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05/26/2024

Dave Faries here, looking to add to my already too extensive wine collection. It seems that I rarely get around to pulling a cork at home, so my cellar has grown to a size at odds with the budget of…

05/25/2024

Agata Popęda here, declaring that we are officially in the busy event season, which has already been showing up in recent editions of the Weekly. A couple of weeks ago we had to expand our Hot Picks section in print…

05/24/2024

Welcome to the holiday weekend! Pam Marino here, with plans to catch up on weeding and celebrate a family birthday, interspersed with some relaxation.

05/24/2024

Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor those people who died while serving in the U.S. military. In Monterey County, home to a large number of service members and veterans, there are several ceremonies taking place on Monday,…

05/24/2024

As the California Roots Music Festival gets underway with another solid lineup and the anticipation of sizable crowds, event organizer Good Vibez announced that they were canceling the Rebels & Renegades Music Festival, scheduled for October.

05/24/2024

After two terms (two years each) as Salinas' mayor and two terms (four years each) as a City Council member, Kimbley Craig announced on Thursday, May 23 that she will not seek re-election to a third term.

05/23/2024

David Schmalz here. Back in 2017, I interviewed Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. In other words, he studies nukes (and other weapons), and the threats they present.

05/23/2024

There was a phrase in vogue during the 1940s. No one seems to know its origin, and the line dropped from the popular vernacular soon after.

05/23/2024

Dispensaries will soon open their doors in Monterey, following the city council’s May 21 decision to approve the permits for four cannabis retail stores.

05/22/2024

On Tuesday, May 21, Salinas City Clerk Patricia Barajas announced the rules by which 11 candidates would make their pitch to be appointed to a vacancy on council. They would be in a conference room with no devices, then in…

05/22/2024

The City of Seaside has long wrestled with questions about how best to grow, which is something that, to some extent, it must do: Back in the 1990s, when Fort Ord shut down, local municipalities accepted thousands of acres from…

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