GONZALES — Monterey County Health Department will be hosting Walk to School Day on Tuesdays, Aug. 16 and 23, at 7 a.m. en route to La Gloria Elementary School in Gonzales. Students and their families can meet at the starting location of Santa Fe Foods on Fifth Street, following the painted route to walk to school. For questions, contact Azusena Ledesma at 831-755-4605 or [email protected].


SALINAS — Jobseekers throughout the area are invited to attend a multiple employer job fair on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 2 to 5 p.m. at America’s Job Center, 344 Salinas St., in downtown Salinas. Participating employers are seeking individuals to fill local opportunities in healthcare, hospitality, agriculture, transportation, tourism and more. Monterey County Workforce Development Board encourages jobseekers to register at to see which employers will be attending. In addition, those needing help upgrading their resumes can call 866-666-9332.


KING CITY — Sol Treasures in King City will be hosting auditions for its upcoming musical, “Frozen Jr.”, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, and Thursday, Aug. 18. Youth ages 7 to high school seniors are welcome to audition from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 205 Canal St., in King City. Those auditioning should come prepared to sing a song and dance to a short routine. Contact Sol Treasures at 831-386-9809 for costs, program scholarships and more information.


MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Fair is looking for volunteers for its 2022 Fair, set for Thursday through Monday, Sept. 1-5, at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. Volunteer shifts are four hours, and volunteers can choose their areas of interest taken from the Volunteer Job Description List, if slots are available. An orientation is planned for Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. in the Seaside Room at the Event Center, 2004 Fairground Road, in Monterey. Receiving day is Sunday, Aug. 21, and the Fair will need help from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration forms are available online at

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Ryan Cronk is the managing editor for King City Rustler and Salinas Valley Tribune, a unified publication of Greenfield News, Soledad Bee and Gonzales Tribune. He covers general news for South Monterey County and the surrounding communities.


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