COVID-19 and More...Local Update
October 29, 2020
Beware of ghosts near Monterey's Old Fisherman's Wharf. This outdoor photo opportunity is a low-risk holiday activity. Get more safe Halloween ideas at And remember, no costume is complete without a mask.
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau Announce Winning Art to be Printed on Masks
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, in partnership with Arts Council for Monterey County, commissioned local artists to create inspirational Monterey County moments that will be printed on reusable masks. And the winner is...Jose Ortiz's Salinas Valley Farmworkers - inspired by the pride his mother had working as part of the ground lettuce crews in Salinas. Get your free mask at select visitor centers starting November 9. Visit for details and locations.
Monterey Regional Stormwater & Education Alliance Trash Avengers
Photo: Monterey Regional Stormwater & Education Alliance (SEA) AMAZING Trash Avengers cleaned up litter along the recreational trail and beach by Wharf 2. They picked up 25 pounds of trash composed largely of small plastics and cigarette filters. The residents (both topside and underwater) say thank YOU! Learn more about the City's community partner SEA at or
Space Available Now for November! Family and Senior Drive Thru Produce Distribution.
Reservations are available for the November 2020 Senior and Family Produce Distributions offered by the City of Monterey Recreation and the Food Bank for Monterey County. Due to COVID-19, this is a contact-less drive thru program and reservations are required. Mondays, November 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10:00am – 1:00pm (by appointment/reservation only; every half hour) Dennis the Menace Parking Lot, 777 Pearl St. Monterey.

Face masks are required when you pick up your food. Please call 831.646.3866 or email with any questions. Details and the registration link available at

The Food Bank for Monterey County needs your support to continue to help those in need during this challenging time. If you are able, please consider making a donation to the Food Bank for Monterey County.
Monterey Virtual Recreation's Cooking Video of the Week: Ants on a Log
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