Monterey County Local News: Local Governments


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02/20/2024
In “a really big win for Seaside,” the city was awarded a $1.6 million recreational trails grant from the Federal Highway Administration's Recreation Trails grant program through California State Parks.

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02/19/2024
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Peter Coniglio described himself as a “Monterey guy,” and he was, with deep roots that run back to his Italian immigrant grandfather.

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02/15/2024
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Long-term financial stability seemed to be the theme of this year’s State of the City Address. Officials reviewed the city’s progress while presenting their latest efforts and challenges.

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02/15/2024
Coalitions on opposite sides put out competing studies on the little-known Private Attorneys General Act, which allows employees to file class-action lawsuits over some labor law violations.

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02/15/2024
For the first time in decades, California is tightening its rules on workplace exposure to lead, a poisonous metal that can wreak havoc throughout the body.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

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02/14/2024
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Fans of home renovation shows know it happens: a homeowner wants to renovate and then—surprise—the house is in such bad shape it might make sense to just tear it down.

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02/14/2024
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Greenfield Fire Department has recognized a local utility gas technician for proper intervention in a carbon monoxide situation in Greenfield.

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02/14/2024
The Seaside City Council will consider implementing new signs and additional lighting to better welcome, inform and enlighten folks.

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02/14/2024
California electric vehicle sales dropped significantly in the last half of 2023, raising questions about the state’s ability to phase out gas-powered cars.

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02/13/2024
Officials want to prepare more Californians for good jobs, and the state has spent roughly $370 million on workforce programs. But the results are mixed.

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02/13/2024
Nearly 2 million Medi-Cal enrollees can now accumulate savings and property without limitations and still qualify for the state's health insurance program for low-income residents.

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02/12/2024
A suite of five bills introduced this weeks seeks to protect election integrity from bad actors using AI, especially on social media.

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02/10/2024
The Pacific Grove City Council will hear the costs of building a temporary skatepark at the City Hall parking lot during the next council meeting.

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02/09/2024
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Monterey County local voter information guides and ballots will begin mailing soon for the March 5 election. State voter information guides will also begin mailing directly from the state.

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02/08/2024
The Marina City Council has approved a timeline and process to fill Cristina Medina Dirksen’s seat, but there is a wrinkle concerning where the appointee must reside.

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02/08/2024
Monterey County elected officials passed an ordinance cracking down on what the county determined is unreasonable noise, both with the level of sound and any accompanying fines for violating limits.

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02/08/2024
The funds would help California ports expand to handle giant wind turbines and other equipment. California’s first offshore wind farms are on a fast track off Humboldt County and Morro Bay.

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02/08/2024
The new top Democrat in the state Senate announces his leadership team and new committee chairpersons. He rewarded some allies, and filled five of seven leadership posts with women or legislators of color.

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02/08/2024
When Gov. Gavin Newsom launched his landmark effort to shelter homeless residents in hotels during COVID, the state and local governments were relying on FEMA to foot much of the bill.
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