March 9 - 15, 2012
One candidate in the upcoming city election is far ahead of the others when it comes to raising campaign cash. Does that mean the election will be a landslide? Mary Schley has the story.
Wind blew some power lines into each other in Big Sur Wednesday, and the result was that a well known house burned down. Chris Counts has that one.
With Carmel locked into a decades-long struggle over whether a city building can be sold, a dispute over the historic significance of a private home in Pebble Beach that was built in 1958 is just getting started. Kelly Nix has the details.
The design of new public restrooms at the south of end of Carmel Beach was gone over with a fine-toothed comb at the council meeting this week. Speaking of the beach, the next time you have a bonfire, would you be willing to build it in a large metal strainer and cart your ashes away when you're through? The county's judges have been asked to disclose whether they're gay, lesbian, or whatever. My editorial wonders why the Monterey Peninsula is being singled out for Draconian pollution controls, when the rest of the state pollutes far more than we do. Don't forget to attend the Pine Cone's election forum this week (I'll be moderating). And if you're irritated by fake online reviews, be sure to visit my hot Internet links.
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