Marin County Supes Ensure Voter Approval Needed for Offshore Drilling InfrastructureThe Marin County Board of Supervisors passed a voter-approval mechanism on Tuesday for any future development of onshore facilities supporting offshore oil and gas exploration.
HHS Secretary: Counties Should Issue Labor Day Covid-19 Guidance ASAPCalifornia Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Tuesday that counties should begin issuing guidance for Labor Day weekend as soon as possible to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
All Monterey Bay Beaches Closing Labor Day Weekend To Slow COVID-19 SpreadAuthorities from beach communities around Monterey Bay announced in an unprecedented joint statement on Thursday the intended closure of all beaches over the Labor Day weekend to limit the spread of COVID-19.
UPDATE: River Fire Scorches Nearly 4,000 Acres In Monterey County, Threatening 1,500 StructuresA wildfire sparked by a lightning strike in Monterey County had scorched 3,793 acres by Monday evening and remained 10 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.
Monterey Zoo Sued for Allegedly Using Prods, Bullhooks on ElephantsThe People For Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Monterey Zoo, accusing it of using disciplinary tools that are banned in the state.
Monterey Man Arrested After Allegedly Charging at Police Holding Air PistolA 23-year-old Monterey man, who charged at police with a suspected firearm that turned out to be an Airsoft gun, was fired at by officers before being taken into custody on Saturday night.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Delays Reopening; County On COVID-19 Watch ListThe Monterey Bay Aquarium has delayed its highly-anticipated reopening scheduled for later this week, due to the county being placed on the state's COVID-19 watch list.
Reopening: Monterey Bay Aquarium Opening To Visitors In JulyAfter being closed for more than three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Monterey Bay Aquarium will reopen to visitors with modifications in July.
Monterey Bay Restaurant Reaches Settlement After Being Charged With Defying COVID-19 OrdersA restaurant owner in Carmel-by-the-Sea has agreed to pay $15,000 in civil penalties after being criminally charged last month for violating state and local health orders.
Monterey COVID-19 Test Site Closing Temporarily After Running Out Of SuppliesThe coronavirus testing site at Monterey Peninsula College will be closed Thursday because it has run out of supplies, Monterey County officials said Wednesday.
U.S. Coast Guard Helps NOAA Team Rescue Whale Tangled In Fishing Gear In Monterey BayA U.S. Coast Guard crew stationed in Monterey on Monday was able to help a team from NOAA untangle a whale that had gotten caught in fishing gear near Moss Landing.
Monterey Harbor, Moss Landing Boat Ramps Reopening With New RulesRecreational boaters will have an opportunity starting Tuesday to get out on the water when launch ramps reopen for them at Moss Landing and Monterey Harbor.
Defiant Carmel Restaurant Owner Says He'll Stay Open Despite COVID-19 Health Order FinesDespite recent fines for violating the coronavirus shelter-in-place order by allowing table service and serving customers without masks or social distancing at his dining establishment, a Monterey County restaurant owner says he's not backing down.
Monterey Co. Restaurant Accused Of Violating Shelter-In-Place By Allowing Table ServiceThe owner of a restaurant in Carmel-by-the-Sea has been charged by the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.
Coronavirus Update: Monterey County Orders All Golf Courses Including Pebble Beach ClosedThe Monterey County Health Department has ordered the closure of all public and private golf courses, saying they are not essential businesses and must adhere to a state-wide shelter-in-place order.