Located in a canyon between Seaside and Monterey, Del Rey Oaks is affected by many of the same issues as its Monterey Peninsula neighbors—in particular water politics, which played a role in the most recent City Council election. Environmental preservation is a big deal as well. The town is home to the Frog Pond Wetland Preserve, which preserves an biologically rich ecosystem, and one of the city’s popular programs is the Oak Tree Replacement Program, which saw its first 100 vouchers for free trees snapped up in just 35 days.
The council convenes the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Meetings can be watched on the city’s YouTube channel.
In the minutes before the first county election results come in at around 8:20pm on Tuesday, Nov. 8, the mood is buoyant in John Uy’s house.
Del Rey Park is one of two parks owned by Del Rey Oaks, and sits just behind City Hall, in the canyon long ago carved out by Arroyo del Rey. It’s home to a dog park, a baseball diamond, a…
Incumbent Mayor Alison Kerr is being challenged by Councilmember Scott Donaldson to lead the city of about 15,000 people, while Louise Goetzelt, Jeremy Hallock and John Uy will compete for two open seats on the council.(Oct. 18, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report
The Del Rey Oaks City Council heard a presentation on the Fort Ord Regional Trail and Greenway project that on the coastal theme chosen for the segment that runs through the city.(Sept. 30, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report