COVID-19 and More...Local Update
September 25, 2020
Friday Shout Out to Sea Otter Awareness Week
As we finish the week, and Sea Otter Awareness Week, check out
@SeeMonterey’s list of the top places to view Sea Otters in Monterey County: including the Monterey Bay Aquarium live otter cams at Remember masks up! Photo credit: Camera with flash: @kaelyn_deyoung via Instagram
Here's an important message from the "SeeMonterey" Visitors and Convention Bureau - Travel Responsibly. This message is for locals too as we enjoy our beautiful outdoor lifestyle. Have a great weekend and explore a new local place in your "backyard". It really helps during the shelter in place to get outdoors and visit a new location close by. Support local businesses as best you can as well.
Latest stats:
  • Dolan Fire in Big Sur: 128,417 acres, 46% contained - Containment lines across the fire area held in breezy conditions yesterday. Fire managers continue to keep a close eye on the northeast portion of the fire, where the uncontained fire edge has grown little in the past several days. More details...
Monterey Sports Center Offers New Live and Virtual Classes
The Monterey Sports Center announced today additions to the outdoor and new virtual classes via ZOOM. Learn more at
Resurfacing of Casa Verde and Connecting Streets as Part of an NCIP Project to Update Intersections
Construction alert: Paving improvements to the intersection of Casa Verde, Helvic, McNear and Portola will take place 3 - 4 days between Sep 29-Oct 7. The intersection will occasionally close to traffic with parking restrictions during working hours. A detour will be in place to reroute traffic around the intersection. This is another NCIP Project. See the full list of projects at
It's a Virtual Jazz Festival this Weekend -
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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Wearing masks is a proven method to stop the spread of COVID-19. Let's get our economy reopened - wear a mask.
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