City officials and the police suspect that a
significant crime has happened at Carmel City Hall, and
spent three hours last week executing a search warrant
at a senior employee's home, but they refuse to disclose
what the alleged crime was. Is it a coverup? Mary Schley
has the details.
A Monterey Peninsula taxpayers group is suing the water
management district for illegally imposing a user fee on
property owners. Kelly Nix has that one.
Sean Parker is finally speaking out about his lavish Big
Sur wedding that resulted in him making a $2.5 million
"settlement" with the coastal commission, and he says
the whole thing was just an unpretentious,
redwood-hugging love fest. Kelly has that one, too.
The city council has approved a record-breaking budget
for the next fiscal year. A dog who was missing two
years has miraculously been rescued from a death trap in
Carmel Valley. An admired local actress with a budding
career has had it cut short by cancer. Joe Livernois
honors a former colleague at the Monterey County Herald,
and weighs in on the big troubles there. We have a
colorful special section about outstanding local
architecture and home design ... you definitely don't
want to miss "In Your Dreams." And my editorial sounds a
warning about the immigration bill that's working its
way through Congress — something that nobody else seems
to be talking about.
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