No matter how much it rains, our water shortage never seems to end, even as the price of turning on the tap keeps going up. But is the solution to start over with a government takeover of Cal Am? Kelly Nix has the déjà vu story, including a very odd twist this week.
A teenager who lives just outside the city limits had been arrested for breaking into a neighbor's house, and may be involved in numerous other burglaries. Mary Brownfield reports the sorry details.
Carmel River State Beach has reopened this week after much of the sand and a big chunk of the parking lot were carried out to sea by the rain-swollen river. But Highway 1 through Big Sur will be closed at least another month. Chris Counts has those stories.
The new general manager of the regional park district is trying to make a clean break with his overcompensated predecessor's tenure. But will the public let him? Kelly has that one.
A man who went fishing in heavy seas had to be rescued after his small boat capsized off Pebble Beach Wednesday. A county supervisor who was sued over allegations of using a campaign contribution for personal expenses has settled the suit. A Carmel real estate agent is launching a fundraising drive to support a mission in a remote part of Kenya that is the life's work of two other local residents. And my editorial takes a look at the utter foolishness of the latest Cal Am takeover plan.
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