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02/29/2024
Those signed up for alerts with the current system will be transitioned to the new system as part of the process. Officials note integration with County GIS map platform as key benefit of new system.

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02/28/2024
Image for display with article titled Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approves Financial Aid Program for Pajaro

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the Pajaro Unmet Needs Disaster Assistance Program that will provide financial assistance to individuals, households and business owners that were affected by the March 2023 flooding in the Pajaro Valley.

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02/24/2024
In the March 5 Primary Election, the races for Monterey County’s District 5 supervisor went up for grabs after Supervisor Mary Adams announced her retirement.

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02/09/2024
Image for display with article titled Monterey County Announces Important Dates for Presidential Primary Election

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
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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02/07/2024
Image for display with article titled Campaign Fundraising for County Supe Candidates Ranges Wildly

Primaries can be relatively quiet elections. In a two-way race—like that of Wendy Root Askew and Jeremiah Pressey in District 4—it will be decided outright, no need to go to a November runoff.

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01/26/2024
Image for display with article titled Monterey County Looks to Eliminate Prior Cultivation Requirement for Outdoor Cannabis Growers

The Board of Supervisors narrowly voted to allow growers to double their canopy size and eliminate one requirement.

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01/17/2024
Image for display with article titled Monterey County Tries Again to Create Short-term Rental Regulations

For more than 10 years, the county has been working to create new regulations around short-term rentals in places visitors desire. So far nothing has stuck.

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01/12/2024
Image for display with article titled More Than $100K in Grants Awarded to Monterey County Nonprofits

Arts Council for Monterey County has given $109,000 to 22 local arts organizations and nonprofit organizations with art programs, thanks to funding from Monterey County.

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01/10/2024
Image for display with article titled Friends of Laguna Seca Contract Remains in Limbo

Last summer, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors was eager to usher in a new era of management for Laguna Seca Recreation Area, voting 5-0 on to approve a concession agreement with Friends of Laguna Seca.

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01/03/2024
Image for display with article titled New Year Brings New Service for Crisis Intervention to Monterey County

A few days into 2024, one thing that’s new is a pilot program to support people in the most desperate circumstances.

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12/12/2023
Image for display with article titled Supervisor Root-Askew Faces Challenger; Alejo Will Run Unopposed

Three of five seats on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors are up for election in 2024, but only two are contested. In District 1, Supervisor Luis Alejo will run unopposed.

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12/11/2023
Image for display with article titled Greenfield to Receive $250K for Bicyclist, Pedestrian Safety

The County of Monterey Health Department’s Public Health Bureau is the recipient of a $250,262 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to support its Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program in the city of Greenfield.

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12/06/2023
Image for display with article titled Supervisors Approve $10 Million for Direct Relief in Pajaro

The Monterey County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a long-term recovery plan for the North County community of Pajaro on Dec. 6.

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11/15/2023
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The candidate filing period for the 2024 primary elections only opened Nov. 13, but local voters already have a sense of who will be running to represent them on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors.

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11/03/2023
Image for display with article titled Monterey County Superior Court Announces Judicial Leadership for 2024-25

Honorable Rafael Vazquez will serve as the court’s next assistant presiding judge, commencing in 2024. Current Assistant Presiding Judge Carrie M. Panetta will be presiding judge effective Jan. 1, 2024.

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10/30/2023
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Treasurer-Tax Collector Mary Zeeb has announced a new option for local taxpayers who would prefer to break down tax bills into manageable monthly payments.

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10/21/2023
To reduce fire hazards, Monterey County will launch a pilot program to remove eucalyptus trees near residential structures in the northern end of the county. “They are a danger to the native environment and plants and animals,” said Supervisor Glenn Church.

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10/18/2023
Image for display with article titled Rents Could Go Up in Farmworker Apartments if Housing Authority Gets Federal Approval

Tenants of two farmworker apartment complexes received a shock when their landlord, the Housing Authority for the County of Monterey, sent out notices of potential rent increases.

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10/12/2023
Image for display with article titled Monterey County Donates Furniture to Aid San Benito’s Recovery From Fire

Monterey County is providing assistance after a recent fire affected San Benito County’s administrative offices, resulting in the loss of office furniture and supplies.

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10/09/2023
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Monterey County voters can soon expect a pre-election mailing related to next year’s presidential primary. The mailing will verify residential and mailing addresses.

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10/02/2023
Sonia De La Rosa, who spent her formative years in King City, was hired as Monterey County’s chief administrative officer in December, just in time to begin sloshing through the ruins of the first of two devastating floods caused by record rainfall in the county.

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09/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Judge finds Monterey County Jail's health care contractor in violation of inmate conditions settlement.

A federal judge ruled that Monterey County Jail’s for-profit health care provider is in violation of a class-action settlement over inadequate inmate conditions at the Salinas facility—and has given the company six months to improve its services or risk paying…

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09/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Judge finds Monterey County Jail’s health care contractor in violation of inmate conditions settlement.

A federal judge ruled that Monterey County Jail’s for-profit health care provider is in violation of a class-action settlement over inadequate inmate conditions at the Salinas facility—and has given the company six months to improve its services or risk paying…

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09/27/2023
The Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to bring the ordinance restricting single-use plastics back on Oct. 10, where they signaled they would support passing the county law.

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09/13/2023
Image for display with article titled CalVans, Serving Farmworkers, Plans to Add Electric Vehicles to Fleet

Every morning, the parking lot at the Harvest Moon Apartments in Salinas is buzzing with people getting ready to harvest crops in Salinas Valley fields.

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09/13/2023
Image for display with article titled Monterey County Board of Supervisors Commits to a Celebration of Bracero History

“There is so much history that gets lost because we don’t tell our stories,” Supervisor Chris Lopez said.

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09/06/2023
Image for display with article titled Longtime Monterey County Supervisor Lou Calcagno Dies at 87

Lou Calcagno was first and foremost a dairyman, raising cows in Moss Landing. He was born on the family dairy along Elkhorn Slough and died there on Aug. 31.

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09/06/2023
Image for display with article titled Monterey County Supervisors to Honor Original Bracero Workers

Luis Alejo and Chris Lopez will salute living Bracero workers who reside locally as part of Monterey County’s first-ever “Bracero History Recognition Week.”

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09/05/2023
Image for display with article titled Former County Supervisor Lou Calcagno Dies at 87

Lou Calcagno was first and foremost a dairyman, raising cows in Moss Landing. He was born on the family dairy along Elkhorn Slough, and he died there on Aug. 31.

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