whole menu. This special promotion runs through Oct. 31.

September 24, 2020

Cinnamon Shore for the Holidays: Your Holiday Home Away from Home Awaits
The Texas Coast’s popular, resort-style village helps families make memorable celebrations.

September 22, 2020

Doris Day Animal Foundation Provides $10,000 Grant to Max’s Helping Paws for Veterinary Care Assistance
The Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF,, a national nonprofit organization founded by the legendary actress, singer and animal welfare advocate, has provided a $10,000 grant to Max’s Helping Paws Foundation of Carmel.

September 21, 2020

Coastal Property Buyers To Find ‘Great Opportunity’ at ‘Next Phase’ Event Columbus Day Weekend
Cinnamon Shore Realty Hosts a Cottage Presale, Homesite Release, and Price Reveal on Oct. 10

September 21, 2020

Monterey Symphony Balcony Sessions Continue; New Board President of The Symphony is Named
The Monterey Symphony continues its Balcony Sessions on Friday, September 18th with a duo featuring Genie Wie, violin and Adelle Akiko-Kearns, cello.

September 18, 2020

Max’s Helping Paws Foundation Recognized by Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County At Annual Awards Ceremony
While the Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County (NAMC) will recognize the collective impact of the nonprofit sector at its 2020 awards celebration, seven local organizations will take home special honors.

September 17, 2020

Key for a Cure Foundation Joins With The Fourth Annual Chasing Dreams
Sponsorships are available for this event, which will be held at the Rava Equestrian Center at the Salinas Valley Fair, at 625 Division St., in King City.

September 14, 2020

The Clement Palo Alto Accepted into Membership of Preferred Hotels & Resorts
The Clement Palo Alto has been accepted into membership of Preferred Hotels & Resorts — the world’s largest independent hotel brand that represents more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries

September 9, 2020

Balance Physical Therapy to hold Facebook Live Event on Sept. 24 called ‘Integrated Yoga’
With a 5,000-year history in ancient Indian philosophy, yoga helps strengthen both mind and body.

September 8, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy’s launches podcast series ‘Ganas — Leading from the Heart’ on Sept. 14
Turning a family garage into a state-of-the-art recording studio, Gil Basketball Academy has officially launched its podcast series called “Ganas — Leading from the Heart.”

September 7, 2020

YMCA of the Central Coast Outside-of-School Program, Excel Beyond the Bell
YMCA of the Central Coast’s curriculum-based outside-of-school Excel Beyond the Bell program now has 46 sites offering the program throughout the Central Coast.

September 3, 2020

Meet Gidget, a Cherished Emotional support animal who earned a Gift of Mobility from Max’s Helping Paws
When the healing power of animals meets the kindness of the human spirit, magic can happen.

September 1, 2020

PG Museum’s Hardcore Natural History Series takes a Closer Look at the Endangered Monarch Butterfly
In the 1980s, more than 4 million monarch butterflies wintered in forested groves along the California coast.

August 30, 2020

Balance Physical Therapy Founder Urges us to make Regular deposits into ‘Healthcare Bank Account’
Dr. John Farahmand founded Balance Physical Therapy to help patients improve movement and manage pain.

August 30, 2020

Goodwill Central Coast Stores in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties to Help Wildfire Victims
Goodwill Central Coast stores in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties will help out wildfire victims by donating all funds from its Round-Up Program in September and October to those who lost their homes and were forced to evacuate.

August 29, 2020

Gils Basketball Academy Coach Profile Coach Profile Humberto
Two years ago, Humberto Arista retired after 26 years as a firefighter and battalion chief with North Monterey County Fire.

August 26, 2020

San Lorenzo Valley Water District Update on the CZU August Lightning Complex Fires Update
As the CZU August Lightning Complex Fires burn within the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, the Board of Directors held a special meeting to evaluate wildfire impacts to the water system and the community.

August 26, 2020

Dr. Farahmand of Balance Physical Therapy believes ‘Movement is medicine’ for Physical, Mental health
Dr. John Farahmand believes in his slogan at Balance Physical Therapy in Monterey and Salinas — Movement is Medicine.

August 24, 2020

Restaurateur Gabe Georis and his partner, longtime local Chef Brandon Miller Launch The Chef’s Stash
Locals can now get their Stash of the best locally sourced foods through and pickup box of ingredients for a weeks worth of varied, healthy, and delicious meals.

August 24, 2020

Hofsas House Launches Extended-stay Offers to help Create a change of Scenery for Homebound workers
Let’s face it, “working from home” can easily mean “working from the beach” — thanks to technology.

August 21, 2020

Goodwill Central Coast Brings Back ‘Where Is Koko?’ Contest Launching August 26th
In Honor of National Dog Day, Goodwill Central Coast’s 16 locations will donate the daily round up to Max’s Helping Paws Foundation

August 20, 2020

Shop Goodwill Central Coast Stores On National Dog Day, August 26th, And Support Max’s Helping Paws Foundation
On August 26th all of Goodwill locations on the Central Coast will donate the daily round up to Max’s Helping Paw’s Foundation, a local nonprofit that believes financial circumstance should never decide a companion pet’s fate.

August 20, 2020

Sanctuary Vacation Rentals Entices Remote workers to create Work-play balance with Month-long getaways
Sanctuary Vacation Rentals would like to help empower remote workers and students to begin thinking outside the home.

August 19, 2020

Monterey Symphony Kicks Off Balcony Sessions on Friday, August 28th
The Monterey Symphony (MSO), after postponing its entire 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19, has scheduled a series of solo performances highlighting the talents of the orchestra.

August 19, 2020

YMCA of the Central Coast Outside-of-School Program, Excel Beyond the Bell, Now at 45 Sites Across Central Coast
YMCA of the Central Coast’s curriculum-based outside-of-school Excel Beyond the Bell program now has 45 sites offering the program throughout the Central Coast.

August 18, 2020

ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay Offers Employers Drug Testing, Background Screening and Physical Exams for Employees
ARCpoint Labs’ network of experts can help ensure employers that they are staying compliant with federal and state drug testing regulations.

August 15, 2020

ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay Expands Its COVID-19 Rapid Testing Capabilities
ARCpoint Labs has added 10 testing machines to its lab, with the long-term goal of offering businesses and schools on-site testing so they can get quicker results.

August 14, 2020

San Lorenzo Valley Water District Appoints Two Public Members to Its Budget & Finance Committee
The San Lorenzo Valley Water District has appointed two members of the public to its Budget & Finance standing committee.

August 12, 2020

Kindness Monterey Campaign to Stream First of Live Care-A-Thon Online Concerts
Campaign Helps Restaurants and Those In Need Due to COVID-19 Emergency.

August 10, 2020

Goodwill Central Coast Opens New Donation Sites in Carmel Valley, Los Osos and Santa Cruz
Goodwill Central Coast has opened three new donation sites in Carmel Valley, Los Osos and Santa Cruz.

August 10, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy co-founder Jose Gil to launch podcast series ‘Ganas — Leading from the Heart’
People from Mexico have a certain way with words, using colorful expressions to grab our attention.

August 7, 2020

GBA Coach Joey Ramos
A good coach can inspire a child for life, and no one believes that more than Joey Ramos.

August 5, 2020

Nonprofit Partnership for Children earns $3,000 grant from Northern Monterey County Foundation
Since 2007, Partnership for Children has provided transportation and financial assistance for children on the Central Coast who require access to compassionate care.

August 5, 2020

Kindness Monterey Campaign to Help Restaurants and Those in Need Due to COVID-19 Emergency Expanding Its Campaign
Kindness Monterey, a campaign initiated to help individuals in need and restaurants that have been challenged as the result of the coronavirus emergency

August 2, 2020

Governor Closes most Schools for Fall, But Goodwill has you Covered for All Back-to-Homeschool items
Goodwill Central Coast believes every child deserves an education in a safe and secure environment.

August 2, 2020