December 23 - 29, 2011
Elections for mayor and city council are just over the horizon, and candidates are making earnest preparations to launch their campaigns. Mary Schley has her usual expert report on what Jason Burnett, Richard Pepè, Adam Moniz, et al., are up to.
One of the city's quaintest inns has settled a lawsuit from a man who claims he was seriously injured when he bumped his head on a low doorway. But is he just an opportunistic shyster? Kelly Nix has that one.
Prospects for a new water supply took two more major setbacks this week. With all that's gone on, Kelly explains how that is even possible.
Big Sur is getting a truly needed holiday gift: a dentist. Chris Counts has the details.
A Pebble Beach woman is facing jail time for failing to bring records of what she did with her husband's riches to court. A local school's Christmas concert had to be cancelled because of threats of violence. If you don't feel like cooking Christmas dinner, we have lots of suggestions for fabulous meals at local restaurants. We have perhaps the cutest all-time Sandy Claws. My editorial begs our state legislators to take charge of our water supply problems. And if you want to know what piece of super good news for The Pine Cone was in the Wall Street Journal this week, be sure to visit my hot Internet links.
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