MONTEREY COUNTY — On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Monterey County Elections is inviting community members to sign up to be a poll worker in honor of National Poll Worker Volunteer Day. To sign up, visit tinyurl.com/MCE-Poll-Worker. For more information about becoming a poll worker, call the poll worker recruitment team at 831-796-1485 or email [email protected].
KING CITY — King City Police Department has planned a District 4 Block Party on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sussex Circle. There will be food, games, bounce houses, live music and more. The community can also meet their local councilmember, police officers and neighbors.
JAZZ AT THE RANCH
SALINAS — Rancho Cielo Youth Campus will present the inaugural Jazz at the Ranch concert fundraiser beginning this Friday, Aug. 25, at 7:30 p.m. with Tony Lindsay & The Soul Soldiers. The event includes hors d’oeuvres by Monterey chefs, local wines and beers and pre-concert entertainment by Youth Orchestra Salinas. Gates open at 5 p.m., with happy hour from 6 to 7 p.m. and the concert from 7:30 to 9 p.m. All proceeds benefit the youth of Rancho Cielo, located at 710 Old Stage Road, in Salinas. Jazz at the Ranch continues on Fridays through Oct. 6. For tickets and more information about the upcoming concerts, visit ranchocieloyc.org.
BONUS BRIEF: E-BIKE CHANGES
MONTEREY COUNTY — The County of Monterey is considering a change in E-bike use in county parks. Currently, E-bikes are only allowed on paved roads. Residents can take a short survey at tinyurl.com/2p9c25su to make sure their opinion on the E-bike usage on county park trails is heard. Survey deadline is Sept. 15.