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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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