Student Guide 1998--get Involved!
Thursday, August 20, 1998
Being a student is no excuse for dropping out of society. Call or write your local representatives and let them know what you care about--you hired them!
Monterey County Supervisors:
District 1: Simon Salinas, 755-5011, 647-7600.
District 2: Judy Pennycook, 755-5022, 647-7722.
District 3: Tom Perkins, 647-7963, 755-5033.
District 4: Edith Johnsen, 647-7744, 755-5044.
District 5: Dave Potter, 647-7755, 755-5055.
Monterey Peninsula: Fred Keeley, 27th Assembly District, 1200 Aguajito Rd., Ste. 203, Monterey, CA 93940, 646-1980.
Salinas: Peter Frusetta, 28th Assembly District, 321 First St., Hollister, 636-4890.
Senator Bruce McPherson, 15th District, 7 John St., Salinas, CA 93901, 753-6382, (800) 224-8050.
State Coastal Commission: 427-4863.
Congressman Sam Farr, 17th District, 380 Alvarado St., Monterey, CA 93940, 649-3555.
Senator Barbara Boxer, 1700 Montgomery St., Ste. 240, San Francisco, CA 94111, (415) 403-0100.
Senator Dianne Feinstein, 525 Market St., Ste. 3670, San Francisco, CA 94105. (415) 536-6868.
Democratic Party of Monterey County, 655-3121.
Republican Party of Monterey County, 424-6045 (Young Republicans, 373-2222).
Green Party Monterey County, 372-1143.
Save the Planet
You wanna help out by recycling and reusing, but money and time are precious. There''s tons of worthy groups in MoCo and even more stores where you can find treasures that are even better the second time around.
Volunteer Center of Monterey County, 655-9234. The Volunteer Center describes itself as a volunteer "clearinghouse" that hooks up able bodies and more than 300 nonprofit and public agencies throughout the county.
SPCA of Monterey County, 373-2631, ext. 223. Volunteers are needed for everything from dog-walking to clerical work.
Bay Net Docent Program, Center for Marine Conservation, 375-4509. Learn about our local ecology and get to teach others.
Big Sur Land Trust, 625-5523. Working to preserve the Big Sur coast.
Friends of the Sea Otter, 373-3720. Of course, CSUMB students should check out this group (for their mascot), which helps educate about sea otter habitat, but it''s open to everyone.
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 649-5152 ext. 112. The largest marine preserve in the U.S. is a valuable local resource.
Save Our Shores, Santa Cruz, 462-5660. Defending the coastal environment and Monterey Bay Sanctuary.
Surfrider Foundation, 626-1543. A nonprofit group that protects the waves and beaches.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shops, 184 Country Club Gate, Pacific Grove, 372-0866; 229 Main St., Salinas, 758-1382.
Animal Welfare Benefit Shop, 206 17th St., Pacific Grove, 372-1650.
Carmel Valley Community Chapel Thrift Shop, Paso Hondo & Village Drive, Carmel Valley, 659-3030.
Church Mouse Thrift Shop, 204 17th St., Pacific Grove, 375-0838.
Encore Boutique, 115 Central Ave., Pacific Grove, 375-1700.
Goodwill Industries, 708 East Alisal St., Salinas, 424-5346; 729 Broadway Ave., Seaside, 394-1212; 571 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 649-6056; 1258 N. Main St., Salinas, 449-6361.
Mariposa-Go-Round Resale Shop, 801 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 655-9223.
Monterey Peninsula Community Thrift Shop, 585 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 373-3588.
Monterey Peninsula Volunteer Services Thrift Shop, 655 Broadway Ave., Seaside, 394-5028.
Monterey Regional Waste Management District Last Chance Mercantile Resale Shop, 14201 Del Monte Blvd., Marina, 384-5313.
SPCA Benefit Shops, 216 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove, 373-5822; 13766 Center St., Carmel Valley, 659-2389; Lincoln & Dolores streets, Carmel, 624-4211.
St. Vincent de Paul Society Store, 1269 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, 899-2211.
Salvation Army, 1850 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, 394-6507; 326 N. Main St., Salinas, 424-0889.
Something Old, Something New, 1123 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, 394-5397.
Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop, 26388 Carmel Rancho Ln., Carmel, 626-8480, 626-0448.
City Curbside Recycling
For information on curbside pick-up of items like newspaper, glass and plastics, call the company that picks up your garbage.
Carmel Marina Recycling Center, 14201 Del Monte Blvd., Marina, 384-5313.
Monterey City Disposal and Recycling, 5 Harris Court, Monterey, 372-7977.
Salinas Disposal Service, 1120 Madison Ln., Salinas, 384-5000.
A-1 Recycling Co., 324 Kings St., Salinas, 754-5639.
A & S Metals, Castroville, 633-3379; Salinas, 424-3367.
Coors Recycling Center, 1781 Del Monte Blvd., Seaside, 899-1112.
EMS Recyclers, 2038 San Miguel Canyon Rd., Prunedale, 663-3689.
Reynolds Aluminum Recycling Center, 316 Commission St., Salinas, 758-5357.
Blue Moon, 176 Bonifacio Pl., Monterey, 641-0616.
Carousel, 26 San Miguel Ave., Salinas, 422-2093.
Cloud Nine, 1958 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, 394-4595.
Labels, 157 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove, 372-4314.
Nice Twice, 397 Calle Principal, Monterey, 373-5665.
The Pink Flamingo, 266 Main St., Salinas, 758-5443.
Reincarnation Vintage Clothes, 214 17th St., Pacific Grove, 649-0689.
Time After Time, 301 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove, 643-2747.
Used Records, CDs & Videos:
Do Re Mi Music, 3610 The Barnyard Shopping Center, Carmel, 625-1229.
Music Zone, 246 Main St., Salinas, 754-1632.
Recycled Records, 604 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 375-5454.
Vinyl Revolution, 230 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 646-9020.
The Wherehouse, 14 Crossroads Mall, Carmel, 624-3832; 402 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 649-3469; 1680 Del Monte Shopping Center, Monterey, 372-1236; 1712 N. Main St., Salinas, 449-4320.
Stewart''s Second Hand & Consignment, 224 Reindollar Ave., Marina, 384-7053.
Where to Turn:
Sometimes if you get stuck, or are feeling lost, getting advice from these groups can help. Have an emergency? Some of these low cost clinics and counselors can be students'' saviors.
AIDSa Testing, Information and Support:
AIDS and Cancer Research Foundation Hotline, (800) 373-4572.
AIDS/HIV Nightline, (800) 273-2437.
Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas, 950 Circle Dr., Salinas, 757-6237.
John XXIII AIDS Ministry, 540 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 655-1737.
Monterey County AIDS Project, Peninsula, 394-4747, Salinas, 772-8200.
Monterey County Health Department offers AIDS information and confidential or anonymous HIV testing, 647-7650.
Planned Parenthood, 625 Hilby Ave., Seaside, 394-1691 or 316 N. Main St., Salinas, 758-8261. Testing and treatment for men & women. Confidential care. MediCal accepted. Sliding fee scale.
Clinica De Salud Del Valle De Salinas, 950 Circle Dr., Salinas, 757-6237 or 211 N. Sanborn Rd., Salinas, 757-1365. Full-scale medical services, including vaccinations and birth control.
Doctors On Duty, general practice, no appointment needed, 389 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey, 649-0770; 2260 N. Fremont Ave., Monterey, 372-6700; 1212 S. Main St., Salinas, 422-7777; 1137 N. Main St., Salinas, 757-1110.
Harden Medical Care Center, 1756 N. Main St. (Harden Ranch Plaza), Salinas, 759-1900. Urgent, walk-in care. Maternal, child and adolescent health care information and referral line. (800) 756-0385. Free referrals.
Monterey County Health Department, 1150 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, 899-8100, or 1200 Aguajito Rd., Monterey, 647-7650. AIDS testing, vaccinations for school-age children, pre-marital blood testing and travel shots.
Planned Parenthood, 625 Hilby Ave., Seaside, 394-1691 or 316 N. Main, Salinas, 758-8261. Pregnancy testing, birth control, abortion, counseling, general medical care, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases for men & women. Confidential care. MediCal accepted. Sliding fee scale.
California Family Planning, 1-800-942-1054. Information and referral for women.
Crisis Pregnancy Center, 373-8535, 373-8536 (Peninsula), 757-5510 (Salinas). Provides Christian counseling about continuing (i.e. not terminating) unplanned pregnancies.
Family Service Agency, 373-4421. Marriage, couple and family counseling on almost any subject.
La Leche League of Monterey, 647-8393. Breast-feeding information.
Monterey County Health Department, 647-7650 or 899-8100.
Domestic Violence Crisis Line, 372-6300. 24-hour counseling and referrals for victims of domestic violence.
Family Resource Center, 394-4622 (Peninsula), 757-7915 (Salinas). Sliding scale fees. Provides child & family counseling, parent education classes, and support groups.
Monterey County Family and Children''s Services, Children''s Protective Services, (800) 606-6618.
Shelter Plus, Salinas, 422-2201. Provides shelter and counseling for victims of domestic violence.
Women''s Crisis Center of Salinas, 757-1001.
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP), 23625 Holman Hwy., Monterey, 624-5311, 624-4981 (TDD).
Natividad Medical Center, 1330 Natividad Rd., Salinas, 755-4111, 647-7611 (Peninsula).
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, 450 E. Romie Ln., Salinas, 757-4333.
Financial, Public Assistance
Consumer Credit Counselors, 372-9335, (800) 969-7526. Money management and counseling for people with credit problems.
Food Stamps, AFDC, General Assistance, MediCal. Apply in person at the following Department of Social Services Offices: 1000 S. Main St., Salinas, 755-4650. 1281 Broadway Ave., Seaside, 899-8001.
Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 375-3323. Referrals for all types of mental health clinics and support.
Community Human Services, counseling center, 590 Pearl St., Monterey, 373-4775. Provides general counseling and residential drug/alcohol treatment. Sliding scale.
Family Resource Center, 1178 Broadway Ave., Seaside, 394-4622. Sliding scale fees. Provides child & family counseling, parent education classes, and support groups.
Suicide Prevention Hotline, 649-8008 (Peninsula), 424-1485 (Salinas).
American Civil Liberties Union, 622-9894. Civil liberties information and referral.
California Fair Employment and Housing Department, (800) 884-1684. Handles discrimination and sexual harassment claims.
California Rural Legal Assistance, 757-5221. Handles problems with denial of public assistance benefits, labor and housing costs. Low-cost.
Center for Community Advocacy, 753-2324. Assists tenant groups in dealing with housing rights.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 291-7352.
Monterey County Bar Association''s Lawyer Referral Service, 375-9889.
Monterey County Legal Services, 375-0505. Free legal services for MoCo residents who meet income requirements.
Victim Assistance, 1200 Aguajito Rd., Monterey, 647-7772, or 240 Church St., Salinas, 755-5072. Help from the Monterey County District Attorney''s office for victims of crime.
Rape Crisis Center, Peninsula, 375-4357. 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault.
Women''s Crisis Center, Salinas, 757-1001. 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault.
Al-Anon & Alateen, 373-2532. Support group for those affected by someone else''s drinking.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 373-3713 (Peninsula), 424-9874 (Salinas). 24-hour help for people who are having problems with alcohol.
Narcotics Anonymous, 624-2055 (Peninsula), 758-1630 (Salinas). Meetings, information and counseling for drug-related crises.
Sunrise House, Salinas, 758-3302. For alcohol and other drug-related crises.
Sun Street Centers, 393-9316 (Peninsula), 655-2725 (Salinas). Low-cost recovery center, including family counseling.