Farm dog redefined | California Bountiful Magazine – Spring 2024

Herding, guarding, comforting, securing. The title of “working dog” on the farm or ranch expands to fit the needs of the operation—much like the reality of being a farmer.

The Olympian Next Door | 65 Degrees Magazine – Winter 2024

On a Thursday evening in October, Lauren Billys Shady wraps up another long day preparing for an international three-day eventing competition. It will be at Galway Downs in Temecula – a premier equestrian center on the short-list to host events during the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles.


Middlebury Institute Recognized as a Top Producer of Peace Corps Volunteers
Middlebury Institute of International Studies – April 2024

The Peace Corps has recognized Middlebury Institute as the top volunteer-producing small-sized graduate school since the agency was founded in 1961.

Monterey County winds a blow to area wine tourism

Ag Alert – May 24, 2023

Monterey County has more than 42,000 acres of planted vineyards, more than some of its far more famous coastal wine-producing neighbors.

But the county’s climate, particularly its winds, can create some challenging contradictions for a wine region trying to build its brand and attract more tourism.


Monterey County Health Department’s 100th Anniversary

January 2024

The County of Monterey Health Department celebrates 100 years, commemorating a vibrant history responding to the
ever-changing needs of county residents.

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