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January 1, 1990
Eagle Watch Tours initiated at Lake San Antonio.

March 1990

Eagle Watch program receives Award of Excellence from the National Park and Recreation Association and the California Park and Recreation Society.

September 12, 1990
John Steinbeck’s short story, Molly Morgan, filmed at San Lorenzo Park.

March 28, 1991
Monterey County Parks celebrates its 25th anniversary (1966-1991).

April 6, 1991
Manzanita Park holds the grand opening of its sports complex.

April 7, 1991
First Laguna Seca Challenge bike races.

March 16, 1992
Board of Supervisors signs five year contract with Bill Graham Presents to promote concerts at Laguna Seca.

April 1, 1993
Lake San Antonio North Shore reopens after being closed due to drought since 1989.

September 8, 1995
New cross-country course opens at Toro Park.

November 5, 1995
Laguna Seca track lengthened to 2.238 miles, turns 10 and 11 redesigned and pit stalls lengthened.

February 7, 1996
Board of Supervisors sign contract with Skip Barber Racing School.

July 12, 1996
Motocross track opens at Laguna Seca.

April 29, 1997
John Pinio appointed as Parks Director.

July 31, 1997
First Spirit West Coast concert held at Laguna Seca.

October 21, 1997
First 24 Hours of Adrenaline held at Laguna Seca.

May 18, 1999
Accessible interpretive trail opens at Toro Park.

July 1, 1999
Alcohol banned in day use parks.

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Salinas, CA 93915
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