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MCFC announces Winners in 2022 Film Student Scholarship Program

(Monterey, CA – Jan. 11, 2023)   The Monterey County Film Commission announced the two top winners and one honorary mention winner in the film commission’s 2022 Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award program on Dec. 27, 2022. Selected for $1,500 scholarships are David Orta, a Greenfield resident and film student at Hartnell Community […]

Hwy. One closure starts Sat., Jan. 7 at 5 p.m.

Sa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* (FROM CALTRANS UPDATE #8) TWO DAY OPENING OF HIGHWAY 1 CLOSURE TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY, JANUARY 6 AT 8 AM THROUGH SATURDAY, JAN. 7 AT 5 PM MONTEREY / SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES – Caltrans maintenance and engineering teams completed initial assessments of Highway 1 after the atmospheric river events over […]

“All the Old Knives” premieres April 8th

“All the Old Knives”-– which filmed in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey’s Del Monte Shopping Center, and Highway 1 –premiered on Prime Video April 8, 2022.  The espionage thriller stars Chris Pine.  See the trailer for initial Big Sur scenes: Trailer link:

Hwy. 1 on the Big Sur Coast to Remain Closed for Emergency Repairs

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Dec. 14, 2021) HIGHWAY 1 ON THE BIG SUR COAST TO REMAIN CLOSEDFOR EMERGENCY REPAIRS MONTEREY / SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES – Highway 1 on the Big Sur Coast will remain closed between Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County and Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn in Monterey County (44.6 miles) while emergency rockfall and debris removal […]