Plan & Project Implementation

VISTA members with retired U.S. Rep Sam Farr
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Jul 25 2018 - 10:00am

Three City of Salinas VISTA members joined over 40 other county-wide AmeriCorps members in a ceremony honoring their year of service. Jissella Duarte served in the Recreation and Community Services...

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Jul 11 2018 - 8:30am

Community-led Working Groups wrapped up their first round of content for the Alisal Vibrancy Plan with seven meetings in June. Through these groups, residents and other stakeholders created actions and...

Workshop participants
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Jun 13 2018 - 8:30am

Over 50 residents and stakeholders helped shaped the future of Alisal development at the May 8 Land Use Workshop. Participants chose from eight categories of potential land uses, developed from...

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May 2 2018 - 8:00am

On Sunday, April 29th, over 70 entrepreneurs and small business owners attended Dia Del Empresario Latino 2018 (DDEL) at Sherwood Hall. The all-day event, which was a first in...

Tyan Village file photo
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Dec 27 2017 - 10:30am

Tynan Village will soon be home to a new bakery/deli. Jose Chavez and his family look forward to launching another bakery and deli in the heart of Salinas at the...

2 Individuals one says "Quality jobs that promote environmental sustainability and protect worker health," and the other says to "have good career opportunities when I come back from college"
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Dec 14 2017 - 8:30am

On December 5, 2017, the City Council unanimously approved the adoption of the Economic Development Element (EDE) as the 8th element of the Salinas General Plan. The EDE is the...

Community working together at small-group discussion tables
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Nov 1 2017 - 8:00am

"Create local career mentorship and internship programs"

"Help convenience stores convert to selling healthy food"

"Increase opportunities for affordable rental and owned housing"


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Group Photo of Steering Committee
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Sep 5 2017 - 4:00pm

On August 31, over 100 members of the Alisal community attended an Open House at Martin Luther King Jr. Academy to learn how they can participate in the Alisal Vibrancy...

Sidewalk dining area downtown
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Jul 12 2017 - 10:30am

With shops, restaurants, and other amenities within strolling distance, downtowns are an increasingly popular place to live. Salinas can follow in that trend, a report from Economic & Planning Systems,...