Coast Lines, May 27, 2017: Jimmy Panetta announces grants for Salud, colleges


Jimmy Panetta announces grants for Salud, colleges

Salud Para La Gente will receive $2,277,358 from the federal Health Resources and Service Administration, supporting clinic operations in Watsonville.

The funding comes from the Health Center Cluster grant program, which distributes Affordable Care Act funding to community health centers across the country. The grant was announced Friday by Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley.

Pannetta also announced grants from the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program to prepare high school students for careers in math and science.

Salinas’ Hartnell College received two grants totaling $515,000. Cal State Monterey Bay received two grants totaling $574,556. Monterey Peninsula College received a grant totaling $400,107.


Health warning: Bacteria at Cowell Beach

Santa Cruz County health officials on Friday warned of bacteria levels that exceed safe body contact standards at Cowell Beach, extending from the wharf to the edge of the Dream Inn. They advise avoiding body contact with the water.


Military veterans to be remembered Monday

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History is hosting a commemoration for Santa Cruz’s 150th Memorial Day at Evergreen Cemetery 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday on Evergreen Street.

The traditional remembrance features musical and spoken tributes from community leaders, veterans and military, a pop-up museum and the unveiling of plans to restore the cemetery’s plot in which many…

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