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September 1, 2020

Pebble Beach Company has announced the closure of 17-Mile Drive to tourist traffic and all beaches, beach parking and turnouts within the Del Monte Forest...Read more

August 31, 2020

On August 28, 2020, Governor Newsom announced revised criteria for loosening and tightening restrictions on activities.  The new program, Blueprint for a Safer Economy...Read more

August 31, 2020

Due to the re-opening of all fire zones in the River and Carmel fires, all Monterey County Evacuation Shelters and Centers are now closing. The...Read more

August 26, 2020

Hotel rooms are available to fire evacuees who need temporary housing while displaced under Monterey County evacuation orders. These rooms are located at Asilomar Hotel...Read more

August 25, 2020

Get out the count and self-report by September 30, 2020.

All Californians can now complete the 2020 Census onlineby phone or by mail. A Census ID...Read more

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August 24, 2020

On August 21, 2020, the Monterey County Health Department has issued a Health Advisory for Businesses updating COVID-19 Guidance.

The guidance covers preventative measures, guidance...Read more

August 23, 2020


DATE: August 23, 2020

PHONE: (831) 796-3092

CONTACT: Maia Carroll, Monterey County Communications Coordinator



August 21, 2020

Visiting Nurses Association is providing a pop-up COVID-19 testing site on the Peninsula. Testing will be done at the Monterey County Free Library at 550 Harcourt...Read more

August 21, 2020

UPDATE 8/21/2020: Monterey County has launched a 2020 River and Carmel Fires information. Click Here to View Resources.

Resources include:

  • Emergency Notifications
  • Interactive
  • ...Read more
August 20, 2020

To minimize the impacts of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Pacific Grove will implement a temporary closure of Ocean View Boulevard Parking Turnouts, Lovers...Read more

August 19, 2020
The Monterey Fire Department wants to reassure residents that they are fully staffed and...Read more
August 18, 2020

On August 18, 2020 at 4:43 AM, Pacific Grove Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a domestic situation, in which the suspect was...Read more

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August 17, 2020

The Monterey County Board of Supervisors passed Urgency Ordinance No. 5336, on July 28, 2020 making violations of the State requirement to wear masks or...Read more

August 17, 2020

On August 16, the ISO issued a statewide Flex Alert, a call for voluntary electricity conservation until Wednesday 19th, 3 to 10 p.m. each day....Read more

Salinas COVID-19 Testing site relocation information, effective August 18th
August 17, 2020

Beginning Tuesday, August 18th the Salinas Community COVID-19 Testing Site will be located at Cesar Chavez Library, 615 Williams Road.  Hours and days of operation...Read more

August 11, 2020

An ordinance to permit sale of cannabis in Pacific Grove will be heard at City Council on September 2.Read more

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August 7, 2020

On 8/5/2020 the City of Pacific Grove Council approved an ordinance to enforce mask violations with a $100, $200 or $500 fine.

City...Read more

CALEA Press Release
August 3, 2020

We are happy to announce, PGPD is embarking on the final steps in becoming nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies,...Read more

July 15, 2020

Monterey County has been notified that state strike teams will be visiting our area as part of efforts to improve compliance with state health guidance....Read more