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San Lorenzo Valley Water District Reaffirms Stage 2 Water Restrictions Due to 'Severe Drought' Designation
With Santa Cruz County receiving less than 40% of its average rainfall this past winter, the San Lorenzo Valley Water District’s Board of Directors reaffirmed the ‘Stage 2 Water Shortage Emergency (Ordinance 106) restrictions at the May 6th, 2021

May 12, 2021

Artichoke Festival returns to Monterey Fairgrounds on July 24-25 with renewed focus on Local Food, Fun
With a renewed focus on local food, entertainment and ag-themed activities, the Artichoke Festival returns to the Monterey County Fairgrounds on July 24-25 with one promise — “Thistle be a Good Time!”

May 4, 2021

Trending: Cinnamon Shore Draws Record Vacationers With Summer Filling Up Fast
Easy Drive Times, Great Accommodations & Family Friendly Fun Attract More And More Visitors To This Port Aransas Favorite

May 4, 2021

Balance Physical Therapy reminds back-pain sufferers that PT can help solve the ‘mystery’
Back pain is often one of medicine's true anatomical mysteries.

April 30, 2021

San Lorenzo Valley Water District Releases Report on Quality of District Drinking Water in 2020
Full report available to community and news media

April 29, 2021

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association Announces 2021 Garlic Festival Details
Save the dates for the weekends of July 23rd–25th and July 30th–August 1st

April 28, 2021

Shopping secret: Goodwill Central Coast supplements secondhand items with new, name-brand treasures
While Goodwill Central Coast appreciates all donations that support its quest to create jobs in the community, certain unmentionables never make it to the secondhand racks.

April 25, 2021

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Offering Lovebirds Special Elopement Package Designed for 2 to 20 People
With spring in the air, it’s time to start thinking of saying “I do” on the scenic seaside Gazebo Deck at Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn.

April 12, 2021

San Lorenzo Valley Water District Celebrates Earth Day, April 22, By Encouraging Water Conservation to Benefit the Greater Community
Earth Day, April 22, 2021, will be upon us soon, so the San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) wants to remind the public that taking measures at home to conserve water not only saves money, but benefits the greater community.

April 8, 2021

Create a stylish, memorable wedding day on a budget Did you know Goodwill
Much has changed since the onset of the global pandemic, especially how we celebrate momentous occasions in life — especially weddings.

April 7, 2021

Third annual Concours at Pasadera Honors Porsche; prized autos in six classes; Hot Wheels Exhibition
More than juried 100 cars, motorcycles at August 6 event

March 19, 2021

With schools now resuming Athletic Competition, Balance PT can help Heal and Prevent injuries
As restrictions loosen and more people become vaccinated, the California Department of Public Health recently announced updated guidelines for organized sports.

March 18, 2021

Monterey Symphony Announces Next Virtual Performance: 35 Years of Music Making in a 135 Year Old Library
The Monterey Symphony is broadcasting its next virtual performance from the newly renovated Pacific Grove Library on Saturday, March 27th at 4 PM (PT).

March 17, 2021

An Alchemy of Art and Science
What Damien Georis understands about residential construction, he learned by making wine

March 16, 2021

Goodwill Central Coast expands e-commerce workforce, moves into larger facility in Salinas
In July of 2017, Goodwill Central Coast opened its centralized e-commerce facility on Moffett Street in Salinas.

March 4, 2021

Hyatt Carmel Highlands Creates Special Proposal Package for Couples Desiring to Pop the Question in Gorgeous Setting
Have you been holding off popping the question to your loved one because of pandemic restrictions at many venues?

March 3, 2021

Monterey County Fair Seeking Sponsors for 85th Annual Fair Set for Sept. 3-6, 2021
The 85th Annual Monterey County Fair, set for Sept. 3-6, 2021, is looking for sponsors of the fair, which will also include sponsorship of the Monterey County Fair Livestock Show on Aug. 25-28, 2021.

February 26, 2021

Fuel Prices are Rising Fast! Save Fuel while Reducing Carbon Pollution – ECOFuelMax
Experts predict the national average of gasoline and diesel fuel will reach or surpass $3.00 per gallon in the next few weeks/months. Everyone has heard our leaders say stop Fossil Fuels.

February 25, 2021

Monterey County Fair & Event Center Sets Date & Theme for 2021 Fair, Sept. 3-6
The Monterey County Fair & Event Center has set a date of Sept. 3-6, 2021, for the 2021 Monterey County Fair, with the theme, “Fair Fun in 2021!”

February 18, 2021

PG Museum of Natural History Launches Year-long Virtual Speaker series to Echo ‘Changes’ Exhibit
The series begins on Feb. 25 with featured speaker Dr. Doug Smith, a professor in the Applied Environmental Science Department at CSU Monterey Bay. Dr. Smith teaches watershed science courses at undergraduate and graduate levels

February 15, 2021

Virtual Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit on March 18-19
The Eighth Annual Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit on March 18-19 will once again deliver in-depth and actionable insights on a range of topics vital to a thriving fresh produce industry – all presented in a virtual format.

February 11, 2021

Everyone’s Harvest sees dramatic increase in funds distributed through nonprofit’s Market Match program
Strengthening its mission to provide equitable access to healthy, affordable fruits and vegetables, Everyone’s Harvest saw a 28-percent increase in funds distributed through its Market Match program in 2020.

February 10, 2021

“Ganas - Leading From The Heart” February Podcasts
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February 8, 2021

Mee Memorial Healthcare System’s Board appoints Two Physicians as New Trustees to Governing body
Mee Memorial Healthcare System’s (MMHS) governing body has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees, responsible for ensuring quality healthcare and financial wellbeing.

February 8, 2021

San Lorenzo Valley Water District 2020 State of District Letter
Over the last 40 years, I have seen the San Lorenzo Valley Water District (District) take on many difficult challenges, including drought, landslides, flooding, earthquakes, and fire.

February 6, 2021

Monterey Symphony Announces Next Balcony Session Featuring Concertmaster Christina Mok
The Monterey Symphony will present its next Balcony Session featuring concertmaster Christina Mok on Friday, February 5th at 4 PM.

February 4, 2021

Twisted Roots Winery Pulling Out All the Stops for Valentine’s Day This Year
Launches “Share the Love Campaign,” 20% of all sales from Feb. 12–14 will benefit the nonprofit Partnership for Children

February 4, 2021

Team Building Scott Julian develops democracy as President of Lewis Builders
Growing up, Scott Julian was motivated by the reach of his father’s real estate and property management businesses into the community, but he was inspired by his dad’s work ethic.

February 2, 2021

Goodwill Central Coast’s Round-Up Program aids Max’s Helping Paws Foundation on Feb. 10
Change for change: That’s the idea behind Goodwill Central Coast’s Round-Up Program, a way for shoppers already saving money to round-up purchases to the nearest dollar and donate that amount to charity.

February 2, 2021

Wayland Properties Launches ‘Giving Back, Building Hope’ Program
Company Announces Partnership with Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay

February 2, 2021

ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay Offering Affordable Rapid COVID-19 Tests for Large-Scale Employers
ARCpoint Labs of Monterey Bay, the foremost lab in Monterey County for COVID-19 testing, offering the most comprehensive and cost-effective testing menu available in the area

January 29, 2021

Monterey County Fair Names New President, Vice President on Board of Directors
The Monterey County Fair has announced two officers to the Board of Directors of the 7th District Agricultural Association, Teri Short as President and Dan Presser as Vice President.

January 27, 2021

GBA’s February ‘Ganas’ podcast guests include CMA’s general counsel, dynamic pro-bono attorney
Podcast Episodes Available on Apple. Interviewing the youngest-ever Latino General Counsel at the California Medical Association and a tireless pro-bono attorney who represents the underserved

January 22, 2021

Second Homebuyers’ Investment at Cinnamon Shore Helps Transform the Texas Coast
Rapid Growth at Cinnamon Shore Fuels Interest in Luxury Coastal Lifestyle, With Great Investment Potential as The Community Expands

January 20, 2021

PG Museum of Natural History names Liese Murphree as new Director of Programs, Exhibits and Collections
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History has named Liese Murphree as its new Director of Programs, Exhibits, and Collections.

January 14, 2021

Western Food Safety Summit Goes Virtual on May 5-6, 2021
The Western Food Safety Summit at Hartnell College will go virtual on May 5-6, 2021, inviting attendees from across California and the entire country to view live presentations from industry-leading scientists, managers and executives.

January 11, 2021

Third Night's A Charm at the Hofsas House Hotel
Book 3 nights and the 3rd is 1/3 off. A getaway is always a wonderful break...

January 8, 2021

Everyone’s Harvest Embraces ‘New Year, New You’ Theme Focusing on Innovative Fresh-food initiatives
Everyone’s Harvest has announced the hiring of Alyssa Huante as Assistant Office and Program Manager and a Zoom Cooking Demo Tuesday, January 19th with Chef Brandon Miller

January 7, 2021

San Lorenzo Valley Water District begins 2021 with three new directors on its Board of Directors
The San Lorenzo Valley Water District has elected two directors and appointed one new director to its five-person Board of Directors (board), a governing body responsible for the establishment of policy that affects more than 7,900 connections.

January 5, 2021

Max’s Helping Paws Foundation Receives Community Impact Grant from Community Foundation for Monterey County
Max’s Helping Paws Foundation has received a Community Impact Grant of $15,000 to help the Foundation continue assisting pets in a health crisis over the next 18 months.

December 24, 2020

Interim Inc. Recognizes National Mental Awareness Month in January 2021
Interim Inc. recognizes the importance of Mental Wellness Month in January 2021, and is dedicating the month for promoting overall mental wellness.

December 23, 2020

GBA’s January ‘Ganas’ Podcast Guests include Hall of Fame Local coach, Iconic sportswriter
Podcast Episodes Available on Apple. Interviewing a Hall of Fame local coach who has given tirelessly to his community and an award-winning sportswriter and Twitter icon.

December 22, 2020

Spirit of Giving on a Budget
Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, shoppers could be thinking that the best deals are in the past.

December 18, 2020

Max's Helping Paws grants more than $75,000 for pets in crisis through supplementary Chestnut's Fund
Did you know that Dec. 14 is National Chestnut Day? Some Americans celebrate by roasting chestnuts on an open fire (with Jack Frost nipping at their noses, of course).

December 14, 2020

Donated Paintings of Carmel Beach Pups Capture Hearts of Pet Owners, Help Pets in Need
When Ed Davis picked up the illustrations of his beloved dogs, Bichons Bert and Ernie, from Max’s Helping Paws Foundation office, he got a little emotional, shedding a few tears in the process.

December 10, 2020

Pandemic gives rise to the ‘Staycation’ — Carmel’s Hofsas House provides Options for Regional Guests
The very core of a vacation involves traveling from one’s home to a faraway destination — leaving the stress of life far behind.

December 9, 2020

Monterey Symphony announces A Virtual Holiday Spectacular, In Partnership with My Museum and Pacific Repertory Theatre
The Monterey Symphony, in partnership with MY Museum and Pacific Repertory Theatre presents a VIRTUAL HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR.

December 8, 2020

Goodwill Central Coast Continues Philanthropic ways by Supporting causes of other Local Nonprofits
It’s a well-known fact that Goodwill Central Coast helps anyone who needs or wants a job — be it a veteran, high school dropout or someone with a physical disability.

December 7, 2020

Everyone’s Harvest Certified Farmers’ Markets Hit New Highs in Getting Healthy Produce to the Community
By the end of this tumultuous year, Everyone’s Harvest Certified Farmers’ Markets will have hit high water marks in getting healthy produce to consumers through its various programs.

December 6, 2020