Scientist killed in Tucson began his career on the shores of Monterey Bay 

Jim Wood was born in Kinston, N.C. but spent his childhood years in Concord, MA . He joined the Navy in 1945 at seven…

Marjorie Fisher passed away Saturday morning March 14, 2015 in Carmel surrounded by family and caregivers.

They said the Esselen people native to Monterey County were extinct—until Fred Nason proved them wrong.

Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance.

(July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and producer of film and theater. Best known for his supporting and character roles – typically lowlifes, bullies, and misfits – Hoffman was a regular presence in films from the early 1990s until his death at age 46.

December 12, 1949 – December 9, 2013

PACIFIC GROVE -- Darby William Fuerst, long-time Menlo-Atherton resident, died at the age of 63,

Monday morning, on December 9, 2013, ending his struggle with cancer.

 (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012)