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MCFC elects two new members to Board of Directors

The nonprofit Monterey County Film Commission board of directors has elected two new members to serve three-year terms on its board. Annee Martin is partner/owner of Ami Carmel Boutique and Sanctuary Vacation Rentals.  She has nonprofit volunteering experience with the Monterey County Hospitality Association, and last year she founded Kindness Monterey, a pay-it-forward gift card […]

From the Heart Productions Short Films Grant Program

Sponsored by the non-profit From the Heart Productions, the prize package for inaugural Roy W. Dean Grant for Short Films has been growing quickly since its inception.  In addition to the $3,000 cash, the winner will now also receive $3,000.00 in music and audio services from well-known composer David Raiklen, $6,000.00 in animation from Emmy award […]

Hwy. 1 South of Big Sur – closed

Date: Monday, February 1, 2021 at 1 pm District: 05 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties Contact: Kevin Drabinski 805-549-3138 or Jim Shivers 805-549-3237 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – UPDATE #3 AFTER PARTIAL LIFTING OF EVACUATION ORDER RESIDENTS NORTH OF RAT CREEK RETURN; THOSE SOUTH STILL SUBJECT TO CLOSURE […]