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Salinas was the birthplace of Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning author John Steinbeck and the setting for many of his novels. A statue of the man who wrote such classics as “The Grapes of Wrath” and “East of Eden” stands on the lawn of the John Steinbeck Library, 350 Lincoln Ave.; phone (831) 758-7311. Steinbeck is buried in Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 850 Abbott St.; phone (831) 422-6417.
The vast quantities and varieties of vegetables and fruits grown in the Salinas Valley are responsible for the nickname “Salad Bowl of the World.”

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Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce 119 E. Alisal St. SALINAS, CA 93901. Phone:(831)751-7725

The anchor stores at Northridge Mall, US 101 at Boronda Road and N. Main Street, are JCPenney, Macy's and Sears.
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Current Location: Salinas, California
Residence Inn by Marriott-Salinas
17215 El Rancho Way. Salinas, CA 93907
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Hampton Inn & Suites Salinas
523 Work St. Salinas, CA 93901
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Comfort Inn & Suites
181 Kern St. Salinas, CA 93905
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