• Rain Gauge for 11-27-15 Issue

    November 27, 2015

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    A Great Happy ThanksGathering Story

    November 25, 2015

    Quezon City, Philippines native serving in U.S. Navy receives special Thanksgiving family reunion Read the rest of this story »

    Update on Nov. 9 Armed Robbery in Monterey

    November 25, 2015

    On November 9th, 2015, at 8:25 PM, a robbery occurred at Via Paraiso Park in Monterey. None of the victims were injured. Five suspects were involved in the robbery. The Monterey Police Department, along with members of PRVNT, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team, have been actively working the investigation. As a result, three arrests have been made. Read the rest of this story »

    A New Book About Ed Ricketts!

    November 23, 2015

    Sustainable Pacific Grove and the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History will co-host the launch of a new book that includes a never-published essay by the famed biologist. It’s about a 10-week trip from the Puget Sound to Southeast Alaska. . .and so much more.ERCRTSA COVER Read the rest of this story »

    Cryns Scores 2 TD’s in Breakers First Round Victory over Capuchino

    November 21, 2015

    CCS Division V Football Playoff Bracket - Photo courtesy of cifccs.org

    CCS Division V Football Playoff Bracket – Photo courtesy of cifccs.org

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    Seaside’s choice for City Manager

    November 21, 2015

    On behalf of the Seaside City Council, Mayor Ralph Rubio announced Friday, Nov. 20 that an employment agreement for Seaside’s next City Manager will be placed on the December 3 City Council agenda.

    Craig Malin

    Craig Malin

    Craig Malin, of Davenport, Iowa has been selected as the unanimous finalist for the position following a national recruitment, which began with 49 applications. The recruitment was assisted by Bob Murray & Associates and included two rounds of interviews with the City Council, augmented by interviews with nine community representatives and seven area city managers / local officials.

    Craig Malin replaces John Dunn, Seaside’s current city manager, who recently announced his retirement. Read the rest of this story »

    City Council Action Nov. 17. 2015 Meeting

    November 21, 2015

    Major actions taken by the Council at its regular meeting on November 18, 2015 include:

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    Pacific Grove Wins the first playoff game

    November 20, 2015

    Details and full story later…when we’re done celebrating. http://www.tout.com/m/5exl6t 

    MST Schedule for Thanksgiving Week

    November 20, 2015

    Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) will provide holiday schedule bus service on Thanksgiving Day, Thurs., Nov. 26. Limited Thanksgiving Day service will be available on the following bus lines:

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    Free Concert Dec. 5 by Pacific Grove Pops Orchestra

    November 18, 2015

    Padres Take the Shoe Back to Carmel

    November 17, 2015

    By Jon Charron

    From start to finish, the Carmel Padres did what they willed to the Pacific Grove Breakers on Friday night in the 68th annual Shoe Game. [11-13-15] Read the rest of this story »

    State Will Loan Pacific Grove $7.2 million for Local Water Project

    November 17, 2015

    Despite the misgivings of some, the State Water Resources Control Board today [11-18-15] awarded a $7.2 million loan at 1% interest to the City of Pacific Grove for use on the Local Water Project which will divert sewer water for treatment to be used for nonpotable water needs such as the Golf Links and El Carmelo Cemetery. Mayor Bill Kampe, representatives of Cal Am, and Dave Stoldt from Monterey Peninsula Water Management District were among the proponents speaking in favor of the matter before the State board.

    Tunnel Between Pacific Grove and Monterey Open Early

    November 17, 2015

    The Lighthouse Tunnel will be open tonight because work was completed faster than expected.  The City of Monterey closed the tunnel overnight Mon., Nov. 16 for manhole repairs and demolition of the Custom House Plaza fountain. Manhole repairs were completed overnight and crews determined that removal of the fountain will not require a tunnel closure at this point. The fountain removal project will continue through mid-December. Custom House Plaza will remain open to the public with full access to the waterfront and Old Fisherman’s Wharf.

    Courtney Vogel Signs with Long Beach State

    November 15, 2015

    Kurt Vogel, Courtney Vogel, Monica Vogel

    Kurt Vogel, Courtney Vogel, Monica Vogel

    Courtney Vogel, standout at PGHS Girls’ Golf, signed to attend & play golf at Long Beach State University in 2016. Proud parents: Kurt, Pro at PG Golf Links, and Monica.

    Complete Results of Crystal Springs Meet

    November 15, 2015

    Pacific Grove boys finished 7th and Pacific Grove girls finished 10th.


    Pacific Grove City Manager to Resign, Depart for Paso Robles

    November 14, 2015

    Pacific Grove City Manager Tom Frutchey has alerted the City that he will be accepting a similar role in the City of Paso Robles, contingent on final contract approval by the Paso Robles City Council at their meeting on November 17. Read the rest of this story »

    Shoe goes back to Carmel in the 68th Meet

    November 13, 2015

    Carmel and Pacific Grove now tied for MTAL championship. Soledad joins them for a three-way with its first-ever share. Check back for Jon Charron’s story on the game and for pictures from JV loss (47-0) and Varsity in our issue this coming Friday.

    The Shoe has gone back and forth almost evenly over the years 33-33-2

    Armed Robbery in Parking Lot in Monterey

    November 11, 2015

    On November 9, 2015 at approximately 8:39 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to an armed robbery in the parking lot at Via Paraiso Park (near Via Paraiso and Via Gayuba). Three victims reported they were in their vehicle when five suspects approached them and demanded their personal property. Read the rest of this story »

    New Measure Eligible for California’s November 8, 2016 Ballot: Requires Condoms for Adult Movie Actors

    November 9, 2015

    Others have entered the signature collection phase: Revenue Bonds, Electricity, Marijuana and more Read the rest of this story »

    Pacific Grove’s Changing Shoreline: how will we adapt?

    November 7, 2015

    As we approach winter and the likelihood of an El Niño weather pattern, SPG encourages the public to examine the prospect of sea-level rise and of increasingly severe storms. Is our beautiful coast ready? Is our infrastructure at risk?OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Read the rest of this story »

    Pacific Grove Breakers tie up MTAL championship and are ready for the Shoe

    November 7, 2015

    Pacific Grove has taken the MTAL championship in football for the second year in a row.

    Last night’s game in Greenfield was a prime example of how they did it.

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    PacRep Announces the Smash Hit Musical CATS

    November 6, 2015

    PacRep presents its long-awaited production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit Broadway musical, CATS.

    Bustopher Jones (Scott McQuiston), Munkustrap (Mikey Perdue) and   Great Rumpus Cat (Kyle Stelzried) in PacRep’s musical production of CATS playing Nov 19 – Dec 20 at the Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel.

    Bustopher Jones (Scott McQuiston), Munkustrap (Mikey Perdue) and   Great Rumpus Cat (Kyle Stelzried) in PacRep’s
    musical production of CATS playing Nov 19 – Dec 20 at the Golden Bough Theatre in Carmel.

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    Buses on “Saturday” Schedule for Veterans Day Nov. 11

    November 6, 2015

    Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) will operate a “Saturday” schedule on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Only the following lines will be in service: Read the rest of this story »

    ‘Ms. Doubtfire’ Robber Arrested in Pacific Grove

    November 6, 2015

    On November 05, 2015 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Detectives with the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) received information that Brandon Calantoc, a wanted person, was staying at a residence in the 1100 block of Seaview Avenue in Pacific Grove. Read the rest of this story »

    MTAL Championship Results, Toro Park. 11/5/14

    November 5, 2015

    MTAL Championship results and individual scores

    November 5, 2015

    Car thief sentenced: victims included Pacific Grove residents

    November 5, 2015

    Monterey Skate Park will undergo $176,00, 45-day renovation

    November 5, 2015

    Drowsy Driving is the Focus of a CHP Campaign

    November 5, 2015

    Veterans Admitted to Aquarium Free Nov. 11

    November 5, 2015

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