Photos by James Ruiz, Adam Matzinger and Alison Gamel


July 14th, 2018

Castroville’s 3rd Annual Block Party

Time: 12-5pm Location: 11299 Poole St. This is a free event for all the residents in the Castroville community. Each of the local business help by donating and participating with the community. Most businesses provide raffle prizes, food, music, books, etc. This is a great event that brings the community together.  

July 19th – 22nd, 2018

California Rodeo Salinas

Salinas Sports Complex

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location: Salinas Sports Complex, 1034 North Main St, Salinas, CA Top cowboys and cowgirls travel to Salinas to compete on some of the best bucking stock in the west. The track will also feature motorcycle jumpers and the Ehcapa Bareback Riders.In addition to the arena and track action, experience shopping, a kids corral, food booths, saloons, cantinas and more. The event is both entertaining and affordable offering something for all ages to enjoy. For more information, please call 800-549-4989 or visit  

*** Recurring Event: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month

Domestic Abuse Support Group

YWCAMC Resource Center

Location: 114 Church Street, Salinas, CA 93901 Domestic abuse is severely misunderstood in our culture.  This fact makes finding support difficult.  If you join this group, you will find a physically, mentally, and emotionally safe place to share your experiences and to process how your past or current abuse is affecting your life.  To honor where you are in the healing process, you will never be required to share.  The group members with help each other to regain their confidence and self-worth, and hopefully help each other learn how to take the next steps to put an end to the violent situation that they may find themselves in. To register for group, call or email Rhonda Burchett at 831-422-8602 or Preregistration is not required, but encouraged. Support group is free and confidential.    

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