The 50 Big Sur residents stranded by a rock slide last
week are still stranded but have come up with some
inventive, off-road methods for getting food and to
their jobs. Chris Counts has the latest details.
A San Francisco Bay Area man has been arrested for
trying to murder his wife in their room at the Highlands
Inn. Mary Schley has that one.
One of the most important undeveloped lots in Pebble
Beach has been preserved as open space, thanks to more
than $4 million from "anonymous donors." I have that
Another group of foolish hikers had to be rescued from
the snowy Santa Lucia mountains last weekend. You won't
believe how lost they were. Chris Counts has that one,
The former bank building downtown that was almost torn
down and turned into condos and shops is now headed for
a new life as an event center. The city council will
consider what to do about Flanders Mansion Tuesday, and
also whether to require permits for beach fires.
Remember the days when Clint Eastwood was trying to rein
in Dave Maradei? We have a feature about them. Joe
Livernois writes the definitive history of one of
Carmel's epic controversies. And my editorial asks why
the government -- at all levels -- is so dumb.
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