COVID-19 and More...Local Update
September 24, 2020
Throwback Thursday - Monterey Fire Department Historic Photos
Here's a wonderful photo of the Monterey Fire Department Hook and Ladder Company in front of the Cooper Molera Adobe in 1897. See more photos and learn about the history of the Monterey Fire Department at and
Latest stats:
  • Dolan Fire in Big Sur: 128,417 acres, 46% contained

September and October are still high fire danger months. Learn about Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches from CalFire at
National Weather Alert for hazardous ocean conditions through 2 PM tomorrow (Fri) -
Emergency Rental Assistance Program Accepting Applications
The City of Monterey continues to accept applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program is designed to mitigate potential homelessness and displacement of existing Monterey residents and workers who are experiencing a decrease in household income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and thus, unable to pay their rent. The City may provide up to a maximum of six (6) months of rental assistance. View the eligibility requirements and application at

Together, we will get past this pandemic.
Space Available in the Senior Drive-Thru Meal Program
Thank you to Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula Inc. for teaming up with Monterey Recreation to provide this vital service for local seniors. The program has been very successful and still has room for more participation. Get all the details at or call Monterey Recreation at (831) 646-3866 and leave a message for staff.

More from Monterey Recreation:
The American Red Cross blood drive at El Estero Park Center still has openings on November 17 and December 15. Sign up to give blood either date at
Enjoy Monterey Recreation's Virtual Recreation Center's latest cooking video of the week - Homemade Tortilla Chips
September is National Preparedness Month
Important Links and Daily Numbers
The City of Monterey is working to provide local resources and support every day to help us get past the pandemic. Here's a look at the past six months: MONTEREY RESPONDS
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