IN THE NEWS

Our endorsements for local races in the June 7 primary election.

May 12, 2022

Monterey County Weekly

"Lopez is a thoughtful leader, committed to his constituents, and he seems to genuinely love the job. His dreams range from small (getting sidewalks in rural communities that don’t have them) to grand (broadband infrastructure).."

Left out of the state’s initial broadband plans, county leaders join to make a new agency and get a voice.

March 17, 2022

Monterey County Weekly

"The omission has galvanized a group of local leaders, led by District 3 Supervisor Chris Lopez and includes city managers and elected officials from Salinas, Gonzales, Soledad, Greenfield and King City"

Monterey County Board of Supervisors approve funding for farmworker resource center

February 3, 2022

Monterey Herald

"The Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted this week to allocate $250,000 to create a farmworker resource center in Greenfield"

Supervisor Lopez to help lead Rural County Representatives of California

January 31, 2022

King City Rustler

"Monterey County Supervisor Chris Lopez was selected by his peers to serve as second vice chair of the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) in early December."

Central Coast events commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11

September 11, 2021

KION Channel 5

"Saturday marks twenty years since a series of terrorist attacks on the United States claimed the lives of almost 3,000 people."

King City Young Farmers officially unveil revamped veterans memorial

July 13, 2021

King City Rustler

"King City Young Farmers officially dedicated the revamped veterans memorial, Avenue of Honor, inside San Lorenzo Park in King City on Independence Day."

Fourth of July festivities return to south Monterey County

July 5, 2021

KSBW 8

"Cities in the South Monterey County area rolled down the street celebrating in parades. Fessed in red, white and blue, without masks and sitting close together."

Remember the election? Primary results are certified, despite partial governmental closures

March 27, 2021

Monterey County Weekly

"Like many governmental offices, the Monterey County Elections Department is closed to walk-in traffic and non-essential tasks. "

The city of Soledad will celebrate its centennial all year round

March 9, 2021

Monterey County Weekly

"During the summer, the city is planning a centennial program to get kids and teens involved in sports and compete, if allowed by Covid-19 protocols."

New Hartnell College campus in Soledad nears completion

February 18, 2021

Salinas Valley Tribune

"When finished this winter, the Soledad Education Center will include four classrooms, a faculty room and an adjacent student success center that will be home to tutoring services..."

New Board Of Supervisors Chairman Takes Gravel

January 7, 2020

Monterey Herald

"One of the youngest county supervisors in Monterey County history is taking the helm of the Board of Supervisors."

Monterey County supervisors embark on new year

January 19, 2020

King City Rustler

"Former board chair Chris Lopez continues as the District 3 supervisor, overseeing South Monterey County."

Face To Face with Chris Lopez

October 3, 2019

Monterey County Weekly

"Chris Lopez says he began learning at an early age that the best way to understand people is to keep your door open."

Youth learn about government through Young Legislators Program

September 4, 2019

King City Rustler

"School is back in session, but over the summer a few select students learned about the workings of local government through Sen. Anna Caballero’s 2019 Young Legislators Program"

Hartnell College launches student success initiative

August 7, 2019

Greenfield News

"Supervisor Lopez, who represents south Monterey County, said he believes the county’s investment can spur other public and private partners to add their support in the future."