August 12 - 18, 2011
Are 3,000 oaks growing on top of a landfill at Fort Ord reason enough to stop a transit center from being built? The latest environmental lawsuit against Monterey County says they are. Kelly Nix has the story.
The planning commission will give a full hearing to a controversial condo project planned for the outskirts of town, now that affordable housing is part of the mix. Chris Counts reports that one.
The Monterey County DA says a lot of effort is going into the investigation of possible conflict of interest charges against a county water official. Kelly has that story, too.
A California Supreme Court decision about plastic bags could have a dramatic effort on the city's plan to sell Flanders Mansion. I explain how.
The publisher of Monterey County Weekly could be facing jail time after getting a second DUI on his way home from a chamber of commerce function. A retirement home is celebrating (literally) the end of its legal troubles with one local city. Concours on the Avenue is back as big as ever this year, and it's part of the grand Concours Week about to commence all over the Monterey Peninsula. We have complete coverage, including a special section. My editorial tells the right way to set income tax rates. And if you want to see the latest example of how good life is in the U.S. for illegal immigrants, be sure to visit my hot Internet links.
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