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17 September 2020
09/17/2020: Write-In Candidate Filing Period for Mayor and City Council Seats Open Through Tue., Oct 20

09/17/2020: Write-In Candidate Filing Period for Mayor and City Council Seats Open Through Tue., Oct 20

Pursuant to the California Elections Code, the write-in candidate filing period for the City of Monterey Mayor and City Council seats in the Nov. 3, 2020 election is from Tuesday, September 8, 2020 through Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The deadline to file completed write-in candidacy paperwork, including nomination papers, is October 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

11 September 2020
09/11/2020: Dog Attack

09/11/2020: Dog Attack

On September 10th, 2020 at approximately 11:26 a.m., Monterey Police Department (MPD) Officers were dispatched to the area of Cielo Vista Drive regarding a dog attack. The subsequent investigation determined a woman was walking her two small dogs on Cielo Vista when she was approached by two loose dogs (Cane Corsos, also known as Italian Mastiffs), that belonged to a resident on Cielo Vista. The female attempted to turn around and walk away from the Mastiffs but they followed her and became aggressive. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

11 September 2020
09/11/2020: Narcotics Arrest

09/11/2020: Narcotics Arrest

On September 9th, 2020 at approximately 7:31 AM, Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Mar Vista Drive and Monte Vista Drive regarding a report of a vehicle stopped in the roadway with the driver unconscious behind the wheel. When officers arrived on scene, they observed the driver was still unconscious and containers filled with what appeared to be marijuana were strewn about the vehicle. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

09 September 2020
09/08/2020: Threats

09/08/2020: Threats

On September 6th, 2020 at approximately 3:44 PM, a Monterey Police Department (MPD) Officer was driving in the 400 block of Figueroa when he observed a subject standing along the edge of the roadway yelling. The subject was agitated and aggressive with clenched fists and he appeared to be yelling at passing cars or other pedestrians on the sidewalk. As the officer stopped to check on the subject’s welfare he quickly got into a parked truck. When the officer approached the truck to speak with the subject, the subject yelled at the officer and threatened to kill him. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

09 September 2020
09/08/2020: Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Report

09/08/2020: Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Report

In an effort to reduce large public gatherings and slow the spread of COVID-19, all Monterey County beaches were closed over Labor Day weekend. Monterey city beach closures were announced through several methods including social media, in the press, on digital displays along roadways, and at the entrances to each beach. Additionally, metal, wooden, and plastic fencing barricades were placed at some entrances to increase public awareness of the closures. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF