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Donate to the Community Foundation for Monterey County Storm Relief Fund.
Help your neighbors impacted or displaced by the recent storms: https://www.cfmco.org/impact/montereycountystormrelieffund/
Plan Your Vacation in Monterey County, California
Today is Plan for Vacation Day, a day to get inspired for what the year ahead holds and not only plan your time off but book your time off! Book now and book directly with our local hotels, attrac...
Thank You Road Warriors
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Photo Sunday, 1/29/23
Photos from Friday’s Operation Resupply The commodities caravan down highway 1 to Lucia. Photo by Nadine Clark Kate Daniels, aide to John Laird and Dan Clark. Photo by Nadine Clark Supplies arrive...
Photo Sunday #2 — Rep. Jimmy Panetta tours the slides via helicopter
These are the photos he took of the slides. He toured the area yesterday (Saturday) afternoon. These first three are of Paul’s Slide These next photos are of Mill Creek. What I want to know is how...
Highway 1 Update, 1/27/23
Date: Friday, January 27, 2023, at 5:15 p.m. District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties Contact: Kevin Drabinski or Alexa Bertola Phone: (805) 549...
Helicopter Resupply Day
Delivery at Lucia Lodge, north of the slides I have friends on both sides of the relay — delivery & distribution. My friend north of the slide, Connie McCoy sent me all these photos. Thank you Con...
Local Assistance Center moves location
The County of Monterey is continuing it's local assistance center support for residents impacted by winter storms. The County of Monterey has closed its Local Assistance Center (LAC) at the Spreck...
South Coast Pacific Valley School PTO gofundme for families in need.
Stuck between the slides — families with children are stranded, out of work and trying to survive. It isn’t over, yet. Help us support this effort by donating to this gofundme and help them make i...
Big Sur Commodity Distribution Update
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History and Relationships — road closures on the South Coast in 1995
Last night, I started reviewing what I remembered about past closures, how people responded, including Caltrans. I sent out a few requests for stories from the before times: when the relationships...
Monterey Bay Parent
Bridging the Gap: A year bwteen high school and college
Is a gap year between high school and college exactly what your pandemic-weary
Resilience: One of the Foundations of Mental health
In the end, how challenges are handled determines how rewarding our lives will be– and even the lives of those close to us. Positively dealing with failure is important because disappointments and...
Could Camp Counselor be the Perfect Job for Your Teen?
Day or sleepaway camp is the perfect place for teens to transition to the world of the employed. The paycheck is nice, but being a camp counselor has other rewards, too.
Creative Gifts for Teens
You’re invited to a sweet 16 party, a quiceañera, or a bar mitzvah and you want to bring a unique gift. All are available on uncommongoods.com and were in stock as of press time.
Celebrating Teen Milestones
If you’re planning a party to celebrate a bat/bar mitzvah, quiceañera, or sweet 16, we have tips for you!
Bar and Bat Mitzvah 101
If you or your child is invited to a bar or bat mitzvah, you may be wondering what it’s all about. Here are the basics to help you participate in this special event.
Challenges Parents of Children with Disabilities Face
Parenthood presents challenges for all families but the complexities of raising children with disabilities and those who are neurodivergent can include additional stressors.
Valentine’s Day Books for Kids
Grab one of these inexpensive books to gift to your child on Valentine’s Day. They all have a sweet message of love–perfect for reminding your little one how much they are appreciated.
Include Your Children in Valentine's Day
I buy something for my daughter. A 2016 Today poll of 1500 people indicated that 85% of parents buy something for their children for Valentine’s Day.
Caltrans update #18 with photos
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties Contact: Kevin Drabinski or Alexa Bertola Phone: (805) 54...