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Salinas Valley News Briefs | April 12, 2022

BOOK TOUR

KING CITY — Former King City resident and police officer, Larry D. Kendrick is on a reading and book-signing tour and will be stopping in King City on Tuesday, April 12. The local author and novelist will be at Wildhorse Cafe, 50630 Mesa Verde Road, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Pozzi’s Stampede, 207 Broadway St., from 6 to 8 p.m., for a reading and book signing. Along with limited copies of his books, which can also be found on Amazon or Barnes & Noble, Kendrick will have his music CDs available for purchase at the events.


CICLOVIA PLANNING

GREENFIELD — The first Ciclovia Greenfield is in the planning process, with virtual meetings taking place every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ciclovia is an open streets event that provides a place for everyone to enjoy biking, walking and free activities in a safe environment. Anyone interested in helping plan the event can attend the meetings via Zoom (Meeting ID: 933 3517 9419). There is also an opportunity for youth to have input from 4 to 5 p.m. Call 831-200-3753 or email CicloviaSouthCounty@gmail.com for more information.


EASTER COOKING

MONTEREY COUNTY — Everyone’s Harvest will host an Easter “Tricks and Tips” virtual cooking demonstration Tuesday, April 12, featuring renowned local chef Brandon Miller. His demo will feature tips and techniques for home chefs preparing for Easter and Easter dinner on Sunday, April 17, this year. The demo will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. via Zoom (Meeting ID: 879 8987 7331; Passcode: 449913). For more information, go to everyonesharvest.org.


BONUS BRIEF: TIRE RECYCLING

SALINAS VALLEY — Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority will be hosting a tire recycling event during the months of April and May. Residents can dispose of their used tires for free at the local facilities: Sun Street Transfer Station, 139 Sun St., Salinas; Johnson Canyon Landfill, 31400 Johnson Canyon Road, Gonzales; and Jolon Road Transfer Station, 52654 Jolon Road, King City. Call 831-775-3000 for more information.