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Address:   Monte Verde St, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923


With a storied past as an artists’ enclave that extends back to the early 1900s and drop-dead-gorgeous scenery, it’s not surprising that Carmel-by-the-Sea’s major industry is hospitality. The city is so quirky that there are no street addresses or home mail delivery (free post office boxes are available with proof of residency). There are also nearby neighborhoods within the city’s sphere of influence, such as Carmel Woods, Carmel Point, and Carmel Hills. but these unincorporated areas are served by the county government. For local event information, see the city calendar.

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Meetings are held the first Monday and Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. The meetings are open to the public and can be viewed on the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea YouTube channel.

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Carmel Councilmember Jeff Baron secures another term; Alissandra Dramov is a likely winner.

Just as he did four years ago, Carmel Councilmember Jeff Baron took to the streets of the village and knocked on a lot of doors in the lead up to the Nov. 8 election. Combined with listening to what was…

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Four candidates are vying for two open seats on the Carmel City Council.

The Carmel City Council is facing some big issues in the next couple of years, the biggest of which is finding room in its plans for nearly 350 housing units by 2031 in just one square mile, as required by…

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Looking Back: ‘Dirty Harry’ Becomes Carmel Mayor

“Well, people laughed when Ronald Reagan first sat down to play governor, too. And judging from Eastwood’s comments to a Herald reporter, this is not a frivolous exercise for him either,” the Herald editorialized in February 1986.

(Nov. 13, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report
Spilfogel, Logan Plan Runs for Carmel City Council

A longtime restaurateur and the owner of a Lincoln Street bar have taken steps to run for city council in November. Ken Spilfogel, who runs Flaherty’s, and Parker Logan, owner of Sade’s, took out nomination papers and must return them by Aug. 17.

(July 29, 2022) → Read the full report
Upcoming Meetings & Events
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Special Meeting: City Council Meeting
Monday December 5 2022   4:30 PM

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City Council Meeting
Tuesday December 6 2022   4:30 PM

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Forest & Beach Commission Meeting
Thursday December 8 2022   3:30 PM

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