February 17 - 23, 2012
Are you depressed about the recession, the real estate downturn and the unemployment rate? Well, we have some uplifting news for you straight from Carmel beach: One property owner is expressing supreme confidence in the economy, and he's doing it by putting his home on the market for $79 million. I have the story.
In the wake of the Rich Guillen/Jane Miller scandal, the city council finally adopted a new policy to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, and to protect employees from false accusations. Mary Schley has that one.
A plasterer who found a lot of work in local homes and businesses has pled guilty to violating state law and picked up a really nasty sentence: 30 days in jail for not having a contractor's license. Kelly Nix reports.
The Pacific Grove city council liked the idea of building and owning a desal plant for the Monterey Peninsula. But, then again, they didn't like it. Kelly has has that story.
My editorial takes a look at some bizarre myths being perpetrated by other local newspapers. And my hot Internet links have an interesting recommendation for some reading about what might happen if election day came and everybody actually voted.
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