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Cyber Attack Impacting Anthem Members

February 5, 2015

On February 4, 2015, Anthem, Inc., the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross, made public that they were the victim of a highly-sophisticated cyber-attack, which could potentially impact more than 80 million current and former Anthem members. We currently use Anthem to administer our medical plans. read more


Housing Policies and Needs  - Community Workshop in Spanish (with English translation) February 26, 2015

February 18, 2015

The City of Salinas invites you to discuss citywide housing policies and needs to update City housing plans and policy documents. A Community Workshop in Spanish with English translation will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the National Steinbeck Center at 1 Main Street in downtown Salinas. Free validation of parking in the City Garage next to the Steinbeck Center. This is the fourth in a series of community workshops to update the City's Housing Initiatives. 

A bilingual community survey is available online and paper copies at all three City libraries and the office of the Department of Community and Economic Development, 65 W. Alisal Street, Second floor, Salinas 93901.   Deadline for survey response is March 12, 20015.   


Monterey County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Receives $874,890

Grant Funding​

September 8, 2014

The Monterey County WIB received a grant for $874,890.  The grant funding is targeted for re-employment services and training for affected workers who were laid off by Capitol One and River Ranch Fresh Foods.  Those affected workers in need of employment and training services may contact OET at the America’s Job Center of California, 730 La Guardia Street, Salinas, CA,  (831) 796-3600.  For more information visit:

Proposed General Plan Economic Development​ Element

April 7, 2014

The proposed City of Salinas General Plan Economic Development Element is an economic development strategy to achieve a vision of a united and sustained economic prosperity for Salinas. The strategy will identify policies, goals and objectives necessary to guide future public sector and private sector actions, and will contain a vision map, and list of recommended actions to ensure the vision becomes a reality. The Element is also a tool to better understand and define the baseline economic conditions and identify opportunities for cultivating a more prosperous and healthy Salinas.​ 

Emergency Food Distribution Program at the Bread Box and Hebbron Family Center


The Bread Box and Hebbron Family Center, in collaboration with the Monterey County Food Bank, are implementing the Emergency Food Distribution Program.  The Bread Box distributes food on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 11:00 AM and Hebbron distributes on the 2nd & 4th Thursday at 5:00 PM.  Providing increased access to food for families, specifically in East Salinas, is important and the Library and Community Services Department is pleased to support this effort.  For more information regarding the Emergency Food Distribution Program at the Bread Box or Hebbron7306.  Food Bank Distribution Sites