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Founded in 1948 by Carmel poet and painter Jeanne D’Orge, originally born in England, the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts houses both a theater and an art gallery that host artistic, educational, and cultural events.

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Seaside to Consider Signs, Lighting to Guide People to Parts of City


The Seaside City Council will consider implementing new signs and additional lighting to better welcome, inform and enlighten folks.

The One Thing Reporters and Members Must Fight For


Journalism and democracy are undeniably intertwined. As the late media critic James Carey put it, “No journalism, no democracy; but, equally, no democracy, no journalism.”

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20 Free Things to Do in Sacramento County

Home to the state capital, Sacramento County offers many amusements for visitors and locals alike. But only some require no cash outlay.

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Publishing in Paradise

Based in California’s most iconic vacation spot, Katherine Hill celebrates Tahoe Guide’s 42nd birthday.

Image caption: If there’s one thing Donald Trump supporters hate more than “liberal” San Francisco, it’s Taylor Swift. So they’re now 49ers fans for the Super Bowl.
Taylor Swift Has San Francisco-Hating Trump Fans Rooting for the ’49ers

Taylor Swift is so hated by fans of Donald Trump, they’ve set aside their hatred of San Francisco to root for the ’49ers in the Super Bowl, because Swift’s boyfriend plays for their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs.

Image caption: Inadvertently, the beloved Muppet Elmo called attention to the mental health dangers of being too heavily online.
Lawmakers Now Calling for Regulation of Social Media

Lawmakers in California and other states are now making attempts to prevent the reported harms to children caused by social media platforms. The U.S. Senate got into the act as well, at a dramatic Jan. 31 hearing.

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The Carmel art gallery scene gets an update with at least five gallery closures since December.

Five galleries have closed in Carmel, the Central Coast’s mecca for visual arts, in the past two months. Dolores Street, where the 1927-founded Carmel Art Association has its headquarters, seems to be the site of the exodus.

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Starting today, First Theatre in Monterey will open for public tours.

The First Theatre in downtown Monterey, hosted California's first-ever paid theatrical production in 1848, but wasn't regularly used for that purpose until 1937.

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