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24 March 2017
03/24/2017: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

03/24/2017: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

On March 23, 2017 at approximately 11:50 AM, California Highway Patrol, Marina Police Detectives, Monterey Police Officers, the Multi Agency Detail for Commercial Auto Theft (MADCAT), and the District Attorney’s Office Investigators assisted the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) Detectives with a search warrant in the 300 block of Berry Road in the Las Lomas area of North Monterey County.

23 March 2017
03/23/17: Marilyn Shepherd v. City of Monterey Verdict

03/23/17: Marilyn Shepherd v. City of Monterey Verdict

Today the City of Monterey prevailed in litigation initiated against it by Marilyn Shepherd.  The jury verdict was unanimous. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

20 March 2017
03/20/2017: Monterey Homicide Suspect Arrested

03/20/2017: Monterey Homicide Suspect Arrested

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.

20 March 2017
03/20/2017: Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

03/20/2017: Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

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.

16 March 2017
03/13/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation

03/13/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation

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).

07 March 2017
03/07/2017: Monterey Fire to Re-Establish Fire Prevention Inspection Program in Pacific Grove

03/07/2017: Monterey Fire to Re-Establish Fire Prevention Inspection Program in Pacific Grove

The Monterey Fire Department is resuming conducting fire prevention inspections in the City of Pacific Grove. The Department has recently hired three part -time inspectors to assist with this effort. Inspections will be conducted at multi -family residential buildings, schools, care facilities, and businesses. Emphasis will initially be on the residential buildings as those pose the greatest risk to the safety of people.

03 March 2017
03/03/2017: Monterey Police Department Receives ABC Grant

03/03/2017: Monterey Police Department Receives ABC Grant

The Monterey Police Department has received a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to conduct Minor Decoy operations, Shoulder Tap Programs, and Informed Merchants Preventing Alcohol-Related Crime Tendencies (IMPACT) Inspections of ABC licensed businesses.

13 February 2017
02/13/2017: Armed Robbery Arrests

02/13/2017: Armed Robbery Arrests

On February 12, 2017 at 10:27 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to the Exxon Gas Station, 398 Fremont in Monterey, regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred.  The suspects fled in a black Dodge Dart prior to police arrival.

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Week beginning
October 16:

Please note: The schedule is subject to change.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Base job completed. Crews currently on site for additional work. (CIP)
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5 - The schedule for the slurry resurfacing portion of work will begin Oct. 23 and take through Nov. 11 to finish the striping. Notifications and specific schedules expected next week and will be posted as soon as they are available. MAP OF STREETS - SEE SPECIAL NOTICE FOR MORE DETAILS
  • MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 - Pacific Street Exit from Lighthouse Avenue closed. This work also closes Artillery Street. Drivers will need to use Bolio Road. NIGHT WORK (8 PM to 6 AM along Lighthouse curve will close one lane from Oct. 9 - 18. Paving of Pacific and Artillery on Monday, Oct. 16. Striping, markings to complete before a definitive open date.
    SEE MAP OF ACCESS FOR HISTORY FEST, OCT. 14 AND 15
    - El Dorado Street between Major Sherman Road and Alta Mesa. Paving work is completed; median work still to complete.
  • Lower Presidio Historic Park Accessible Walkway up to the Sloat Monument (NIP) - estimated completion date in early November.
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Pipeline construction in New Monterey will progress on Spencer Street between McClellan and Drake. Night work in downtown Monterey will continue Sunday through Thursday on Hartnell Street moving toward Webster Street. DETAILS Night-work is between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. A second crew in New Monterey will progress on Spencer Street between Prescott and Drake.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297

construction signs

Upcoming

  1. Pearl Street Parking - adding parallel parking spaces- details coming soon.
  2. North Fremont Bike and Pedestrian Access and Safety Improvement Project - bidding takes place late fall 2017 - learn more about this project: monterey.org/NFremontBikePed and sign up for email updates.
  3. MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 5 - scheduled in early November to begin in Old Town.

Ongoing

CalTrans may be performing other work locally. Look up CalTrans construction.