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Over Labor Day weekend, the 2019 Monterey County Fair offered all of the classics—lots of fried food on offer; performances, including the Macias Family acrobats on tour from Mexico; lots of carnival games with stuffed animals as prizes; spinning rides that lit up the night sky; kids' activi…

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Seaside’s 73rd annual Obon Festival—a centuries old Japanese festival to honor the dead—was an awesome amalgam of community, culture and food. Parking was scarce around the Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple, but that didn’t stop the community from coming out in droves, an estimated 3,000 or…

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The 33rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March and Celebration in Seaside wrapped up on Monday, Jan. 21. As it does every year, the city shuts down portions of Fremont Boulevard and Broadway/Obama Way for the march. That creates little incongruities in the regular flow of traffic and comme…

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

    It's a huge file, for best viewing click on the full screen icon. Prints available at Thank you, Glen McDowell.

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    The premise of NBC's Rise is a bit like Disney's High School Musical. Except the teens probably are less stereotypical (think "jocks" and "theater geeks,") and more relatable, and it focuses less on a battle of the cliques and more on the power of community. In particular, the power of a an …

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    From the Soberanes Fire to the Mud Creek slide and the closure of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in the past year—plus the more gradual increase of bigger and more tour buses—the coast of Big Sur hasn't been the same place for locals for a long time.

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    The golden mid-June to early-July days of summer may be the best times for festivals around the county. BaconFest sizzled a couple weeks ago; BeerFest went down like a frosty pint last weekend; Monterey Pop returned in full glory for its 50th anniversary in mid June. And last week Sunday, th…

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    Tandy Beal & Company, based in Santa Cruz, is one of the most kid-friendly dance companies in the region. They smile in publicity photos. One of their signature pieces, Mixed Nutz, looks like a children's version of Cirque du Soleil. In another piece, the dancers playfully play babies in…