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19 March 2021
03/19/2021: Monterey Sports Center to Reopen March 22, 2021

03/19/2021: Monterey Sports Center to Reopen March 22, 2021

UPDATED MARCH 22, 2021: FREQUENT QUESTIONS

The City of Monterey today announced the reopening of the Monterey Sports Center, Monday, March 22, 2021. Per State Health Guidelines for counties in the Red Tier based on the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, gym and fitness centers are allowed to reopen indoors at ten percent capacity. Amenities to open include group exercise classes (Mar. 29), use of all fitness areas, weight training equipment, and cardio equipment. Opening hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A new Group Exercise schedule starts March 29. Indoor swimming pools are allowed to reopen for “drowning prevention classes”. The pools are scheduled to reopen April 5. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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05 March 2021
03/05/2021: City of Monterey Neighborhood Playgrounds Reopen - Sports to Reopen Mid-March with Some Restrictions

03/05/2021: City of Monterey Neighborhood Playgrounds Reopen - Sports to Reopen Mid-March with Some Restrictions

Today the City Manager signed a new emergency order reopening many City of Monterey Playgrounds and ordering fields to reopen soon. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF | EMERGENCY ORDER

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05 March 2021
03/05/2021: Vehicle Burglaries Arrest

03/05/2021: Vehicle Burglaries Arrest

NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

On March 4, 2021 the Monterey Police Department responded to reports of numerous daytime vehicle burglaries occurring throughout the city. Victims reported finding their vehicle windows shattered and personal items missing. Vehicle burglaries were reported at the following locations:

  • 2 in the 2600 block of Sand Dunes.
  • 1 in the 500 block of Tyler.
  • 1 in the 400 block of Cannery Row.
  • 1 in the 700 block of Cannery Row.
  • 1 in the Breakwater Cove parking lot
04 March 2021
03/04/2021: City of Monterey Presents a Community Observance "Tree of Hearts" Marking One Year of the Pandemic

03/04/2021: City of Monterey Presents a Community Observance "Tree of Hearts" Marking One Year of the Pandemic

March 13, 2021 marks one year since the City Manager declared a local emergency due to the coronavirus. In heartfelt memory of the community lives lost to Covid-19, and in admiration, appreciation, and care to healthcare workers, public safety workers, teachers, all frontline workers including those in grocery, farm, non-profit, businesses, partner agencies, as well as anyone struggling financially or otherwise due to the pandemic, the City of Monterey City Council and Staff wish to say, “We care and we hope you feel supported. Thank you for helping us get through this crisis. We continue to make good progress, as we start to see signs that the end of the pandemic is in sight. Monterey remains strong, thanks to so many local community heroes.”  NEWS RELEASE | FLYER IN ENGLISH | FLYER IN SPANISH 

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24 February 2021
02/24/2021: Firearms Arrest

02/24/2021: Firearms Arrest

On February 11, 2021 at approximately 10:35 a.m., a Monterey Police Officer attempted to perform a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle for a violation of the California Vehicle Code in the area of Del Monte Avenue and Virgin Avenue. The vehicle did not yield to the officer and continued driving. After driving approximately five blocks, the vehicle yielded in the 400 block of English Avenue. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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Administrative Office
Monterey Fire Department
610 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 646-3900
Fax: (831) 646-3723
Non-Emergency: (831) 646-3914

Fire Prevention Bureau
Phone: (831) 646-3908
Email: Fireprevention@monterey.org


Infectious Control Officers
Primary: Jim Courtney
(831) 646-6965
Secondary: Gaudenz Panholzer
(831) 646-6957 
Alternate: On-Duty Division Chief
(831) 901-5002