Homemade Granola at Paris Bakery

Did you know that Paris Bakery makes our own granola? Not too sweet, it's the perfect addition to your morning yogurt or oatmeal, and tasty served plain with a little milk!

Paris Bakery is open during the shelter-in-place order...

Union Yoga Now Offers Streaming Classes on Zoom

Union Yoga is now offering daily streaming classes on Zoom! When you look at the schedule on our website , you'll find a sweet surprise. No longer are we bound by our teachers' proximity to the studio - both Annie Petersen and Jenn DiMeiro will be rejoining the studio staff! To take a class, you must register and pay at least one hour in advance of the start time on our website.

Upcoming Monterey Blood Drives

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during the coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood.

Here's a...

Downtown Old Monterey Shelter-in-Place Dining Guide

Just because there's a pandemic happening doesn't mean you can't eat well. Many of Old Monterey's restaurants are open for take-out and delivery orders.

To help you find which restaurants are still running, we've set up the Old Monterey Shelter-in-Place Dining Guide , which lists restaurants offering pick-up or delivery during Monterey County's shelter-in-place order. You'll also find operating hours, menus, contact information, and links to delivery services. Enjoy!

Code Ninjas Monterey Now Offering At-Home Livestream Coding Sessions for Kids

Are your kids housebound? Code Ninjas Monterey will keep them engaged, coding, and having fun through our new, at-home livestream coding sessions! Your kids will complete fun activities that put their ninja coding skills to the test and show off what they’ve learned by building video games kids love.

In addition, childcare is available daily for Code NInja members and the community at large. Seating is limited - if you're interested, please call 831-200-3924.

Discount for Essential Service Providers at Pacific Bowls and Rolls

At Pacific Bowls and Rolls, we appreciate the work of essential service providers - everyone from the police and health care workers to our local grocers! During the shelter-in-place order, we're offering all essential service providers a deal of "buy one get one 50% off" for our poke bowls or sushi rolls.

Just phone in your order to 831-583-8433 and let us know whether you prefer pick-up or delivery. We're located at 475 Alvarado Street.

Take-Out Food Safety During the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

In Downtown Old Monterey, a number of restaurants are switching from being dine-in restaurants to take-out and food delivery services. After being quarantined, you're probably starting to yearn for a taste of your former life, but you may hesitate because...

Monterey COVID-19 Mutual Aid Project and Old Capitol Books

Though Old Capitol Books is closed, we still want to help in our community. That's why we're volunteering with the Monterey COVID-19 Mutual Aid Project in coordination with Direct Action Monterey Network.

If you can volunteer to help deliver groceries to immunocompromised people, people with disabilities, or people with asthma, please sign up online . If you can't leave your home, you can volunteer to check in on people or talk to people on the phone who are experiencing fear and anxiety. And if you need help, please reach out .

Teletherapy Available with ISGC of Monterey

At ISGC, we understand that watching the coronavirus pandemic unfold can be upsetting and alarming for you and your loved ones. Stephen Braveman, a licensed marriage and family therapist for over 30 years, is now offering teletherapy, a way to conduct therapy without leaving home. For individual and couples’ sessions, he can use Facetime, Vsee, Skype, or the telephone. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please phone Wanda Braveman, patient advocate, at 831-375-7553.