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           Thurs. Sept. 6
           CERT Training
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                                                                                                        kill a harbor seal
       Call 646-3416 for info
           Thurs. Sept. 6
  Sea Scribes Calligraphy Guild
                                                                                                       at Hopkins Beach?
              7-9 PM
        Art room, Level A
            Park Lane
 200 Glenwood Circle, Monterey                                                                                                                         Tai Chi for Seniors - 18
                                                                                                         Green page - Page 12
          831-224-3276                                   Fair winners - Page 7
              Fri. Sept. 7
     First Friday and Art Walk
     Downtown Pacific Grove
               5-9 PM
 They don’t happen together often!

   Free, fun, filled with surprise
               Sept. 7-9
          Watch all 3 events!
            See page 17
             Sat. Sept. 8
            Free Screenings
                CHOMP                                  Incorporating the Pacific Grove Hometown Bulletin
            8:45 - 12:45 PM

                                                Sept. 7-13, 2012	             						   Your Community NEWSpaper	                                                      Vol. IV, Issue 51
   Sun., Sept. 9, 2 PM or
   Wed. Sept. 12, 5:30 PM
    Monarch docent orientation
                                                                                                     A different view
         648-5716 x. 20
          Thurs., Sept. 13
   WaterPlus Candidates Forum
           7:00 – 9:30 PM
  Elks’ Lodge, 150 Mar Vista Dr.,
   ll 20 candidates in contested
     elections on the Monterey
            Sat. Sept. 15
          Spruce-Up Day
           at the Library
   Bring tools and a bag lunch!
       Info: Karin 372-0146
            Sat. Sept. 15
        Beach Cleanup Day
            9 AM - noon
        See Save Our Shores
          Thurs., Sept. 20
        Holman Hotel Forum
       PG Community Center
           515 Junipero
         Sat. Sept. 29 and
           Sun. Sept. 30
           11 AM - 5 PM
         Open Artists’ Studios

 Inside                                        Monterey County Fair’s Midway from a different perspective: 11-year-old photographer Siena Parsons took the picture as
                                               she sat, perched high atop the fair’s Ferris wheel.
 Animal Tales ..........................9
 Cop Log.................................3

                                               Council	OK’s	7.9	                                                   Holman	Hotel	Project:	
 Green Page ..........................12
 High Hats & Parasols .............4
 Legal Notices.......................10

                                               percent	increase	in	                                                “Get	On	With	it!”
 Otter Views..........................10
 Peeps .................................8, 9

                                               garbage	rates
 Puzzle .................................18
 Seniors ..........................17, 18                                                                          By Al Saxe
 Sports & Leisure...................13
 Up & Coming ................5, 6, 7                                                                                     “Mr. Pacific Grove,” Richard Stillwell, waited for others to speak
                                               By Al Saxe                                                          before approaching the podium at the September 5 Pacific Grove City
                                                                                                                   Council meeting. Trying to allay the concerns voiced by previous
                                                                                                                   speakers regarding how the hotel would change the nature of Pacific
      Like us on Facebook                            This December, during the holiday season, Pacific Grove       Grove, Stillwell noted that he has lived in Pacific Grove for 80 years
      Follow us on Twitter                     residents will be gifted with an increase in their garbage rates.   and has witnessed many changes take place in the old home town. As a
  to receive calendar updates                  Council members on a 4-2 vote approved the rate increase ne-        long-serving member of Pacific Grove’s Economic Development Com-
     and reminders on your                     gotiated between Pacific Grove Director of Public Works and         mission Stillwell and other commission members have wracked their
        Facebook page!                         Community Development Mike Zimmer and officials of Waste            brains trying to fill the empty space behind the Holman Building. He
                                               Management. Councilmember Rudy Fisher was not present and           felt the development of the parcel would bring much needed vitality to
                                               did not vote on the matter. Mayor Garcia and councilmember          Pacific Grove’s downtown. In his closing remarks to the Pacific Grove
                                               Dan Miller cast the two dissenting votes. Speaking to the Coun-     Council Richard Stillwell forcefully told the Council to “Get on with it!”
                                               cil at their September 5 meeting, Zimmer noted that 4 percent             Councilmember Dan Miller voiced his concern that Pacific Grove
                                               of the proposed rate increase was due to increased tipping fees     is becoming a city of thrift shops with donated items and staffed by
                                               (dumping fees at the landfill), and insuring that Waste Manage-     volunteers. Miller mused that perhaps the city needed an ordinance
   Send your calendar items to:                ment shareholders got a fair return on their investment. The        limiting the number of thrift shops. He noted that Carmel approved
     editor@cedarstreettimes.com               remaining 3.9 percent increase was to cover state mandates for      such an ordinance when their town was inundated with art galleries.
                                               litter abatement. This will raise $100,000 in revenue for Pacific         Council member Robert Hewitt reiterated his belief that all issues
                                               Grove’s coffers. Zimmer noted that these funds must be used                                                      See	HOLMAN	Page	2
CONSIDER THE SOURCE!                           for litter abatement and no other purpose.
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                                                                     pHOLMAN	From	Page	1
                                                                     concerning the Hotel proposed by property owner Nader Agha and the Presidian Hotel
                                                                     chain needed to be thoroughly addressed before bringing the project before the voters.
                                                                          Council member Bill Kampe voiced his opposition to Measure F and the proposed
                                                                     hotel project. He noted that when viewing the Holman building while walking on 13th
                                                                     Street in Pacific Grove, he was amazed at how unattractive the building is.
                                                                          He felt that Agha, owner of the Holman parcel, needed to reveal to voters before
coins_c2x4_buyin_sd_1212 8/24/12 6:31 PM Page 1                      the November election where the water for the proposed hotel was coming from. He
                                                                     also felt that the hotel should not go to the front of the water list. Councilman Kampe
                                                                     accused Agha of holding back portions of the existing Holman building for the hotel

                                                                     project. As a result this would increase the project’s footprint on the parcel. According
                                                                     to Kamp, this action would be taking 40 percent of the Holman parcel out of play for
                                                                     the proposed hotel project. In his closing comments councilmember Kampe felt strongly
                                                                     that Agha would not put all his options on the table unless measure F fails.

                                                                          Addressing concerns about the Hotel’s height, Pacific Grove Mayor Carmelita Gar-
                                                                     cia insisted that story poles or another alternative be used so residents could visualize
                                                                     the proposed hotel’s impact on the site prior to the November elections. Councilmember

                                                                     Hewitt felt this could also be accomplished by interactive digital technology along the
                                                                     lines of Google Earth.
                                                                          At the end of the discussion period Mayor Garcia made the motion to approve the
                                                                     agreement drawn up by city staff between the City of Pacific Grove and the Holman
                                                                     project developers. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Miller. The Council
             We Are Your LOCAL Dealer                                approved the vote 4-2 with Councilmen Hewitt and Kampe dissenting.
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                                                                        a Candidates Forum on Water, Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 7:00
                                                                        p.m. at the Monterey Elks’ Lodge, 150 Mar Vista Drive, Monterey. All
                                                                        twenty candidates in Monterey Peninsula contested elections have
                 Only Trust Your LOCAL Dealer                           been invited and eighteen plan to attend.
                                                                        The format will be Q&A. Prior to the forum, each candidate will receive
                   PAYING TOP PRICES!                                   eleven questions. Each will be asked to answer two of the questions;

              The Coin Shoppe                                           one self-chosen, and one chosen by WaterPlus. Candidates will also
                                                                        have two minutes to give a free statement on water. The local water
                                                                        problem will be the sole topic of the forum.
                  (inside the Monterey Antique Mall)
                                                                        Ron Weitzman, President of WaterPlus, states: “This is an opportunity
               449 Alvarado St., Monterey                               for citizens to hear directly from the candidates on this very important
            646-9030 • 372-5221                                         issue. Questions range from asking the candidates, if elected/re-elected,
                                                                        how they would help to resolve the local water problem, to asking their
                                                                        view about Cal Am’s proposal and if they believe that Cal Am’s water

                                                                        supply should include the Pacific Grove Desalination Project. People
                                                                        will also hear details about the cost of water and how their votes at the
                                                                        upcoming election may affect them, their families and their pocketbooks,
                                                                        as well as the outcome of the water crisis.”

                                    Bill	Kampe	

      Notes	from	the	Neighborhoods 	
  I	have	been	walking	the	neighborhood	streets	of	Pacific	
  Grove	and	have	recently	knocked	on	4000	doors.		I	intend	
  to	get	to	the	other	1000	soon.		It’s	a	refreshing	and		
                                                                         Cedar Street Times was established September 1, 2008 and was adjudicated a
                                                                         legal newspaper for Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California on July 16, 2010.

  uplifting	experience,	plus	a	great	way	to	learn	about	the	
                                                                         It is published weekly at 306 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove, CA 93950.
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  concerns	in	our	city.	
                                                                         able at various locations throughout the county as well as by e-mail subscription.
                                                                                               Editor/Publisher: Marge Ann Jameson

  I	hear	questions	and	comments	about	water,	about	the	
                                                                                        News: Marge Ann Jameson, Peter Mounteer, Al Saxe

  Holman	Hotel,	and	about	our	city	finances.		What	I	hear	
                                                                                       Regular Contributors: Ben Alexander • Mary Arnold •
                                                                                           Roberta Campbell Brown • Jacquelyn Byrd •

  most	is	an	earnest	desire	to	see	civil	discussion	around	
                                                                                 Guy Chaney • George Edwards • Rabia Erduman • Jon Guthrie •

  practical	and	workable	solutions	for	the	challenges	facing	
                                                                                John C. Hantelman • Kyle Krasa • Travis Long • Amy Coale Solis •
                                                                                              Rhonda Farrah • Dorothy Maras-Ildiz •

  our	community.		Thanks	to	all	who	have	taken	a	moment	
                                                                                   Neil Jameson • Richard Oh • Katie Shain • Dirrick Williams

  to	say	“hello”	and	who	provide	such	encouragement.	
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                                                                                           September 7, 2012 • CEDAR STREET                       Times • Page 3
Pacific Grove Police are two for two on escapees
     On September 3 at 10:46a.m. 27-year-old Jason Rutt, on probation, was spotted
walking on Moreland Lane. After being contacted by the Pacific Grove Police officer           Marge Ann Jameson
who spotted him, Rutt fled on foot.
     Rutt was taken into custody near Save-Mart. He was arrested for resisting/obstruct-
ing a police officer and violating terms of probation. While being booked at the jail, a
                                                                                             Cop log
glass pipe used to smoke methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia was found
concealed in Rutt’s underwear. Rutt was booked with the additional charge of possession                 Unreasonable noise or unreasonable spouse?
of drug paraphernalia. A small quantity of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia were          A woman reported her husband, who lives at another address, came to stay the
located at his residence on the 900 block of Sydia Drive, Rutt’s residence.                night but refused to leave in the morning. It was listed as an unreasonable noise
                                                                                           incident. Hmmm.
     On September 4, 2012 at approximately 5:26 p.m. the Pacific Grove Police Depart-                                     Found backpack
ment received a report of a physical domestic violence incident between a man and a           Across from the rec trail – it had sunscreen and towels, so it was not likely a
woman inside a vehicle being driven in Pacific Grove. Officers saw the vehicle driving     camper.
erratically in the area of Caledonia Street and attempted to make a traffic stop. They
recognized the description of the vehicle from prior contacts. The driver stopped the
                                                                                                                      Not designed to do that
                                                                                               A woman reported that her former boyfriend broke her computer by folding it
vehicle and fled on foot, locking himself inside a nearby apartment in the 100 block of
                                                                                           the wrong way. He was on probation so he was taken to county jail.
19th street, the associated residence.
     Officers recognized the subject as 61 year old Carmel Valley resident Rafael Bernal                            Relatives in the dog house
who is on probation. Officers are familiar with the apartment and subject due to previ-        A woman on 17th St. said a file drawer had been jammed shut, an electronic
ous reports of loud arguments and possible domestic violence at the apartment. Bernal      adaptor plugged into a plug in the bathroom, and the dog house in the yard had
refused to open the door so officers forced entry. Bernal jumped out of the second story   been moved about five feet. She said she has a lot of people staying there because
window in the back and was confronted by another officer. He refused orders to stop        of work being done since her mother’s death, but she thinks someone – a family
and was subdued by taser.                                                                  member or friend – is doing these things to upset her.
     The female half was not located in the apartment during a subsequent search of the                            Racoons don’t say “yahoo!”
apartment. Bernal was cleared by medical personnel and then transported and booked              A person reported that someone ran into a garbage can next to the road, yelled
at the Pacific Grove Police Department for resisting and obstructing a police officer      out “Yahoo!” and fled the scene. No suspects.
and violating terms of probation. The female was later contacted and determined to              It happened again on Grove Acre. Well, the knocking over part, but not neces-
be unharmed.                                                                               sarily the “Yahoo!” part.
                                                                                            An artist without their paints is like a fish out of water. Color.
      Stabbed	off-duty	officer’s	                                                             A person reported losing their watercolor paint set at Lovers Point Park on
                                                                                           Sunday, 8/28/12.
                                                                                                                           Drunk in public
        answers	don’t	add	up                                                                    A person was found passed out and unable to care for himself. Booked and
                                                                                           later released on a citation.
    Warrant served at Pacific Grove home                                                                           Unauthorized withdrawals
                                                                                              A person reported unauthorized withdrawals from his bank account via an
     Pacific Grove police officers said they arrived at off-duty Seaside police officer
                                                                                           ATM machine.
Justin Gill's home on Forest Avenue soon after he called 9-1-1, at 2 a.m. on July 31.
Gill told dispatchers said a man armed with a knife knocked on the backdoor of his                                  Found bicycle Laurel Ave.
Pacific Grove house and then stabbed him.                                                      Cleared registration. Store at the city yard.
     Gill, 29, was bleeding from a stab wound in his chest. He reported that “two                     Guess it’s not your average 10-cent grocery bag
Hispanic adult males with shaved heads” randomly attacked him on the back porch of             Found bag on Sunset. She’d like to claim it if the owner doesn’t.
his house. KSBW-TV reports that investigators said Gill’s answers during questioning                                    Non-injury collision
were not adding up.                                                                            Country Club Gate, private property.
     On Friday, investigators with the Monterey County District Attorney's Office
served a search warrant on Gill's home. KSBW obtained a copy of the search warrant               Left turn from the right lane. That’s right, not correct.
filed Aug. 1 in Monterey County Superior Court and report that investigators have nar-         A person made a left turn across two lanes of traffic on Pine Ave. and was struck.
rowed the case down to three possible scenarios to answer what happened on July 31:                                           Man down
     "1. Gill was stabbed as he reported. 2. Gill was stabbed by someone he knows               A man was reported down in the street on Seaview. The officer parked across
and does not want to say what happened because it might damage his career. 3. Gill         the traffic to protect him. He was disoriented and unable to identify himself, but he
injured himself."                                                                          wanted to be sure his recycling was safe and that his mom would come and get it.
     The night of the stabbing, officers asked Gill if he had any enemies who would        Eventually he regained some mental awareness and was transported to CHOMP
want to hurt him. Gill replied that he had slept with fellow Seaside police officers'      along with his backpack. The log doesn’t indicate whether his mom picked up the
wives, had affairs with married women, and dated 911 dispatchers, the warrant stated.      recycling.
     "During the course of a year, Gill said he might date 30 to 40 women," the war-                                   Vehicle vs. Pedestrian
rant stated.                                                                                   On Forest Ave. Police log doesn’t indicate who won, but we can make as-
Sentencing delayed in teen’s 1997 murder                                                       A person on Gibson reported that someone had gathered up all his solar lights
     Sentencing has been delayed for a Soledad man who pleaded guilty to the Sept.         and put them in a grouping on his front lawn. Nothing had been taken, nor had it
19, 1997 murder of Pacific Grove teenager Kristopher Olinger, found stabbed on the         been damaged.
Recreation Trail.                                                                                                         Overdue parking
     Ruelas and his older brother were arrested for the crime. Jacobo Ruelas, 33, has         A radial arm saw was towed from the lighthouse parking area on Asilomar.
yet to stand trial. His trial was suspended in April when his attorney became ill. A new   No VIN, no plates.
lawyer was appointed, but a new trial date has not been set and is not expected before                              Another Craigs List scam
the end of the year.                                                                           A person responded to a listing on Craig’s List for “Drivers.” Paid $500 as
     Judge Mark Hood will set Angel Ruelas' new sentencing date Oct. 9.                    a deposit. There was no job. These scammers should be tarred and feathered for
                                                                                           preying on people who need jobs. Wait, that wasn’t in the police log.
Man	who	murdered	his	children’s	                                                                            Long memory but not such a good one
                                                                                                A local man reported that a boyhood friend from 60 years ago has been calling
grandmother	sentenced	to	16-to-life                                                        him from Las Vegas claiming the local man molested him as a child. Las Vegas PD
                                                                                           will do a welfare check.
     Sunny Nguyen of Seaside was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison for the murder
of Judith Salazar in her Pacific Grove home On Nov. 21, 2010.                                                        Not too sick to hang out
     Salazar, the grandmother of Nguyen’s children, was brutally stabbed to death by           A juvenile was allowed to walk home from school because he was sick. But he
the man, who used a kitchen knife, in the presence of of the children. Nguyen was          didn’t. He went to Country Club Gate and hung out. And got captured.
convicted of the crime of pre-meditated murder last summer.                                                              Hanging out redux
     Monterey County Judge Mark Hood told Nguyen, 28, that his “well-prepared and              Juveniles were reported hanging out at an abandoned house. The realtor was
well-rehearsed testimony” appeared to have been designed to convince the jury that         contacted and requested to secure the house.
he committed the crime in the heat of passion. The judge further said that Nguyen’s                                 Breaking up is hard to do
claims of remorse were not believable.                                                          P-1 reported phone calls and contact attempts from P-2, and says he doesn’t
     Part of Nguyen's sentence is that he is not allowed to have any contact with his      want anything to do with P-2.
victim's family, including his own children.                                                    In another incident, a student made a verbal threat toward another student. Turns
                                                                                           out it was due to a recent breakup and allegedly a case of jealousy.
Central	Coast	Writers	to	meet                                                                   In a third incident, a husband picked up his soon-to-be ex-wife at her mother’s
     Lindsey Grant, Program Director of November’s National Novel Writing Month,           house and took her out of the area, then refused to bring her back.
will speak at Central Coast Writer’s September 18 meeting. Grant will lay out the tenets                                       No thanks
of NaNoWriMo philosophy and offer practical tips for applying its ideas. According to          A 17 year-old girl told her father she had been offered a ride by a man in a
Grant, the combination of the hard and fast deadline, the global community of writers,     champagne-colored van as she walked to pick up her sister from school. She refused,
and the any-thing goes approach to writing can help overcome obstacles. Grant holds an     twice, and the van drove off. She said she wasn’t afraid but he told her father and
MFA in English and Creative Writing from Mills College in Oakland. She co-authored         he called the police.
Ready, Set, Novel!, a writers workbook from Chronicle Books, and is currently working
on a book of essays about her time as a professional dog walker.
     Central Coast Writers will meet Tuesday, September 18 Meeting at Point Pinos               We don’t repeat reports of sexual violence or domestic violence, mental illness
Grill, 79 Asilomar Boulevard in Pacific Grove (831) 648-5774. Dinner Hour: 5:30             or dementia. We do not report on deaths by natural causes.
p.m. - Order from a full menu of reasonably priced selections. Meeting begins: 6:30pm
Page 4 • CEDAR STREET                     Times • September 7, 2012

Jon Guthrie

High Hats & Parasols
                                                                                                  particulars, write Dean Frank Green, Affiliated Colleges, San Francisco.
Dear Readers: Please bear in mind that historical articles such as “High Hats &
Parasols” present our history — good and bad — in the language and terminology                                          And your bill amounts to …
used at the time. The writings contained in are quoted from Pacific Grove/Monterey                   Gentlemen! Unique 3-piece suits, especially measured and crafted for you, are
publications from 100 years in the past. Please also note that any items listed for sale        available from the Prussia & Co. store, 143 Geary street, San Francisco, or 127 South
in “High Hats” are “done deals,” and while we would all love to see those prices                First street, San José. $25 each, all fittings included.
again, people also worked for a dollar a day back then. Thanks for your understanding.                                          Author’s Notes
The	News	…	from	1912.                                                                           • A contemporary group thinks it has found the remains of the North Star. Salvage
                                                                                                  efforts are being planned.
                                                                                                • Potash refers to potassium compounds and potassium-bearing materials, the most
                              Horse thieves captured                                              common being potassium chloride. The term “potash” comes from the Dutch word
     Constables J. E. Reinheart and E. J. Dutton yesterday ran down and captured a                potaschen.
trio of men wanted in connection with the theft of a horse and buggy. The men gave                “Home study” courses by mail were very popular 100 years ago.
their names as J. W. Fisher, J. J. Miller, and Louis C. Downing.
     The capture of the three fugitives was a clever piece of work on the part of the               References: Pacific Grove Review, Monterey Daily Cypress, Del Monte Weekly,
officers, considering that they had not been notified of the men being in the area and          Salinas Index, Monterey County Post, Bullions’ Grammar (1890).
had no description of either the horse or rig.
     Constable Reinhart said that he had his suspicions aroused when he noticed the
men trying to sell the buggy to Garner’s Livery. In the meantime, Sheriff Nesbitt, in
response to Reinhart’s inquiry, sent a message confirming Reinhart as a wanted man
and giving a description of his cohorts as well as the horse and rig. Nesbitt also sent
Deputy Shook to assist in investigating, capturing and incarcerating the three men.
     An investigation revealed that the suspects had been in Salinas last Wednesday
night where they tried to sell the rig at Tittesmore’s Stable. On leaving Salinas, the men
stopped over at a ranch where they traded their stolen sorrel for a gray horse, receiving
$10 in boot. Then the men headed on toward the coast in the carriage, stopping in at
Garner’s Livery where they again tried to arrange a sale.
     After their capture, Sheriff Nesbitt said the men were jailed and are awaiting trial.
Reinhart is accused of Grand Larceny. His two companions are accused of being ac-
complices. The horse traded for at the ranch will be exchanged, but the farmer will be
out his $10 as none of the principals had any cash-in-hand when captured.
                   Southern Pacific fails to keep promises                                                           Forest Hill United Methodist Church
     That the Southern Pacific Company has not commenced its improvements to local                                  551 Gibson Ave., Services 9 AM Sundays
tracks and has not begun construction of the promised warehouse are readily affirmable                                Rev. Richard Bowman, 831-372-7956
and many locals want to know exactly why.
     The promises were made several months ago at a meeting with Railroad Su-                                               Pacific Coast Church
perintendent Thomas Ahearn. Ahearn stated then that the Southern Pacific intended                                      522 Central Avenue, 831-372-1942
improvements from Pajaro to Pacific Grove. He also said that a warehouse which is                                         Peninsula Christian Center
owned by Mr. O. J. Shields will be moved closer to the tracks to allow work on engines.
None of this has transpired.                                                                                             520 Pine Avenue, 831-373-0431
     When questioned, a railroad spokeperson tried to sidestep a definitive answer. Mr.                              First Baptist Church of Pacific Grove
Shields was then contacted. Shields said that the railroad intends to do the work, but                                 246 Laurel Avenue, 831-373-0741
cannot begin until the end of the upcoming rainy season. Men from the peninsula who
planned on applying for construction jobs voiced extreme disappointment.                                          St. Mary’s-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
                              Farran among victims                                                                Central Avenue & 12th Street, 831-373-4441
     Four people were killed in a private auto mobile this past Sunday. The four were                                   Community Baptist Church
traveling to an encampment of members of the Devine Healing group when the driver
lost control and the auto mobile plunged from a bridge. The popular J. H. Farran and
                                                                                                                    Monterey & Pine Avenues, 831-375-4311
his wife were among the victims along with Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Wainwright.                                                 Peninsula Baptist Church
                               Watches husband die                                                                    1116 Funston Avenue, 831-394-5712
     From her own home, Mrs. Joseph Yonkers viewed through a field glass the wreck-
ing of the launch, North Star. She also saw her husband and five crewmen carried                                        St. Angela Merici Catholic Church
to their deaths. Mrs. Yonkers was waiting for the return of her husband to his home                                        146 8th Street, 831-655-4160
on South slough and was watching the craft’s progress. When she saw through the
                                                                                                           Christian Church Disciples of Christ of Pacific Grove
magnifying glass that the ship had passed the mouth of the slough and was drifting,
she realized the danger.                                                                                             442 Central Avenue, 831-372-0363
     Rushing from her home, she appealed to N. J. Binham, who is manager of a fac-                                           First Church of God
tory on South slough, for help. Bingham at once shut down his mill and called for                                      1023 David Avenue, 831-372-5005
volunteers. In a few moments Bingham started on his way with the few volunteers
and his mill crew pulling the oars on the launch Pirate. The effort of Bingham and his                               Jehovah’s Witnesses of Pacific Grove
crew, however, proved fruitless. The ill-fated North Star was without power of any                                     1100 Sunset Drive, 831-375-2138
kind. Mrs. Yonkers, watching through her glass, saw an anchor dropped, but the anchor
failed to grab hold. Stern first, the craft was carried out by the heavy tide until it struck                                 Church of Christ
the submerged jetty. The six men aboard were most likely killed at once. The cabin                                     176 Central Avenue, 831-375-3741
of the ship was carried away while its hull was battered into splinters.
     A group is forming to see what North Star salvage can be retrieved. 1
                                                                                                                 Lighthouse Fellowship of Pacific Grove
                                                                                                           PG Community Center, 515 Junipero Ave., 831-333-0636
                               Kelp bed possibilities
     That the enormous beds of kelp which grow along the Pacific shore represent an                                     Mayflower Presbyterian Church
undeveloped source of great, national wealth is suggested by Prof. W. A. Satchel, head                                   141 14th Street, 831-373-4705
of the department of botany at the University of California, Berkeley, and Chautauqua
speaker.                                                                                                        Central Presbyterian Church of Pacific Grove
     At present, the United States imports more than 15 million dollars’ worth of                                    325 Central Avenue, 831-375-7207
potash from Germany. Prof. Satchel estimated that a million tons of potash, worth
40 million dollars, might be obtained from the keep beds. Besides potash to be used
                                                                                                         Seventh-Day Adventist Church of the Monterey Peninsula
for fertilizing farms, this sea weed also could provide iodine, glue, shellac, paper, and                         375 Lighthouse Avenue, 831-372-7818
food for both man and beast. 2                                                                                   First United Methodist Church of Pacific Grove
                       Snippets from around the area…                                                     915 Sunset @ 17-Mile Dr., Pacific Grove - (831) 372-5875
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• The Colonia Grove motion picture emporium plans on presenting a program of five                               5716 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel (831) 624-2015
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                                                                                                                                                   Arts and Events

                                                                                                  Up and Coming
Puccini’s	La	Bohéme	is	
Hidden	Valley’s	best                                                                                            PROVEN LEADERSHIP
 Katie Shain                                                                                                        Delivering results for YOU
Performance Review
     Young dreamers of yesterday are alive                    went in to producing this product deserve
more than ever in the 25th Anniversary of                     big kudos.
Hidden Valley Theatre. The current pro-                             As for the cast, they defied gravity.
duction of Puccini’s La Boheme, presented                     In the purest and most profoundly inex-
by Hidden Valley’s Opera Ensemble, is                         plicably wondrous ways, each of their
not to be missed by any astute critic of so-                  voices, and performances, defies reduction
phisticated opera or, those interested in the                 to description.
pure pleasure of enjoying amazing talent;                           Rebecca Davis, “Mimi” evokes an
and this rendition is in English! Immerse                     exquisite medicinal magic that permeates
yourself in an evening of excellent opera.                    the universal sound barrier and returns it as
     The talent in this show doesn’t have a                   a kind of grace or remedy for ailing hearts.
beginning or an ending: It starts, and then it                Ben Gulley, “Rudolfo” robs all reserve
continues. The usual superlatives fall short                  in the sweetest and most disarming way
in every attempt to describe the delicious                    with his astonishing, vocal traverse. Sara
appeal and enjoyable tastes left over from                    Duchovnay spectacularly knocks socks
a sumptuously pleasing opening night.                         off, in more ways than one, as “Mussetta.”
     OK, so there was some remarkable                         Gabriel Preisser, Joe Hager and Isaiah
juggling, and it was woven into the most                      Musik-Ayaka bring brilliant performances
remarkable sets ever to be repositioned                       to “Schaunard,” “Marcello” and “Colline.”
within the shelter of a Carmel Valley barn.                         Every contribution of the chorus was
     Perhaps the institution of Yale Univer-                  meaningful. And last by no means least,
sity would like to steal the credit but I’m                   John Koza’s exemplary baton mastership
giving it all to Robert Darling. Darling has                  was splendidly evident in the fabulous
designed an orchestration of stage motion                     sound of the orchestra, and the monitors
that has re-birthed Zen to a theatrical art                   serve as a great touch.
form. Plus Darling’s way of embracing                               Plan to visit Café Puccini at intermis-
community as artistic props elevates this                     sion.
production to welcomed visual heights that                          This is Hidden Valley’s best produc-
easily can be gotten used to.                                 tion ever! Puccini’s La Boheme at Hidden
     The balances and quality of David                        Valley Theatre’s cozy 250-seat venue is
Moodey’s technological effects were so                        running now through September 15. The
delicately and unobtrusively arranged and                     theater is located at 88 W. Carmel Valley
delivered they could easily be overlooked,                    Road in Carmel Valley, at Ford Road.
however they enhance this production in                       Tickets are $55 for adults and $35 for                   mayor of pacific grove
immeasurable ways that deserve notice.                        fans under 18.
The costumes, props, stage management,                              For information call 831-659-3115.              Paid for by the Committee to Re-Elect Carmelita Garcia Mayor 2012 - FPPC #1349643
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Arts and Events

Up and Coming
Rotary will hear Easter Seals Director                                                         How the Brits lost America Part I
    The Pacific Grove Rotary Club will have as speaker on Tuesday, September 4,
Sandra Gresham of Easter Seals Disability Services. The meeting will be held at The                Burgoyne of Saratoga
Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, at 12:00 noon.
                                                                                              Meet the colorful British general “Gentleman Johnny” Burgoyne in
    Lunch is $20 and reservations may be made by calling Jane Roland at 649-0657.
                                                                                         Howard Burnham’s amusing and informa-
                                                                                         tive characterization of “Swaggering Jack”
                                                                                         whose defeat by the Patriots paved the way
                                                                                         to Independence.

                                                                                                     The Works
                                                                                            Friday, Sept 14, at 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                                  $10 at the door

                                                                                      PGHSAA	To	Hold	Annual	Membership	
                                                                                      Meeting	September	15	in	Pacific	Grove
                                                                                           The Pacific Grove High School Alumni Association will hold its annual member-
                                                                                      ship meeting Sat., Sept. 15, at 12:00 noon at the Pacific Grove Community Center,
                                                                                      515 Junipero Avenue. Graduates and attendees of Pacific Grove High School, as well
                                                                                      as those who attended of any of the district’s public schools, are welcome to join the
                                                                                      Association. Annual membership is $15; membership forms are available at the As-
                                                                                      sociation’s web site, www.pgusd.org/alumni. Current or new members interested in
                                                                                      joining the Board of Directors of the association are especially encouraged to attend
                                                                                      the September meeting.
                                                                                           The Pacific Grove High School Alumni Association, a 501(c)(3) corporation, was
                                                                                      originally formed in 1889 and reactivated in 1962. It raises money and makes grants to
                                                                                      Pacific Grove High School’s programs, and it awards scholarships to students each year.
                                                                                           For more information about the Pacific Grove High School Alumni Association,
                                                                                      membership, or the Board of Directors, call Beth Penney, president, 831-372-7625,
                                                                                      e-mail bpenney@sonic.net, or visit www.pgusd.org/alumni.                                               MAYOR

                                                                                                 CANDIDATES IN CONTESTED
                                                                                                   ELECTIONS TO ANSWER
                                                                                               IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ABOUT
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                                                                                                ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT
                         enter to                                                                LOCAL ISSUES OF OUR TIME:

             Win 600
                                             $                                                  OUR URGENT WATER PROBLEM
                                                                                             CANDIDATES FORUM
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                                                                                              Thursday, September 13, 2012, 7:00 P.M.
        over 34 bUsiness eXhibitors                                                                   Monterey Elks’ Lodge
     meet & Greet yoUr city coUncil & staff                                                       150 Mar Vista Drive, Monterey

                                                                                           PLAN TO ATTEND AND HEAR WHAT THE CANDIDATES
                                                                                               HAVE TO SAY ABOUT YOUR WATER FUTURE
                                                                                          All twenty candidates in Monterey Peninsula       People will also see details about the cost of
                                                                                          contested elections have been invited and         water and how their votes at the upcoming
                                                                                          eighteen plan to attend.                          election may affect them, their families and
                                                                                                                                            their pocketbooks, as well as the outcome of
                                                                                          The format will be Q&A. Prior to the              the water crisis.”
                                                                                          forum, each candidate will receive eleven
                                                                                          questions. Each will be asked to answer two              SCHEDULED TO ATTEND
                                                                                          of the questions; one self-chosen, and one        MONTEREY                PACIFIC GROVE
                                                                                          chosen by WaterPlus. Candidates will also         Libby Downey            Carmelita Garcia
                                                                                          have two minutes to give a free statement on      Mike Dawson             Bill Kampe
                                                                                          water. The local water problem will be the        Alan Haffa              Dan Miller
                                                                                          sole topic of the forum.                          Ed Smith                Robert Pacelli
  thursday, september 13 • 4 to 7 pm                                                      Ron Weitzman, President of WaterPlus,
                                                                                                                                            Bill McCrone            Mary Norton
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    chautauqua hall • central avenue & 16th street                                        states: “This is an opportunity for citizens to   Felix Bachofner         DISTRICT 5
                                                                                          hear directly from the candidates on this very    Ralph Rubio             Dave Potter
   give-a-ways • free food & wine • prizes • drawings                                     important issue. Questions range from             Steve Bloomer           Marc Del Piero
                                                                                          asking the candidates, if elected/re-elected,     Ian Oglesby
           6pm cash DraWinG $600 (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!)                                how they would help to resolve the local          Jason Campbell
                                                                                                                                            Dave Pacheco            Sponsored by
                                                                                          water problem, to asking their view about
                           sponsored by                                                   Cal Am’s proposal and if they believe that
  canterbury Woods • central coast Senior Services • family inHome caregiving             Cal Am’s water supply should include
                        grand avenue flooring & interiors                                 the Pacific Grove Desalination Project.                        THE ONLY LOCAL ORGANIZATION
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                                                                                    Your friends and neighbors

Pacific	Grove	winners	sweep	County	Fair

                                                                                     Are Helen and Jerry Beach the Fairest of them all? You would certainly think so
                                                                                    looking at all the ribbons the Pacific Grove couple won at this year’s Monterey
                                                                                    County Fair. The Beaches utilize fallen Monterey Pines to craft their handiwork.
                                                                                    Jerry is a master craftsman and Helen a renowned artist, and the two often
Beth Penney’s oatmeal       Marabee Boone’s oat-                                    combine their talents on the same piece of work. The items displayed in the
                                                       Harriette Harris won first   photo above along with the handiwork of other Asilomar artisans will be avail-
cookies took first prize.   meal cookies -- only one   place with her pineapple
She won awards with         of her entries.                                         able for purchase at the annual Asilomar Neighborhood Arts and Crafts Fair
                                                       upside down cake.            scheduled for Saturday November 10th at 1150 Pico Ave .
other entries as well.
Photos top and right by Al Saxe. Home Arts photos by Marabee Boone.
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Your friends and neighbors

Arthritis Foundation fetes volunteers at Mission Ranch

                                                                                Above, L-R: Tracey Love, Arthritis Foundation Board member and Business
                                                                                Director for Central Coast Senior Services, Inc. in Pacific Grove; Jim Fuqua,
Taurke Children from PG - Elijah was former Jingle Bell Run Youth Honoree.      Alexandra Fallon, and Mike Welling, Arthritis Foundation National Planned
                                                                                Giving Director.

Above, L-R: Jim Fuqua - Arthritis Foundation Central Coast Board Chair, Alex-   Above, L-R: Arthritis Foundation Community Development Director Alexandra
andra Fallon, Comm. Dev. Dir. Arthritis Foundation Central Coast Branch, Dr.    Fallon presents an award for volunteer support to Pacific Grove’s Kevin and
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                                              Joe Rombi’s La Mia                                                    AMERICAN                                            MEXICAN
17th Street Grill (LD)
Best hamburgers, wraps and quesadillas        Cucina(D)                                            Cannery Row Deli (BLD)                                 Turtle Bay Taqueria (LD)
in town! Outside patio dining or inside.      A locals favorite for 16 years. Open                 Heated, pet friendly patio. $6.99 lunch                Mexican Coastal Cuisine featuring a
617 Lighthouse Ave. ....... 373-5474          Wednesday- Sunday starting at 5pm.                   specials daily. Organic Garmel Valley                  feast of flavors from Latin America and
                                              2011 Voted Best Italian.*                            Roasting Coffee. Fresh fruit smoothies.                the Carribean. Fresh homemade salsa,
Aliotti’s Victorian                           208 17th Street .................................    Always fresh local ingredients. Open 7                 citrus-marinated meats and fresh fish.
                                              373-2416                                             AM every day.                                          The ultimate tacos, wraps, and bowls!
Corner Restaurant (BLD)                       MEXICAN                                              101 Drake (Next to the Rec Trail),                     432 Tyler St., Downtown Monterey
Great food, great ambience, great service.                                                         Monterey ............................ 645-9549         333-1500
Family owned & operated since 1977.           Peppers MexiCali Café                                                                                       www.turtlebay.tv
541 Lighthouse Ave. ...... 372-4641           (LD)                                                                  BARBECUE
www.victoriancornerpg.com                     Voted Best Mexican Food* Mexican &                                                                                          PIZZA
                                              Latin American specialties, a full bar–              Henry’s BBQ (LD)
                                                                                                   Voted Best BBQ** Ribs, Chicken Brisket,                Me-N-Ed’s Brick Oven Pizza
Mauricio’s Restaurant (BL)                    the Best Margaritas in town!
                                                                                                   Pulled Pork, Sandwiches and more! Cozy                 (LD)
Local Favorites...Breakfast & Lunch 7:30-     170 Forest Ave. ..................................
                                              373-6892                                             indoor dining, heated pet-friendly patio.              Two funny guys, one serious pizza! Daily
3:00.                                                                                              Take-out and catering available. Happy
589 Lighthouse Ave. ....... 645-9051          www.peppersmexicalicafe.com                                                                                 lunch buffet $5.99. Catering and group
                                              PI Z ZA                                              Hour M-F 3-6; $2 off all beer & wine and
                                                                                                   all appetizers! Military Mondays 10% off,
                                                                                                                                                          specials available. Open 10-11 weekdays,
The Red House Café (BLD)                      Pizza My Way (LD)                                                                                           11-11 weekends.
                                                                                                   excluding alcohol. Open daily at 11 AM.                880 Broadway Ave., Seaside ...........
Come enjoy freshly prepared meals in a        Winner of the 2010 PG Restaurant of                  401 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey ....
cozy red, historic Victorian house in the     the                                                                                                         899-0101
heart of PG.                                  Year Award from the Pacific Grove
662 Lighthouse Ave. ....... 643-1060          Chamber of Commerce. Family owned
                                                                                                   www.HenrysFamousBBQ.com                                             SEAFOOD
www.redhousecafe.com                          since 1999. Pizzas made with all fresh                          COFFEE HOUSE                                Abalonnetti Seafood (LD)
ASIAN                                         ingredients, daily. M-T 4-9:30pm, F-S
                                                                                                   Trailside Café & Coffeehouse
                                                                                                                                                          Voted best Calamari * Largest pet friendly
An Choi (D)                                   11am-10pm, Sun 12n-9:30pm.                                                                                  patio on the waterfront. Lots of non-
Vietnamese inspired fusion dishes pre-        1157 Forest Ave., Ste D ...................          (BL)                                                   seafood specialties. Monterey’s only
pared individually by Chef Thanh Truong.      643-1111                                             Centrally located in Canner Row, four                  antipasto bar, Monterey’s only fresh
Large & small parties can accommodate.        www.pizza-myway.com                                  blocks from Aquarium. Our menu fea-                    abalone sandwich. Daily specials on fresh
Dinner: Every day 5pm-Closing.                                                                     tures breakfast and lunch items, with an               crab and lobster. Monterey’s best locals
1120 Lighthouse Ave. .... 372-8818            Mountain Mikes Pizza (LD)                            espresso bar, bakery sweets and home-                  menu: 7 entrées for $8.95 each.
www.anchoirestaurant.com                      A quality pizza experience in a com-                 made beignets. Pet friendly. WiFi, free                57 Fisherman’s Wharf ..... 373-1861
                                              fortable, family environment. Open                   parking. Open M-F 8-3, Sat & Sun. 8-4.
Pacific Thai Cuisine (LD)                     11am-10pm every day. Buffet 11am-                    Mention this ad for a free order of beignets           Fishwife Seafood Café (LD)
                                              2pm, M-F. Dinner buffet Wed. 5pm-                    with the purchase of an entrée.                        Voted Best Restaurant in Seaside.* Enjoy
Authentically Yours…taste, texture and                                                             550 Wave St. (Lower Level), Mon-
                                              8pm.                                                                                                        award-winning California Coastal Cuisine
aromas of Thai Cuisine. Open 7 days per                                                            terey ..................................... 649-8600
week. M-F, 11am-3pm, 5pm to closing.
                                              1116 Forest Ave., Ste B ....................                                                                with a Caribbean accent. Serving only the
                                              642-6000                                                                                                    freshest seafood at reasonable prices for
S-S, 11:30am-closing.
Lunch Special M-F, 11am - 3pm $7.95
                                              PI Z ZA                                                         IRISH AMERICAN                              over 24 years. The locals’ favorite! Deli-
663 Lighthouse Ave. ........646-THAI          Rombi’s La Piccola Casa                              Flanagan’s Pub (LD)                                    cious pastas and house-made desserts.
(8424)                                        Pizzeria (L)                                         Fish & chips, Darts & Pool. Open 7 days a              Beer & Wine. Open from 11 AM. (Seaside
www.pacificthaicuisine.com                    A casual place for lunch or dinner.                  week 11:30 AM - 2 AM. Happy hour Mon-                  location is closed on Sundays). (Also at
                                              Open                                                 Fri 4-6:30 PM
                                                                                                   The Barnyard, Carmel ..... 625-5500
Takara Sushi                                  Wednesday-Friday 6:30am-9pm
                                              Saturday-Sunday 7:30am-9pm
Japanese Restaurant (D)                       212 17th Street .................................
Sushi, Tempura, Teriyaki, Hot Noodles.
Open seven days-a-week, 5-9 p.m.
218 17th Street ................. 655-2730    SEAFOOD
CONT INENT                                    Fishwife at Asilomar Beach
Taste Café & Bistro (LD)                      (LD)
Cozy European ambiance, European inû          Enjoy award-winning California Coast-
uenced cuisine prepared by owner/chef         al Cuisine with a Caribbean accent.
Bill Karaki. Herb-roasted chicken, fresh-     Reasonably priced fresh, delicious
made sausages, escargots, apple strudel,      pastas and house-made desserts. Full
and much more. Full Bar. Banquet Room.        bar. Select Monterey County wines.
Children’s menu. Celebrating 20 years!        1996 1/2 Sunset Drive.....................

                                                                                                                      Briske ulled-P
1199 Forest Ave. ............... 655-0324     375-7107
www.tastecafebistro.com                       www.fishwife.com                                                                                                          2011 & 2012
                                              VEGE TARIAN
Grand Ave. Liquor & Deli (L)                  Tillie Gort’s Organic Café                                            •
                                                                                                   Ribs • Chicken

Located in the new Grand Ave Liquors.         (BLD)
Build your own sandwich or ready made,        Local nights Sun-Th. Voted Best Res-                                                                                   Pet Friendly Patio
                                                                                                                                                     • Burgers

salads, paninis, take out or eat in. Custom   taurant for Vegetarians for 21 years.
party platters. Deli meats & Cheeses by
the pound. 150 varieties local & Mediter-
                                              Catering available. Open every day.
                                              111 Central Avenue .........................
                                                                                                                                                                 Happy Hour Mon-Fri 3-6
ranean wines, vast assortment spirits.        373-0335                                                                                                               $2 off all Beer & Wine
Call orders welcome.                          www.tilliegortscafe.com                                                                                                 $2 off all Appetizers
229 Grand Avenue .......... 375-7474
                                                                                                                    Take              g                               Military Mondays
Fandango Restaurant (LD)
Fresh seafoods, steaks, lamb, paella,                                                                                   -Out & Caterin                              Military receive 10% off
couscous, pastas. French and Spanish                                                                                                                               meal cost (excludes alcohol)
specialties. International wine list, full
bar. Casual Mediterranean setting. Pri-

vate rooms 8-50, Linda
333-9788. Locals’ favorite, 2011 Voted
Best Restaurant more than 10 years old.*
223 17th Street ................. 372-3456
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A note from Drake Leddy, developer of the                                                                       Stalking	the	elusive	BPFC
proposed Pacific Grove Holman Hotel                                                                              Tom Stevens
Dear Residents of Pacific Grove,
     Thank you for your warm welcome last week at the Pacific Grove Holman Hotel                                Otter Views
Public Forum/Presentation. Over one hundred people came out! It was wonder-
ful to meet you and to hear your views about this exciting project. Thank you also                                    A mid-week closure at my workplace created a four-day window just wide enough
for allowing me to tell you my story and to share my vision for the proposed hotel                              for a mad dash up to Yosemite. My plan was to camp at a little-known back country
property.                                                                                                       lake I had visited sometime in the previous century.
                                                                                                                      Much had changed in the interim, including my readiness. While never a moun-
Drake Leddy                                                                                                     taineer or a serious wilderness hiker, in my past life I always kept “back packing stuff”
                                                                                                                on hand for occasional treks through Haleakala or Yosemite. That was all history now.
                                                                                                                      Also history was the springy, resilient stride that once propelled me along crunchy
Notes on the Proposed Hotel                                                                                     mountain trails, heartily singing “vol de ri, vol de ra!” This would be a more feeble,
                                                                                                                gasping, rickety ascent.
                                                                                                                      As I set out to replace my camping stuff, I found good news and bad news. Luck-
                                                                                                                ily, pack design had advanced considerably, so a sleek body-hugging unit replaced the
     Pacific Grove is definitely one of the most unique communities I’ve ever experi-                           bulky, metal-frame Kelty beneath which I had staggered since 1970. Tents, cookware
enced. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed developing projects that fulfill a city’s needs                          and rain flies had also teched up in the interim.
on many levels. For example, the hotels bring jobs and income to the city. In Pacific                                 The bad news awaited me on-line. I had last visited this “little known” lake in the
Grove, we are excited about the opportunity to contribute to your community, and                                pre-internet stone age. Now it was the subject of websites, blogs, You Tube videos,
we truly want to add to the Victorian charm and beauty of your city as well.                                    and starred reviews from hikers world-wide. Some sobering information also appeared
     I am thrilled to share a concept with you – what I call a “social hotel” – a hotel                         amid the fine print on the National Park Service site.
property that serves the social needs of the residents.                                                               “Before entering posted back country areas, you must obtain a wilderness permit,”
     I heard from one attendee (who can’t wait for the hotel to be built) that if a                             the site advised. Somewhat further down, it added: “In order to obtain a wilderness
couple gets married in Pacific Grove, say at Lover’s Point, there is nowhere in                                 permit, you must have a Bear Proof Food Container.”
Pacific Grove to have a really nice reception for a sizeable group of guests. Imagine                                 This was doubly alarming. For one thing, it negated one of the great sporting thrills
how wonderful it will be to welcome newlyweds and their families to your beautiful                              of back country camping: cramming your food into a nylon stuff sack, hoisting the bag
new event facility, your social hotel!                                                                          by rope up a tree each night, and praying the bears wouldn’t get it.
     Where can people of the city gather now for social functions? Imagine bringing                                   Even more troubling was the directive’s use of capital letters. Apparently there was
back clubs and groups who have had to go out of town. Imagine having a beauti-                                  now an officially vetted and agency-approved Bear Proof Food Container (hereafter,
ful place to hold family reunions and social events that are the milestones in all our                          BPFC). I couldn’t just cobble something together.
lives; from clubs, to meetings, to gatherings and more, the social hotel can fill so                                  Fretful this new requirement would derail my tight time table, I called local camp-
many needs of the community.                                                                                    ing gear purveyors. As I had feared, the BPFC proved elusive to obtain on short notice.
     But, first things first. I do understand there are concerns, and I want to address                               “We’re all out,” the first salesperson said. “End of season, you know?”
as many as I can by presenting facts so all the residents are clear on exactly what                                   The second was more encouraging. “We have one left,” he said, but then brought
this will mean to the community. Attendees at the event last week had questions                                 the hammer down. “It’s $75.”
about the height of the new hotel and the size of the new building. Also, there were                                  The third call produced mixed results. “We’re out of the ones for purchase, but
questions about parking, sidewalks, traffic and how the hotel revenue will impact the                           let me forward you to the rental department,” a sales associate said. After sustained
city. From the size of the hotel, to the name of the property, all concerns and ideas                           clicking and some buzzy music, the rental clerk came on the line.
expressed have value. Please keep in mind that we will be considering and integrat-                                   “We have two containers left,” she said. “If you’re a member, the rental is $10 for
ing your ideas and suggestions as we go forward.                                                                the first day and $3 each day thereafter.”
     We’ll have new renderings for you to view and more detailed and clear answers                                    “And if I’m not a member?”
to your questions and concerns at the next Presentation on Thursday, September 20,                                    “Then there’s a $100 deposit. But the membership fee is only $20, so you should
2012, 6:30 PM at the Pacific Grove Community Center, 515 Junipero Avenue, Pa-                                   just join up.”
cific Grove. Please plan to attend. I want to meet you and hear what you have to say.                                 I was heavily tapped out at that point, so I went to Plan B. A friend who is a member
     In the meantime, if you have questions about the ballot measure, please contact                            kindly offered to rent the BPFC for me. I couldn’t wait to see what high-tech marvel
our Local Community Liaison Craig Riddell at 831 521-1685.                                                      merited a $100 deposit. Would it be a lightweight titanium missile with a threaded nose
     Once again, thank you so much for welcoming me to your city. I look forward to                             cone? Or perhaps some incredibly tough yet collapsible uber-wire cage?
seeing you on September 20                                                                                            What finally appeared was a stout, squat, weighty cylinder of thick blue plastic
     Sincerely,                                                                                                 with a black plastic screw-on lid. It looked like a cookie jar of Soviet-era manufacture.
                                                                                                                      “This is the famous BPFC?” I asked.
      Drake Leddy                                                                                                     “See this little tab on the edge of the lid?” my friend demonstrated. “A human
                                                                                                                finger can depress it to secure the lid, but a bear claw can’t get at it.”
     Responsible for the overall leadership and corporate strategy of Presidian, Drake                                “Where should I keep the container?”
Leddy is a seasoned expert in project feasibility, strategic planning, market struc-                                  “The lady said far from your campsite, on a level area away from rivers, lakes or
tures and relationships, and portfolio and asset management. He holds a Doctorate                               steep ravines. Apparently the bears swat the containers around, and they can roll for
of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law; is affiliated with the                             long distances.”
State Bar of Texas, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Urban                                      “So my food will be secure each night, but I won’t know where to find it in the
Land Institute; is past president of Real Estate Council of San Antonio; and is a past                          morning?”
member of the Hilton Franchisee Advisory Board.                                                                       “Something like that,” she said, handing me the BPFC. Noticing my crestfallen
                                                                                                                look, she added: “Maybe you could hoist it up into a tree.”
                                                                                                                                                 (Next time: back country)

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                                                                                                                                                                        #4, Monterey, Monterey County, CA 93940. ANDREA
VARIETY STORE, 23 4th St., Gonzales, Monterey           The following person(s) have abandoned the use of the   the fictitious name(s) listed: SAPP DEVCO, COAST
                                                                                                                                                                        NICOLE MCKINLAY, 343 Larkin St., #4, Monterey,
County, CA 93926. KULDIP SINGH, 1443 Burgundy           fictitious name(s) listed: PACIFIC GROVE EMPO-          AND VALLEY ADVISORS, 3rd Ave 2 SW of Car-
                                                                                                                                                                        CA 93940. This statement was filed with the Clerk of
Way, Gonzales, CA 93926. This statement was filed       RIUM, 122 20th St., Pacific Grove, Monterey County,     penter, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey County, CA
                                                                                                                                                                        Monterey County on August 8, 2012. Registrant com-
with the Clerk of Monterey County on July 27, 2012.     CA 93950. The fictitious business name was filed in     93921. The fictitious business name was filed in Mon-
                                                                                                                                                                        menced to transact business under the fictitious busi-
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                                                                                                                                                                        ness name or name(s) listed above on n/a. Signed:
the fictitious business name or name(s) listed above    20072125. Registered Owner: Carol Genrich, 122 20th     Registered Owner: Jonathan William Sapp, 3rd Ave
                                                                                                                                                                        Andrea McKinlay. This business is conducted by an
on 07/94. Signed: Kuldip Singh. This business is        St., Pacific Grove, CA 93950. Business was conducted    SW of Carpenter, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921.
                                                                                                                                                                        individual. Publication dates: 08/24, 08/31, 09/07,
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08/10, 08/17, 08/24/12.                                 ment was filed with the County Clerk of Monterey        Jonathan William Sapp. This statement was filed with
                                                        County on September 10, 2007. Publication dates:        the County Clerk of Monterey County on August 03,
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Yiddish a fascinating, but disappearing, language                                                                                                             To place legal notices
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                                                                                                 Arabic instructor at the Defense Lan-                       We accept credit cards.
                                                                                                 guage Institute in Monterey, California.]
      In the mid-1950s, when I was a             a life of its own—thus Yiddish is a variety
16-year-old in my hometown of New Or-            of German which is often quite unlike
leans, I had a friend named Paul Winokur         standard German in terms of its grammar,
who lived a few blocks away from me,             pronunciation, and usages.
and he and I were entering his house after             Later on, during the time of the Cru-        Transform your negative beliefs. . .
school one day. As we walked through the         sades, these Jews of Germany (and those in                transform your life.
living room, I heard his parents talking         Western Europe in general) suffered severe
to his grandparents in a foreign language        persecution and decided to move, almost
which sounded vaguely familiar.                  en masse, eastward to take up residence
      “Are they talking German?” I asked.        in what is now Poland, Lithuania, Russia,               Rabia Erduman, CHT, CMP, RPP, CST
      “No, they’re talking Jewish,” he           Ukraine, and other nearby areas. There                         Author of Veils of Separation
answered.                                        they lived in their shtetls, held on to their
      “Jewish?” I wondered. “What lan-
                                                 faith and customs, and continued speak-
guage is that? Where did your grandpar-          ing their German-like tongue, enriching it
ents come from?”                                 with vocabulary from surrounding ethnic                Transpersonal Hypnotherapy • Reiki
      “From Russia,” he replied. “They           groups.                                               Craniosacral Therapy • Polarity Therapy
came long ago from Russia.”                            The highpoint of the Yiddish language          Nervous System Healing • Trauma Release
      That evening, after returning home, I      was perhaps mainly during the 19th and              CDs: Chakra Meditation, Relaxation, Meditation, Inner Guides
asked my parents about this, but they had        early 20th centuries, when Yiddish litera-
not a clue—my parents being a Presby-            ture really flourished—with one of its best-

terian mother from Kansas and a Texas            known authors being Sholom Aleichem
farm-boy father who had forsaken his             (pen-name of Sholom Rabinovich), whose

Southern Baptist background for mainly           novel Tevye’s Daughters was the basis for
agnostic ideas.                                  the movie Fiddler on the Roof.
      A few years later I found out that there         Because millions of Yiddish speak-
actually was a language known as “Yid-           ers were murdered by the Holocaust, and
dish,” spoken only by Jews from Eastern          many of the others have died off, with their
Europe, that was indeed similar to the Ger-      immigrant children in the U.S., Israel, and
man I was majoring in at Oberlin College         elsewhere not learning the native language
in northern Ohio. And still later I started      of their elders, Yiddish is now barely                              • Asian Antiques
hearing and learning occasional Yiddish          surviving as a living language. However,
words from people I knew from New York           there are some energetic efforts, especially                        • Jewelry, Silver, Coins
and from TV programs and magazines.              in the U.S., to keep the language alive
      During the years of my adult life I        by means of special Yiddish-speaking                                • Paintings
have studied quite a number of foreign
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                                                 summer camps, Yiddish courses in some
languages and traveled a lot, but I mostly       major universities, and the publication of
forgot about Yiddish until, a few years ago
during my retirement, I happened to buy
                                                 Yiddish-language books for children. And
                                                 ironically, the more the living language is                         • Furniture, Lighting & Carpets
a copy of Leo Rosten’s Joys of Yiddish. It       threatened with oblivion, the more Ameri-
opened up a new linguistic and cultural          cans, in particular, nowadays enjoy learn-

world for me that was irresistibly fascinat-     ing Yiddish and Yinglish (Yiddish-like
ing, and for the last two or three years I’ve    English) terms and expressions, and it is

been regularly studying the language, with       nearly mandatory to know Yiddish-origin
ever greater curiosity.                          words like shlepp, maven, kibits, and
      What I have found out in the Mon-          many others in order to fully understand
terey area of California, where I live, is       the works of many prominent authors,
that few people generally—including even         newspaper columnists, and, of course,                                                                                 Chinese
many Jews—seem to have any idea as to            comedians.                                                                                                            Pewter Teapot
what kind of language Yiddish actually                 Anyone interested in learning to read
is and when and how it arose in Europe.          and speak Yiddish should use the books
      Yiddish is a language closely related      College Yiddish, by Uriel Weinreich, and
to German, but with a large component            Vols. I and II of Yiddish: An Introduction
of loan words from Hebrew (20% of the            to the Language, Literature, and Culture,
language), a considerable percentage             by Sheva Zucker. Another recent publica-
(10%) of vocabulary of Slavic origin (Pol-
ish, Ukrainian, and Russian), and a large
                                                 tion is Colloquial Yiddish: The Complete
                                                 Course for Beginners, by Lily Kahn,
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smattering of words dealing with modern
life that have been borrowed from English,
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                                                 there is a very good online Yiddish transla-
French, etc.
      The language first came into being
                                                 tor dictionary at www.yiddishdictionary-
                                                 online.com, and the Jewish Daily Forward              APPRAISALS
when large numbers of Jews, during their         website, which deals with Jewish-related               with no obligation
Diaspora, migrated from Italy and France         affairs, has a weekly Yiddish version that
into what is now southwestern and south-         prints many interesting articles. One pre-             Call 831-335-9000
ern Germany, and proceeded to adopt              cautionary warning: If you haven’t learned                                                             Bob and Rob Slawinski
the spoken language of their neighbors
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beginning about the year 1000 A.D. But           or so, you have a tough job ahead of you.              email photographs to:
they lived largely in separate communi-                One of my favorite examples of Yid-                                                              experience in handling
ties and wrote the language in their own         dish humor is the following proverb:                 appraisal@slawinski.com                        fine art, jewelry and antiques
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The Green Page
                                                                                                         Did a mountain lion attack it?
  Celebrate today’s ocean pioneers at the reception and enjoy sustainable seafood
  and wine from the Central Coast.
                                                                                            Mystery of dead seal by Rec Trail
  A Special Film Event for the Monterey Bay Community                                            At 9:00 a.m. Monday, Sept. 3, I spotted the body of a small harbor seal on the
               Sunday, September 23 @ 3pm                                                   grass above the beach at Hopkins Marine Station adjacent to the recreation trail. I could
                                                                                            only see the back end of the seal, but the bloody head was projecting out to one side.
                 Film & Panel Discussion                                                    There were no seals on the beach so I went into Hopkins Marine Station for a better
             Golden State Theatre, Monterey                                                 view. I found that the seal was nearly decapitated and the neck and shoulders had been
                                                                                            consumed (photo not published).
     Reception to Follow with Local, Sustainable Seafood & Wine                                  I immediately alerted Thom Akeman of Bay Net and people at the National Marine
                                                                                            Sanctuary, Hopkins Marine Station, and the Marine Mammal Center. Thom spread the
                        Free & Open to the Public                                           news further. However, it being Labor Day no one responded.
                                                                                                 Thom joined me later in the morning and we could not understand how a dead,
   Ocean Frontiers is an inspiring voyage to seaports and watersheds across the             nearly decapitated and partly consumed harbor seal could have gotten up on the grass
  country where unlikely allies—farmers, shippers, scientists, fishermen and con-           above the beach — unless it was a mountain lion that killed the seal the previous night
  servationists—are working together to sustain the sea and our ocean economies.            and pulled it up on the grass to consume it. Mountain lions are known to prey on harbor
                                                                                            seals, and that seems to be the only plausible explanation. Bobcats and coyotes also
  Following the film, a panel with local experts will discuss the relevance of the film     can prey on harbor seals, but it seems unlikely that one could pull the seal so far up
  to Monterey Bay and report on our accomplishments in the region.                          on the grass.
                                                                                                 By mid day turkey vultures had arrived. They spent the rest of the day and the
  2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary,            following day working over the carcass. If we are lucky they will finish the job quickly
  and we hope you will join us to celebrate this national treasure!                         and we will all escape the smell of decaying flesh. Perhaps when the bones are clean
                                                                                            we will be able to see whether there are teeth marks from the lion on them, which
                                                                                            would support our conclusion that we have a mountain lion right here in Pacific Grove.
               Pacific	Grove	Community	Forum:                                               Certainly wouldn't be the first time.
                        Plastic	Bag	Ban                                                          For more on mountain lions preying on harbor seals see: http://www.petethomasout-
     The cities of Monterey and Carmel have passed plastic bag ordinances. Should           doors.com/2012/02/british-columbia-cougars-found-to-prey-on-seals-sea-lions.html
Pacific Grove?                                                                                   A mountain lion was spotted on Sinex Ave. as well, about two weeks ago, on the
     Join us for this community meeting to share ideas and discuss the proposed ban         ocean end of the street. The lion was spotted by a dog walker and was reported to police.
on single-use shopping bags.                                                                     Tips from California Department of Fish and Game:
     When: Tuesday, September 18, 6pm-8pm                                                               Preventing an Encounter with a Mountain Lion:
     Where: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, 165 Forest Ave                              Don’t hike or jog alone; keep children close to you; avoid dead animals
     We will have a panel of experts and informed residents to provide background                leave pets at home; be alert to surroundings; use a walking stick
information. All PG residents and businesses are invited to share ideas and ask questions                            If You Meet a Mountain Lion:
     Additional questions contact Sarah Hardgrave: shardgrave@ci.pg.ca.us

                                                                                                Don’t run away, stand and face it; pick up children; appear large, wave arms or
                                                                                            jacket over your head; do not approach; back away slowly; keep eye contact
                                                                                                                    If Mountain Lion is Aggressive:
                                                                                                 Don’t turn your back ; maintain eye contact; remain standing; don’t crouch or bend
                                                                                            over; shout loudly; throw things (rocks, sticks, etc.); fight back aggressively if attacked.
                                                                                                 If you are involved in a face-to-face encounter with, or an attack by, a mountain
                                                                                            lion, contact the nearest office of the California Department of Fish and Game during
                                                                                            regular business hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. After hours, call
                                                                                            the nearest Sheriff’s office to be put in touch with the Department. of Fish and Game.
                                                                                            The threat to public safety will be assessed and any appropriate action will be taken.
                                                                                            Also report any sighting of dead or injured mountain lions.

                                                                                            Save	Our	Shores	sets	
                  SUPERVISOR                                                                Beach	Clean-Up
                                                                                                 Save Our Shores (SOS), the leader in ocean advocacy and citizen action on the
Open Spaces.                                                                                shores of Monterey Bay, is gearing up to coordinate the largest community cleanup of
                                                                                            the year on the Central Coast: Annual Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September

Open Government.                                                                            15, 9 am – 12 pm.
                                                                                                 Taking place locally at nearly 80 cleanup sites throughout Santa Cruz and Monterey
                                                                                            Counties, from Wadell Creek in the north to Big Sur in the south, Save Our Shores
 It’s time for a leader who fights for both.                                                expects around 5,000 community volunteers to participate on September 15.
                                                                                                 Statewide, the event will take place at more than 850 locations, and globally,
 A Monterey County native.                                                                  volunteers in over 100 countries around the world will participate in Annual Coastal
 Marc is a third generation Monterey                                                        Cleanup Day, the single largest volunteer event on the planet.
                                                                                                 Information, pre-registration, and cleanup maps can be found at: saveourshores.
 County resident who grew up working in                                                     org/acc.
 the fields in Pajaro. He knows that our                                                         In 2011, Save Our Shores coordinated over 4,500 volunteers in Santa Cruz and
 open spaces & beautiful natural resources                                                  Monterey Counties who worked together to remove more than 17,000 pounds of trash
 are what make our area one of the most                                                     and recyclables from local beaches and waterways in just 3 hours. With the support of
 picturesque places in the world.                                                           business sponsors, supporters, SOS Members, and volunteers, Annual Coastal Cleanup
                                                                                            Day embodies the true spirit of community and citizen action.
 Fighting for clean water.                                                                       From the California Coastal Commission’s press release: This year’s event will
As a water rights attorney, Marc has fought to enforce the Clean                            provide one of the first opportunities for Cleanup organizers to measure a baseline of
                                                                                            debris on our shores that may have washed up as a result of last year’s tsunami in Japan.
Water Act. On the State Water Resources Control Board, Marc was                             In order to achieve a better understanding of when or if the debris from the tsunami is
instrumental in ordering the restoration of Mono Lake                                       reaching our shores, California Coastal Cleanup Day organizers along the coast will be
                                                                                            distributing a new, simplified data card for use at select beaches. These data cards will
 Protecting our environment.                                                                collect information about items that could potentially indicate tsunami debris, and will
 As a supervisor, Marc adopted the first wetlands protection policies                       provide a baseline of data against which future cleanups will be measured.
 to preserve the Elkhorn Slough and helped establish the foundation
 for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.                                                 About Save Our Shores: Save Our Shores is the Central Coast leader in caring for
                                                                                            the marine environment through ocean awareness, advocacy and citizen action. Over the
    Endorsed by PG Mayor Carmelita Garcia                                                   last 30 years, Save Our Shores helped to establish the Monterey Bay National Marine
                                                                                            Sanctuary, prevent offshore oil drilling and cruise ship pollution, and today focuses
            Paid for by Del Piero for Supervisor, (ID #1346716),                            on educating youth about our local watersheds, tackling pollution on our beaches and
                                                                                            rivers, implementing our renowned DockWalker program, and providing our community
                     P.O. Box 470, Monterey, CA 93942                                       with educated and inspired Sanctuary Stewards. www.saveourshores.org.
                                                                                                                 September 7, 2012 • CEDAR STREET                      Times • Page 13
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                                                                                   Sports and Leisure

                                     Donors	to	the	Lovers	point	Pool	Fund
                                     Donald & Rosemarie Mothershead
                                                                                                                 Breakers	Football	Squad	2012
                                     Kathleen MG Lee
                                     Joan L. Hyler
                                     Lovers Point Volleyball Players (by Michael Walker)
                                     Laura Bong
                                     Ashley Gamble
                                     Nan Johnston
                                     Debbie Ann Kliss
                                     Dorothy Kidwell Weston Connell
                                     Lynda D. (Gallaro) Noyes
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                                     Cameron Hopkins & Sheri Howell
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                                   Training	for	the	Triathlon
        _                          By Peter Mounteer
        _                               In 1979 Les Waddel discovered the triathlon via a cycling buddy
                                   and has been hooked on the sport ever since. A cyclist himself, Wad-
        _                          del raced bicycles during the 1970s and was a varsity level swimmer
        _                          at Seaside High School. Upon hearing that a friend in his cycling club
        _                          placed 20 out of 40 in a triathlon Waddel thought to himself “Well if
        _                          he can place in the top 20 I can certainly beat that!” Having already
        _                          extensive cycling and swimming experience at the time, the only thing
        _                          Waddel knew he needed to tackle to do well in a triathlon was the run-
                                   ning portion. “I hated running in high school,” Waddel admitted later.
        _                          Nevertheless, he was determined to try out the triathlon and do well, but
        _                          before training for his first triathlon, Waddel trained for marathons to
        _                          enhance his running ability.
        _                               At first, Waddel’s weekly triathlon training routine consisted of
        _                          swimming 9,000 yards, biking 200 miles, and running between 50 and
        _                          60 miles. Waddel trained this way throughout the 1980s to see how far
        _                          he could push himself. At one point, Waddel participated in up to twenty
  Each mark = $1,000

        _                          races per year.
        _                               Aging has since reduced Waddel’s drive to challenge himself as
        _                          vigorously, “Now I compete and train to stay healthy, and I try to com-
                                                                                                                 Sandcastles	and	dragonflies	
                                   pete in one triathlon each year, PG’s is the one I keep coming back to.”
        _                          Waddel competes in Pacific Grove’s triathlon every September primarily
        _                          out of convenience, “PG’s is the closest one.” Waddel started training for
                                                                                                                 on	parks’	schedule
        _                          Pacific Grove’s triathlon a month in advance, running 15 miles, biking
        _                          80 miles, and swimming 3 mile per week each.
        _                               Pacific Grove’s Olympic Distance triathlon, which took place last
        _                                                                                                            The Monterey Peninsula Regional          damselflies (Order Odonata), or odes,
        _                          Saturday at Lover’s Point, consisted of a 0.93 mile swim, a 24.8 mile
        _                          bike race along Ocean View Boulevard, and a 6.3 mile foot race. Waddel,       Park District (mprpd.org) is nearing the     learn observation and identification tech-
        _                          63 years young and sporting his custom made running sandals, finished         completion of its spring/summer Let’s Go     niques for these colorful, flying hunters.
        _                          the triathlon in 2 hours, 38 minutes and 49 seconds, taking third place       Outdoors! schedule of nature programs        Get to know the rich variety of Darners,
        _                          in his division and 95th overall.                                             with two offerings. One teaches how to       Dances and Forktails in our local parks and
        _                                                                                                        build sandcastles and the other examines     backyards. Binoculars and field guides
        _                               While those numbers remain a fraction of what they were for Waddel
        _                          in the 1980s, he sets himself apart from his competition by possessing        the lives and habits of dragonflies and      provide for use for free. Instructors: Don
        _                                                                                                        damselflies.                                 Roberson and Rita Carratello.
        _                          an intimate knowledge of the mechanics of proper running technique,
        _                          along with having designed and built his own running sandals. “The hu-                  Sandcastle Magic                        Ages 8-adult, Sat., Sept. 8, 1 p.m. - 3
        _                          man foot is designed to land on the ball of the foot, rather than the heel,        Transform your day at the beach for-    p.m., Garland Park Visitor Center (700 W.
        _                          while running,” said Waddel, a chiropractor for 20 years. “The number                                                      Carmel Valley Rd., $5 (district resident),
        _                                                                                                        ever! Learn the art of sandcastling from
        _                          of joints in the human foot make landing on the ball a much more ef-          the pros. Join the world-renowned “Sand      $6 (non-district resident), or $15/$17 for
        _                                                                                                                                                     group of four.
        _                          ficient way to diffuse natural impact of running on the feet. Landing         Guys,” as they show you how to make
        _                          on the heel sends a sharp shock through your leg with each step which         arches, towers, faces and more while you          To register online, go to mprpd.org
        _                          incurs damage over time. Yet the makers of most running shoes have            sculpt the sand with family and friends.     and register with Visa, MasterCard or Dis-
        _                          encouraged heel running for the last 30 years.” Waddel began building         Sandcastling tools provided for use, free.
                                                                                                                                                              cover. Walk-in registrations are accepted
        _                          his running sandals in 2009 for his own personal use. The shoe features       Instructors: The Sand Guys.                  Tuesday-Friday from 11 AM to 1 PM the
        _                          thin uniform cushioning throughout the sole, allowing the runner room to
        _                                                                                                             Ages 6-adult, children 8 and younger    MPRPD office, 60 Garden Court, Suite
        _                          land on the ball of the foot, and removing emphasis on heel cushioning,       must be accompanied by a paid adult,         325, Monterey (checks, money orders
        _                          as is common with most types of running shoe. Waddel went on to say           Sat., Sept. 8, noon-3 p.m., meet at corner   and credit cards accepted). Pre-is strongly
        _                          that he now runs .... exclusively on the balls of his feet, which he calls    of Tide Ave. and Beach Way off Casa          recommended. Thewill be an additional
        _                          “natural style” running, which, he claims, has dramatically improved the      Verde, Monterey. $20 (district resident),    charge of $5 to register on the day of class
                                   health of his feet. Waddel has marketed his running sandals since 2010,       $22 (non-district resident), or $80/$88      (space permitting). On-site registration
                                   in sizes 4-11, for $90 a pair.                                                for group of five.                           will begin 20 minutes prior to the start of
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Personal Finances
 In The Money                                                                                Raise your awareness of the benefits of life insurance

Spare	Change?                                                                                 John C. Hantelman

   Maria Poroy
                                                                                             Financial Focus
  Take Care!                                                                                       You may be unaware of it, but September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And
                                                                                             when you consider the lifetime of benefits you and your family may receive from life
                                                                                             insurance, you might agree that a month isn’t too long to spend on this important part
                                                                                             of your overall financial picture.
                                                                                                   Unfortunately, too many Americans are uninsured or under-insured. In fact, nearly
     Perhaps because this is my debut column under the Cedar                                 a third of all consumers think they need more life insurance, according to the 2012
Street Times masthead, the theme of change kept floating into my mind. Depending on          Insurance Barometer Study, published by the nonprofit LIFE foundation and LIMRA,
who you talk to change is always good, or it is the road to perdition. Seems to me we        a research and consulting organization that one specializes in insurance and financial
have to look at it on a case by case basis. Without change we do not grow or evolve.         service. And it appears that one of the main reasons so many people lack sufficient
But if we are happy with the current state of things then change is bad news. Change         life insurance is their perception that they can’t afford it. Yet, the cost for basic term
can mean a block square hotel casting a large footprint on our small town, or an influx      life insurance has fallen by about 50 percent over the past 10 years, according to the
of tourists and conventions to boost sales for local small business. Good or bad?            LIFE foundation.
      In my line of work with health insurance, change had been dramatic and nonstop.              The cost – financial, emotional and psychological – of not having adequate life
The Healthcare Reform Act aka Obamacare has made it possible for parents to cover            insurance certainly outweighs the expense of carrying the proper coverage. You’ll hear
their children longer. As the new college grads find it harder to get meaningful work        many things that are designed to “last a lifetime,” but in the case of life insurance, that
this has been a lifeline right up there with moving back in with Mom and Dad. All            expression is appropriate. Consider the various times in which you should look at the
children qualify for health insurance regardless of any pre-existing health condition.       need for life insurance:
This is good change, but less helpful when the rates are so high that their parents can’t          • When you’re married – Many married couples assume they won’t need life
afford the plans they can get.                                                               insurance until they have children. But if you or your spouse died, would the surviving
     Since WWII employers have become the main source of healthcare coverage in              spouse’s income be sufficient to pay off the mortgage, or even the rent? How about
the country. Back in the day, even 10 years ago, this benefit was pretty affordable. The     credit card balances, car loans or student loans?
rising costs have resulted in some changes that are not so positive: instead of covering           When you’re married...with young kids – Now, in addition to having to pay off
a family for $300 a month the employer is looking at $1200. So employers are drop-           the �mortgage if anything should happen to you, your surviving spouse will; have to
ping benefits or offering very high deductible plans. Even if they give the employees        find the money to educate your children – and that’s a big challenge, given the rapidly
an allowance to go buy their own coverage, the employer won’t face all the anger and         escalating expenses associated with college, But with sufficient life insurance in place,
frustration when the employee goes shopping for coverage. I just had a small busi-           your spouse can deal with the high costs of higher education. Furthermore, if you have
ness owner call me to upgrade the health plan she and her partner have had for several       permanent life insurance, such as whole life or universal life, you have the potential to
years. The change I have to explain to her is that most insurers can’t give her a better     build cash value, which you may be able to tap to help pay for college – while you’re
plan than her $900 deductible plan and that her $233 price tag for her current plan is       still alive. (Keep in mind, though, that using some of your cash value could lower your
a real bargain.                                                                              policy;s death benefit.)
     I had a dream that in 2014 a health insurance application would be a single page              • When your children are grown – Even with your children grown and gone, you
with your name, address, date of birth and billing information. No more 20 page docu-        can benefit from life insurance. For example, if your spouse outlives you by a decade
ments with detailed health and prescription drug coverage. That may happen, but it           or more, will he or she have enough money to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle?
isn’t all good news because the changes in plans are good for some but bad for others.             • When you’re retired – Your need for life insurance doesn’t retire when you do.
For example, you can no longer buy a health plan without maternity coverage, even if         For one thing, you may be able to access the cash value of your permanent insurance to
you are either past the child bearing years or male. Your rate is adjusted to provide this   help meet your retirement expenses. (Keep in mind this may affect your death benefit.)
benefit for all. However, I might have to put you on a plan with a $6000 deductible to fit   And your policy’s death benefit could help your children or other heirs deal with estate

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     Years of dealing with medical underwriting has given me such a good medical             children or grandchildren, life insurance may be an ideal vehicle, because the proceeds
education I think I’d do well on the exams for medical school entrance. It seems a

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                                                                                                                            Personal Finances
                                                                                                                          In The Money
  Travis Long, CPA                                                                             Kyle A. Krasa, Esq.
 Travis on Taxes                                                                               Planning for
                                                                                               Each Generation
Timeshare	Tax	Issues                                                                              Crucial	Steps	in	Closing	a	Trust	Administration	
                                                                                                     A trustee has many responsibilities in settling a decedent’s estate. The trustee must
                                                                                               locate all of the beneficiaries, interpret the terms of the trust, send out required notices,
     Timeshares sound like a great idea, but you need to be very careful and do your
                                                                                               take an inventory and appraise the assets, pay final expenses, satisfy all remaining credi-
research before acquiring one. After the timeshare honeymoon is over, owners often
                                                                                               tors, pay all taxes, and finally distribute the assets to the beneficiaries in accordance
find themselves stuck with an unwanted monthly or annual financial obligation and
                                                                                               with the terms of the trust.
an "asset" that is very difficult to sell or even give away. It is so bad that there are
                                                                                                     While it certainly is easier and faster than handling a formal probate, trust admin-
even organizations out there that will charge you a fee to take the timeshare off your
                                                                                               istration is often a lot more work than one might imagine. In the midst of handling all
hands! Besides these issues, there are also some tax pitfalls for the unwary.
                                                                                               of these responsibilities, the trustee is often under pressure from the beneficiaries who
     When you attend a sales presentation you will likely be told that your interest and
                                                                                               do not share the trustee’s responsibilities to distribute the assets “as soon as possible,”
taxes on the timeshare are deductible just like your primary home and that you can
                                                                                               not understanding all the steps the trustee is legally required to take.
rent out the timeshare like a rental property if you choose. Do yourself a favor and
                                                                                                     By the time the trust is in a position to be closed and the assets are ready to be
do not take tax advice from your timeshares sales representative. The large majority
                                                                                               distributed, the trustee is often anxious to “be done” with the duties of trustee. However,
of timeshares in the U.S. are fee-simple interests in real property- meaning you have
                                                                                               it is crucial that the trustee follow very specific steps in distributing the estate in order
a deed to a specific property with all the burdens and benefits of ownership as your
                                                                                               to be fully discharged of the responsibilities as trustee.
home likely is. If you take out a mortgage to buy the timeshare; if the mortgage is
                                                                                                     The California Probate Code requires the trustee to give the beneficiaries an ac-
secured by the deed to the property; and if you treat it as your second home for tax
                                                                                               counting at the close of trust administration. The Probate Code requires the accounting
purposes, you will typically be able to deduct the interest. (Note that if you bought
                                                                                               to include specific details and to be presented in a certain way. Often the formal account-
the timeshare with a loan not secured by the property or on a credit card, you would
                                                                                               ing required by the Probate Code is more detailed than beneficiaries feel necessary and
lose the interest deduction.)
                                                                                               requires additional time and expense to complete, right when both the trustee and the
     There are, however, an increasing number of timeshare interests that are written as
                                                                                               beneficiaries are ready for the trust administration and its expenses to be over. Ignoring
"right to use." These are essentially leases and are often coupled with points systems
                                                                                               the formal accounting, however, is not without peril as the trustee will forever be “on
(some points systems are still tied to a fee-simple deed). If you have a right to use
                                                                                               the hook” to the beneficiaries.
contract, you will be disqualified from deducting the interest. One way to solve this
                                                                                                     The middle ground in this situation is for the trustee to give the beneficiaries a
problem would be to pay for the timeshare with a line of credit secured by your main
                                                                                               summary report of the financial aspects of the trust administration such as the date of
home: you can deduct mortgage interest on the first $100,000 of debt regardless of
                                                                                               death values of the trust’s assets, the current values of the trust’s assets, the trustee’s
what you buy with it.
                                                                                               proposed fee, and the planned distribution amounts to each beneficiary. The trustee can
     In a similar parallel, real property taxes must be assessed against an interest in real
                                                                                               then request that the beneficiaries accept the summary report and waive in writing the
property. They also must be broken out from maintenance dues and other fees. Surpris-
                                                                                               necessity of a formal accounting. This assures that the beneficiaries are provided with
ingly, some timeshare operators do not split this out on your statements, and you may
                                                                                               key information and it also absolves the trustee of the duty to prepare a formal account
have to call to get this information.
                                                                                               while simultaneously saving time and unnecessary expense. �
     If you rent out your timeshare, you are presumed to be subject to the vacation home
                                                                                                     Once the beneficiaries all approve of the report and waive in writing the necessity
rules (see my prior two articles) limiting your deductions to the income generated. In
                                                                                               of a formal accounting, the trustee may distribute the trust’s assets. The trustee should
other words you cannot take a loss as you may with a regular rental property. This is
                                                                                               require that the beneficiaries sign a receipt for their share of the trust so that there is no
because vacation home rules take into account the activity of all owners. For timeshares
                                                                                               doubt that the beneficiaries received their full distribution.
this means you have to count the personal use of the other 25-50 owners that have a
                                                                                                     The trustee might wish to retain a certain amount of cash as a “reserve” to handle
week or two interest in the property as well! The courts and the IRS have different
                                                                                               final expenses that might be necessary such as taxes and tax preparation fees. The amount
views on the precise application, but either way, it is still not tax friendly.
                                                                                               of the reserve should be reflected in the trustee’s report.
     Finally, if you are able to sell your timeshare, resulting in a nearly guaranteed loss,
                                                                                                     While most trustees and beneficiaries (and believe it or not, their attorneys as well)
it will generally be a nondeductible personal loss.
                                                                                               are eager for the trust administration to conclude, making sure that each final step is
     Buyers beware!
                                                                                               handled correctly is crucial in fully relieving the trustee of all responsibilities and pre-

     Prior articles are republished on my website at www.tlongcpa.com/blog.                    venting future disputes related to the trust administration. As tempting as it might be
     IRS Circular 230 Notice: To the extent this article concerns tax matters, it is not       by that point, it is never a good idea for the trustee shortcut the process at the end in an
intended to be used and cannot be used by a taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding               attempt to save a few weeks of administration. Handling the trustee’s responsibilities
penalties that may be imposed by law.                                                          properly at all stages is always the best course of action.
     Travis H. Long, CPA is located at 706-B Forest Avenue, PG, 93950 and focuses
on trust, estate, individual, and business taxation. He can be reached at 831-333-1041.
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          Page 16 • CEDAR STREET Times                              • September 7, 2012
age 29

                                                                                                   This	‘Boots’	is	made
                                                                                                   for	walking
               GIRL FRIDAY AGENCY...                                                              Jane Roland
                         ...is a personal assistant agency. We are here to help busy profes-
                           sionals, over-worked parents and seniors with their daily menial       Animal Tales
                           tasks. In the past, personal assistant were only available for the
                                                                                                         On Friday it was announced that 16 buddy when he would bring her in for a
                           elite. Now the courtesy and professionalism of a personal assis-         animals at the Monterey County Animal visit when he was walking her. She was
                                                                                                    Shelter would be euthanized if not ad- still fearful and shy (can anyone blame
                                                      tant is available in Monterey Peninsula.      opted or fostered by the end of Saturday. her?). Dave was her knight, her protector
                                                                                                    Saturday night all had been saved. Unfor- and she adored him. Soon she came to the
                                                                We welcome any questions.           tunately, this is not the end of the story. shop during his shifts. Initially it was not
                                                                                                    Creatures come pouring in, abandoned easy for her: She cried and barked when
                                                                                                    or lost, often in a state of extreme mental he left the room and would not let anyone
                                                                                                    or physical damage. Organizations and come near her. The years have passed and
                                                                                                    individuals marshal all of their efforts the quivering Italian Greyhound (a guess)
                                                                                                    to rescue these beasts. There are never mix now is an official greeter with her own
                                     831.578.6023                                                   enough people to fill the need.                   name tag. She welcomes other dogs and,
                                   www.girlfridayagencies.com                                            When I started managing the AFRP most of the time, allows a pat on the head
                                                                                                    Treasure Shop in 2006, it was an experi- (especially if a treat is offered). One of our
                                                                                                    ment that became very successful. Volun- volunteers, Susan Steele, brings her lunch
                                                                                                    teers who had worked with me in the past on Thursday afternoons. Boots waits for
                                                                                                    and many new ones offered their services. her because she knows that a small nibble

                                                                                                                Take Care
                                                                                                    We out grew the store on 17th, moved to of some lovely meat and bread will be a
                                                                                                    Fountain and Central, and, when the seams reward. If Susan is absent the pup repeat-
                                                                                                    were bursting in Maria Poroy to the edly runs to the back room, looking and
                                                                                                                   By that site, moved
                                                                                                    current location, the former Posh Pets.           hoping. No number of dog biscuits will
                                                                                                         In 2008, Dave Winter offered to help assuage her. Susan now is bringing in her
                                                                                                                                    The Vote foster
                                                                                                    out. He is a long time Pacific Grove resi- is In! dog, Clementine, with whom Boots
                                                                                                    dent who worked for McGraw Hill, fromNow, the goal of each insurer when
                                                                                                    It seems Obamacare is in, and                     has made friends.
                                                                                                                            retired. It hur-
                                                                                                    which he had recently the legal was not inthey underwrite a policy is to make claw
                                                                                                 while it has passed                                       Recently Boots tore her dew
                                                                                                    his we still slow down, so the a varietysure they do not get more than their with
                                                                                                 dles nature to do not knowhe didfinal                when walking. The vet outfitted her
                                                                                                    of things will take when they are
                                                                                                 formgood services for the community, one ofshare of sick people, and that if you con-
                                                                                                                                                      a pink bandage. Her “dad” was very
                                                                                                    which was walking and Like Martin
                                                                                                 implemented in stages. transporting dogshave a challenging health history her
                                                                                                                                                      cerned. He told us how he brought
                                                                                                    for AFRP and have a dream…but                     breakfast in more so there will be
                                                                                                 Luther King, I then giving his time to helpyou pay a lot bed. She finished her repast,
                                                                                                    at dream is that a was happy with                 looked the him languidly, pitifully, then
                                                                                                 my the benefit shop. He health insur- hisenough inup at pot to pay claims.
                                                                                                 ance application was a single page
                                                                                                    involvements, but lonely at home.               some of the uninsured I talk with Yes,
                                                                                                                                                      leaped up and trotted behind him.
                                                                                                 and that it contained only your per-
                                                                                                                                                      Cleopatra, I will peel because of
                                                                                                         Alongand billing information. shynow are uninsured your grapes.
                                                                                                 sonal data       came Boots, a gentle,
                                                                                                    black and white terrier mix soperhaps withtheir health or similar problems likeof our
                                                                                                 No questionnaires listing        -- many                  I have written about a number
                                                                                                                                                      volunteer some are young and
                                                                                                    Italian greyhound -- who had been aban-overweight. dogs over the years: Momo,
                                                                                                 things that can be wrong with you.               healthy or just plain healthy. They
                                                                                                    doned with to of her your medi-
                                                                                                 No signaturebothrelease slender front legsfeel lucky, and the statistics are onenjoy
                                                                                                                                                      Harley, and the cat, Missy. We
                                                                                                    fractured in multiple places, a result,
                                                                                                 cal information for underwriting. I thetheir side.even visit and those who are part
                                                                                                                                                      animals who if you think you are
                                                                                                    vet suspected 2014 to be quite that
                                                                                                 do not expect of extreme abuse. Donationsbulletour family. We cannot understand nor
                                                                                                                                                      of proof you can get a nasty
                                                                                                 sweet. generous supporters made possiblesurprise. No amount of Bullies must pick
                                                                                                    from                                              tolerate animal cruelty. preaching
                                                                                                    You will be able to surgery plan
                                                                                                    the delicate orthopedicget any needed. from me issmaller andmake you build their
                                                                                                                                                      on those going to weaker to be-
                                                                                                         She of your health history.
                                                                                                 regardlessbecame a popular fixture at thelieve that. But universaldo is pick up the
                                                                                                                                                      own egos. All we can coverage
                                                                                                     fact, it looks like you afternoons,              pieces, as you have to contribute
                                                                                                 In Adoption Center in thewill have to andmeans that AFRP and Dave did for Boots.
                                                                                                 have coverage. what about the littleDaveeven ifhope expect to remain healthy,
                                                                                                    spent nights at Casa de Amigos.                   We you that the guilty ones are punished
                                                                                                              of just one you will pay
                                                                                                 problem the time, howof the transportationand if you are a person with health
                                                                                                    was, at                                           severely.
                                                                                                 for this coverage? we do not want dogproblems you will to some extent be
                                                                                                    volunteers who transported the little
                                                                                                 a decline in care. Logically, when               subsidized.
                                                                                                                                                           Jane Roland
                                                                                                 more sick people get coverage the her But for now I’ll is thethis: reform the
                                                                                                    from place to place. The horror of
                                                                                                                                                                              manager of
                                                                                                    short the rates will the world created fear AFRP Treasure Shop at 160 Fountain
                                                                                                 higher    two years in be.
                                                                                                                                                      in Pacific Grove. Her mission the
                                                                                                    and Boots would tremble if anyone tried tohas improved the benefits for is to save
                                                                                                    But wait! If everyone must be cov-            insured. If you have been an a plan
                                                                                                                                                       over two years you need by raising
                                                                                                                     with Dave, little by little afor as many animals as possiblea sec-
                                                                                                    pet her. Not sohealthy, perky peo-
                                                                                                 ered, then the
                                                                                                                                                      funds through the plan. You may
                                                                                                    bond was forged. halt and the lame, toond opinion of thatsale of donated goods.
                                                                                                 ple, as well as the    Dave looked forward
                                                                                                    seeing Boots, and she is everything               If you cannot foster nor adopt, please
                                                                                                 will be covered. And it didthat com- shefind coverage with better benefits,
                                                                                                    could to wiggle that is into his heart.or know that every penny you give, every-
                                                                                                 plete participation her waythe saving                 price, or even some particular
                                                                                                                                                      thing that suits you. Insurance
                                                                                                    Soon a love match was made and adoptionfeature you contribute goes to the care
                                                                                                 grace. The way insurance works is
                                                                                                                                                      of animals. The administrative costs
                                                                                                    made everything official. “She’s a perfectcompanies encourage their sub-
                                                                                                 that everyone who is insured pays
                                                                                                    dog for me,” says Dave. is a lot of
                                                                                                 into the pot. Today that“She loves goingscribers to bones tofrom somemuch as
                                                                                                                                                      are bare move ensure as older
                                                                                                 pots with names like Anthem, Blue theplans withcan repair broken bodies, assist
                                                                                                    to Asilomar Beach and enjoys meeting              possible disproportionate price
                                                                                                    other cigna and Aetna. when
                                                                                                 shield, dogs. She is a wonderful complain-increases. with everything for neces-
                                                                                                                                                      foster “parents” and pay else you
                                                                                                    ing to have around the house be-
                                                                                                 someone who shares your pot and goeshave to manageis ayourRotarianmay lives
                                                                                                                                                      sisties.. Jane in PG life you and
                                                                                                 comes ill your contributions help                not even notice it until you reach
                                                                                                 pay the bills. withneed a single pot,
                                                                                                    everywhere we me”                                 in Monterey with her husband, call
                                                                                                                                                  your financial pain threshold. so John, and
                                                                                                         We, at the shop, first met Dave’s littlemeher own stable of pets. it starts to
                                                                                                 or some way to share the cost of a                    now, or call me when
                                                                                                 serious illness with all of the pots.            hurt! Take care.

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                                                                                                                        Out and About with Seniors

                                                         Make This a Golden Age
                    Should	I	tell	my	kids	                                                                                Katie Shain
                    about	their	inheritance?                                                                             Performance Review
                                                                                                                         BROADWAY	a musical	
                      Susan L. Alexander, Esq.                                                                                 That’s Entertainment! I’m not exaggerating. If standing in lines at airports or
                                                                                                                         traveling on the freeway are not enticing to you, try The Bruce Ariss Wharf Theaters’
                    Spotlight on Seniors                                                                                 34th Annual Anniversary Show, produced by Angelo DiGirolamo and directed by Gina
                                                                                                                               Charming, delightful, endearing, fall short in reflecting the magnitude of pleasure
                                                                                                                         to be extracted from the generous performance each and every performer put forth
                                                                                                                         regardless of years and size. I found it an experience of a lifetime. Nowhere on earth
                                                                                                                         will you find yourself any more absorbed or enraptured at any price.
                    By Susan L. Alexander, Esq. (JD, LL.M – Taxation)                                                          Underlying the entire experience “like glue” I overheard someone say, is our claim
                                                                                                                         to fame Pacific Grove “highlight-in-residence” Carol Kuzdenyi. “Divinely disoriented”
                   Many of my clients ask me whether I recommend that they have “the talk” with                          was the experience that befell me as the cast came forth for their standing ovation, a
              their kids about future inheritances. This is a highly personal matter, but I can offer a                  mere tuppence of acknowledgement for their deserving acclaim.
              few points in favor and against having such a discussion during your lifetime.                                   Not in New York City, London or Chinatown has a more splendid rendition on
                   Baby boomers will leave $30 trillion to their children in the next 30 to 40 years.                    collections of familiar Broadway musical numbers been performed with any greater
              Anyway you slice it, that is a massive amount of wealth to transfer to the next generation.                valor or dexterity. Solos, duets, ensembles each adding to the next with variety, surprise
              Yet decisions surrounding bequests are routinely made only to maximize tax benefits                        and enrapture. The second half is the ‘real money’ -- be prepared, for it will enthrall
              but often without any input from the people who will inherit the money. In a holistic                      and transport you someplace where you have never before been.
              sense, an inheritance is defined as much more than money and things. By reviewing                                If you missed out on the California tour of Wicked, don’t worry, Michelle’s Boul-
              your estate plan with your children, you will have the opportunity for a candid discus-                    ware’s rendition meets, rivals and exceeds supported by the full cast of “Emerald City”.
              sion of your joint expectations and of the values that you hope to impart through the                      How does that work? May I add that her entire family is on stage supporting, debuting
              gifts you plan to leave them. For instance, parents may focus on preserving money for                      and astounding. Sean Boulware is no stranger to entertainment and you will completely
              the next generation’s education. Alternately, if one of the kids is always struggling to                   get your bellies worth of laughter and characterization. Effortlessly upstaging as only
              stay afloat or is in a shaky marriage, parents may wish to leave the family home to him                    children can do are delectable little magnets of attraction, doing what only they can do.
              or her so that they can pass on knowing that a vulnerable child will always have a roof                    And they do it so well. Intelligent, woefully real, simple, beautiful and electrifyingly
              over his or her head. Another good reason to solicit input from your kids is to ensure                     poignant vignette after vignette are brought to life. Local veteran performer, Keith
              that your estate planning decisions that will actually make them happy. Parents almost                     Wolhart and the extraordinarily vestal Erin Helm, (Angelo’s granddaughter) portrayed
              always leave real property outright in equal shares to their children. Yet seldom do all                   the finest Phantom of the Opera that has been done on any stage of any size. Perhaps
              kids want to be co-owners of a house or farm with their siblings. One child may wish                       it is the intimacy of the Wharf Theater or as Angelo says “ya know it’s like my direc-
              to live in the house, one may wish to use it during summer vacations, and one may                          tor Gina says, give me some actors, singers and dancers and I’ll give you a show!” I
              wish to rent it out. As co-owners, one child does not have the ability to enforce their                    won’t give the whole show away. There are subtle and flagrant surprises to discover
              viewpoint over that of the other owners. Thus, a joint gift of real property may be a                      for yourselves, all unquestionably memorable.
              recipe for setting up decades of sibling hostility unless one child has the wherewithal                          Make your Box Office Reservations by Calling 649-2332 0r 372-1373. Show will
              to buy out the share of another sibling. Had the parent discussed the proposed bequest                     run through September 16.
              with his or her children when the estate plan was established, it is quite possible that a
              better arrangement could have been worked out. Parents with family businesses tend to

                                                                                                                                     You are invited to attend a
              be particularly concerned that their children understand the sacrifices made in building
              the business as well as expectations that the next generation needs to be responsible

                                                                                                                                    Pacific Grove Holman Hotel
              citizens, to create jobs, and to give back to the community. One final point in favor
              of discussing your estate plan with your kids is that they will have the opportunity to
 How To Get Home.”
              question why you have made certain decisions. This can be especially valuable when
              parents provide unequally for their children, and may prevent hurt feelings after you                                     Public Presentation
              have passed on.
                   As to disease.
 ns have Alzheimer’s the downsides of having a family discussion of your estate plan, the primary
 zheimer’s has I often than that children can feel entitled by what they stand to inherit and may lose
              one more see is doubled                                                                                                              Thursday Evening
              a bit of motivation to be productive people in their own right. Alternately, the children                                     September 20, 2012 - 6:30 PM
              may not be impacted by disclosure of their parents’ estate planning decisions, but the
              parents simply don’t want their sons- and daughters-in-law to know what they’re worth.                                       Pacific Grove Community Center
 zheimer’s disease will continue the decision to discuss your estate plan with your children or
                   Whether you make                                                                                                       515 Junipero Avenue, Pacific Grove
of individuals with Alzheimer’s you discuss your family concerns with your estate planning at-
              not, I recommend that
                       If                                  your family
16 million. torney. lethe or she doesn’t inquire aboutyour life and dynamics, be sure to make itto
              point to them know what’s going on in                    ask for multiple scenarios as

              how you can meet all of your estate planning goals, not just those that focus on taxes. �
s have Alzheimer’s disease or is a local estate planning and elder law attorney with offices in
                   Susan L. Alexander
              Pacific Grove. She is a member of Wealth Counsel, one of the nation’s premier associa-
              tions of estate planning attorneys, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.                               Come and meet Mr. Drake Leddy,
              Susan can of eight
 e will live an averagebe reached at 644-0300.                                                                                 president of Presidian Hotels & Resorts
 r more from the onset of symptoms.                                                                                                and developer of the proposed
                                                                                                                                    Pacific Grove Holman Hotel.
me care is over $50,000 per year
                                                     oncentrating on legal counseling,
   (Source for all statistics: Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org)                                                                   Mr. Leddy looks forward
                                                     assistance and advocacy for seniors.                                          to meeting you and hearing your
 er’s disease                                                                                                                           ideas and suggestions!
  ractice is                                                           Elder Law practice areas:
                                                                       Long-Term Care Issues
                                                                       Special Needs Planning
                                                                       Powers Of Attorney
 your home,                                                            Medi-Cal Planning For Skilled Nursing Benefits            Learn what the ballot measure in November entails. (If passed,
                                                                       Guardianships and Conservatorships                       it merely defines the maximum height and lot coverage in which
                                                                       Healthcare Decision Making                                     the proposed hotel can be fully designed and built.)
                                                                       Elder Abuse and Neglect
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                                                                       Wills and Trusts                                         Ask questions. Hear about all the exciting details including what
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Out and About with Seniors

Make This a Golden Age
PG	Puzzle	by Sam Buttrey
PG Puzzle 8: Steinbeck
                                                                     Tai	Chi	for	arthritis	sufferers
1. Book after John
5. Fidelity
10. Vegetarian org.
14. Nick’s partner
15. Hawaiian fish
that sounds like a
16. Actress Lena
17. Jessica Rabbit,
for one
18. Prefix for within
19. Partner of
20. 1954 sequel to
“Cannery Row”
23. Werner’s
24. What the termi-
nator is
25. Equine leash
28. Approaches                                                            At the recent reception for volunteers offered by
32. Devel. league                                                    the Arthritis Foundation, the guests were treated to
for would-be                                                         a demonstration of Tai Chi, the Chinese movement
Sharks                                                               form, to show how it helps arthritis sufferers stay
33. Some foot-                                                       limber. Susan O’Brien remained seated to show that
notes                                                                even those unable to stand for the exercise can benefit.
38. Place for a                                                      Liana Olson and Dr. Stephanie Taylor teach Tai Chi
baby                                                                 in Pacific Grove at Chautauqua Hall. Classes began
39. Observe                                                          on August 27. For more information, see http://www.
40. “Where ___ time go?”
41. One of the lead oxides, to a chemist
42. Sailor                                                                                                                      Liana Olson, Dr. Stephanie
43. Fixer of a sort                                                                                                                Taylor - instructors of Tai
44. “Sopranos” network                                                                                                          Chi at Chautaqua Hall, and
45. Henry Ford’s son
                                                                                                                                              Susan O’Brien
47. Inequitable
50. Dishes
54. Adjective for the Beatles
55. Agricultural area for 20-across author
60. Exile isle
61. Speak

1. Six-legged worker
2. Sounds like a dove
3. Bricklayers, often
4. Most rational
5. Buffoon, in Brighton
6. Rave’s partner
7. Dr. Seuss’s “___, the Places You’ll Go!”
8. Springsteen’s “Born ___”
9. Over-save
10. Powder, in Paris
11. Jazz great Fitzgerald
12. Word for Dickens’s Tim
13. Hockey-playing Ducks, on the scoreboard
21. Summer, in Strasbourg
22. Touch, for one
25. Waste maker
26. Beyond this point
27. Cross                                                                                Michele J. Ikuta, AUD, FAAA
29. Like English but not Chinese
30. Yeshiva instructor, sometimes                                                                  Doctor of Audiology
31. Animal tracks

                                                        Making a difference
34. Architect I.M.
35. Time in Chicago in Dec.
36. Judge Lance
37. Via, briefly

                                                         for over 36 years
40. With “New,” Indian capital
46. Cream-filled pastry
48. Org. for Lions and Bears
49. Padded cup
51. Northern native
52. “Of course!”
53. “___ Is Born”                                           Doctor Ikuta and her staff are dedicated to
55. Fruit used as a liqueur flavoring
56. “Dancing Queen” singers                                  providing state-of-the-art hearing devices
57. Prefix for blue vessels
58. Secretary of Education Duncan
59. Nomad’s dwelling
                                                            at competitive prices. MHBC can evaluate
60. Chicken preceder, or follower
62. Phaser setting
                                                              your current products and adjust their
63. Sgt., for one
64. Asian desert                                              settings to meet your changing needs.
65. Org. that gives out Internet names
66. “If memory serves,” on the ‘Net
67. Equipment
68. Pang or spasm                                             Please call today for a professional consultation.
69. Outside prefix

Solution on page 19                                    1077 Cass Street • Monterey • 831.375.5688
                                                                                              September 7, 2012 • CEDAR STREET                Times • Page 19
                                                                                              Puzzle Solution #8 Steinbeck
 Jacquelyn Van Deusen-Byrd,                                                                     A   C    T    S       T   R   O   T   H        P   E   T   A

Modern Health                                                                                   N   O    R    A       W   A   H   O   O        O   L   I   N

on the Monterey Peninsula                                                                       T   O    O    N       I   N   T   R   A        U   L   N   A

                                                                                                    S    W    E   E   T   T   H   U   R   S    D   A   Y
     Hello and welcome to Modern Health here on the Monterey Peninsula. You may
ask, what is modern health? Let me introduce the topic and myself, Jacquelyn Van                         E    S   T           E   N   D   E    R
Deusen-Byrd, acupuncturist and herbalist.
     Modern Health considers our environment with its abundance of technology and               H   A    L    T   E   R                   N    E   A   R   S
stimuli, and the common health issues that occur today. It encompasses the types of
medical care (physical, mental), pharmaceuticals, supplements, and herbs that are               A   H    L            O   P   C   I   T   S        L   A   P
available to get us healthy and whole.
                                                                                                S   E    E        D   O   E   S   T   H   E        P   B   O
     Modern health is also associated with the familiar catch phrase “mind-body-spirit”,
particularly when it comes to Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) and inte-                T   A    R        E   D   I   T   O   R            H   B   O
grative healthcare. Joining conventional Western medicine, Complementary medicine
includes resources such as natural products (herbal medicines, botanicals, vitamins, etc.),     E   D    S    E   L                   U   N    F   A   I   R
meditation, yoga, acupuncture (part of traditional Chinese medicine), hypnotherapy,
massage therapy, and spinal manipulation (e.g. chiropractic care). Alternative medicine                       C   H   I   N   A           F    A   B
is CAM healthcare in place of conventional Western medicine.
     These days many of us combine both Western and CAM healthcare systems, and                     S    A    L   I   N   A   S   V   A   L    L   E   Y
follow a model of integrative healthcare. An important aspect of modern health and inte-
                                                                                                E   L    B    A       U   T   T   E   R        S   T   U   N
grative care, is awareness and communication between our chosen healthcare providers.
     If you are taking self-prescribed vitamins, natural products, and supplements, you         G   O    B    I       I   C   A   N   N        I   I   R   C
are also a healthcare provider. This can be empowering, but potentially risky. Many
natural products are pharmacologically active, cross the blood brain barrier and placenta,      G   E    A    R       T   H   R   O   E        E   C   T   O
and can have drug-interaction with your doctor-prescribed medications.
     Accurate information and self-education are important in modern health, given the
diverse resources available and the sales-oriented aspect of the Internet.
     My name is Jacquelyn Van Deusen-Byrd, and I am an acupuncturist and herbalist                         Event coming up September 8 at PG
here on the Monterey Peninsula. Some of you may know me from the articles appear-                                     Acupuncture :
ing in The Hometown Bulletin, “To the Point”. I am happy to begin a new series of
weekly health articles for the Cedar Street Times, focusing on current health issues and                                      “
how modern medicine can help us feel and live better.                                                   Free Summer into Fall 2012 Lecture Series
     I invite you to follow the series of articles, visit our website www.pacificgroveacu-
punture.com, and attend our 2012 Free Fall Lectures beginning this Saturday, September                     Come learn about acupuncture and
8th at Pacific Grove Acupuncture.
     Jacquelyn Van Deusen-Byrd is a California-licensed and nationally certified acu-
                                                                                                           Traditional Chinese Medicine. Call
puncturist and herbalist. She has a background in both Western and Chinese herbology.                    (831) 393-4876 or visit our website www.
Jacquelyn practices Complementary and integrative healthcare at Pacific Grove Acu-
puncture (831) 393-4876 and Five Branches TCM Clinic in Santa Cruz (831) 476-8211.
                                                                                                         pacificgroveacupuncture.com for more
You can also find her at Five Branches University where she teaches Chinese Herbs                                      information.
and attends the doctoral program for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
                                                                                                                   Herbal First Aid Kits
                                                                                                          Asian Food Therapy for Colds and Flu
                                                                                                          Qigong Stretch for exercise and health
   Greenwood Park Clean Water Project                                                                       Jacquelyn Byrd, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M.
                                                                                                                 Acupuncturist, Herbalist

                                                                                                                Pacific Grove Acupuncture
                                                                                                                         150 15th St.
                                                                                                                 Pacific Grove, CA 93950

           Come help the City of Pacific Grove
     with the Greenwood Park Clean Water Project

             Friday Sept. 14 • 6 PM to 8:30 PM
          City of Pacific Grove Community Center
                         515 Junipero Ave., Pacific Grove
          Saturday Sept. 15 • 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
               St. Mary’s by the Sea Church
                            146 Twelfth St., Pacific Grove

          Join us and help make Greenwood Park a positive place
                  for the environment and the community.
       Additional questions? Contact Sarah Hardgrave: shardgrave@ci.pg.ca.us
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                                                Real estate Bulletin
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  Carmel                                                              Monterey                                                                Marina
  Located	just	steps	away	from	the	beaches	of	                        Sunny	Monterey	neighborhood	with	a	peek	                                Nicely	maintained	2	bedroom,	2	bath	condo	unit	
  Carmel	and	a	brisk	walk	to	Carmel-by-the-                           of	the	bay.	Hardwood	floors	throughout	this	3	                          in	a	well-kept	gated	community.	Enjoy	the	living	
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  Pacific Grove                                                       Pacific Grove                                                           Marina
  NEW	LISTING!	Wonderful	2	bedroom,	2	bath,	                                                            Skylights!
                                                                      Ocean	Views!	Cathedral	ceilings!	Skylights!	                            REDUCED!		This	60’s	modern	home	features	
  1,292	sq.	ft.	condo.	Brand	new	kitchen	with	tile                                                            carpet!
                                                                      Wood	floors!	Travertine	tile!	Luxurious	carpet!	                        3	spacious	bedrooms,	2	baths,	2	car	garage,	
  flooring,	stainless	steel	appliances	and	granite	                                                           Recessed
                                                                      Granite	counters!	Stainless	appliances!	Recessed	                       attractive	courtyard	entry,	light,	bright	open	floor	
  counter	top.	Crown	molding	throughout.                              lighting	throughout.                                                    plan,	breakfast	bar,	fireplace,	open	beam	ceilings	
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  open houSe liSting - Sept 7th - Sept 10th                                                                                    Market SnapShot (as of September 4, 2012)
  Marina                                     Pacific Grove                            Pacific Grove
  $335,000	 3BR/2BA		Sat	1-3	Sun	1-3		       $380,000	 2BR/2BA	 Sat	1-3	Sun	1-3	      $1,275,000	3BR/2BA	Open	Fri	2-5	          Pacific Grove      Number of             Median       Average         Days on
  3058	Berney	Drive	X	Hillcrest	Ave.         1001	Funston	Ave.,	#5	X	Patterson        197	Ocean	View	Blvd.	X	1st	St.            Single Family      Properties             Price        Price          Market
  Betty	Pribula	831-647-1158                 Al	Borges	831-236-4935                   Marilyn	Vassallo	831-372-8634                Current
                                                                                                                                  Inventory              57            $725,000 $1,215,429             135
  $335,000	 3BR/2BA		Open	Mon	1-5	           $785,000	 4BR/2BA	 Open	Sun	2-4	         $1,275,000	3BR/2BA	Open	Sun	1-4	           Properties
  3058	Berney	Drive	X	Hillcrest	Ave.         1127	Miles	Ave.	X	Presidio               197	Ocean	View	Blvd.	X	1st	St.             in Escrow               42            $572,000     $671,628              88
  Ricardo	Azucena	831-917-1849               Arleen	Hardenstein	831-915-8989          Bill	Bluhm	831-277-2782                    Closed Sales
                                                                                                                                 August 2012             10            $695,000     $731,200              79
                                                                                                                                Closed Sales
                                                                                                                                Year to Date           123             $539,000     $619,018           106

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