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

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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