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ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay Offers Free Retesting For Every Positive COVID-19 Antibody Test
ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay, which had been conducting almost 100 COVID-19 antibody tests daily at its Monterey facilities, is now offering free confirmation testing to anyone who receives a positive lab-based antibody test starting May 28th.

May 29, 2020

Alvarado Street Brewery & Bistro Opens in Carmel Plaza
The owners behind Monterey’s Alvarado Street Brewery have decided to rebrand their third location, Yeast of Eden (located in the Carmel Plaza) to Alvarado Street Brewery & Bistro.

May 28, 2020

The Clement Palo Alto Opens June 1
Unparalleled Service in All-Inclusive Luxury. Visit Our Website (http://www.theclementpaloalto.com/)

May 27, 2020

Back-to-Work COVID-19 Testing Packages Available at ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay
All COVID-19 testing performed at ARCpoint Labs is FDA-authorized by the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), and is performed in credentialed Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified laboratories.

May 25, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy Player Story Christian Soto
Just ask 16-year-old Cristian Soto, who realized early in life that obstacles provided him a chance to practice courage and perseverance.

May 25, 2020

Summer of Seclusion - Book A 30 Day Rental With Sanctuary Vacation Rentals Safe contact less check in; properties open and spacious!
Book A 30 Day Rental With Sanctuary Vacation Rentals Safe contact less check in; properties open and spacious!

May 25, 2020

Goodwill Central Coast’s e-Commerce Team Back in Action and Shipping New Items Daily
Once again, there’s a buzz of activity on the top floor of the Goodwill Central Coast headquarters on Moffett Street in Salinas as Goodwill’s ecommerce team opens up operations again, listing and shipping new items daily.

May 21, 2020

Interim Inc.’s Supported Education and Employment Services (SEES) Program
Interim, Inc. has earned a three-year accreditation from an independent nonprofit organization that provides accreditation services worldwide, for its Supported Education and Employment Services (SEES).

May 20, 2020

San Lorenzo Valley Water District Gets Information on Groundwater Levels and Goals
With the rainy season behind us, the focus of San Lorenzo Valley Water District is now on future groundwater levels as we head into the drier summer months.

May 20, 2020

Twenty-two Interim Inc. Clients Find Housing at Innovative New Moon Gate Plaza Apartment Complex in Salinas’ Chinatown
Moon Gate Plaza apartments in Chinatown in Salinas opened in January, benefitting 20 of Interim Inc.’s homeless clients.

May 19, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy Natalie Cortes
When Natalie Cortes first picked up a basketball in the fifth grade, she found even the simple act of dribbling the ball extremely difficult.

May 19, 2020

El Pajaro Community Development Corporation Serves Up 38 Family Meals to 228 Farmworkers
Thanks to the community’s kindness and generosity, El Pajaro Community Development Corporation was able to offer 38 family meals to 228 people recently as part of its first Farmworker’s Family Dinner initiative.

May 16, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy Player Profile Isabella Gonzalez
In many ways Isabella Gonzalez has two families.

May 16, 2020

Max's Helping Paws Expands Access to Financial Assistance to Better Meet Needs of Pet Owners
During these extraordinary times, Max’s Helping Paws Foundation has continued its mission to help fund treatment for pets in crisis, saying yes to nearly 250 pets through 23 veterinary partner practices.

May 15, 2020

Held continuously since 1959, Artichoke Festival cancels event for 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns
Festival board announces June 5-6 as dates for 2021 event

May 14, 2020

Important Water Quality Information: Consumer Confidence Report
The 2019 San Lorenzo Valley Water District Consumer Confidence Report is now available online at https://www.slvwd.com/sites/sanlorenzocawater/files/uploads/2019-annual-water-quality-report.pdf

May 13, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy Student Spotlight Roberto Mendoza
A freshman at Alisal High School, Roberto Mendoza has already mapped out his future.

May 9, 2020

VNA Immunization Clinic still serving patients during pandemic through convenient curbside service
While the spread of COVID-19 has the public sheltering in place, immunization rates have fallen in the United States.

May 7, 2020

Gil Basketball Academy MVP Spotlight Isaiah Regalado
Isaiah Regalado has developed astounding basketball skills as a member of Gil Basketball Academy, but the MVP is just as proud of the life skills he’s learned along the way.

May 7, 2020

Cinnamon Shore Reopens, Welcomes Families Eager to Return to the Texas Coast
New protocols and procedures promote social distancing and create a haven for family fun after weeks of isolation.

May 4, 2020

Max’s Helping Paws Finds New Meaning in "There’s No Place Like Home” As They Switch From Sparkling Gala
Max's Helping Paws’ theme for their now-cancelled May 9th fundraising gala, “An Evening in the Emerald City,” was based on Dorothy’s famous last line from the beloved ‘Wizard of Oz” movie.

May 2, 2020

VNA Hospice to Participate in Second Bloom Project, Repurposing Flower arrangements for Hospice patients
Due to busy schedules and time constraints, florists often rush from one project to the next, giving new meaning to the term “left on the cutting room floor.”

April 29, 2020

VNA expands New Beginnings grief support groups to include virtual and telephonic access
Despite unprecedented circumstances surrounding a global pandemic, VNA remains committed to the needs of its community — including grief support through individual work or groups.

April 26, 2020

Chasing Dreams, Finding Cures barrel-race fundraiser (Nov. 7-8) in King City sets goal of $30K for St. Jude’s
Each year, the parents of more than 13,000 kids hear the heartbreaking words: “Your child has cancer.”

April 24, 2020

Second annual Concours at Pasadera launches Car Week 2020 with collector cars
In recognition of exhibitors who have presented outstanding vehicles in prior years, both the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and The Concours at Pasadera

April 21, 2020

VNA & Hospice Receives Grant Award from Monterey Peninsula Foundation
VNA & Hospice is proud to announce it has received a grant award from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation for $60,000 to support general operating funds for the VNA & Hospice.

April 20, 2020

ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay Introduces Lab-Based COVID-19 Antibody Test
The test marks a step forward in COVID-19 research; reveals whether asymptomatic patients have already been infected, suggesting potential immunity

April 20, 2020

VNA Hospice among Health Agencies to Order Masks from Nonprofit Organized by Pacific Grove Teens
Given the nationwide shortage of personal protection equipment (or PPE), some health-related agencies have had to expand their search for items such as face masks.

April 18, 2020

VNA & Hospice Receives $5,000 Grant Award from Barnet Segal Charitable Trust
VNA & Hospice has announced a $5,000 grant award from the Barnet Segal Charitable Trust to support general operating funds.

April 18, 2020

Monterey Testing Laboratory One of Few on Central Coast Providing COVID-19 Antibody Testing
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has closed many businesses across the country, but there has also been an unexpected surge in some businesses, especially in the medical, health care and laboratory fields.

April 13, 2020

SLV Water District to Replace Damaged Water Main on Bear Creek Road
Notice of Road Closure: Work will be performed during evening hours to minimize traffic impacts on the community

April 11, 2020

For Mother’s Day, Center for Community Advocacy honors health education volunteers called Promotoras
The Spanish word “promotora” translates simply to “promoter,” but in the farmworker community it means so much more.

April 11, 2020

Central Coast YMCA Provides Access to Online Health, Fitness and Youth Programming
During these unprecedented times, Central Coast YMCA remains committed to those with the most pressing needs

April 11, 2020

Central Coast YMCA Makes Wellness Calls & Meal Deliveries to Homebound Seniors
Central Coast YMCA Makes Wellness Calls & Essential Deliveries to Homebound Seniors

April 5, 2020

Central Coast YMCA Providing Childcare for Children of Essential Workers to Address Pressing Needs
When California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide shelter-in-place order, Central Coast YMCA immediately pivoted to emergency programming aimed at supporting its communities, including providing childcare for children of essential workers.

April 5, 2020

Journey Tribute Band One of Headline Acts to Perform at 2020 Monterey County Fair, Sept. 3-7
Journey Revisited, a band celebrating the music of San Francisco’s iconic Journey, will be one of the headliners at the 84th annual Monterey County Fair

April 5, 2020

Kata Cabrera’s Determination Helps her Overcome Obstacles
No matter the obstacle, Katarina Cabrera is hard-wired to persevere — always refusing to give up.

April 5, 2020

VNA & Hospice celebrates National Volunteer Week with thanks to selfless folks who help others in need
Volunteers do not earn a paycheck, but their rewards cannot be measured.

April 4, 2020

Artichoke Festival’s wild and wacky 5K Beach Run postponed until Sept. 12 along Del Monte Beach
Scheduled for May 2, the Artichoke Festival’s 5K Beach Run promised hundreds of wacky enthusiasts the chance to run along the beach dressed as their favorite vegetable.

April 4, 2020

JD Solís takes Full Advantage of Every Opportunity
Wedged into the southeast corner of California, between the Mexico border and the Colorado River, the city of Calexico offers limited opportunities beyond seasonal farming and government work.

April 4, 2020

VNA Receives Grant for $2,010 From Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop in Carmel
VNA is proud to announce it has received a grant award in the amount of $2,010 from the Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop of the Carmel Presbyterian Church.

April 4, 2020

The 2020 Everyone’s Harvest Certified Farmer’s Market Poster Contest officially launched March 25th, 2020
Calling All Students, Aspiring Artists and Graphic Designers!

March 30, 2020

Artichoke Festival postpones event to Aug. 8-9 to comply with health and safety recommendations
The Artichoke Festival’s mission has always centered around connecting people through a unique, family-oriented celebration, while giving back to the communities it serves.

March 30, 2020

Max’s Helping Paws Foundation Launches Special Fund to Aid Pet Owners Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Though we’re all required to stay home, and activity has all but disappeared, community spirit and support has shown no signs of slowing down.

March 30, 2020

Lifelong Advocate for Children Everett Sivils named Newest Board Member for Partnership for Children
Growing up in Louisville, Ky., in the 1960s and ’70s, Everett Sivils faced poverty and prejudice each day with a sense of hope.

March 30, 2020

2020 Monterey County Fair Coloring Contest
Three Grand-Prize Winners Will Receive a $25 Fair Gift Card Valid for Fair Tickets

March 30, 2020

Acclaimed Percussionist Sheila E. One of Headline Acts to Perform at 2020 Monterey County Fair, Sept. 3-7
Chart-topping percussionist Sheila E, best known for playing with Prince and the hit single “The Glamorous Life,” will be one of the headliners at the 84th annual Monterey County Fair

March 30, 2020

Do you have Talent? Local Performers Sought for 84th Annual Monterey County Fair, Sept. 3-7, 2020
Attention Monterey County! Show off your talents!

March 30, 2020

Twisted Roots widens wine club perks for military, out-of-towners — offers free shipping for members
Fast becoming the most welcoming and inclusive wine club in California, Twisted Roots has announced expanded options for out-of-towners and members of the military — along with free online shipping for any wine club member.

March 30, 2020

Monterey Symphony Announces Concert #4, March 14-15, 2020, In Its 2019-2020 Season, Ovation
The Monterey Symphony continues a season of orchestral “greatest hits” under the baton of Burning Man and Bay Area guest conductor for its March concerts.

March 29, 2020