Friday, January 17, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Monday, January 13, 2020

Springs Eternal…Squid rarely turns up the heater in the lair, partly because Squid's cephalopod body is designed to withstand very low water temperatures, and partly because it's Squid's little way of keeping the bills low, and thereby doubling for Squid as a form of minor protest against Pa…

Friday, January 10, 2020
Thursday, January 09, 2020

The assassination of the Iranian commander has been reverberating so widely that the U.S. military has beefed up security measures as far away as Monterey. The two local military bases, which house the Defense Language Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School, are still accessible to the …

Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Monday, January 06, 2020

PAC Attack…After all of Squid’s Christmas shopping—the yarn to make those tentacle-warmers for Squid’s pal Flapjack the Octopus has to come from somewhere—Squid was counting what was left in Squid’s piggy bank. It would’ve been enough to make a donation to the Bernie Sanders for President ca…

Saturday, January 04, 2020
Friday, January 03, 2020

The Trump administration is playing a game of checkers in a world of chess when it comes to foreign policy, threatening the safety and security of the United States’ allies in the Middle East, as well as the U.S. itself, Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, said at a luncheon meeting of Mont…

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

The current Pacific Grove City Council seemed poised in the fall to accept future cannabis sales sooner rather than later, after a previous council strongly refused the idea in 2017. A consultant's presentation to the council on Dec. 19 was potentially the first step toward creating new ordi…

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Nothing says small-town local quite like a weekly farmers market, something which the Monterey Peninsula has in plenty, with farmers markets in various locations happening daily during peak summer season. But to the dismay of some of the farmers at nonprofit Everyone’s Harvest, which has hos…

Monday, December 30, 2019
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Monday, December 23, 2019
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Monday, December 16, 2019
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Thursday, December 12, 2019
Monday, December 09, 2019
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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
Monday, December 02, 2019
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…

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