December 9 - 15, 2011
Last week's windstorms were barely noticed in Carmel but took a fierce toll in Big Sur. Chris Counts has the heretofore unreported details, including how a windblown truck fire threatened the Ventana Inn.
The craziest two-way road in California -- around Carmel Point -- is about to get a long-overdue conversion to one way, thanks to an agreement between the City of Carmel and Monterey County. Mary Schley has that one.
Renovation and improvements at the Golden Bough Theater will be allowed to proceed without the payment of $14,000 in city fees. Why the special treatment? Mary explains that one, too.
The hunt is still on for a dog that escaped after being thrown from a moving car in Monterey. Where oh where is Frosty? Kelly Nix has that story.
The Pacific Grove golf course clubhouse won another round in court Friday, but is facing a brand new challenge -- this time from a resident who claims people were illegally allowed to eat in front of a TV instead of at a table. Shock and awe! Kelly and I have that byline.
Speaking of shocks, my editorial this week calls for elimination of the corporate income tax. Why? Because it would be good for consumers and the whole country. And if you'd like to see the government make it easier to combat Medicare fraud, be sure to visit my hot Internet links.
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