KING CITY — To celebrate National Wellness Month, Mee Memorial Healthcare System will host a special cooking demo on Wednesday, Aug. 10, to help encourage wellness through a healthful diet. The free event will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Mee Memorial Hospital’s Rose Garden patio, 300 Canal St., in King City, where Chef Brandon Miller will create a summer-friendly cauliflower gazpacho.


SOLEDAD — Soledad residents are invited to attend a Landlord-Tenant Rights Workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by City of Soledad and ECHO Housing, the virtual workshop offers an overview of the state housing laws as they relate to such topics as: evictions and termination, including AB-1482; security deposit; rent increases, including AB-110; and habitability and requesting repairs. Attendees can also get their landlord-tenant questions answered and learn how ECHO Housing can support housing providers and renters. To register, go to For more information, call 831-223-5251.


SALINAS — Salinas YMCA Family Center has been completely renovated with new equipment, updated fitness areas, painting, plumbing and more. The community is invited to come see all the improvements at the center, 117 Clay St., in Salinas. For more information, call 831-758-3811 or go to

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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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