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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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01/17/2024
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Former Pacific Grove city manager Ben Harvey is currently the top candidate for the same job in Ojai, in Ventura County, less than six months after he agreed to a mutual separation with the P.G. City Council.

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12/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Mulls Request for Pavilion to Honor History of Chinese Americans

Pacific Grove officially said goodbye to the Feast of Lanterns, the town’s troubled faux Chinese pageant. Now the Monterey Bay Chinese Association wants to build a traditional pavilion and a moon wall to honor the history of Chinese Americans.

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11/16/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Council Approves Exploring a Temporary Skatepark Solution

A majority of the Pacific Grove City Council in April all but killed the idea of a permanent skatepark in the town with a 5-2 vote, bowing to pressure by residents who feared such a facility would bring noise.

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11/15/2023
Image for display with article titled Monterey and Pacific Grove are getting closer to allowing retail cannabis stores.

The city councils of Monterey and Pacific Grove have each approved ordinances allowing retail cannabis in the past few weeks, with Monterey best poised to issue business licenses on a faster timeline than its neighbor. Monterey could begin reviewing cannabis…

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11/09/2023
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The city councils of Monterey and Pacific Grove have each approved ordinances allowing retail cannabis, with Monterey best poised to issue business licenses on a faster timeline.

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10/30/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Ends Zoom Calls to Meetings While Monterey Keeps Them

Pacific Grove Mayor Bill Peake has decided to end Zoom call-ins to meetings two weeks after an organized group of white supremacists call-bombed a council meeting.

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10/20/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Music Venue Gets Nod from Planning Commission

Confusion over how city code meshes with state liquor licenses was the reason given by members of the Pacific Grove Planning Commission for why they wanted to review the approved administrative use permit.

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10/07/2023
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A new luxury boutique hotel in downtown Pacific Grove—over a decade in the making—finally broke ground on Sept. 29.

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10/04/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove’s Housing Plan Looks to a Contested Strip of Sensitive Coastal Land

A chorus of conflicting wants and needs are crashing together on a research building of the former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency.

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08/22/2023
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Over 60 people showed up to Pacific Grove City Hall, both in person and online, almost all to support a proposed downtown all-ages live music venue.

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08/17/2023
Image for display with article titled Former Pacific Grove City Attorney Agrees to Pay the City Nearly $1 Million

Former City Attorney David Laredo and his law firm agreed to pay $989,000 over the firm's mistake in using the wrong tax code a sales tax ballot measure.

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08/16/2023
Image for display with article titled Complaints Block a Proposed Live Music Venue in Pacific Grove

Michaela Kuenster has plans to open a music venue with alcohol sales in downtown Pacific Grove, a town where a small but loud cadre oppose most everything new.

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08/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove's DEI Task Force Gains One, Loses Another

Just as Pacific’s Grove Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force got a new member it simultaneously lost another to a resignation.

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08/03/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove City Council Begins Search for New City Manager

Less than a week after parting ways with their last city manager, members of the Pacific Grove City Council voted to form a subcommittee to search for the next one.

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07/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Council and Its City Manager Agree to Part Ways

The Pacific Grove City Council voted 6-0 in a closed session meeting for a separation agreement with City Manager Ben Harvey, who will voluntarily resign.

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06/28/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Task Force Picks Consultant to Guide It Toward More Equity

The mission of the Pacific Grove Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force is to make the small town a more welcoming place for underrepresented groups.

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06/22/2023
Image for display with article titled PG City Council Votes for Sidewalk Dining Over Existing Parklets

Pacific Grove’s current outdoor dining parklets are unsafe for pedestrians and drivers and must be replaced, according to a majority of the City Council.

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06/18/2023
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City expenditures are split among essential needs and quality-of-life benefits in a budgeting process. And with the fiscal year beginning July 1, government entities, including Monterey County’s 12 cities, are in various stages of tweaking and finalizing their annual budgets.

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05/16/2023
The Pacific Grove City Council will hold a concept review of draft regulations for bringing cannabis retail to town.

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04/24/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Settles With Former Officer at Center of Controversy

The city of Pacific Grove has settled out of court a $1 million free speech lawsuit filed last year by former police officer Michael Gonzalez.

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03/08/2023
With three, 50-foot-plus cypress trees in their front yard—and worries one or more will fall onto their home—Christie Monson and Tim Calvert have been wrestling with Pacific Grove to have the towering conifers removed.

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02/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Recreation Board Deletes Skatepark Location

One after another, neighbors of George Washington Park beseeched the Pacific Grove Recreation Board on Feb. 23 to remove it from a list of possible locations for a proposed skatepark.

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02/22/2023
Image for display with article titled Three Peninsula Cities Plan to Reduce Future Wildfire Risk

The fire departments that protect Monterey, Pacific Grove and Carmel got together to ask themselves a question. “If we become at risk, how will this work?”

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02/17/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Opts for New Study of NOAA Building

The Pacific Grove City Council voted to hire an expert to study whether the former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration building is eligible for the city's historic resources index.

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01/18/2023
Image for display with article titled Museum/Micro-Hotel Overcomes Dissent in Pacific Grove

Jon Kramer loves all things rocks, gems and fossils, and is convinced he can build a successful business in a mash-up between a geological museum, a small retail space and a mini-boutique hotel.

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12/22/2022
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove’s Parklets Are Safe, But Will Face New Regulations.

The emails have been flowing into the Pacific Grove City Council for more than a month, over 100 of them, nearly all of them urging councilmembers to preserve the city’s outdoor dining parklets.

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12/14/2022
Image for display with article titled Outdoor Dining at Risk in PG After Planning Commission Suggests Strict Rules

For a sliver of time almost nine years ago, Pacific Grove had a pilot outdoor dining parklet program. Jordan Champagne, co-owner of Happy Girl Kitchen, knew she had to act fast.

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11/19/2022
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove and Washington School District Races Too Close to Call

Monterey County Elections officials announced they plan to "escalate" manual tallies in two Pacific Grove races: City Council between Debby Beck and Tina Rau plus a measure to shrink the council size.

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11/17/2022
Image for display with article titled Build your own Pacific Grove housing plan with this cool public engagement tool.

Pam Marino here, feeling like I’ve solved all of Pacific Grove’s housing problems. OK, I might be exaggerating just a little, but I’ve had fun playing around with an online public engagement tool that P.G. officials are using to help…

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