- 61.2%: The increase in childhood poverty in Monterey County from 2008 (15.8 percent) to 2011 (25.5 percent). Senior poverty rose from 7.4 to 7.6 percent.
- A far-ranging conversation with the man behind 11 number ONE hits, including “Live Until I Die.”
- A tale of one food writer’s last treasured meals in Monterey County.
- Cachagua Playboys founding member Jay Burriss has the time to live art to the fullest.
- Carmel’s new Rumble Seat Music is more than just another guitar store.
- Clay Walker has a great golf swing, platinum records and a crippling disease. What he’s doing with them would make Bing Crosby proud.
- Debt buyers sue thousands of Monterey County residents over credit-card debt.
- Eve Ensler’s latest and most ambitious campaign to end violence against women finds a groove in Monterey.
- Free Will Astrology
- Google’s almost-total control over the news is a competition killer.
- Guv’s proposals drive funding shifts for community colleges.
- Handicapping the pros and amateurs according to the momentum they bring to Pebble Beach.
- Issue Feb 07, 2013
- Jacob Tomsky hits the hotel lobby like Bourdain hit the kitchen: with sharp writing, humor and the occasional perversion.
- Out of Its Mind: Side Effects uses an ensemble cast to debate pharmaceutical ethics.
- Real Estate
- Salinas police chief decries the acceptance of gun violence.
- Somewhere on the beach between Marina and Moss Landing, a long-forgotten boat lives past its purpose.
- Starbucks CEO forces workers to schmooze for the right.
- The Beautiful End: Oscar-contender Amour demonstrates the power of heartbreak in long-term love.
- When have you felt truly lost?
- With federal funding in limbo, Monterey-Salinas Transit remaps its route into a bumpy future.