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Sun Street Centers Celebrates 45 Years

Posted: Thursday, September 26th, 2013

In 1968, Martin Dodd looked at an abandoned bracero camp located between Peach and Sun Streets close to the edge of Carr Lake in Salinas and recognized its potential as a possible safe […] read more

Salinas Speaks Out on Homicide Spree

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013

Sylvia Ramirez, Prevention Coordinator, and Jorge Quiroz, Program Aide,  were featured on KSBW Channel 8 Local News on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 talking about the services we offer to families and teens and […] read more

The Power of Youth: Youth Summit

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Posted: Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

The Safe Teens Empowerment Project in Salinas and Building Healthy Communities are hosting a Youth Summit, “The Power of Youth,” on Saturday July 27, 2013 at 37 Central Avenue from 11am-4pm. Some of […] read more

One for One Policy on Liquor Licenses

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Sylvia Ramirez, Salinas Prevention Coordinator, was featured on Channel 67 Univision on July 9th, 2013, talking about the One for One Policy on liquor licenses. The One for One Policy requires that one […] read more

Seaside STEPS Students Against Dispensaries in Marina

Posted: Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Letter to the Editor
MARINA, CA -Kevin Saunders and other Marina residents are pressuring the mayor and City Council to lift the ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Marina. Sun Street Centers STEPS […] read more

PARTS Coalition: Risks During Pregnancy

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013

Salinas PARTS Coalition was featured on Channel 67 Univision on May 9th to discuss risks of consuming toxic substances during pregnancy.
Check out the video here: Riesgos Durante Embarazo […] read more

Helping Hands Annual BBQ & Reverse Draw, May 2nd, 2013

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Posted: Friday, April 5th, 2013

Join us for good food and fun at the Helping Hands Annual BBQ & Reverse Draw on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013!
For more information or tickets please call Jerry Bunker at 320-5569 or […] read more

STEPS Students speak to PARTS Coalition

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Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2012

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Salinas teens to take lead role at town hall meeting on youth drinking

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

By CLAUDIA MELÉNDEZ SALINAS 
Herald Staff Writer
They are gearing up to talk about the alcohol and drugs around them in the world. Though their topic is serious, they release a few giggles […] read more

Drug-Related Fatalities Top Deaths From Motor Vehicle Accidents

Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Deaths caused by drugs have topped traffic-related deaths, an analysis by the Los Angeles Times concludes. The rise in drug-related deaths is due in large part to an increase in overdoses from prescription […] read more