Highlights for this week

COVID-19 Updates

  • Independent Transportation Network Monterey County is offering free rides for those 65 years and older, to their vaccine appointments! Visit this site www.mcvaccinate.comto find out about appointmentsorcall 831-233-3447.
  • LOCAL COMMUNITY HEALTH OFFICIALS: If you are interested in volunteering to administer COVID-19 vaccines, register/apply here.
  • If you are quarantined and in need of food and other resources, please email cogcommunityhealth@gmail.com or call 831-675-5000


  •  Food
    • The City of Gonzales, the Gonzales Youth Council will be hosting a USDA Family Food Box Distribution on Monday, March 8th from 3PM to 5PM, or until supplies last. The distribution will take place at Centennial Park driveway.
    • Cypress Church hosts fresh produce distributions every Tuesday at 107 Centennial Drive at 10:30AM.(Supplies are limited to the first 100 people.)
    • The Food Bank for Monterey County hosts food distributions every Thursday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM at Saint Theodore’s Church.
  • Clothing
    • Gonzales Community Church Clothing Closet is open Monday-Thursday from 3:30PM to 5PMat the Community Church Education Building located on 4th and Day Streets. 

Media Highlights

  • 2019 Gonzales High School graduate, Pablo Villaseñor, has recently received a Division 1 Scholarship to San Jose State University! Click here to read about his story!
  • The City of Gonzales was recognized for our sustainability initiatives! Click here to read the article!
  • The City of Gonzalesreceived a national award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and a $15,000 grant to develop a new program, the Healthy Gonzales Initiative. The Healthy Gonzales Initiative will help our youth get healthy and help contribute to the prevention of childhood obesity.

Job Opportunities

  • The Gonzales Police Department is still looking for a police officer. If interested, click here for the application and additional information!