- 2: Number of plastic bags picked up from Monterey city beaches in 2012, after a citywide plastic bag ban took effect.
- A Monterey brick-and-mortar bookstore survives – even thrives – by taking a different tact.
- A third-pounder as big as a seal, Treebones reveries Cambria discoveries and Highway 1 turned silver.
- After eight years in limbo, Palo Corona Regional Park may finally get its parking lot.
- At Hartnell College, a NASA-sponsored science academy turns Monterey County school kids into budding scientists. Here’s hoping federal math doesn’t ground them in their mission.
- Banff Mountain Film Festival puts grueling survival – and high-flying stunts – on the big screen.
- City of Monterey’s bike/pedestrian plan heads to City Council with fierce support – and opposition.
- For Chicano rock trio Los Lonely Boys, the brothers’ relationship runs deep.
- Free Will Astrology
- Hills of Beans: Slick CGI can’t save Jack the Giant Slayer from bland characters, dull storytelling.
- I say Internet, you say what? What do you like about it?
- Issue Feb 28, 2013
- Johannesburg native/Overtone frontman Emile Welman embarks on a solo project.
- Local schools prep for the future with expanded online-degree programs.
- Pacific Grove prepares to follow Monterey and Carmel with plastic-bag ban.
- Pay attention to the man behind that cynical little curtain – and be very afraid.
- Real Estate
- Salinas City Council distracts itself over Jose Castañeda.
- Siberian Splendor: Famed documentarian examines the case for happiness in Happy People: A Year in the Taiga.
- Tico’s Breakfast & Lunch