Friday, December 13, 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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Saturday, December 07, 2019
Friday, December 06, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Those headed into South County on Wednesday, Dec. 4, might want to rethink their routes. According to Caltrans a small levee in Chualar was inundated with a large amount of rainfall causing flooding in various parts of the city. Some flood waters were reported as deep as four feet. 

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Smelts Fishy…Local historian Tim Thomas hosts Monterey’s monthly Wharf Walks the first Saturday of every month. The upcoming Dec. 7 walk will be focused on the sardine industry of Monterey, enriching all Wharf walkers with information about an industry that has been crucial to the evolution …

Monday, December 02, 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! Nice spread of turkey, mash potatoes and pump— have pumpkin pie on your table. While pumpkin pie maybe more available in Monterey County, try this holiday season to find some sweet potato pie. Scavenge the streets, call up friends of friends, sweet potato pie in t…

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

One of the major tasks that the Fort Ord Reuse Authority must complete before it dissolves next summer is to create a plan for the conservation of habitats for endangered species within the 36-square-mile boundary of the former Fort Ord military base. A Habitat Conservation Plan is now in it…

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving is a day of traditions. There’s turkey or ham (or turkey and ham, if you’re lucky), there’s a slate of NFL games on television, there are the usual arguments over which wine pairs with turkey because, you know, cranberry dressing is a wild card. And there’s all that leftover cra…

Tee Up...Nov. 16 marked their first day Monterey Regional Airport’s Golden Tee was up and running the new owners. Richard Pepe and Bobby Richards. Pepe is well-known for Vesuvio, Little Napoli and Carmel Bakery. They plan to slowly sprinkle new items onto the menu and open the observation de…

Monday, November 25, 2019

I’m On a Boat…Squid finally emerged from the lair on Saturday for some sun and warmth following a week of being glued to Squid’s computer, eating huge buckets of shrimp-flavored popcorn and live-streaming the impeachment hearings. Squid’s favorite witness, Squid has decided, was Ambassador G…

Friday, November 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019

Vroom, Vroom…No one knows this, but many years ago, Squid was driving down Highway 68 while daydreaming. The memories are a little fuzzy, but Squid must have taken an unexpected turn into Laguna Seca because the next thing Squid remembers is riding the ol’ jalopy on the track next to race ca…

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Monday, November 11, 2019

Vaxxing Situation…Squid spent the weekend stocking up on shrimp-flavored popcorn and bloody mary ingredients for the impeachment hearings coming on Wednesday and Friday. (No vodka this time, just lots of Clamato and tomato juice. Squid doesn’t want to miss a word of testimony.) In between sh…

Maybe it gets lost in all the hoopla over other holidays—minor things like Halloween and Thanksgiving—people may have missed the national White Truffle Festival. Celebrate at Pèppoli in Pebble Beach through Nov. 17, with tagliolini, Kobe beef tartar, grilled veal, all with Alba white truffle…

Friday, November 08, 2019
Thursday, November 07, 2019