With water activists
stepping up their campaign to stop Cal Am from
building the Marina desal plant, even as they get
ready to launch yet another takeover attempt of the
water company, the Peninsula's six mayors are warning
that the activists are threatening "the quality of
life" of everybody else. Kelly Nix reports.
A UC tree researcher says
somebody may have poached more than 20 redwood trees
from Big Sur. Chris Counts has that one.
A woman accused of running
various scams in Monterey County is being hit with a
passel of new claims. Mary Schley has the story.
Stevenson school is asking
alumni from 30 years ago whether they were ever abused
or mistreated by a former teacher. Kelly Nix has the
The state attorney general
has sued a nonprofit that claims to be from Carmel,
alleging that money donated for wounded veterans was
diverted for personal expenses. Peninsula businesses
are working to counter the slowdown of tourism
resulting from the closing of Highway 1 through Big
Sur. The planning commission has approved a new
building for one of Carmel's smallest lots. We have a
special section for you offering dozens of suggestions
for ways to keep your kids busy this summer. And my
editorial takes a look at the latest shenanigans of
local water activists, whose behavior is an example of
something Sally Field warned about.
Paul Miller, Publisher
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