Monterey County

Monterey County, California

PO Box 180
Salinas, CA 93902
Phone: (831) 755-5115
Fax: (831) 757-5792

On central coast of CA; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Monterey Bay

Area (sq mi):: 3771.07 (land 3321.95; water 449.12) Population per square mile: 124.10
Population 2005: 412,104 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 13.00% Population 2000: 401,762 (White 40.30%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 46.80%; Asian 6.00%; Other 34.20%). Foreign born: 29.00%. Median age: 31.70
Income 2000: per capita $20,165; median household $48,305; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,005-$31,801
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Salinas County seat (148,183)
  • Seaside (34,130)
  • Monterey (29,669)
  • Soledad (26,325)
  • Marina (19,324)
  • Pacific Grove (15,280)
  • Greenfield (12,845)
  • King City (11,162)

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    Salinas, CA, August 15, 2019 --( Hobby Lobby is coming to Salinas; Visit the Monterey County Workforce Development Board office in Salinas for a week long hiring event Monday, August 19 through Friday, August 23rd.
    Commander Kathy Palazzolo, of Monterey County Sheriff's Office, told the Press and Journal that after the initial search for Avis - which involved fire crews, a coastguard helicopter, a drone and divers - officers began looking further afield.
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    The Monterey County Sheriff's Office said: "Today, we can report that 55-year old Kim Vincent Avis (aka Ken Gordon-Avis) was captured this morning by US Marshals in Colorado Springs, CO."Back in February, the Monterey County Sheriff's Office received a report from Avis's juvenile son that his father did not return from a swim at Monastery Beach.
    Seaside is among the few coastal communities in Monterey County with existing cannabis retail sales.
    He went missing after allegedly going for a swim at Monastery Beach, Carmel, in Monterey County, on February 25.
    Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau (MCCVB) has announced the launch of American Airlines non-stop service between Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and Monterey, California, starting April 2, 2019, the company said.
    In his new role, Peck will be responsible for leading the family-owned-and-operated winery's winemaking program at its Paso Robles and Monterey County wineries.
    Southern California automaker Karma is participating in California's 'Dream Drive', a classic-car convoy traveling from Monterey County to San Luis Obispo County.
    In January 2017, two local health departments notified the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) of three cases of coccidioidomycosis among workers constructing a solar power installation (solar farm) in southeastern Monterey County. Coccidioidomycosis, or Valley fever, is an infection caused by inhalation of the soil-dwelling fungus Coccidioides, which is endemic in the southwestern United States, including California.
    This year this event will be taking place at Monterey County Fair and Event Center in Monterey, California on May 25th to 28th.

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