Police Chief On Leave, Commander Takes Over In Interim

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Chief Cathy Madalone, 55, told The Pine Cone last October that she was given a special accommodation, in lieu of a full leave of absence, to work from home based on “physician recommendations and city policy.” Madalone has declined to say how or when she was injured and started working from home but has called the arrangement “temporary.” This week, though, Pacific Grove’s new city manager, Matt Mogensen, told The Pine Cone Madalone is not working.

Police Chief On Leave, Commander Takes Over In Interim

You’re Out!

Ump was even on Megan’s List, the easiest, free background check there is.

Know Your Stripes

Know Your Stripes

The President of Pacific Grove Pony Baseball and Softball announced that recently, a registered sex offender umpired at least three games for them.

“Unfortunately, our umpire contractor, Peninsula Sports Incorporated (PSI), employed an umpire that was a registered sex offender listed on California’s Meghan’s Law website,” said Paul Black, President of Pacific Grove Pony Baseball and Softball, in an email to families.

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Lighthouse Avenue Delays Continue

Street is getting a slurry coating, that cheap way to cover the patchwork of repairs. Bumps in the road remain and it lasts about 2 years.

S is For Slurry

S is For Slurry

The City of Monterey says people should expect delays on Lighthouse from May 6 to May 9 as major roadwork is scheduled to begin.

Work on the northbound lanes of Lighthouse toward Pacific Grove will start at 6 a.m. and go until 5 p.m.. Northbound lanes toward Downtown Monterey will begin at 9 a.m. and go through 5 p.m.

The city says this is for slurry seal work to be done, which is applied in order to protect the underlying pavement.

Lighthouse Avenue Delays Continue

Exit Stage Right – Chamber Of Commerce Prez Suddenly Quits

Heard that she left her key on the desk and departed. Later quits via an email and heads for Maine.Jenny MacMurdo Lobster call

Jenny MacMurdo, 44, who took over the chamber in January 2022, decided to resign this week.

MacMurdo’s departure comes at an unfortunate time, considering the city’s biggest event of the year, the Good Old Days Street fair on May 4-5, is only two weeks away.
However, the chamber said that Metzner who has been the lead director for Good Old Days is well suited to fill in until a permanent president is selected.

Exit Stage Right – Chamber Of Commerce Prez Suddenly Quits

New Lovers Point Light Festival This July

Call for talent. Want to belly dance on the pier or square-dance?

Join us for a fun day at the beach ! Do you sing ? Do you dance ? Do you have an act you would like to perform on the pier? Come show off at Pacific Grove’s Summer Lights festival on Saturday , July 27th . Contact us to sign up at YAOPG.org

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New Lovers Point Festival This July

Oh. Wild Fish Has No Business License In Addition To Unpaid Taxes

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Liz Jacobs, owner of Wild Fish on Lighthouse Avenue, leads the city-sanctioned  downtown Business Improvement District board, or BID, which holds marketing events to draw more people to P.G. But Jacobs, the chair of the board, has not remitted business license tax for the restaurant at 545 Lighthouse for two fiscal years — even though the group she heads pays for its programs with the same tax dollars.

OK, delinquent taxes, no business license. How are they on health department inspections or payroll deductions? Place is starting to resemble a grease fire of infractions.

Oh. Wild Fish Has No Business License In Addition To Unpaid Taxes