Official site for the City of Monterey, California USA
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 several 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
Don’t miss this free fun and educational, interactive family event for all ages that celebrates the migration of the gray whales and much more! The event also benefits many local and national marine organizations that educate, inspire, and empower the public to protect the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
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.
Thank you Monterey Parks & Forestry and Streets crews for responding to storm impacts! Crews mobilized to clear 40+ tree calls in 5 days, and are busy clearing mud and debris from storm drain system and streets.
Lake El Estero had to be lowered six times in the past week. How do they do that? Fleet and Streets Operations Manager Bret Johnson explains, "We have two large diesel engines that power two large pumps that are in an underground pump room. We monitor the weather and if a rain event is imminent, then we will pump the lake down accordingly. During off hours if the lake level reaches 7' 6" an alarm is sent to the alarm company and they notify our crews that are on standby."
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Planning Commission Meeting
The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 580 Pacific Street. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web.
Whalefest at Old Fisherman's Wharf, January 28 - 29