An artist who claims he was cheated by a downtown gallery made a serious mistake when he sued the mayor for not revoking the gallery's business license, according to the city's law firm. This week, it warned the artist to back down or face monetary damages. Mary Brownfield has that story.
Highway 1 through Big Sur finally reopened today, after being closed more than two months due to landslides. Chris Counts reports.
A prominent Monterey Peninsula businessman defrauded a customer at his antique store, a jury decided Tuesday. A Pine Cone reporter was subpoenaed during the trial, which featured all sorts of accusations and counter-accusations. I have that one.
A Carmel Valley resident was found not guilty of rape charges last week, in a case that many people say should never have been brought. Kelly Nix has the details.
More news: A distraught teenager jumped from the Rocky Creek Bridge in a shocking suicide attempt. A former Pacific Grove High School student convicted in a tragic DUI accident was denied an early release from prison. Sunset Center announced a star-filled 2011-2012 season. And my editorial once again tries to get you to care about the Monterey Peninsula's desperate water shortage.
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