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Press Room - 2007 Archives

2007 Press Releases:

$650,000 Grant to Help Laid-Off Monterey County Workers Obtain Training Services for Future Employment
December 7, 2007

On December 6, 2007, the Monterey County Workforce Investment Board was notified by the State of California Employment Development Department regarding their receipt of a $650,000 state grant award responding to job losses in the agriculture-food processing and construction-residential industry sectors… [more]

Open hearts and homes for waiting children
November 28, 2007

Monterey County once again has chosen to celebrate Adoption Awareness Month by honoring those families who have opened their hearts and homes to waiting children in the foster care system… [more]

Monterey County One Stop Career Center to host a Retail and Hospitality Job Fair
October 24, 2007

The Monterey County Workforce Investment Board and the Office for Employment Training is proud to announce that the Monterey County One Stop Career Center in Seaside plans to host a job fair event on October 30, 2007… [more]

2007 News Articles:

Group host PJ party
December 17, 2007
The National Steinbeck Center was transformed Sunday night into a holiday fantasy-land complete with Santa ad Mrs. Claus, Frosty the Snowman and hundreds of area children with wide smiles on their faces… [more]

Grants to help retrain workers
December 6, 2007
The Monterey County Workforce Investment Board has received a $650,000 state grant to help train as many as 140 workers affected by job losses in the agriculture-food processing and construction-residential industry sectors… [more]

More help on the way for vets
November 2, 2007
An agreement between the U. S. departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs should speed services to veterans… [more]

Building Shelter
October 4, 2007
Drugs addicts need more recovery programs. Poor people need cheaper housing. The mentally ill need better treatment. And all three groups could use jobs… [more]

Stores hiring now
August 8, 2007
Hundreds of new jobs are coming to retail center near you. Some of the major stores under construction at The Dunes on Monterey Bay retail center have announced job fairs this month… [more]

Labor of love set for Sept. 6
August 1, 2007
Monterey County’s largest community baby shower, Labor of Love, will take place Sept. 6 at the Community Center to celebrate healthy pregnancies and support healthy behaviors before, during and after pregnancy… [more]