Occupying the northernmost triangle of the Monterey Peninsula, Pacific Grove—or “P.G.,” as the locals call it—is famous for Point Pinos Lighthouse, the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the West Coast. Crime rates are the lowest of any city in Monterey County, and the town boasts an award-winning natural history museum and a monarch butteryfly sanctuary.

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Pacific Grove’s mayor and six councilmembers hold twice-monthly meetings that are open to the public.

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11/16/2023
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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
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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
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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
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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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