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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

Without funding, a recovery program for homeless families could lose everything.

Posted: Thursday, June 9th, 2011
Rachel Hernandez had been sleeping on the streets of Greenfield for a year when she became pregnant with her fourth child and decided it was time to quit meth. After enrolling in an [...] read more

Social Host Ordinance unanimously approved by City Council

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
The Salinas City Council approved a proposed fine increase to an underage drinking law in Salinas that would hit adults/parents who provide alcohol to minors. Sun Street Centers’ Safe Teens Empowerment Project (STEPS), [...] read more

Local Attorney Group Named Business of the Year

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011
Sun Street Centers announced their Business of the Year recipient for 2011. Ottone Leach Olsen & Ray LLP was acknowledged yesterday at their law offices in Salinas for over 15 years of personal [...] read more

Alcoholic Energy Drinks

Posted: Friday, November 12th, 2010
Article on Four Loko I want to bring your attention to an issue that recently was featured in the article “Concern over alcoholic energy drinks after incident at Washington College” in the Monterey [...] read more

Men in Recovery Meet the Governor

Posted: Sunday, September 12th, 2010
Sun Street Centers Celebrates Recovery Happens Month Sun Street Centers began a month long celebration of Recovery from Alcohol and Drug addiction on the State Capital yesterday, along with thousands of others from [...] read more

Helping Hands for Men in Recovery

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010
Sun Street Centers Board of Directors received a donation of $5000 from the Helping Hands Foundation of Monterey County at their Board meeting on Tuesday evening. The donation is for Renovations for Recovery,  [...] read more

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010
While communities are faced with a number of substance abuse issues, underage drinking continues to be among the most pervasive ones, with nearly 11 million underage drinkers today. That’s why April is designated [...] read more

S.T.E.P.S. Announces the launch of their new website.

Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010
Sun Street Centers and S.T.E.P.S. (Safe Teens Empowerment Project in Salinas and Seaside) are proud to announce the launch of their new website. S.T.E.P.S. now have a valuable tool to reach not only [...] read more