First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Among Monterey County Residents

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Among Monterey County Residents

Salinas, CA…The Monterey County Health Department announced today that two Monterey County residents tested positive for novel coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19. These are the first laboratory-confirmed cases among residents of Monterey County. The tests were performed at the Monterey County’s Public Health Laboratory, which began testing for COVID-19 on March 6th. The Monterey […]

All Monterey County Public Schools To Close Till April

All Monterey County Public Schools To Close Till April

Salinas, CA…Monterey County School Communities, The safety and well-being of students, families, and school personnel are the highest priorities of all Monterey County schools, districts, and programs serving our infants, children, youth and young adults. Our school communities have been following guidance and directives from the local, state and national health departments. Our state and […]

20 Reasons to Visit Monterey County, Especially Now

20 Reasons to Visit Monterey County, Especially Now

Monterey, CA…Remember that much of our local economy is tourism driven. Many of the businesses most effected are small businesses that rely on visitors to survive. So even during the next few weeks of the Coronavirus battle commonsense measures of personal hygiene and keeping a safe distance may allow visitors to enjoy exceptional and uncrowded […]

Panetta Introduces Monarch Act Which Aims to Prevent Extinction of Western Monarch Butterflies

Panetta Introduces Monarch Act Which Aims to Prevent Extinction of Western Monarch Butterflies

Pacific Grove, CA…Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that he introduced H.R. 5920, the bipartisan Monarch Action, Recovery, and Conservation of Habitat (MONARCH) Act. Representatives Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24), Rodney Davis (R-IL-12), and Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) co-led introduction of the House bill. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced a companion bill in the Senate. Photo By Kenneth […]

Make Plans Now to Attend the 61st Artichoke Festival is May 30 & 31, 2020

Make Plans Now to Attend the 61st Artichoke Festival is May 30 & 31, 2020

Castroville, CA…The Artichoke Festival, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, celebrates its 61st year honoring the California State vegetable on May 30 and 31, 2020, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center in Monterey. This year’s festival introduces an expanded non-profit partnership program, which includes Hartnell College Foundation and Salinas Valley Arts and Innovation Hub, Salinas […]

Nick Taylor Wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for Second PGA TOUR Victory

Nick Taylor Wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for Second PGA TOUR Victory

Pebble Beach, CA…(AP).Nick Taylor had more trouble with the wind than he did with Phil Mickelson. The Canadian managed both just fine Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for his second career PGA TOUR victory. With the gallery eager to see Mickelson add a record sixth victory at Pebble Beach, Taylor showed plenty […]

The Pebble Beach 2020 Million Dollar Hole-In-One For Charity

The Pebble Beach 2020 Million Dollar Hole-In-One For Charity

Pebble Beach, CA…Amateurs from the world of sports & entertainment competed for a charity of their choice and an opportunity to win $1M for charity. Hosted by Clint Eastwood, Jim Nantz, and Amanda Balionis the event was taped and will be televised by CBS and broadcast on Saturday prior to tournament coverage. Format — $1M Hole-in-One […]

Kayaker in Distress Rescued By Pebble Beach CSD, Carmel Highlands, and Cypress FPD

Kayaker in Distress Rescued By Pebble Beach CSD,  Carmel Highlands, and Cypress FPD

Pebble Beach, CA…Pebble Beach Community Services District(CSD)/CAL FIRE, Carmel Highlands Fire Protection District(FPD)/CAL FIRE, Cypress Fire Protection District(FPD)/CAL FIRE, Carmel-by-the-Sea Ambulance, Monterey County Sheriff, and California State Parks Life Guards responded to kayakers in distress approximately 200 yards offshore from the 9th hole at the Pebble Beach Golf Links at 1:45 PM. Ground resources established […]

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