No matter where you live in the Monterey Peninsula,
there's a good chance there's enough water right under
your feet to take care of your garden, and even to share
with your neighbors and perhaps the whole town. Mayor
Jason Burnett says tapping some of that water would
really help the Monterey Peninsula's water shortage.
Kelly Nix reports.
After a tour of the old place, the city council decided
this week Flanders Mansion should be leased, not sold.
But it attached so many conditions to the lease
arrangement, will anybody want to meet them? Mary Schley
has that one.
A group of teens was caught drinking at a recent private
party, and in response Carmel may enact a law holding
the adults responsible if underage drinking takes place
at their home. Mary has that one, too.
The planning commission, and the town, gave a very
positive reception to plans for an event center at a
former bank building. A PUC hearing on Cal Am's plans
for a desal plant brought out a big crowd of people who
vehemently believe only government can own and operate a
water project at a reasonable cost. City officials want
to know what you think about all the cypress trees
growing at the north end of Carmel Beach. A mountain
lion is believed to have dismembered and eaten a deer in
one resident's backyard. We have a special section about
ways to start the New Year with a healthier lifestyle
for you and your family. And my editorial explains why a
recent effort to preserve open space in Pebble Beach was
done the right way.
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