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22 November 2016
11/22/2016: Monterey Police Officers Save Despondent Mans Life

11/22/2016: Monterey Police Officers Save Despondent Mans Life

On Monday November 21, 2016, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Monterey Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Glenwood Circle in Monterey on a request from neighbors to check on the welfare of an individual who had not been seen recently.  A first floor apartment was flooded with water, which had originated in the second floor apartment where the individual lived.   

17 November 2016
11/17/2016: City Graduates New Group of Ambassadors

11/17/2016: City Graduates New Group of Ambassadors

Fifteen employees graduated as City of Monterey ambassadors this week, the third class of graduates since 2013. Learning about Monterey helps employees provide excellent customer service to the community and is the impetus for creating this important program.

Ambassadors

17 November 2016
11/17/2016: Vision Zero OTS Grant Awarded to the City of Monterey

11/17/2016: Vision Zero OTS Grant Awarded to the City of Monterey

The City of Monterey has been awarded a $74,000 California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) grant. The grant is funding the “Vision Zero” program over a one year time frame, including the purchase of educational material and development of a Vision Zero Action Plan.

17 November 2016
11/14/2016: Attempted Child Abduction - UPDATE on 11/17/2016

11/14/2016: Attempted Child Abduction - UPDATE on 11/17/2016

UPDATE, Nov. 17, 2016: News Release in PDF

On November 14, 2016 at 1:32 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to a report of an attempted child abduction at the Monterey Library, 625 Pacific Street. News Release in PDF

14 November 2016
11/14/2016: Arrest of Wanted Subject

11/14/2016: Arrest of Wanted Subject

On November 12, 2016 at 3:23 PM, Monterey Police Officers located 26 year old Adrian Chronister of Pacific Grove on the Recreation Trail between Wharf 1 and the Coast Guard Pier. Chronister was on felony probation and suspected of several commercial burglaries on the Monterey Peninsula. Chronister had also evaded police earlier in the week after leading officers on a foot pursuit in Downtown Monterey.

10 November 2016
11/10/2016: City of Monterey and PG&E Collaborate For Public Safety and Urban Forest Sustainability

11/10/2016: City of Monterey and PG&E Collaborate For Public Safety and Urban Forest Sustainability

In October 2015, the City of Monterey and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Company partnered on a successful project that resulted in ensuring public safety and maintaining a healthy urban forest. PG&E requested the removal of hundreds of trees to provide long term protection and excavation access to the major gas mains throughout the City.

07 November 2016
11/04/2016: Shooting Suspect Arrested
04 November 2016
Monterey Dubrovnik Sister City Relationship Plays Out at Half Marathon on Monterey Bay - Dual race offers runner exchange program

Monterey Dubrovnik Sister City Relationship Plays Out at Half Marathon on Monterey Bay - Dual race offers runner exchange program

In 2006, the cities of Monterey, CA, and Dubrovnik, Croatia, began a sister-city relationship. The two cities are known worldwide as tourist destinations, have historical significance and interest in historical preservation and celebration, and are set along a spectacular coastline.  Now, each has a popular half marathon race as well. News Release in PDF

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June 26:

Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • MEASURE P STORM DRAINS: Citywide Storm Drain Repairs Phase 3 - next up - Soledad Drive at Soledad Place - potential road closure at times - dates still to be determined
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 4 Work in New Monterey/Cannery Row areas - See schedule NOTE: NEW MONTEREY SCHEDULE POSTPONED BY ONE DAY, CANNERY ROW SCHEDULE UPDATED AS FOLLOWS:
    Tuesday 6/27- Foam (Hoffman to Prescott) Wednesday 6/28 - Wave (Hoffman to Irving) Thursday 6/29 - Irving (Foam to Laine)
  • MEASURE P SIDEWALKS: Citywide Sidewalk Repair Phase 3 - See map and list of streets and dates
  • MEASURE P ADA: Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - Sloat Avenue: Road closed Mon., June 26 through Fri., June 30. MONDAY: work between Ninth and 10th streets, then this section will open; TUES - FRI, closed from Ninth Street to Del Monte Avenue.
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Impacts to parking and traffic on the wharf. (CIP)
  • Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court (NIP)
  • Police Department Lobby ADA improvements
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Paving work will wrap up on North Fremont Street and begin on High and Jefferson Streets in Monterey. Pipeline construction will also continue Madison Street.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68)
    Day and Night work
    Thursday, June 22 – Tuesday, June 27 (Day and Night) Those leaving Pebble Beach from the Highway 1 Gate will be able to turn left to access Highway 68 ONLY. The southbound Highway 1 on-ramp will remain CLOSED for the duration. The Highway 1 Gate entrance to Pebble Beach will be OPEN. (Traffic will run on rough, unpaved road near the teardrop island). Wednesday, June 28 (Night: 8 p.m. – 6 a.m.) Night closure of southbound Highway 1 on-ramp, off-ramp, and the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate Gate entrance and exit will be CLOSED. The on-ramp and Highway 1 Gate will be OPEN during the DAY. (Traffic will run on rough, unpaved road near the tear drop island) Thursday, June 29 (Night: 8 p.m. – 6 a.m.) Night closure of the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp, off-ramp, and the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate entrance and exit will be CLOSED. The on-ramp and Highway 1 Gate will be OPEN during the day. During the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp closure, drivers coming from Pacific Grove, Community Hospital, and the Aguajito Road neighborhood who are going towards southbound Highway 1 (towards Carmel) will need to follow the signed detour and head north on Highway 1 to make a U-turn at Munras Avenue. Large trucks and busses are advised to U-turn at Aguajito Road. During the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate closures, drivers are advised to use an alternate gate. Sign Up for Text Message Alerts - Text 68roundabout to 888777

    Sign-up to receive email notifications: www.tamcmonterey.org. TAMC will send a weekly “look-ahead” with info about the construction, road closures, detours, traffic conditions and travel options.
    HH68 Roundabout May Take Longer

construction signs

Ongoing


Upcoming

  1. Lower Presidio Historic Park Accessible Walkway up to the Sloat Monument (NIP)
  2. ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P) - July
  3. 300 Block of Belden Street Widening (NIP) - July
  4. Hawthorne Drainage Improvements - (CIP)
  5. Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte - July (CIP)
  6. Pearl Street Bridge Improvements, replace walk path - (CIP)
  7. MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5

CalTrans may be performing other work locally. Look up CalTrans construction.