Week 4, and Chinatown Health Services is doing well. Right now, we’re averaging 60 persons daily for showers and 63 persons daily for restroom use (each several times each day). In our first 19 days of service, we logged 758 showers! The Health Services Center provides relief and support for the homeless. Read “Changing lives: Chinatown Health Services Center Update” on the Dorothy’s Place website; then, give … Continue reading Chinatown Health Services Update
Today, ACE members attended the grand opening celebration of the Dai-ichi Village Senior Affordable Housing Development. Dai-ichi Village is located in the Japan town area of Salinas Chinatown, and is part of the 4-phase Haciendas housing development. The village consists of 41 units out of a total 190. The entire project is focused on removal and rehab of aged and deteriorated housing in Salinas, to … Continue reading Dai-ichi Village Grand Opening in Salinas Chinatown
Yesterday, as I entered the work area at the Salinas Buddhist Temple, the spicy scent of marinated tri-tip from Star Market wafted through the room from the grill outside, making me hungry. Large paper bags were already lined up on the long tables, waiting for us to place the meals inside. Outside on the patio, Ken, Larry, Herb, Cathy, and Mel were bantering about baseball while … Continue reading Thanks for your support of ACE
Support ACE by purchasing a yummy Tri-Tip take-out dinner with meat from our local Star Market, cooked and served by members of the Buddhist Temple of Salinas! Besides its reputation for being delicious, the Tri-tip dinner serves 4 to 6 people, and comes with salad and rolls! Supporting ACE helps us develop programs to preserve, promote, and enrich the history and multicultural identity of Salinas Chinatown—historically the … Continue reading Support ACE with a Yummy Take-out Tri-tip Meal
What do you remember about Salinas Chinatown? Do you remember Henry Chin stopping at the Chinatown Shell Station in his Black Beauty Buick convertible? Photo from the Ahtye Family Collection. ACE would love to hear or read your stories and see your photographs! Continue reading Do You Remember Chinatown?
It’s that time again. Support ACE by purchasing a yummy Tri-Tip take-out dinner from the Salinas Buddhist Temple. Besides being delicious, the Tri-tip dinner serves 4 to 6 people, and comes with salad and rolls! Contact any of the three people below for tickets, and pick up your dinner at the Buddhist Temple, 14 California St., on November 12. Continue reading Support ACE: Purchase a Tri-Tip Dinner
Several members of ACE attended the preview and tour of the Salinas Chinatown Health Center today. The press was there, representatives of the City of Salinas, Dorothy’s Place, and various supporters and sponsors. The Health Center will initially be open part-time, and eventually will be available to the homeless population on a 24-hour basis. It will contain a female-identifying and male-identifying hygiene center (toilets, showers, towel … Continue reading Chinatown Health Center