March 30 - April 5, 2012
With election day just over a week away, mayoral candidates Jason Burnett and Rich Pepe are striving to make sure they can work together whomever the winner is April 10. And that winner may have already been determined, with almost half the expected voters casting their ballots in advance by mail, according to the city clerk. I have that story.
After loudly proclaiming his innocence for more than two years, a Pebble Beach businessman pled guilty Friday to federal charges of racketeering and bribery in exchange for a sentence of just four to seven years in prison. We have the details.
Are you a Beatles fan? Then you'll be fascinated by Chris Counts' story of their visit to a Carmel Valley restaurant in 1965. Or was it 1968?
A woman whose walking tours of downtown's historic sites were a familiar sight for the last 15 years has died. Mary Schley has her obit.
In his column this week, Joe Livernois recounts his first time voting, which was also his first (and only) time running for public office. And Richard Nixon is responsible.
Some of Carmel High's brightest students are competing on a basketball court this weekend. If your kids need help with their calculus or French homework, we have the perfect reason why they shouldn't ask you for help. A local museum has a lot to crow about, and a big party coming up to celebrate it. Somebody has been repeatedly breaking windows at The Pine Cone's office — we don't know who, and we don't know why. My editorial explains what was missing from the Obamacare debate at the Supreme Court this week. And if you're wondering where public opinion is on the president's plan to give millions more Americans free health care, be sure to visit my hot Internet links.
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