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On January 20, 2017 at approximately 6:05 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to an automobile accident in the area of Skyline Drive and Wyndemere Way in Monterey.
Monterey, CA. – The Monterey City Council is encouraging Monterey residents to apply to serve on the following Commissions or Committees:
The Architectural Review Committee (ARC), the Colton Hall Museum & Cultural Arts Commission (CHMCAC), the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), and the Parks and Recreation Commission (PRC). Each serves as an advisory capacity to the City Council.
Dennis the Menace Playground at the Lake El Estero Park Complex in Monterey will close for sidewalk upgrades beginning Monday, January 23rd. The playground is planned to re-open by the beginning of spring break, Saturday, March 18th, although weather impacts may affect the re-opening date.
The Monterey Fire Department is adding new members to its ranks. Nine firefighter recruits will start an academy on January 9, 2017, to fill existing vacancies and several added positions. This group represents some significant achievements for the Department as it is the largest and most diverse group of Firefighter Recruits ever hired by the City of Monterey. “I am proud of the fact that we were able to find a highly qualified group of recruits,” said Chief Panholzer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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