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01 August 2019
08/1/2019: Resources to Help Navigate Monterey Car Week, August 9-18

08/1/2019: Resources to Help Navigate Monterey Car Week, August 9-18

 In partnership with the City of Monterey and other local agencies, the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau created a comprehensive Monterey Car Week packet of resources along with a guide to the events. Monterey Car Week, August 9 – 18, is one of the biggest annual events on the Peninsula. With tens of thousands of visitors expected, traffic and parking will be impacted. Monterey Car Week travel resources are available at monterey.org/carweek to help residents and visitors: NEWS RELEASE

Also see traffic enforcement information from Monterey Police 

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21 June 2019
06/05/2019: Cruise Ships in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Informational Session - Monday, June 17, 2019

06/05/2019: Cruise Ships in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: Informational Session - Monday, June 17, 2019

Cruise Ship Info Session FlyerUPDATE ON JULY 17, 2019:

The program is airing on the Monterey Channel (Comcast Cable Ch 25) on Friday evenings at 7 p.m. and 930 p.m.; Saturday afternoons at 2 p.m.; and Sunday mornings at 7 a.m.

ORIGINAL POST ON JUNE 5, 2019:
The community is invited to a public informational session hosted by the City of Monterey and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS). A panel of representatives from multiple agencies with regulatory oversight authority over cruise ship operations will present information, answer question cards from the public, and address environmental concerns related to large cruise ships visiting Monterey Bay.

NEWS RELEASE IN PDF | FLYER

25 April 2019
Summer Student Shape-Up at Monterey Sports Center

Summer Student Shape-Up at Monterey Sports Center

Effective May 1st through June 30th, 20% off 3-Month Memberships and the 10-Visit Admission Pass for all students! Student ID is required with purchase. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

Summer Discounts for Youth at Monterey Sports Center Flyer

09 April 2019
Test of the Public Emergency Evacuation Route Through the Presidio of Monterey on Sat. April 13 from 9-11 a.m.

Test of the Public Emergency Evacuation Route Through the Presidio of Monterey on Sat. April 13 from 9-11 a.m.

The City of Monterey, Monterey Fire and Police Departments, and the Presidio of Monterey are planning a test of an emergency evacuation route for the public through the Presidio from Pine Street to High Street gates. On Saturday, April 13th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. residents will have an opportunity to use the travel route to test the mechanics of a potential evacuation through the Presidio of Monterey. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

03 April 2019
Summer/Fall Registration for Monterey Recreation

Summer/Fall Registration for Monterey Recreation

It’s time to register for Summer and Fall programs with City of Monterey Recreation! A wide variety of Summer/Fall programs are planned for all members of the family. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

01 March 2019
03/01/2019: City of Monterey Accepting Special Event Grant Proposals for FY 2019 - 2020

03/01/2019: City of Monterey Accepting Special Event Grant Proposals for FY 2019 - 2020

The City of Monterey will be accepting applications for the Special Event Grant Program until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29 for events scheduled during Fiscal Year 2019-2020 (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020).

15 November 2018
11/15/2018: Major Waterfront Parking Lot Improvements to Begin

11/15/2018: Major Waterfront Parking Lot Improvements to Begin

A major $1.8 million project will improve traffic flow and safety in Monterey’s biggest and most popular parking lot. Starting November 19, the City of Monterey will begin construction on the Waterfront Attendant Lot #1 between Washington Street and Old Fisherman’s Wharf. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

10 October 2018
Accessibility Improvements Completed on Colton Hall

Accessibility Improvements Completed on Colton Hall

For the first time in its 169 year history, Colton Hall is accessible to visitors with special needs. The City of Monterey has completed a $353,000 improvement project, which includes a reconstruction of the back stairs and deck, a new stair lift to provide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access to the second floor, a new ADA compliant restroom that can accommodate a wheelchair, an access ramp in the rear courtyard, and an adjacent ADA parking area. News Release in PDF

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