Lapis Road Monterey County’s Safe Parking Program Opens. Will Anyone Come? By Erika Mahoney • Dec 15, 2017 Erika Mahoney Today Monterey County will open a parking lot as a safe place for the homeless to car camp overnight. But it may be a while before anyone uses the space. Homeless Campers Told To Move On By Erika Mahoney • Aug 29, 2017 Erika Mahoney Listen Listening... / 1:39 A Monterey County road on the outskirts of Marina that has grown into a homeless community is getting new restrictions.