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Monterey, a scenic and historic California coastal destination. A place to EXPLORE and ENJOY!
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Measure P, Sewer Rehab, HH68 Roundabout, Conference Center, NIP/CIP, and more!
Planning a vision for our community. Get the latest news on active planning projects. Watch meetings on the Monterey Channel
36 city parks and iconic beaches. Some of the most beautiful and diverse parks and beaches in the world. Host your special event.
Monterey Recreation, Monterey Sports Center,
Field Sports, Activity Guide, Community Centers
The Parking Division of the Community Services Department has a Parking Facility Worker part-time seasonal (PTS) position open for the summer. Please see the job flyer in PDF.
The Mid-Year Bienniel Budget Review for FY2015/16 Final and FY 2016/17 Revised is now available in PDF. The City's fiscal year (FY) runs from July 1 to June 30. Learn more about the City's budget at monterey.org/finance.
On November 23, 2016, Raul Melendez was the victim of a shooting homicide that occurred in the 600 block of Wave Street in Monterey. The Monterey Police Department (MPD) assisted by the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) identified the suspect in this homicide as Jorge Luis Mendoza and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.
The Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project’s developer, MidPen, began demolition last week with removal of the buildings beginning today. The project is being developed on City owned property and will provide 18 brand new, very much needed affordable rental housing units for extremely low, very low and low-income seniors.
On March 11, 2017, the Monterey Police Department took part in the Statewide “Shoulder Tap” Operation subsequent to receiving a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).
Big Sur International Marathon Weekend Transportation and Parking Information, April 29 - 30
This is the 32nd Presentation of the Big Sur International Marathon. Runners from 49 states and 35 countries are participating.
Runners will receive all information regarding their transport to the start of their race at the Transportation Desk at the Health & Fitness Expo on Friday or Saturday. They MUST receive a bus ticket which includes their time and loading place. (Those in the 5K and 12K will drive themselves to the start near the Crossroads Shopping Center.)
For race information, please call 831-625-6226, email email@example.com or Tweet @bsimevents.
More information on the Weekend Schedule, Transportation and Road Information.
City Council Meeting
City Council meetings are open public forums where the Council makes local laws, policies, and basic decisions relating to the City. The Monterey City Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
Zoning Administrator Meeting
The Zoning Administrator meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
04/10/2017: Monterey Recreation to Host First 3 on 3 Blacktop Basketball Tournament
The 3-on-3 Blacktop Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, at the new Shoreline Park Basketball Court.
3rd Annual Language Capital of the World(R) Cultural Festival in Monterey, CA, Sunday, May 7, 2017
3rd Annual Language Capital of the World® Cultural Festival in Monterey, CA Announces Special Performers for 2017 Event
Save the date! Enjoy dozens of exciting international performances and unique cultural activities at the free 3rd Annual Language Capital of the World® Cultural Festival on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in the Custom House Plaza in Downtown Monterey, CA.
Some photos by Peter Monteforte Photography