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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

04 October 2018
10/04/2018: Resurfacing of Major Streets Happening Now, Thanks to Measure P

10/04/2018: Resurfacing of Major Streets Happening Now, Thanks to Measure P

Measure P funded road resurfacing work is happening on major streets including Del Monte Avenue, Pacific Street, Camino Aguajito and Camino El Estero. Locals are encouraged to avoid those streets and instead travel across town via Franklin or Pearl, Munras to Abrego, or Figueroa or Sloat during this work. Crews will do their best to minimize traffic impacts by performing some of the work at night and by avoiding peak commute hours as much as possible. Drivers should expect traffic control and use extra caution in construction zones.

Map of Ph 7 slurry

02 October 2018
10/02/2018: Cold Case Project: Khalik Kennedy Homicide Suspect Identified

10/02/2018: Cold Case Project: Khalik Kennedy Homicide Suspect Identified

Formed in 2005, the Peninsula Cold Case Project (PCCP) is a collaboration between local, state and federal law enforcement partners, the Department of Justice, and the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office. The mission of the PCCP is to close unsolved homicides and this regional investigative effort has resulted in a number of homicide case closures including the 1998 abduction and homicide of 13-year-old Christina Williams. Recently PCCP members were honored by the California Peace Officers’ Association with the 2017 Outstanding Cold Case award for their work on the Christina Williams case which resulted in the filing of criminal charges against her killer.

01 October 2018
10/01/2018: Cold Case Project: Homicide Closure

10/01/2018: Cold Case Project: Homicide Closure

The Peninsula Cold Case Project will be holding a press conference at 9:00AM on October 2nd 2018 to announce the identification of a suspect in a cold case homicide. The location of the press conference will be at the Monterey Emergency Operations Center located behind the Monterey Police Department at 351 Madison Street, Monterey.

18 September 2018
Cooper Molera Celebrates Innovation Award Nomination

Cooper Molera Celebrates Innovation Award Nomination

The Cooper Molera Adobe project has been nominated for a Route Fifty Navigator Award, honoring “innovation in best practices in state and local government.” Fifty finalists were named for their “demonstrated abilities to implement a great idea that improves public sector services and the communities they serve.” NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

12 September 2018
09/12/2018: UPDATE - Shots Being Fired/Assault Weapon Charges

09/12/2018: UPDATE - Shots Being Fired/Assault Weapon Charges

Arrest Update
On 9/11/18, Monterey Police Detectives booked 60-years-old Daniel Piggott of Monterey into the Monterey County Jail for charges which included; manufacturing an assault weapon, possession of an assault weapon, possession of high capacity magazines, negligent discharge of a firearm and discharge of a firearm in a school zone. The investigation stemming from the incident on 9/7/18 revealed that Piggott was responsible for the original shots fired call. Evidence recovered at the scene indicated that Piggott had fired multiple rounds, several of which struck a wall on a patio that was adjacent to his apartment.

08 September 2018
09/07/2018: Shots Being Fired

09/07/2018: Shots Being Fired

On 9/7/18 at approximately 2:33 PM, several people reported hearing shots being fired in the area of Helvic Ave. and Palo Verde Ave., Monterey. Monterey Police Officers responded and identified an apartment complex where they believed the shots were fired from in the 100 block of Helvic Ave. Officers immediately contained the area where they believed the subject to be located in an apartment.

06 September 2018
09/06/2018: Measure P Third Year Cumulative Report Outlines Progress with Streets, Sidewalks, Storm Drains

09/06/2018: Measure P Third Year Cumulative Report Outlines Progress with Streets, Sidewalks, Storm Drains

Measure P, the one percent special tax approved by 74% of the voters in November 2014, and in effect from April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2019, is now into the final year of implementation. For the past two years, the City of Monterey has published an annual report to let the community know the progress of work that’s been accomplished. The third year cumulative report is now available in print at public city offices, and alongside past reports online at www.monterey.org/fixingstreets.

Year 3 Report

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