COVID-19 Local Update
September 3, 2020
Cannery Row Days: A Novel Celebration, Sep. 16 - Nov. 7
The Monterey Public Library and sponsors present a fun series of virtual events this year to celebrate the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's novel, Cannery Row (1945). Please see the flyer with the schedule of events and how to participate at
The Monterey Conference Center is open as a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center - EXTENDED THROUGH SAT., SEPTEMBER 12, 10 AM to 8 PM. Monterey County also has a Virtual Local Assistance Center.

Here are latest fire stats as of this morning:

Proclamation Recognizes Hyatt Employee Who Saved A Boy From Drowning
City of Monterey was honored to recognize CSUMB student Bryan Stuercke and employee of the Hyatt Monterey with a proclamation from the Mayor and Council. Bryan helped save the life of a five-year-old guest in July. GREAT WORK, Bryan! Read the Mayor's Proclamation
Mornings with the Manager Video Playback from this Morning
Coastal Cleanup 4 Saturdays During the Month of September:
Protect Your Happy Place
The Annual Coastal Cleanup will look a bit different this year. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Save Our Shores will not be hosting cleanups at organized sites on one particular day. Instead, you can conduct your own local cleanup with those you have been sheltering in place with on any Saturday during the month of September. These individual, close-to-home cleanups will help to protect our oceans beginning at our own front doors. Visit for details.
Labor Day Weekend Beach Closures in Monterey, Other Coastal Cities
Lower Presidio Historic Park an Alternative Outdoor Option
What's a good alternative to visiting beaches this weekend? The Lower Presidio Historic Park. The Old Monterey Foundation has made some wonderful improvements to the park, with signage, walking paths, and more. The view is one of the best on the peninsula. It's a great place for a family hike. Also learn why the Lower Presidio Historic Park is considered by many professional historians as “The Most Historically Significant Site on the West Coast” - visit their website for more information:
Monterey Recreation's Virtual Recreation Center's Video of the Week: Cooking Show Bloopers
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