COVID-19 Local Update
July 29, 2020
Wildlife Wednesday
Thanks to Jerry Loomis for the great photo. Honey bees are so important as pollinators, and their habitats are endangered.
ECHO Housing Webinar for Tenants and Property Owners, August 4
ECHO Housing is funded by the City of Monterey to provide Fair Housing and Tenant/Landlord Counseling Services. ECHO is conducting webinars to inform the public, particularly tenants and property owners, about Monterey's Eviction Prohibitions and the Tenant Protections Act of 2019. These webinars provide information regarding the halt on evictions and foreclosures put in place by the City and additional State protections.

The first webinar on August 4 at 5:30 p.m. is, City of Monterey Prohibitions on Evictions & Tenant Protections. Register at
New Dates for Blood Drives
Give Blood, Save Lives - Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
at El Estero Park Center
777 Pearl Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Appointments available for:
  • Wednesday, August 26
  • Wednesday, September 23
  • Wednesday, October 28
  • Tuesday, November 17
  • Tuesday, December 15

Please sign up to donate on August 26 or any of the above Blood Drive dates. El Estero Park Center is offering regularly scheduled blood drives over the coming months. Please consider volunteering to make a blood donation a part of your schedule.

To schedule your appointment use the donate button below or for more information visit: and enter Sponsor Code: Monterey or call 1-800 RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Due to COVID-19, no day of walk-in appointments will be accepted.

For additional information, please email
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From Flattening the Curve to Slowing the Spread and back to Flattening the Curve - Let's do it!
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