Monterey Peninsula

Cal Am Withdrawls Coastal Commission Permit Application

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:38am

California American Water announced today that it is withdrawing its application to the California Coastal Commission for a Coastal Development Permit to construct the slant wells for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys desalination proposal to replace pumping from the environmentally-sensitive Carmel River.

Key Points: 
  • California American Water announced today that it is withdrawing its application to the California Coastal Commission for a Coastal Development Permit to construct the slant wells for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys desalination proposal to replace pumping from the environmentally-sensitive Carmel River.
  • The Commission has now cancelled tomorrows hearing and will reschedule after the company has refiled its application.
  • Because the Commission must meet deadlines associated with the Permit Streamlining Act, withdrawing and refiling our application is the best way to allow more time for these things to occur.
  • Public comments the Commission has received to date on the project will be preserved as part of the official record for the projects application and have been shared with the Coastal Commission members.

Monterey County, California Welcomes Back Tourism June 12

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 9:00pm

MONTEREY, Calif., June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau (Monterey County CVB) is thrilled to announce that its awe-inspiring California Central Coast destination will welcome the return of tourism on Friday, June 12.

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  • MONTEREY, Calif., June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau (Monterey County CVB) is thrilled to announce that its awe-inspiring California Central Coast destination will welcome the return of tourism on Friday, June 12.
  • As Monterey County welcomes tourism back, Monterey County CVB is committed to maintaining the health and wellbeing of travelers, residents and employees.
  • The Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Monterey County CVB) is a 501c6 organization that drives tourism for Monterey County.
  • Tourism is the largest industry on the Monterey Peninsula and the second largest in the County.

California American Water Desalination Project Awarded $10 Million State Grant

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 5:59pm

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced today they will provide a $10 million grant to public utility, California American Water, to help build the seawater desalination component of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys solution to the Monterey Peninsulas long-standing water shortage.

Key Points: 
  • The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced today they will provide a $10 million grant to public utility, California American Water, to help build the seawater desalination component of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, the companys solution to the Monterey Peninsulas long-standing water shortage.
  • We are extremely grateful to DWR for supporting our project, said California American Water president Rich Svindland.
  • The Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project is a $329 million project featuring a portfolio of water supply components to address the areas water needs.
  • California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to more than 675,000 people.

Intero Takes on Monterey Peninsula With Opening of Larger Carmel Office and Addition of Industry Veteran J.R. Rouse

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 3:16pm

Rouse as the Vice President and Managing Officer of the Monterey Peninsula operation.

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  • Rouse as the Vice President and Managing Officer of the Monterey Peninsula operation.
  • He started his real estate career on the Monterey Peninsula in 2000 when he moved to Pacific Grove.
  • Rouse Real Estate, and was quickly honored by the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce as Entrepreneur of the Year.
  • We are beyond thrilled to have J.R. join our leadership team running our Monterey Peninsula operation, said Tom Tognoli, Intero President & Chief Executive Officer.

Monterey County Tourism Makes Significant Strides Towards Destination Sustainability

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 10:37am

Meetings and events are big business in Monterey County, which is a destination known for inspiration and innovation.

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  • Meetings and events are big business in Monterey County, which is a destination known for inspiration and innovation.
  • Monterey County scored 52% on the sustainability index just behind Geneva and ahead of U.S. cities like Washington, D.C. and Houston.
  • The Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau (MCCVB) is a 501c6 organization that drives tourism for Monterey County.
  • Tourism is the largest industry on the Monterey Peninsula and the second largest in the County.

Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces Launch Of Sustainable Moments Collective

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 1:03pm

With more visitors traveling to the area, theMontereyCounty Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCCVB) announced today the launch of the Sustainable Moments Collective in partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium and local organizations in an effort to preserve and protect this breathtaking destination for generations to come.

Key Points: 
  • With more visitors traveling to the area, theMontereyCounty Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCCVB) announced today the launch of the Sustainable Moments Collective in partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium and local organizations in an effort to preserve and protect this breathtaking destination for generations to come.
  • The Sustainable Moments Collective began this spring as an outgrowth of the MCCVB's destination-wide initiative - Sustainable Moments.
  • "The Sustainable Moments Collective is a group of like-minded organizations who are on mission together to maintain and promote a sustainable destination.
  • The Collective is comprised of organizations that have already begun to pave the way towards a more sustainable future including the Monterey Regional Waste Management District, Monterey Regional Stormwater Management Program, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, Monterey-Salinas Transit,City of Monterey and Communities for Sustainable Monterey County.