East County residents can now find 2018's Welcome! Guide on racks in local businesses and at the Brentwood Press building, 248 Oak St., Brentwood or online at https://www.thepress.net/welcome. Locals and newcomers alike turn to our yearly magazine to find popular events, happenings within each city and tidbits of the area's rich history.
Congratulations to local residents Steve Verduzco and Karen Troy for winning first- and second-place honors in our Welcome! Guide photo contest. Verduzco won first place and $100 for his shot of the iconic flag barn on Vasco Road, which graces the cover of our magazine this year. Troy, took home second-place honors and a $50 gift card to Cap’s Oak Street Bar & Grill, for her shot of the Nunn vineyards captured behind a photo of her daughter, Emilee Troy, and her daughter’s lifelong friend, Hailey Nunn. The Press received numerous photo submissions for the 2018 Welcome! Guide. Thank you to all the participants and see you next year!