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Since 1968, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County has opened its Clubhouse doors in its mission “to inspire and empower the youth of Monterey County to realize their full potential to become responsible, healthy, productive and successful citizens.”

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Why Adopting Sports Gambling in California Has to Involve Tribes

02/15/2024

When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

New Pickleball Equipment Takes a Swing at the Sport’s Noise Problem

01/29/2024

The “pop, pop, pop” that’s become synonymous with Pickleball may soon be a racket of the past. That’s the goal promised by a new generation of equipment developed to lessen the overall acoustic burden of the sport.

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Image caption: If there’s one thing Donald Trump supporters hate more than “liberal” San Francisco, it’s Taylor Swift. So they’re now 49ers fans for the Super Bowl.
Taylor Swift Has San Francisco-Hating Trump Fans Rooting for the ’49ers

Taylor Swift is so hated by fans of Donald Trump, they’ve set aside their hatred of San Francisco to root for the ’49ers in the Super Bowl, because Swift’s boyfriend plays for their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs.

Image caption: Former baseball star Steve Garvey, a Republican, will take a political debate stage for the first time Monday night, squaring off against three seasoned Democrats.
Schiff, Garvey Lead Senate Race Ahead of Monday's Big Debate

Former Major League Baseball star Steve Garvey, a political rookie, faces off against veteran U.S. House members Adam Schiff, Katie Porter and Barbara Lee in the first 2024 California Senate race debate Monday evening in Los Angeles.

Image caption: Former Los Angeles Dodgers great Steve Garvey could become California' first Republican Senator elected since 1988.
Republican MLB Star Steve Garvey Rises in US Senate Race Poll

Retired Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star Steve Garvey is running for Senate as a "moderate" Republican and could be the first GOP U.S. Senator from California in 35 years, if a new poll is any indication.

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A nonprofit was set to take over management of Laguna Seca Jan. 1, but the contract remains in limbo.

Last summer, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors was eager to usher in a new era of management of the county-owned Laguna Seca Recreation Area. They voted 5-0 on July 18 to approve a concession agreement with nonprofit Friends of…

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Concert Golf Partners buys The Club at Pasadera from local ownership.

A Florida-based golf course company has acquired The Club at Pasadera for $9.75 million from a group of local investors, according to Monterey County property transaction records.

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Pacific Grove City Council approves exploring a temporary solution to a skatepark.

A majority of the Pacific Grove City Council in April all but killed the idea of a permanent skatepark in the town with a 5-2 vote, bowing to pressure by residents who feared such a facility would bring noise and…

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The lights are on at a park in Soledad, the latest development in a city committed to recreation and youth programs.

Celia Jiménez here, thinking about how much a simple facilities upgrade can mean. Specifically, in the case of Blas Santana Park in Soledad, new lights were on over the sports field for the first time last week.

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GRIDLIFE Festival tour makes first-ever West Coast stop in Salinas

SALINAS — The GRIDLIFE Festival tour comes to the West Coast for the first time ever on Oct. 20-22, bringing its unique youth-oriented music and motorsport event to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas. An expected 175 race cars will …

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