County planners have released their environmental
analysis of the hotly contested canine recreation center
in Carmel Valley, including their reasons why it doesn't
need an EIR. Chris Counts has that story.
So far, the upcoming municipal election is shaping up to
be a rather dull affair, with only one candidate
stepping up to challenge the incumbents. Mary Schley has
Last year was an unusually dry one on the Monterey
Peninsula, but you may be surprised to hear just how dry
it was. Kelly Nix reports.
Some prominent citizens are stepping up to demand
protection of a Pebble Beach house built in 1958, but
which they say is "historic." A fisherman drowned in Big
Sur Saturday when a wave knocked him off a rock. 17 Mile
Drive has been named the priciest toll road in the
nation by a website that claims to know about such
things. And my editorial takes note of an important
milestone in the history of this newspaper.
We are very proud of our newspaper, and we sincerely
thank you for supporting it. As always, I am available
to respond to your questions, comments or concerns about
our content, and to offer advice about how best to read
it on your computer, smartphone or iPad.
To get this week's complete
Pine Cone, please click here. If you have an
informed opinion about one of our stories and would like
to submit a letter to the editor, please click here. And
please don't hesitate to contact me if you have
questions, comments or concerns.
Paul Miller, Publisher
To return to the download page for the January 3,
2014, edition, please click here.