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Farmer's Market to move

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         Saturday, June 12
              2 – 5 p.m.
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          Sunday, June 13
               3:00 p.m.                 June 11-17, 2010                                 Pacific Grove Community News                                Vol. II, Issue 38
    Norma and Richard Mayer
A Fiery Brand of Chamber Music


                                                                                                                         Runoff in
     Pacific Grove Art Center
         $10.00 at the door
                   •
          Sunday, June 13


                                                                                                                         sheriff’s
               2:00 p.m.
             Jane Smiley
  Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
     Reading from new novel


                                                                                                                         race but
    Fundraiser for PG Library
          Chautauqua Hall
   16th Street & Central Avenue



                                                                                                                         who’s in?
                  $10
             Followed by
         Private Reception
          with Jane Smiley
          3:15 – 5:00 p.m.
        Pacific Grove Library                                                                                                 With 22,000 absentee votes uncounted,
        550 Central Avenue                                                                                               challenger Fred Garcia advises that he is not ready
       Reservations required                                                                                             to concede the race for Monterey County Sheriff to
       Information: 648-5762
                                                                                                                         a runoff between incumbent Mike Kanalakis and
                  $25
                   •                                                                                                     challenger Scott Miller.
         Mondasy, June 14                                                                                                     Miller says he doesn’t blame Garcia at all. “I
              12:00 p.m.                                                                                                 wouldn’t concede if I were Garcia, either,” he said.
            Push America                                                                                                      With all of the 183 precincts reporting,
     Lunch & Friendship Visit                                                                                            Kanalakis had 12,763 votes for 37 percent; Miller
Gateway Center • 317-8002 x12                                                                                            had 11,996 for 35 percent; Garcia had 9,869 for 29
                   •                                                                                                     percent. Since none had the necessary 50 percent of
         Monday, June 14                                                                                                 the vote for a clear win, there will likely be a runoff
               8:00 p.m.                                                                                                 in the general election on November 2 between
 International Master Musicians
                                                                                                                         Kanalakis and Miller.
                Concert
            George Young                                                                                                      It’s unclear where in the county the bulk of
     Hidden Valley • 659-3115                                                                                            the absentee votes are from, nor is it known when
  $20 Advance $25 At-the-door                                                                                            they were cast. Miller believes that could make a
              $75 Series                                                                                                 difference.
                                                                                                                              “Did they get mailed before or after Kanalakis
                           •                                                                                             started the attack ads? That could affect how
      Thursday, June 17                                                                                                  absentees voted” whether in response to the
 From Bedouins to Princes to                                                                                             attacks or as a result of them. “I am not convinced
            Dignitaries
   Hugh Renfro to speak on
 Saudi Arabia Present & Past
                                                                                                                                                   See MILLER Page 2



                                           Farmer’s Market to move
 10 – 11:30 Canterbury woods
              Lounge
       651 Sinex Avenue
        RSVP 657-4193
            No charge
                  •                     The Planning Commission has approved the permit change
        Now – June 20              application by Everyone’s Harvest, operators of the Pacific Grove
            1 - 3 p.m.             Farmers Market, to move to Central Avenue between the Library and
         I Got It Quilted!
                                   the Museum. The move will likely take place as soon as mid-July.
  Sharon Winter Quilt Exhibit
  Back Porch Fabrics & Quilt            Because so many of the Planning Commissioners either live, own
              Gallery              property, or operate businesses in the affected areas, finding a quorum
      157 Grand Avenue             as not easy but Eric Miller, Bill Fredrickson, Steve McDonald and
               Free                Linda Bailey reached a decision in a short meeting.
                  •                     Said Bailey, “If the traffic plan works, it will be a great change.
        Now – June 20              Kids and play in [Jewell] Park. . .It’s a good compromise.” Bailey
        Treasure Island            added that she was sorry that the original Lighthouse location didn’t
Carmel Outdoor Forest Theater      work out, because she saw it as a vibrant place to visit. But she believes
          831-626-1681             that the new location will also displace fewer parking spaces and has
Adults $25, Srs $20, Child $15
                                   the potential to please more people.
Matinees: Adults $20, Child $10
                  •                     There were some minor adjustments made in the traffic plan,
             June 23               according to Bailey, which will re-route traffic in such a way that
AFRP’s Dining Out for Animals      turns across traffic are avoided. There will be a temporary three-way
  Call for a list of restaurants   stop sign at Fountain and Central on Market days to aid in the traffic
             333-0722              flow. Traffic will not be routed down Park Place.
                  •                     Bruce Delgado, Board member of Everyone’s Harvest, made the
         Now – July 23             presentation. As mayor of Marina, he has experience in the dynamics
   Library Summer Reading          between farmers markets and cities.
             Program                    “The move is going to work,” he said. “There won’t be cross
     Pacific Grove Library
      550 Central Avenue
                                                                             See FARMERS Page 2
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                                                                                                                                              “Until they certify the results,” Miller
                                          Lacrosse                                                                                      said, “I wouldn’t concede either. But I’m




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                                                                                                                                        still cautiously optimistic.”
                                                                                                                                              The race which began as a battle of




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                                                                                                                                        words between Kanalakis and Garcia



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                                                                                                                                        over Garcia’s tenure with the sheriff’s
                                                                                                                                        department became an attack on Miller
                                                                                                                                        with Miller responding in kind. Garcia then
                                                                                                                                        seemed to step back and let Kanalakis and
                                                                                                                                        Miller duke it out.
                                                                                                                                              Miller was not happy with Kanalakis’s
                                                                                                                                        misleading advertising, he said. He hopes
                                                                                                                                        that, if he and Kanalakis face each other
                                                                                                                                        in the run-off, they can concentrate on
                                                                                                                                        issues, he said.
                                                                                          Former PG Police Chief and City
                                                                                          Council member Scott Miller


                                                                                          p FARMERS From Page 1
                                                                                          traffic driving through. It will be safer. We will have better business support, and the
                                                                                          location next to the park, the library and museum is ideal.” He looks forward, he said,
                                                                                          to having the signage that markets depend on.
                                                                                               “And the community seems to be united it,” he added.
                                                                                               “I’m looking forward to the location change. I think it will make it a better market,”
                                                                                          said Planning Commissioner Craig Riddell. “Let’s get behind it and put this question
                                                                                          to rest.”
                          Photo courtesy of Scott Hardensteins-hardenstein.photobiz.com
                                                                                               A 10-day appeal from June 7 is now in effect, but as there was no public opposition
                                                                                          to the move from affected residents at the meeting, none is expected.
  Under new Head Coach Pete Winn the Breaker Lacrosse team finished                            The City will now begin to prepare new signage agreed to in the permit process.
  with a 9-7 record and third place in the Mission Trail Athletic League.
  Thank you to our sponsors for their support. Without the generosity and
  support of those below, our program would not be possible.                              Citizens for Public Water
     DMC Construction Inc • Monterey Peninsula Engineering                                signs on as Settling Party
    Monterey Elks Lodge 1293 • Yellow Brick Road Foundation
      Stuart Dong, State Farm Insurance • Velvet Cupcakes
          Pacific Grove Kiwanis • Dale & Deborah Tills
                                                                                          to Regional Water Project
              Adventures by the Sea • Home Depot                                          By Marge Ann Jameson
              Bratty Real Estate • Mrs. Richard Lord

                                                                                          Despite reports elsewhere that they had withdrawn their support, George Riley of
                                                                                          Citizens for Public Water (CPW) assures that his organization has signed on to the
                                                                                          settlement agreement for the Regional Water Project – the desalination project now
          The Forest Theater Guild Presents                                               the subject of hearings before the state Public Utilities Commission.
                                                                                               In a statement, Riley said “The overriding commitment to public agency ownership
                                                                                          is the key to the lowest possible cost.”
                                                                                               Cost is a major issue for CPW, and Riley pointed out that the current plan for
                                                                                          public ownership is, in his organization's estimate, far less expensive than alternatives
                                                                                          which have been presented. Savings, he said, come mostly from three sources: tax
                                                                                          exempt financing of bonds, low interest loans from state and federal programs, and
                                                                                          grants from state and federal sources.
                                                                                               Marina Coast Water District, the agency that will build the desalination plant,
                                                                                          along with Monterey County Water Resources Agency and California-American Water,
                                                                                          purveyors of the water for most of the Monterey Peninsula, have already received
                                                                                          tentative commitments for more than $20 million in grants. The project is estimated
                                                                                          to cost more than $300 million.
                                                                                               Five cities, including Pacific Grove, have petitioned the PUC to “facilitate
                                                                                          appropriate compromise” in hopes of a prompt approval.
                                                                                               CPW says that they prefer to be “insiders in support” rather than “outsiders in
                                                                                          opposition” and to advocate for moving the project forward. Riley pointed out that
                                                                                          there were too many years of indecision and inaction and that the time to move forward
                                                                                          has arrived.
                                                                                               There will be a community forum component to the Regional Water Project,
                                                                                          and this pleases Riley. He said he will continue to educate the public about issues




  Treasure Island
                                                                                          surrounding the project.
                                                                                               There will be public hearings, sponsored by the Public Utilities Commission, in
                                                                                          Monterey on June 28 and 29.



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   Sandy Hamm
   Cop log
                        Police report required – somewhere
    A woman reported losing a camera while in Rockefeller Center in N.Y. For
    insurance purposes a courtesy report was filed with the P.G. Police Department
    before she departed to Australia. Officers decided not to go to New York to help
    her look for it.

                                 Poles in illegal waters
    Along the northeast side of Lovers Point Cove one male and two females all
    with their poles in the water actively fishing, one attempting to real in a fish. The
    subjects had two 5-gallon buckets full of water and bait; they were warned that
    the area was a protected habitat and about the consequences of illegal fishing.
    They were then advised to pack up and move on. The subjects left without further
    incident. And without their fish.

                              What was your first clue?
    Officer was dispatched to the 800 block of Maple St. for a report of a gun shot
    heard. Two other residents of the area confirmed that they heard the shot but thought
    it was a transformer that exploded due to their power going out immediately
    afterwards. PG&E was contacted and made aware of the circumstances.

                                    Go to your room
    Officers were dispatched to the area of 9th and Laurel Ave. for reports of yelling
    coming from a nearby residence. Upon arrival they heard a female voice speaking
    loudly to an unknown person. Upon making contact the officers noted that the
    female was intoxicated she told the officers that there was not a problem. A male
    came out of his room and also stated that there was nothing wrong and he was
    going to stay in his room. Both parties were advised to stay in separate rooms.

                         Why did the geese cross the road?
    Animal Control Officer located watering tubs left in Berwick Park apparently
    to give the local geese and goslings water. The ACO removed the tubs of water
    as “We do not want to habituate the animals from their normal activity foraging
    and grazing. The suspect explained the tubs were placed there to discourage the
    geese from crossing the road.




Citizen Academy police training
scheduled to begin August 19
     The City of Pacific Grove Police Department will offer a 10-week Citizen Academy
Training Program beginning August 19, 2010. The Citizens Academy provides
community members with an inside look at local law enforcement, but it is not designed
to train the participant to be a police officer. Topics will include police ethics, drug and
traffic enforcement, community-oriented policing strategies and more.
     Classes meet on Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Pacific
Grove Police Department. The classes will be certified for college course credit. There is
                                                                                                       Order your
no charge to Citizens Police Academy participants and the class is limited to 24 students.
     Potential candidates for the Citizen Police Academy must meet the following
                                                                                               2010 Feast of Lanterns
criteria: Minimum age of 21 years; live or work in Pacific Grove; no felony convictions;
no assault or battery or weapons convictions within the past 10 years; no misdemeanor          TShirt or Sweatshirt Now!
arrests within three years of application.                                                             Fast turnaround • Made to order
     Applications may be picked up at the Pacific Grove Police Department at 580 Pine                     Central Coast Silkscreen
Avenue. Inquiries should be made to Commander John Nyunt, Administrative Services
at 831-648-3156 or 831-648-3143.

                                                                                                                           Kids & Adults $15
                                                                                                                           Hoodies $25 Adult
                                                                                                                              • $15 Kids

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Page 4 • CEDAR STREET   Times • June 11, 2010
From hissing cockroaches to iguanas. . .




                                                Above, left and right: More than 100 spectators enjoyed the library’s June 2
                                                “Wild Things” presentation at Jewell Park.

                                                Left: Head Librarian Lisa Maddalena doing her best imitation of lobster

                                                Left, bottom: Ellen Hersam with a Siberian lynx.


                                                Below: Ellen Hersam holds “Zeus,” an amazing green iguana.

                                                Bottom: Some local PG wildlife checked out the show.
                                                                                                June 11, 2010 • CEDAR STREET                Times• Page 5
. . . to a kinkajou and a Siberian lynx
          Pacific Grove
       Library goes wild
By Cameron Douglas


     When’s the last time you saw a good, full-grown Madagascar
hissing cockroach? Scores of Pacific Grove parents and children cast
their eyes on two fine examples, named “Bonnie and Clyde,” during
the PG Library’s “Wild Things” presentation on June 2 at Jewell
Park. The hour-long show featured many other interesting creatures.
     The sun broke through and temperatures rose as excited
kids fresh out of school ran and played before the show began.           Above, left: Ellen Hersam holds a live baby alligator.
Senior Librarian Lisa Maddalena, sporting a bright red lobster
hat, introduced the presenters, Aja Case and Ellen Hersam of Wild        Bottom, left: Aja Case with “Honey Bear,” a kinkajou.
Things in Salinas.
     Besides Bonnie and Clyde, the audience met “Jewel,” an albino
Burmese python. There was “Honey Bear,” a cuddly kinkajou who
normally sleeps during the day. Also a red-eared slider turtle; a real

                                                                                                               Photos by Cameron Douglas
baby alligator; a beautiful, white, umbrella cockatoo; “Zeus,” a green
iguana; and Nadia, a Siberian lynx. None of the animals did tricks;
although the alligator gave a swift, watery response to being picked
up.
     Wild Things is located on the Vision Quest Ranch, and is            Below, right: Aja Case opened the show with Bonnie and Clyde, two huge, Madagascar
dedicated to furnishing professionally and humanely trained wild/        hissing cockroaches. These creatures, which cannot fly and do not bite, live about 5 years
exotic birds and animals for film, television, live productions,         and are often kept as pets.
education and more. Call (831) 455-1901 or log on to www.
wildthingsinc.com
Page 6 • CEDAR STREET                   Times • June 11, 2010
Jon Guthrie
High Hats & Parasols
The News … from 1910.

                 Man receives letter from wife, 47 years late!                                                                     Notes
     Levi Persons, who is now 87 years old, received a letter from his wife, who passed      1   As noted last week, in 1910 telephone exchanges handled no more than fifty
away 15 years ago. The letter, which was dated November 2, 1862, was written by                  lines each. The name indicated the exchange (Central, Red, Main) and the
Mrs. Persons to her young husband while he was away from home serving with the                   number indicated the position in which that phone was installed. Central
Union army during the Civil War.                                                                 126 would have been the 26th phone in the third group of fifty to have been
     When he received this errant letter, Levi Persons was confined to a military hospital       connected. Does anyone know where the exchange was then located? In
suffering the agonies of old age. The letter had been mistakenly delivered to his brother,       Salinas, the exchange was in a back room near the corner of Main and Gabilan.
Lester. The brother did not open the missive, but tucked it away to give to his sibling
at their next meeting, which would be when Levi returned home on furlough … and              2   Pacific Grove readers had something in common with the Queen of England.
then forgot about it.                                                                            Victor Hugo served as Alexandrina Victoria’s favorite author.
     Lester died recently and the letter was found stashed among his belongings which        3   This home must have been flawed. It has been on and off the market every
were being cleared away by relatives. Levi said the letter brimmed with small talk,              other month or so since 1895.
some of it “a bit romantic.” His wife also offered reports on the progress of their four
children—Albert, Eva, Mary, and Alice—advised Levi that his children were all well,          4   In 1929, citizens would pay for this frenzy of low-downs and cheap-payments.
urged him to hurry and get the war finished, chatted about needed repairs to their home.         Too-easy credit and margins contributed significantly to the Great Depression.
She said that neighbors had taken turns staying with her and the children so that that           This phenomenon happened again 100 years later.
the family would never have to be alone.
     Levi said the letter was like hearing … “a voice from the past.”
                              Offering French lessons
     Miss Carrie Clark, a recent graduate of Stanford University, has returned to the
Grove. She is living with her widowed mother.
     Miss Clark said that recently she and her mother were considering how to
supplement the women’s income. That was when inspiration struck. “I’ll open a salon
for teaching French. After all, French is today almost a required language.”
     Miss Clark converted a room in the home to the purpose of teaching and began
gathering students. Enrollment is still open. You can join by stepping to the door at
149 Ninth street and saying: “Je veux parler français.”
                           Go it on your own with eggs!
     The Grove’s chicken specialist, W. E. Gerdes, recommends that expenses be reduced
by raising your own backyard-chickens for meat and eggs.
     Gerdes notes that acceptable caging can be put up with fencing purchased from
Work, Johnson and Johnson, or another supply house. You can then add hens in the
desired number. Be sure to speak carefully with your neighbors if you plan on including
roosters.
     I have white Wyandotte eggs, now available for hatching. All eggs are guaranteed.
I do not sell for consumption.                                                                                             Pacific Coast church
                        Invest in Grove Real Estate Now!                                                             522 Central Avenue, 831-372-1942
     Looking for a way to become wealthy? Mrs. Sarah Clark, a specialist in real estate,                                Peninsula Christian Center
suggests purchasing Grove homes and then renting them out.
     Mrs. Clark says that there are many very nice homes on the market and, with the                                   520 Pine Avenue, 831-373-0431
recession going on, houses are certainly priced right. She also notes that many of these
                                                                                                                   First Baptist Church of Pacific Grove
properties, less than twenty or thirty years old, are in fine shape and guaranteed not
to drain you as fixer-uppers. Very little purchase cash is required. Banks are offering                              246 Laurel Avenue, 831-373-0741
3% money with almost no qualifying after a 5% down. Very little property sells on
the basis of cash these days.                                                                                   St. Mary’s-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
          Once the purchase is complete, you may offer your new property on the rental                          Central Avenue & 12th Street, 831-373-4441
market. That means, in the Grove, asking between $15 and $50 monthly. While Grove
rentals once limited themselves to the summer market, such is no longer the case. More                                Community Baptist Church
and more people now reside in our village-by-the sea-on a year-round basis. 1                                     Monterey & Pine Avenues, 831-375-4311
                                                                                                                        Peninsula Baptist Church
                          Notes from around the area…                                                               1116 Funston Avenue, 831-647-1610
•   I have lost my spectacles, which are contained in a carrying case. Reward paid
    upon return to the Review office. Yes, I can describe.                                                          St. Angela Merici Catholic Church
•   Wow! Rainfall before June 10, 1910, measures 49 inches.                                                             146 8th Street, 831-655-4160
•   Notice from the Grove’s Poundmaster. All dogs collected without tags must                            Christian Church Disciples of Christ of Pacific Grove
    be picked up and a tag and fine paid for within 24 hours or the animal will be                                 442 Central Avenue, 831-372-0363
    killed. Tags are $2 (female) and $1 (male. The fine is $1. If your animal has
    gone missing, check the PG Pound at the corner of Grand and Laurel avenues.                                            First Church of God
    Pay for a tag in advance and save the cost of a fine. E. B. Rich.                                                1023 David Avenue, 831-372-5005
•   Needed to work in Hollister. Two girls to train for housekeeping duties at the
    Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.                                                                               Jehovah’s Witnesses of Pacific Grove
                                                                                                                     1100 Sunset Drive, 831-375-2138
•   M. E. Palmer, A. C. Dagus, and G. E. Wallace are ready to do your painting,
    wallpapering, and fixing up. No job is too small or too large. Leave a message                                          Church of Christ
    at 212 Forest Avenue or telephone Central 126. 2
                                                                                                                     176 Central Avenue, 831-375-3741
                                 For sale or rent…
•   The Lace House has just received a new stock of white, kid gloves for Easter.
                                                                                                                 Lighthouse Fellowship of Pacific Grove
    Knitted four-in-hand. $1.50.                                                                                    804 Redwood Lane, 831-333-0636
•   The best in paper-covered books. Authors include Stevenson, Kipling, Hugo,                                       Mayflower Presbyterian Church
    Dumas, Haggard, Collins, and many others. 15¢ each at Culp Brothers. 3                                            141 14th Street, 831-373-4705
•   Open an account at the Bank of Pacific Grove and receive free for one year a
    safe deposit Box. This is a $2.50 value.                                                                  Central Presbyterian Church of Pacific Grove
•   M. Kinser & Co still has shoes for sale at lowered prices. “We must reduce our
                                                                                                                   325 Central Avenue, 831-375-7207
    stock.” Come in and see our bargains. High-top button shoes for ladies starting                    Seventh-Day Adventist Church of the Monterey Peninsula
    at $2.15. We feature the Walkover brand.
                                                                                                                375 Lighthouse Avenue, 831-372-7818
•   Eleven room house in the Grove. Nice, large rooms.
                                                                                                            First United Methodist Church of Pacific Grove
•    High ceilings, finished hardwood floors. Hot and cold water and electric lights.                   915 Sunset @ 17-Mile Dr., Pacific Grove - (831) 372-5875
     Includes barn, warehouse, chicken shed, and all kinds of fruit-bearing trees.                                  Worship: Sundays @ 10:30 a.m.
     Owner will let it go for $3,500. Easy terms. Sarah’s Real Estate. 4
                                       June 11, 2010 • CEDAR STREET   Times• Page 7




             June 25
             7:00 PM




At Chautauqua Hall
  with a special lecture on thurs., june 24
  tickets $20 at the works and bookmark
       Call 324-4742 for information
Sponsored by the Cultural Arts Commission of the City of Pacific Grove
Page 8 • CEDAR STREET                                Times • June 11, 2010

Artichoke Festival inspires amazing dishes
                      Try this: Stuffed deep fried artichoke with mushrooms and blue cheese
      I recently attended the 51st
Artichoke Festival in Castroville. This
was my second time and enjoyed it more
than my first outing. It was probably
                                                            Richard Oh                                                                                                       Filling:
                                                                                                                                                                  Place your butter into a sautee pan
because they had chefs cooking amazing                                                                                                                      over medium heat and melt. Add in your
dishes in the same room where I was
pouring wines. It was a two day event
with lots of great people, cooking
                                                             Oh, have a taste!                                                                              garlic and onions and cook until the onions
                                                                                                                                                            are translucent. Add in the mushrooms
                                                                                                                                                            and cook for about five minutes while
demos, wine tasting, music, skate                                                                                                                           stirring. Remove from heat and add the
boarding, car show, crowning of the                                                                                                                         breadcrumbs and blue cheese then stir
king and queen artichoke, and of course                                                                                                                     until everything is mixed in. Season to
many different ways to eat an artichoke.                                                                                                                    taste with salt and pepper. The filling is
Did you know that Marilyn Monroe was                                                                                                                        now ready and can be made a few days
the first Artichoke Queen? I kid you not.                                                                                                                   in advance.
It’s a tradition that goes back, well, over
50 years.
      I bring you this new recipe by
                                                                                                                                                                          For service:
                                                                                                                                                                Place the filling into the artichoke and
Chef Tomm. I had the pleasure of
                                                                                                                                                            pack lightly. Dust with flour then put into
meeting him at the festival. His stuffed
                                                                                                                                                            the beer batter. Place into a 350 degree
artichoke pairs nicely with the Otter
                                                                                                                                                            preheated deep fryer and fry until golden
Cove Chardonnay. The cheese, garlic,
                                                                                                                                                            brown. Remove from oil and put onto a
butter, and the artichoke was a winning
                                                                                                                                                            pan with paper towels to absorb excess oil.
combination with the Chardonnay. The
                                                                                                                                                            Season with salt and serve. Enjoy!
butterscotch and topical fruits from the
Chardonnay complimented the stuffed
artichoke properly. The samples that                                                                                                                                      Beer batter
he and his crew were handing out went                                                                                                                       7.5 oz.   All purpose flour
very quickly. Once you taste it, you will                                                                                                                   2.5 oz.   Corn starch
see why.                                                                                                                                                    1 Tbsp.   Salt
      There were several other chefs                                                                                                                        1 tsp.    Black pepper
that came up with some nice creations                                                                                                                       2 tsp.    Baking powder
of their own. Chefs Tony Baker, Mary                                                                                                                        16 oz.    Beer
Pagan, Rodney Uncangco, and Kathleen
Hamilton along with Tomm Johnson
made some incredible dishes using                                                                                                                                         Beer Batter:
artichokes. Tony made a risotto with                                                                                                                        Mix together the flour, cornstarch, salt
artichoke and smoked bacon. What a                                                                                                                          and pepper and baking soda in a medium
great dish. It was an amazing pairing                                                                                                                       bowl. Add the beer and stir until smooth.
with the Otter Cove Syrah. I will feature                  Stuffed deep-fried artichoke with mushrooms and blue cheese pairs nicely                         Hold for service.
his recipe on another edition.                             with Otter Cove Chardonnay.
      If you haven’t been to the Artichoke                                                                                                                                                     Cheers!
Festival, you should go next time it                                   Stuffed Deep-Fried                    2 Tbsp.     Butter
comes around.                                                                                                                                                                            Richard Oh
                                                                                                             1 Tbsp.     Garlic, small dice
                                                                          Artichoke with                     3 Tbsp.     Onions, small dice
                                                                                                                                                                                         Winemaker
                                                                                                                                                                                   Otter Cove Wines
                                                               Mushrooms and Blue cheese                     1 c.        Mushrooms cut into ¼’s
                                                                                                             ¾ c.        Panko bread crumbs
                                                                               Serves 5                      ½ c.        Blue cheese, crumbled
                                                          10 Baby artichokes, peeled, parboiled with                     Salt and pepper to taste
                                                          the choke removed                                  1 c.        flour for dusting
Marge Ann Jameson                                                                                            3 c.        Beer batter ( See recipe below )
821 Cedar Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Telephone: (831) 324-4742
Attorney In Pro Per
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
COUNTY OF MONTEREY
IN RE: CEDAR STREET TIMES



                                                                                                                         Dining Out for Animals
Case No.: M105781

PETITION FOR CLASSIFICATION
NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION

Hearing Date: June 11, 2010
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Dept.: 14
                                                                                                                             set for June 23
                                                                                                                         Support the Dogs and Cats of Animal Friends Rescue Project by “Dining
Petitioner, MARGE ANN JAMESON, respectfully represents and alleges, that Petitioner’s newspaper,
Cedar Street Times has met the criteria as prescribed in Government Code Section 6000-6008 and
                                                                                                                    Out for the Animals” on Wednesday, June 23rd at great local restaurants that
is seeking to ascertain classification as a “newspaper of general circulation.”                                     are generously donating 10 percent of the night’s proceeds to AFRP.
Petitioner is the publisher of the newspaper known as Cedar Street Times, hereinafter referred to as                     The public is invited to bring friends and family, enjoy a nice dinner
“the newspaper.”
The Cedar Street Times is a newspaper of general circulation published for the dissemination of local               out and help the animals at the same time. Participating restaurants include
news and intelligence of a general character in Pacific Grove, California (See Exhibit A attached hereto).          Henry’s BBQ, Peppers, Favaloro’s, Carmel Belle, The Fishwife and Turtle
The newspaper has a bona fide subscription list of 229 paying subscribers in Pacific Grove, California              Bay Taquerias. For an updated listing of the participating restaurants visit
and elsewhere in the surrounding area and has an average weekly circulation of 3,000 (See Exhibit
B attached hereto).                                                                                                 www.animalfriendsrescue.org or call 333-0722.
For more than one year preceding the filing of this petition, the Cedar Street Times has maintained
coverage of local news and intelligence of a general character of not less than 25 percent of its total
inches and has been printed and published weekly in Pacific Grove, California (See Exhibit C attached
hereto).
During the whole of one year period preceding the filing of this petition, the mechanical work of produc-
ing the newspaper, that is, the work of typesetting and impressing type on paper, has been performed
in Salinas, Monterey County, California.
The newspaper has one principal office of publication located at 311 A Forest Avenue, Pacific Grove,
California (See Exhibit D attached hereto).
WHEREFORE, petitioner prays for judgment ascertaining and establishing Cedar Street Times as a
newspaper of general circulation, as defined in Government Code Section 6000-6008.

DATED: May 3, 2010

BY: Marge Ann Jameson, Petitioner

                                            VERIFICATION

I MARGE ANN JAMESON, am the Petitioner in my individual capacity and as the publisher of the
Cedar Street Times. I have read this Petition for Classification Newspaper of General Circula-
tion and have personal knowledge of the contents stated therein and would, under the penalty of
perjury, declare that the Petition for Classification Newspaper of General Circulation is true and
accurate.
Executed on May 7, 2010, at Pacific Grove, California.


_________________________
Marge Ann Jameson
5/21, 28, 6/4
                                                                                                    June 11, 2010 • CEDAR STREET                     Times• Page 9

A Journey of Hope to
enhance the quality of life                                                                    Locksmith By the Sea
for people with disabilities                                                                   It’s about helping people
     A team of cyclists participating in Journey of Hope, presented by KRG Capital,
will arrive in Monterey as a stop on their 4,000-mile cycling event across the country
to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities on Monday, June 14.
     The team will arrive at the Gateway Center of Monterey County, 850 Congress
Avenue in Pacific Grove, at 12 p.m. for lunch and a Friendship Visit.
     Omar Espinoza and Michael Hervey, two California residents and students at UC
Berkeley, are cyclists on this event. Also on the team are Brent Freeman of Los Alamitos,
student at California State Long Beach, and Troy Hoffman of Rancho Cucamonga.
     Journey of Hope is a program of Push America, the national philanthropy of Pi
Kappa Phi Fraternity, which raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities.
The Journey of Hope team consists of men from Pi Kappa Phi chapters across the
country. The team will cycle an average of 75 miles per day, a total of 4,000 miles,
beginning in Seattle (June 9) and San Francisco (June 13) and ending in Washington,
D.C. on August 14.
      For the team, the real journey will not be on a bike, but spending time with the
people for whom they are riding. The Journey of Hope team members will have spent
every afternoon with people with disabilities in many different community events and
activities. These men are striving for community inclusion of people with disabilities
and are helping to break the barriers of society that keep people of all abilities from
living life to the fullest.
     Push America was founded in 1977 with the hope of committing its members to
enhance the lives of people with disabilities. With the combined efforts of sponsors and
individual team members, this year’s Journey of Hope will raise more than $500,000 on
behalf of people with disabilities. Push America and Pi Kappa Phi have raised more than
$13 million to date and continue to be on the cutting edge of the disability movement.
     For more information on Push America log on to www.pushamerica.org.


                                                                                               Beeper and tools at the ready, Kim Davis says he’s ready to help.

       Sprout Boutique to hold                                                                 Even he has locked himself out of the car. . .



       benefit for Parent’s Place                                                              By Cameron Douglas

         Lisa Thomas and Jaime Shoemaker, Parent’s Place Moms and owners of
    Sprout Boutique announce that they will host a “Give Back Day” on Saturday,                     Imagine this: On a busy street in Carmel, a motorist has just locked
    June 12 at Sprout Boutique.                                                                herself out of her car, with the engine running. A passing gentleman stops
         “Fifteen percent of all sales will be donated directly back to Parent’s Place.        to help, but quickly realizes the old coat-hanger-down-the-glass trick won’t
    All are invited to help support this wonderful resource for local parents and              work like it did years ago when cars were simpler. He turns around and
    children,” said Lisa Thomas.                                                               realizes he too has locked himself out of his car — with the engine running.
         The event is set for 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Sprout Boutique, 210 ½ Forest                 Who you gonna call?
    Ave. in Pacific Grove.                                                                          Kim Davis, owner/operator of Locksmith By the Sea, arrives in a white
         For more informcation contact Lisa Thomas or Jaime Shoemaker at Sprout                Chevy van and takes stock of the situation. “Even in a crowd, I can always
    Boutique, (831) 373.kids (5437) or sproutbabyboutique@sbcglobal.net. Their                 tell which person locked themselves out by the look on their face,” says
    website is at www.sproutbabyboutique.com and they are on Facebook at “Sprout               Davis. “It happens to everyone,” he says truthfully, “including me.”
    Boutique, Pacific Grove”                                                                        Davis started in the business 21 years ago under the tutelage of Milt
                                                                                               Moore, a retired Navy commander and master locksmith who ran the
                                                                                               Security Center in Carmel. When Moore closed up 12 years ago, Davis
                                                                                               went out on his own. Since then, he’s carved out a solid niche. Besides

 Feast of Lanterns lapel pin
                                                                                               the frequent roadside rescues and house lockouts, Davis also works with
                                                                                               several property management companies to re-key houses, apartments and
                                                                                               commercial spaces when people move out. He just did a re-key at In-Shape

 now on sale to support event
                                                                                               Fitness, formerly Anastasia’s, up on Forest Hill.
                                                                                                    “There are other fields of locksmithing,” Davis explains. Those involve
                                                                                               computerized, card-access locks in hotels and military bases. Davis, on the
                                                                                               other hand, is one of few locksmiths who can work on antique locks. “Not
                                                                                               too many people work on those. They can be extremely challenging.”
                                                                                                    There are catches to working on automobile locks. With so many
                                                                                               varieties and different ways to go about it, no one method will do. And each
                                                                                               year when the new models come out, there are new designs that usually
                                                                                               require the purchase of new tools. But Davis keeps up. He gets frequent calls
                                                                                               from rental car agencies asking for his service to their customers.
                                                                                                    Is there any real challenge for someone who seemingly can get past any
                                                                                               lock? “Safes,” Davis replies grimly. “When they malfunction, that can really
                                                                                               be tough.”
                                                                                                    What’s his favorite part of the job? No hesitation on that: “Helping
      Pacific Grove’s Feast of Lanterns celebration is not a City sponsored event but is       people out. It’s very rewarding.”
 its multi-cultural heritage festival originally used to mark the close of the Chautauqua
 Assembly. Today it is a summer festival produced each year by an all volunteer group,
 which include friends of the festival, Royal Court families, and its Board of Directors. It   Locksmith By the Sea 24-hour Mobile Service operates in Pacific Grove,
 is funded entirely by your donations and contributions, and like so many other nonprofits,    Carmel, Monterey, Seaside, Sand City, Marina, Castroville, Big Sur and
 donations to the Feast of Lanterns have been effected these past three years by the           Carmel Valley all the way to Cachagua. Call (831) 620-0611. Licensed,
 economic downturn. It is because of this the public will see location changes for two         bonded and insured.
 events this year – the Street Dance and Pageant on the Pier. The Street Dance will be
 moved into Chautauqua Hall and the Pageant to the Performing Arts Center-Pacific Grove.
 The reason for these location changes this year is simple – money; our treasury is limited.
      The residents of our community and friends of the Feast of Lanterns can help us
 Keep the Lanterns Lit by showing their support and desire to take the Pageant back
 to Lovers Point and the dance back to the Street by purchasing a Feast of Lanterns
 commemorative lapel pin and wearing it proudly.
      The special Lantern Lighter commemorative lapel pin can be purchased for $25 at
                                                                                                                                                  ODGE
                                                                                                                           PACIFIC GROVE MASONIC L #331
                                                                                                                           PACIFIC GROVE MASONIC LODGE #331
                                                                                                                                           Established 1897
                                                                                                                                           Established1897


                                                                                                                               2B1ASK1
 any Feast of Lanterns event or through its website or by sending a check to PG Feast
 of Lanterns, Inc. Attention: Dixie at PO Box 809 Pacific Grove, CA 93950.


 The Feast of Lanterns is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, with an all volunteer
                                                                                                                               2B1ASK1
 Board of Directors. The proceeds of the festival each year, minus operating expenses,                                         130 Congress Ave. Pacific Grove CA 93950
                                                                                                                             130 Congress Ave.,Pacific Grove CA 93950
 fund an academic scholarship program for the Royal Court, who are community spirited,                                                  Telephone: 831-648-1534
                                                                                                                                       Telephone: 831-649-1834
 active middle and high school students.
Page 10 • CEDAR STREET   Times • June 11, 2010




                                          Bikers
                                          invade
                                          Pacific
                                          Grove
                                          The second year of the revived
                                          Butterfly Criterium bicycle race
                                          saw more sponsors, more racers
                                          and more sunshine than last
                                          year, but there were fewer spec-
                                          tators. Not that there was nothing
                                          to see -- the racers put on a
                                          great show and the children’s
                                          events were tons of fun for all.



                                          Photos by
                                          Skyler Lewis
June 11, 2010 • CEDAR STREET   Times• Page 11
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The Arts
 Now Showing
                                            Ongoing
                                 Pacific Grove Art center
                            568 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove
                                                                                                          The Forest Theater Guild’s
                      Art Center Open Wednesday-Saturday 12-5 p.m
                                                                                                           2010 Films in the Forest
                                                                                                           Tickets available at the door for $6.00 per adult /child, children 10 and under are
                                          At Artisana Gallery                                         free, or call 831-626-1681. Films scheduled for the outdoor theater begin at dusk. Bring
                                           309 Forest Avenue                                          warm clothing, wine, beer, blankets and a picnic to enjoy under the stars.
                                                                                                           Movies listed are subject to change without notice.
                    Carolyn Moore: Fine Art Photos on Canvas                                               Concessions are open during screenings and offer guests popcorn, hot and cold
                             Adrianne Johnson: Photography                                            beverages and desserts.
                                                                                                           All proceeds benefit the Forest Theater Guild, a non-profit community theater
                                                                                                      group, and The Michel Willey Youth Scholarship Fund.
Firefly to headline 4th of July festivities                                                                For more information call 831-626-1681, 659-4384 or 402-9946 www.
                                                                                                      filmsintheforest-carmel.org.
                                                                                                      Date: Tuesday, June 15
                                                                                                      Time: Dusk (Theater opens at 6:30 p.m.)
                                                                                                      Price: $6 adults, children 10 and under are FREE!
                                                                                                      Sponsor: Visions Graphic Design
                                                                                                      Film: The Jazz Singer (1927 Musical Drama, 88 min.)
                                                                                                      Description: The all-time classic story of a singer who chooses show business rather
                                                                                                      than following the wishes of his Orthodox Jewish father who wants him to become a
                                                                                                      cantor. Al Jolson at his best.


                                                                                                      Date: Wednesday, June 16
                                                                                                      Time: Dusk (Theater opens at 6:30 p.m.)
                                                                                                      Price: $6 adults, children 10 and under are FREE!
                                                                                                      Sponsor: The Beach Crowd
                                                                                                      Film: Sleeper (1973 Woody Allen Comedy, 87 min.)
                                                                                                      Description: Miles Monroe (Woody Allen) wakes up from an operation 200 years in
     Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce announed the line-up of activities for this                    the future when robots do the work and vegetables grow to enormous proportions. Wait
year’s Fourth of July Hometown Celebration, to be held Sunday, July 4th from 11:00                    ‘til you see what replaces sex!
am to 2:00pm at Caledonia Park - Tommy Stillwell Court (Behind the Post Office). A
barbecue lunch will be offered and includes Grove Market half chicken or hot dogs,                    Date: Thursday, June 17
baked beans, garlic bread, salad and dessert for $10 (kids $5).                                       Time: Dusk (Theater opens at 6:30 p.m.)
     In the tradition of National Archives, the public can celebrate the 234th anniversary            Price: $6 adults, children 10 and under are FREE!
of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence with a dramatic reading presented                  Sponsor: The Forest Theater Guild
by the Pacific Grove Rotary Club. The Declaration will be read by local actors playing                Film: Casino Royale (2006 James Bond, 119 min.)
the parts of Benjamin Franklin (Ron Cohan), Thomas Jefferson (Keith Decker), and                      Description: 007 needs to find all aces in a high stakes poker game with Le Chiffre,
John Adams (Mitchell Davis). Also featured will be an introduction by Dr. Richard                     banker to the world’s terrorists. Daniel Craig and Judi Dench.
Kezirian, chairman of the MPC history department and Professor of History and Politics
at the Leon & Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy.                                             Date: Tuesday, June 22
     Complimentary games, bounce houses, free popcorn and free snow cones will be                     Time: Dusk (Theater opens at 6:30 p.m.)
available for the kids.                                                                               Price: $6 adults, children 10 and under are FREE!
     Entertainment provided by Firefly, a classic rock band based out of Pacific Grove                Sponsor: Inns-by-the-Sea
formed in 2004.                                                                                       Film: Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008 Woody Allen Comedy, 96 min.)
     The Chamber volunteers will hand out complimentary flags during the celebration.                 Description: In this love letter to Barcelona, two american girls on a summer holiday
A special ceremony will be held to honor all veterans.                                                become enamored with the same painter. Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz (winner
     For more information call (831-373-3304) or visit www.pacificgrove.org                           Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for this role) and Javier Bardem.

                                                                                                      Date: Wednesday, June 23
   Seeking singers for Threshold Choir                                                                Time: Dusk (Theater opens at 6:30 p.m.)
                                                                                                      Price: $6 adults, children 10 and under are FREE!
     Threshold Choirs honor the ancient tradition of singing at the bedsides of people                Sponsor: Blue Adobe Mortgage
who are struggling: some with living, some with dying. The voice, as the original                     Film: City Slickers (1991 Comedy, 113 min.)
human instrument, is a true and gracious vehicle for compassion and comfort. The                      Description: Three city slickers exchange business meetings for cattle drives and ties
choirs provide opportunities for women to share the sacred gifts of their voices at                   for lassoes. Billy Crystal and Jack Palance.
life’s thresholds.
     The music is easy to learn and singers to not need to know how to read music                     Date: Wednesday, June 30
to participate. We are currently carpooling to Tuesday evening practices in Aromas                    Time: Dusk (Theater opens at 6:30 p.m.)
or Santa Cruz and should be ready to begin rehearsing in the Monterey Peninsula by                    Price: $6 adults, children 10 and under are FREE!
the end of June.                                                                                      Sponsor: Kelly Productions
     Please call Susie Joyce, 831-658-0663, if you wish to participate. For more                      Film: Moonstruck (1987 Romantic Comedy, 102 min.)
information about Threshold Choir, please visit the website, thresholdchoir.org., or                  Description: Heartwarming and hilarious story of an extended Italian-American family
check them out on You Tube.                                                                           in Brooklyn. Academy award-winning performance by Cher. With Nicolas Cage.




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                 ‘Hands Across the Sand’                                                   Sherwood house gone
  Join hands to say no
  to offshore oil drilling
     Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit
grassroots organization dedicated to
the protection and preservation of the
world’s oceans, waves and beaches
invites all to join in an event they have
dubbed “Hands Across the Sand.”
     It is a gathering of people from all
walks of life who will participate in a
peaceful fathering and hand-holding
demonstration to support clean energy
and “say no to offshort oil drilling.”
     The event will take place on
Saturday, June 26 at Carmel Beach, at Ocean Ave. Participants are asked to arrive at
11:00 a.m. and they will draw a line in the sand and join hands from noon-12:15 p.m.
     Event attendees are encouraged to bike to the event or travel via alternative
transportation.                                                                             Above: The house at 176 Sloat as it appeared in the 1950’s, and below,
     For more information or to contact Surfrider Foundation, see their website at www.     as it was being razed.
surfridermonterey.org or send an email to monterey@surfrider.org.


The Surfrider Foundation was founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers. The
Surfrider Foundation now maintains more than 50,000 members and 60 chapters
across the United States and Puerto Rico, with international affiliates in Australia,
Europe, Japan and Brazil.




                                                                                          By Cameron Douglas


                                                                                                The Pacific Grove house formerly occupied by a Hopkins Marine Lab scientist
                                                                                          no longer exists. As if making the final decree on the house’s potential historic status,
                                                                                          bulldozers have leveled the building at 176 Sloat Avenue and the current owners have
                                                                                          begun construction of a new home.
                                                                                                The family of Dr. William Sherwood, a brilliant and promising scientist, lived in
                                                                                          the unique house that fit perfectly in the narrow lot one block up from the Hopkins
                                                                                          Marine Station where Sherwood worked. Architect Nicholai Hetrovo designed the
                                                                                          house in 1952 using his “modular combination bent” system of exposed supporting
                                                                                          trusses and beams. Hetrovo and Barbara Sherwood worked together to create a home
                                                                                          that brought in plenty of light.
                                                                                                Sadly, Dr. Sherwood took his own life days before he was to give televised
                                                                                          testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee. Under the glare of
                                                                                          adverse publicity at the hands of Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s crusade, Sherwood likened
                                                                                          the questioning of his associations to an assassination. “The [House] committee’s trail
                                                                                          is strewn with blasted lives and the wreckage of youthful careers,” he wrote, shortly
                                                                                          before poisoning himself in his lab. His wife and children moved on.


                                                                                          Cedar Street Times featured this home and the intriguing story of Dr. William Kneedler
                                                                                          Sherwood, in our September 1, 2009 issue. At the time, it was hoped by some that the house could
                                                                                          be preserved for its significance as the home of Dr. Sherwood, but that was obviously not to be.

                                                                                          Many questions remain about what Sherwood knew as a result of his inquiries into
                                                                                          mental illness and its causes, and what the House Un-American Activities Commission
                                                                                          might have wanted to learn from him.



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A New You in 2010                                                                                Your achievements
Health &                                                                                         Peeps
Well-Being                        Thom Akeman honored by
                                  Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Health care reform isn’t here yet
                                  for his volunteer efforts
                                    As part of the Capitol Hill Ocean Week events, the National Marine Sanctuary
                                                                                                Foundation honored one volunteer from each of the nation’s 14 national marine
 Maria Poroy                                                                                    sanctuaries, including four Californians: Thom Akeman of Pacific Grove, from the
                                                                                                Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Sarah Lenz of Half Moon Bay, from the
Access to benefits                                                                              Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary; Joe Smith of Marshall, from the
                                                                                                Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary; and Staci Kaye-Carr of Ventura, from the
                                                                                                Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
     Isn’t it ironic that we are losing sleep    looks like insurance but is only a discount        A lifetime achievement award was also given to Julie Packard, Monterey Bay
over health insurance? The main reason           plan. I have seen some of these cost as        Aquarium executive director. The award recognizes Packard “for her commitment to
to get health insurance is so we can rest        much as a basic health plan! Very smart        ocean sustainability and leadership.”
easy knowing it will be there to fall back       people have been taken in by these plans,
on when we need it.We’ve seen the start          and I am contacted everyday by companies           Thom Akeman in a “still”
of Health Care Reform, but there is little       that want me to sell them. It often takes        from an Earth Day film by
direct impact yet. Except there are some         me quite a while to study the material and                     Bob Pacelli
scary plans crawling out of the woodwork,        find where are the strings are attached.
often pretending to be based on the              I’ve even seen plans in receivership still
guaranteed issue reforms that are not yet        soliciting members.
in place. They are opportunists trying to              Beware a plan offered by an
take advantage of a confusing situation.         association that exists only for the purpose
     Suppose you insured your new car            of getting insurance.
and found you policy covered tune ups and              You may be irritated by the major
car washes. Sweet deal …until you have           insurers (I often am) but they are saints
an accident and find you have no coverage        compared to this rash of profiteers.
for collision or bodily injury. Some of the            Different companies look at your
health plans you see advertised are just         health history differently and being
like that: they cover a few doctor visits        a matchmaker is part of my job. For
but no major med. Are you more worried           example: what single company will insure
about paying for an average of 3 doctor          a person with silicone implants over 10

                                                                                                       Thanks, Carol Kuzdenyi!
visits a year or hundreds of thousands for       years old? Going to the wrong company
a catastrophic accident or illness? When it      can make you believe you are uninsurable.
sounds too good to be true it probably is.             I had one client covered on a Friday
     Beware plans that offer a fixed             when she was scheduled for brain surgery
dollar payment for various services,             on Monday. But if you’re a real challenge           Thank you for a splendid petite concert to end the MPC spring semester at the
or that require you to buy a “rider” for         let’s get to work on it. And true guaranteed   CSUMB Marina campus site. Thanks to all those that participated, supported and
serious conditions. The truth is we do not       issue plans are just around the corner.        attended. It was an extreme pleasure to both observe and participate in such a detailed
know what illness is in our future. Even                                                        awareness performance. The enthusiastic audience comments of delight demonstrated
when you consider family history and                                                            its value in words of appreciation. Brevity of length seemed to add to the charm
your lifestyle choices you are still only        Maria Poroy is a healthcare specialist         while the intensely focused selections delivered with the best attainable instruction
gambling. Buying special coverage for            here in Pacific Grove and can be               achievable animated the evening.
heart disease is just a bad bet if you get       reached at (831) 641-9940 or maria@                 Carol Kuzdenyi, you are a marvel among the creative citizen population of Pacific
cancer or something else.                        accessbenefitsgroup.com. Her website is        Grove, a wonderful teacher and a great asset to our community.
      Be particularly careful of a plan that     www.accessbenefitsgroup.com                         Please keep letting us in on your endeavors and encounters!
                                                                                                     Carol Kuzdenyi is an Honors Graduate of Duquesne University with a Masters
                                                                                                Degree in Voice and Piano from San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has written
                                                                                                several books for beginning piano students from children age 5 to infinity including,
                                                                                                Joga-rhythms: A New Approach to Beginning Piano. She conducts and accompanies
                                                                                                for soloists as well as choral groups, composers and orchestras. Sources say she can
                                                                                                be seen at Shall We Dance executing a pretty mean hip-hop as well.
                                                                                                      Carol can be reached via telephone at 831-373-3306.
                                                                                                                                                                         - Katie Shain




                                                                                                Katie Shain, left, and Carol Kuzdenyi after a recent dance concert.
                                                                                                June 11, 2010 • CEDAR STREET                    Times • Page 15

                                                                                                                   Your achievements
                                                                                                                                     Peeps
Canterbury Woods celebrates 45 years




Left: Beth Storey, center, with Flamenco dancers
from Aditi Foundation
Center: Chef Bruce Oravetz, visiting chef from Bay
Area
Right: Elsie Kohler (seated) and Setsuko Price

                                 International theme reflected in music, dance and dining
     Canterbury Woods Retirement                 dancers, music and cuisine. Spanish       Hula, Fan, and Sword renditions            international garb. Canterbury Woods
Community’s 45 th Anniversary was                Tapas and Sangria were served as the      accompanied by guitarist Eric Walberg.     residents traveled the festive dining room
feted with an international celebration          Aditi Foundation Dance Group performed    Interspersed were poetry readings by       in a progressive dinner from Chinese Stir
including a colorful array of costumes,          traditional dances including Flamenco,    Canterbury residents sporting their own    Fry to Indian Curry to Hawaiian Coconut
                                                                                                                                      Shrimp & BBQ Pork chefs’ tables.




PG chiropractor
will volunteer                                                          Alex Welton named as
services at tourney
     Pacific Grove chiropractor Dr. Shawn                                Presidential Scholar
                                                                             Stevenson School grad tapped as
Lasko has been selected to be a part of
the U.S. Open Wellness Team. Dr. Lasko
will join an armada of chiropractors,
acupuncturists, massage therapists, and
wellness assistants in providing on-site
                                                                           one of two recipients from California
care to the professional golfers, caddies,
and USGA representatives. Dr. Lasko                        After a six-month-long selection process, Stevenson
and the other members of the U.S. Open                School senior Alex Welton has been named as an official 2010
Wellness Team will also make their                    U.S. Presidential Scholar. Welton received a letter from Arne
services available to the more than 6,000             Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, informing him of the
event volunteers. According to Dr. Lasko,             selection.
many of the conditions that typically                      From a population of approximately 3,000,000 high school
require treatment during the course of this           seniors, 3000 were nominated for the award, and only 141
event are lower and upper back injuries,              were selected for this prestigious honor. The U.S. Presidential
shoulder issues, wrist and forearm strains            Scholars include one young man and one young woman from
and sprains, and knee-related complaints.             each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and from
     “This is an incredible opportunity,              U.S. families living abroad, as well as 15 chosen at-large and 20
and I am truly honored to have been asked             Presidential Scholars in the Arts.
to volunteer my services to the golfers,                   These Presidential Scholars will be traveling to
caddies, USGA representatives, and all                Washington, D.C. later this month and will be honored for their
of the volunteers who will make the 110th             accomplishments during four days of events from June 19-22
U.S. Open Golf Championship a truly                   (including a possible audience with President Obama).
memorable event,” says Dr. Lasko.                          Each Scholar is asked to invite an influential teacher to
     Dr. Shawn Lasko is a board certified             accompany him (or her) to Washington for the events. Welton
chiropractor who graduated from the                   has chosen his Stevenson School English teacher, David
prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic            Schmittgens. Schmittgens has a high regard for his student.
in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. Lasko was born                “Alex is a wildly charismatic, intelligent, and thoughtful young
and raised in Hawaii, accounting for his              man.” He adds, “He is a worthy recipient of the award.”
“Aloha” spirit and his strong sense of                     Welton is a recent May graduate of Stevenson School in
“Ohana” (family). The natural beauty,                 Pebble Beach, California. He is a resident of Pebble Beach and
wonderful people, and active lifestyle                plans to attend Dartmouth College in the fall.
of the Monterey Peninsula attracted Dr.                    In addition to his academic achievements, which include
Lasko, his wife, and son to the area.                 a perfect score on the SAT math and verbal tests, Welton has written a 300-page novel which is currently being
     Dr. Lasko’s practice, Health Max                 presented by an agent to New York publishers. He is an Eagle Scout, has composed of several orchestra and
is located in Pacific Grove. Dr. Lasko’s              piano pieces, and has played high school tennis and water polo at Stevenson School. Welton is an accomplished
practice is unique, he says, in that                  photographer, and he hosts a weekly radio show on Stevenson School’s FCC-licensed radio station, KSPB-FM.
the focus of his care is beyond that of
traditional chiropractic - specifically on the
structural correction of the spine.
Page 16 • CEDAR STREET                   Times • June 11, 2010



The Green Page
Open house at Waste Management
     The “Best Solid Waste System in          The Materials Recovery Facility                   There will be walking tours of the          The Last Chance Mercantile will
North America” will be open for the public        (MRF), a 95,000-square-foot            Landfill Gas Facility, where methane gas      feature special promotions as well as
to visit when the Monterey Regional               building where commercial, self        is converted into renewable energy. Learn     customer appreciation discounts and a
Waste Management District (MRWMD)                 haul, green and wood waste is          how plans are under way to expand this        Zero Waste Food Court.
holds an Open House and offers tours              received and processed. Through        program to provide power for the proposed          To learn more about Open House
on Saturday, June 12, at the Monterey             reuse and recycling, the MRF           regional saltwater desalination facility to   activities, and to RSVP for one of the many
Peninsula Landfill.                               diverts a remarkable 64 percent of     be located adjacent to the District site.     tours, visit the MRWMD website at www.
     The activities will include something        all material received. Since opening                                                 mrwmd.org or call 384-5313.
for the entire family, from compost clinics       14 years ago, the MRF has kept
to behind the-scenes tours. The special day       more than 1 million tons of material
runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.                       out of the landfill.
      William Merry, General Manager
of the MRWMD, called Saturday “an             The commercial composting site.
opportunity for the community to come out         Here, thousands of tons of
and get a close look at our programs for          Peninsula landscape trimmings
reuse, waste reduction, recycling, disposal       become compost annually. See
and energy production.”                           how all this material is managed
     The District is observing its 59th           and the transformation it goes
anniversary this year.                            through to become high-quality soil
     The MRWMD open house, located                amendment. Learn about the new
two miles north of Marina, at 14201               food waste compost program under
Del Monte Boulevard, will include                 way.
bus tours of the entire site, compost         The Monterey Peninsula Landfill,
demonstrations, walking tours of the              where nearly 200,000 tons of waste
Landfill Gas Facility, and an overview of         that does not get recycled or reused
MRWMD operations, including present-              is disposed annually. See falcons at
day programs and plans for the future.            work keeping birds away from the
          The MRWMD bus tours, which              refuse, and learn why the landfill
will be given at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,          has more than 100 years of site life
and 12:30 p.m., will include:                     remaining.                             Above: Employees at the Materials Recovery Facility can remove 1,000
                                                                                         pounds per hour of recyclable materials.




The engine room at the Landfill Gas Facility supplies 5 megawatts of renew-
able electricity, which is enough power for all the MRWMD needs as well as
2,700 homes.




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