Last week we reported that snowy plovers are in the way
of the Monterey Peninsula's proposed desal plant, and
this week it's Salinas Valley farmers who are blocking
progress toward getting the plant built -- or even
planned. Kelly Nix reports.
The Coast Guard had to use helicopters to rescue the
crew of a tugboat that sank off Pt. Sur last Wednesday.
Chris Counts has the story.
About 400 participants in the ill-fated Boston Marathon
will be running the Big Sur Marathon Sunday. Chris
Counts reports about the obstacles they face, and their
determination to overcome them.
The City of Carmel suddenly cancelled contracts with its
fire inspector and plan checker, leading to questions
about how those services are going to be provided. Mary
Schley has that one.
Nader Agha is demanding an apology from a water district
official who, according to Agha, disrespected his Moss
Landing water project. A downtown jewelry store is suing
a customer over a $12,000 watch. Work has begun on a new
kids pool at Lovers Point in Pacific Grove. We have a
special section about upcoming summer activities all
over the Monterey Peninsula. And my editorial explains
why almost everything you've probably read about the
Miranda warning is wrong.
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