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Fourth of July Festivities Around the Central Coast

Fourth of July Festivities Around the Central Coast June 24, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Break out the barbeque and light up those fireworks because the Fourth of July is just around the corner. The Monterey Bay does the 4th with a bang, from parades to impromptu firework shows. Here’s a rundown of the celebrations going on July 2-4. Community Fourth of July Parade, Monterey: Monterey...

Free Summer Concerts on the Monterey Bay

Free Summer Concerts on the Monterey Bay June 23, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
There are tons of great shows lined up for the summer months on the Monterey Bay. But if you’re on a tight travel budget, attending a free summer concert is the way to get your boogie on without breaking the bank. Free Friday Night Bands at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s...

Upcoming Concerts in the Monterey Bay Area

June 22, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
On any given night in the Monterey Bay, a little known band is killing it on a local stage, whether it’s Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz, the East Village Coffee Lounge in Monterey, or Jose’s Lounge Underground in Carmel. Please check out all of these venues’ sites to see if a favorite act, or one...

Monterey Blues Fest Set to Rock n’ Roll

Monterey Blues Fest Set to Rock n’ Roll May 31, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
We’re one day shy of June and already the countdown has begun for one of the Central Coast’s most The Jimmie McElroy Band at the 2010 Monterey Blues Festival. Photo by Nic Coury/Monterey County Weekly anticipated events, The Monterey Blues Festival. Blues Fest kicks off the Central Coast...

Cinco De Mayo on the Central Coast

Cinco De Mayo on the Central Coast May 4, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Break out the sambreros and put on your ponchos for Cinco de Mayo celebrations around Central California. Even if you’re not in college or are traveling with your family, partaking in the festivities that mark the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862 is an American tradition...

Big Sur Marathon Promises to be Gigantic Event

Big Sur Marathon Promises to be Gigantic Event April 30, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
Tomorrow morning, before the sun rises over the Pacific and while most of us are still snuggled in our beds, some warriors will already be warmed up, in running shorts and light-weight T-shirts, Because of landslides, the famous Bixby Bridge will not be in this year's route. their Adidases tied...

Family Fun at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories’ Open House

Family Fun at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories’ Open House April 30, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories is one of the most respected oceanic research facilities in the world. Located right on the Monterey Submarine Canyon, a two-mile deep abyss that’s home to more biodiversity than a South American jungle, MLML gathers data on the creatures and climate of the Monterey...

“Cooking for Solutions” at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

“Cooking for Solutions” at the Monterey Bay Aquarium April 30, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is dedicated to environmental stewardship. By educating the public on smarter and more sustainable ways to fish and care for the world’s oceans, the MBA seeks to preserve the wonders of the deep for An outdoor demonstration at "Cooking for Solutions." centuries...

Catch the California Condor Tour in Big Sur

Catch the California Condor Tour in Big Sur April 28, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The California Condor has lived a harrowing existence. A species brought to the brink of extinction by poaching, habitat destruction, and environmental hazards, the remaining A California condor soars above the water at Big Sur 22 wild birds were brought to the San Diego Zoo in 1987. From there, thanks...

Wild Weather Keeps Capitola Residents on Edge

Wild Weather Keeps Capitola Residents on Edge April 1, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
Capitola, the quaint, almost picturesque seaside town just south of Santa Cruz, was flooded with two feet of water last weekend, causing residents to evacuate and wait until the water had receded before returning to their homes and businesses. Two flash floods surprised Capitola residents last weekend....