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01 December 2016
12/01/2016: Monterey Fireman's Association Annual Toy Drive

12/01/2016: Monterey Fireman's Association Annual Toy Drive

The Monterey Fireman’s Association, a nonprofit organization comprised of members of Monterey Fire Department, is now accepting donations of unwrapped NEW toys for its annual Toy Drive to assist families in need.

30 November 2016
11/30/2016: Presidio main gate under construction through holidays

11/30/2016: Presidio main gate under construction through holidays

PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. – The Bolio Street Gate is scheduled for construction from December 5-23, 2016 (weather permitting).

23 November 2016
11/23/2016: Homicide in Monterey

11/23/2016: Homicide in Monterey

On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at approximately 1:41 am, the Monterey Police Department (MPD) responded to the 600 block of Wave Street in Monterey on the report of gunshots being fired.  MPD arrived and located one victim at the entrance to the Cannery Row Parking Garage, located in the 600 block of Wave Street.   

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.


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.


Week beginning
May 29:

Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing Phase 4 - See project schedule
  • MEASURE P SIDEWALKS: Citywide Sidewalk Repair Phase 3 - See map and list of streets and dates | News Release
  • MEASURE P ADA: Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - Sloat Avenue update: Planned delay to minimize impacts and coordinate with NPS summer schedule. Additional PG&E work added. (into July)
  • Sewer Work - NO MAP this week - ("What a Relief")
    Work on Cannery Row between Drake and Dickman, 9 am to 9 pm, Thurs., June 1
  • Police Department Lobby ADA improvements
  • CalTrans Tree Trimming Work (Non-City Project)
    Daytime tree removal at multiple locations along Holman Highway 68. This work will require traffic control with flagging, so delays are anticipated.
    Work hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
    - Tue. and Wed. 05/30 and 5/31 Eastbound Holman Highway 68 at CHOMP
    - Thu. 06/01/17 Eastbound Holman Highway 68 between CHOMP and Skyline Forest Drive
    - Fri. 06/02/17 westbound Highway 68 at Crocker Ave
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Construction will resume on Jefferson Street and then mid-week will move onto Monroe Street in Monterey. Pipeline installation in Seaside will continue onto Hilby. Pipeline installation in Seaside will continue Fremont Boulevard and Wheeler Street.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68)
    Next Tuesday night (May 30), crews will close the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp and the section of roadway between Holman Highway 68 and the southbound Highway 1 onramp from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. in order to complete the removal of the traffic signal and reconfigure the intersection.
    During the closures:
    Drivers from Monterey wishing to go towards CHOMP/Pacific Grove will need to continue south on Highway 1 to make a U-turn at either Carpenter Street or Ocean Avenue and return to Holman Highway 68 via northbound Highway 1.
    - Drivers from CHOMP/Pacific Grove wishing to go south on Highway 1 towards Carmel will need to continue on northbound Highway 1 and make a U-turn at Munras Avenue or Aguajito Road and return to Carmel via southbound Highway 1. - Drivers from Pebble Beach will be able to make a right turn only out of the Highway 1 Gate towards Carmel.
    - The morning of Wednesday, May 31, the intersection will be controlled by yield signs. | MAP
    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



  1. ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P) - July
  2. 300 Block of Belden Street Widening (NIP) - July
  3. Hawthorne Drainage Improvements - (CIP)
  4. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Repairs 6/12, Pile driving 6/19 (CIP)
  5. Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court - June (NIP)
  6. Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte - July (CIP)

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