08 July 2019
On July 6, 2019 at approximately 8:43 P.M., the Monterey Police Department (MPD) responded to multiple calls of a large fight involving approximately fifteen to twenty subjects in the area of Figueroa Street and Del Monte Avenue. One witness related they observed one of the subjects with a gun. When Monterey Police arrived at the scene, they were advised that a subject pulled a gun and pointed it at several people and pulled the trigger. The victims heard a click and the magazine from the firearm fell to the ground. The victims tackled the suspect and the suspect then escaped when a second suspect pulled a knife and threatened the victims. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
05 July 2019
Come join the fun this summer at the Monterey Sports Center Cheerleading Camp! Youth ages 6-12 years will learn sideline cheers, crowd cheers, performance cheers and a dance routine. Campers also go swimming and take a field trip to Dennis the Menace park. The next session starts July 8. Sign up now for a fun filled week of camp at the Monterey Sports Center. For further information, please call 646-3730. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
03 July 2019
Subsequent to the media release regarding these cases, PRVNT received several tips from the community regarding the identity of the suspect. Garrett Carter, 27 of Monterey, was identified as a suspect and was located in a vehicle parked in a parking lot in the 300 block of Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. Monterey Police and PRVNT contacted Carter and he surrendered without incident. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
02 July 2019
The Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team and its law enforcement partners are investigating a series of armed robberies on the Monterey Peninsula.On 6/29/19 at 10:14 AM, a robbery occurred at a business in the 400 block of Canyon Del Rey Road in Del Rey Oaks. The suspect entered the business and brandished a handgun at an employee of the business while demanding money. After receiving money, the suspect fled on foot. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF | SURVEILLANCE VIDEO OF SUSPECT
27 June 2019
The City of Monterey and the City of Pacific Grove solidified a new fire contract agreement with the respective approvals of the Monterey and Pacific Grove City Councils at coinciding Special City Council meetings on June 26, 2019. The two Cities have been in partnership for fire services since 2008, at which time Monterey hired all Pacific Grove Firefighters and integrated them into the Monterey Fire Department. The new fire services agreement terms are for eight years, plus another five-year option by mutual agreement of the Cities. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
26 June 2019
At the June 18, 2019 City Council Meeting, the Monterey City Council unanimously adopted Voluntary Rental Guidelines for residential rental owners, managers, and tenants. Aimed at providing a standard of guidelines for landlord/tenant relations, the Voluntary Rental Guidelines provide a platform to support quality agreements between property managers/owners and their tenants. The guidelines also include components to assist each party toward fair and reasonable resolution in situations that warrant mediation.
21 June 2019
UPDATE 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
20 June 2019
City Manager Hans Uslar is pleased to announce today the appointment of Mr. Nat Rojanasathira as the new City of Monterey Assistant City Manager. Rojanasathira is a local government management executive with over 16 years of experience, including four years on the Monterey Peninsula where he worked for both the City of Pacific Grove and the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau. He comes back to Monterey from the Town of Danville in the East Bay, where he was Administrative Services Director, acquiring strong experience managing human resources, information technology, finance, economic development, community engagement, special events, performance management, and legislative advocacy. His roles also extend to working closely with libraries, museums, and parks.