Not far from the town limits there's a county park --
Jacks Peak -- you've probably heard of but never
visited. This week, the regional park district suddenly
announced plans to take over Jacks Peak Park and make it
much more user-friendly by connecting it to Carmel,
Carmel Valley and Monterey. Chris Counts reports.
Someone who got it in his mind to explore the
treacherous shoreline along Carmel Bay in front of
Pebble Beach's most exclusive homes Monday had to be
rescued when he fell to the rocks below. Mary Schley has
The city's ordinance allowing live music where alcohol
is served has been a big success, and this week the
council renewed it on an emergency basis after
discovering it had expired more than a year ago. But one
local resident sounded a warning about the possibility
of "clubs" opening in town. Mary has that one, too.
After suing two former employees last week for allegedly
stealing cash receipts, Rich Pepe was sued this week by
two different former employees because (so they claim)
he cheated them out of their rightful wages and tips.
The Carmel Mission is almost ready for the next phase of
its extensive renovation. There's an effort underway to
make sure kids from the county's lower-income
neighborhoods appreciate its scenic wonders. And my
editorial explains why California's proposed high-speed
rail network will surely never be finished.
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