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Aug. 17-23, 2012 Your Community NEWSpaper Vol. IV, Issue 48
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Pool Campaign members turned out at Wednesday’s City Council meeting to show support for three resolutions — which
passed — and will hopefully result in a new kiddie pool at Lovers Point Park. Photo by Peter Mounteer.
to fund the “Save the Pool Campaign,” the Great Depression. The Lovers Point pool
By Peter Mounteer creation of an oversight committee which was condemned in 1967 and then repurposed
Inside includes both city representatives and com-
munity members to coordinate the needed
as a kiddie pool in 1971, mostly because
Pacific Grove High School, in 1968, com-
Cop Log.................................3 On Wednesday, August 15, the Pacific fundraising campaign, and establishing that pleted construction of the currently empty
Food ....................................13 Grove City Council met to discuss the future the city itself will be involved in funding campus pool (and also in need of repairs),
Green Page ..........................23 of the kiddie pool at Lovers Point, which the restoration. an aluminum shell design that was the first
Health & Well-Being ...........19 has been in need of repair since early 2011. The pool, which has in the same spot of its kind this side of the Mississippi.
High Hats & Parasols .............4 The council unanimously passed three at Lovers Point in various forms since the For the past 42 years generations of
The Homeless Stories...........20 recommendations pertaining to the pool: 1930’s, was originally a saltwater-filled Pacific Grove residents and their children
In The Money ......................14 adoption of a resolution to establish an ac- WPA creation, an effort to put local unem-
Legal Notices.......................10 count to accept donations to be used solely ployed workers back on the job during the See POOL Page 2
Library News .......................21
Planning Commission takes up new zoning
Otter Scene .........................21
Seniors ................................15 As part of a long-term effort to revitalize commercial uses. This could be accom- fated discussion of easing restrictions on
Up & Coming ................5, 6, 7 downtown Pacific Grove by attracting more plished by clear definitions and could “formula fast food,” a matter on which City
business – both local and tourist – during possibly result in speedier approval of use Council decided to suspend further action.
Like us on Facebook more hours of the day, the Pacific Grove permits, which now take months and months “Formula fast food” is not part of the cur-
Follow us on Twitter Planning Department has begun public hear- to complete due to requirements in the cur- rent effort.
to receive calendar updates ings on the possibility of opening the zoning rent commercial code. New commercial uses might include
and reminders on your in the two commercial areas of downtown City staff has already held a number of wine tasting, wine bars, pubs, brew pubs
Facebook page! and Forest Hill. The reformed zoning could meetings with business representatives from (where small quantities of beer are brewed
possibly allow an easing of restrictions on both areas and with the Planning Depart- on the premises), and sports bars. It also
liquor service and beer and wine service. ment and Economic Development Com- adds farmers market and pet training to the
Outdoor seating for restaurants is also under mission, going back to 2011. A mailing has list of allowable commercial uses, defini-
examination. gone out to businesses in each district asking tions which previously required Planning
A primary aim, too, is the streamlining for input and hearings have been held at Commission determination.
of approval processes by lowering use permit the Planning Department level which have The Planning Department was set to
approval to Administrative use permits or already resulted in revisions and refinements hold the first of the large-scale public hear-
Send your calendar items to: Counter Review and Determination – both to the proposals.
ings on August 16, 2012, after this issue
staff level approvals – for many potential The hearings also resulted in the ill- went to press.
Page 2 • CEDAR STREET Times • August 17, 2012
pPOOL From Page 1
have enjoyed the use of this pool. Many fundraising effort going. “Originally, we were the campaign’s progress until the goal please contact Don Mothershead at the
long-time residents were taught to swim looking at repairing the pool, with the cost be- has been met. For more information Pacific Grove Recreation Department at
in its 18-36 inch depths as young children. ing somewhere around $180,000,” Don said. on how to contribute to this effort, (831) 648-3130.
The current facility faces the follow- However, after some more digging it became
ing issues: 1) An undiagnosed grounding apparent that a brand new pool could be con-
and bonding problem with the electrical
system; 2) The drain empties right onto
structed for some $200,000, which seems all
the more cost effective than simply repairing
MST advises of construction delays
the beach and does not capture sand. This an already damaged pool. Due to construction upgrades along North Fremont Street in the City of Mon-
is primarily an issue because new state So what’s been done already? A market- terey, three MST bus stops will be temporarily out of service beginning Tues., Aug.
regulations forbid drainage from heavily ing campaign has been organized, there’s a 14. The locations of these out-of-service bus stops are at the corners of Casa Verde
chlorinated pools like that one from going Facebook page (“Friends of PG Rec-Save Way (eastbound) and Ramona Street (eastbound and westbound). Construction is
into the ocean, and especially in Pacific the Pool”), and the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs expected to be completed by Labor Day weekend. Passengers wishing to board
Grove because Lovers Point and the sur- have been “engaged” for their support. A letter MST buses along this corridor should use one of several in-service bus stops at
rounding beaches on the Peninsula, part campaign is also in the works to send letters to the corners of Palo Verde, Dela Vina Avenue / Airport Road, and Casanova / Han-
of the nationally protected Monterey Bay residents and businesses asking for tax deduct- non Avenues.
Marine Sanctuary. Chlorine levels in that ible donations. There are six donation levels In addition, one lane of North Fremont Street adjacent to the out-of-service
pool are too high to be safely discharged currently established: a $100,000 tier, which bus stops will be temporarily closed during construction to provide a safe work-
into the ocean without disrupting the eco- grants the donor naming rights to the pool, a ing environment.
system sustained by the Sanctuary, accord- $25,000 level, “Gold Medal” status, a $10,000 This construction work is part of MST’s infrastructure upgrades along the
ing to the current regulations; 3) Outdoor level; and “Silver Medal” status, a $1,000 level; Fremont / Lighthouse corridor in the cities of Monterey, Seaside and Sand City.
showers must be installed, along with new and “Bronze Medal” status, a $500 level; and As construction is completed in the North Fremont Street area of Monterey, work
changing rooms; 4) An ADA (American Senior Lifeguard Status, a $1-$499 level. will progress to additional bus stop locations along the corridor.
Disability Association) requirement of The campaign goal is $250,000, which Customers with questions should call Monterey-Salinas Transit toll free at
either a lift or entry ramp for handicap should cover the costs of 90-day construc- 1-888-MST-BUS1
accessibility. This particular requirement tion and allow for the establishment of an
also has congressional support, with the endowment fund to finance future swimming
deadline for installation being March 15,
2011, but Congress has since extended that
programs at the pool or cover ongoing main-
tenance costs. THANK YOU FOR YOUR LEADERSHIP!
deadline. And finally, 5) New infrastruc-
ture is required. This includes the drain-
According to an agenda report on the com-
munity pool, staff recommends “creating a spe- PACIFIC GROVE
age repairs, furnace, pump, and chemical
control system. Finally, there must also be
cial revenue fund to account for the receipt of
donations and expenditures,” per the report. In MAYOR CARMELITA GARCIA
a reconfiguration of the surrounding fence order to have the pool open by summer of 2013,
line and walkway, including the removal of construction must begin by March 2013, with AND CITY COUNCILMEMBERS WHO VOTED TO
a chimney to accommodate the installation
of the ADA ramp, and bathroom access at
fundraising completed by January of 2013,
plans need to be approved, and a Request for
PROVIDE AFFORDABLE, QUICK & SUSTAINABLE
the Old Beach House. Proposal must be issued. A volunteer architect WATER TO CITIZENS AND BUSINESSES
The Coastal Commission must also must also be commissioned to design the pool, Dan Miller, Rudy Fischer, Ken Cuneo, Alan Cohen
approve the design before construction which according to Mothershead, will be about
begins. “The concept is a remove and the same dimensions and depth as the original Thank you for caring about your citizens,
replace,” said Don Mothershead, Director pool opened in 1971. including those on fixed incomes and many others
of the Pacific Grove Recreation Depart- Currently around $1,400 has been do-
ment, who also donated $1,000 to get the nated. Cedar Street Times will be monitoring
who cannot afford exorbitant and unnecessary
water rate increases.
Please show your support for
THE PACIFIC GROVE WATER PROJECT
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WATER NEWS UPDATE: On August 2, the Weitzman went on to say, “Leadership means
Pacific Grove City Council voted to move forward that others will follow, and I fully expect that
with the project that will assure the most affordable, before long other cities will join Pacific Grove
quickest, and environmentally sustainable water in this project. The joint powers authority of
solution for the citizens of the Monterey Peninsula. Monterey Peninsula mayors, which is currently
Ron Weitzman, president of WaterPlus, had this to endorsing a proposal that includes Cal Am’s
say: “In reaching that decision, Mayor Carmelita project, will have to abandon that project in
Garcia and Councilmembers Miller, Fischer, favor of Pacific Grove’s if it is to meet the water
Cuneo, and Cohen have demonstrated exemplary needs of its citizens on time and at the least
leadership in public service. Their action promises possible cost to our lives, our livelihoods,
to benefit not only the citizens of Pacific Grove but and our environment. We must all support
all the other citizens of the Monterey Peninsula, as candidates in the November election who will
well. Prior to the cease-and-desist order deadline, work to make progress in this direction. In
the solution that they adopted is designed to bring Pacific Grove, that includes Mayor Garcia and
I believe there is a strong positive spirit in Pacific Grove.
us an environmentally sustainable water supply Councilmember Miller.”
that is hundreds of millions of dollars less costly
Working together we can maintain our extraordinary quality of
to ratepayers than the Cal Am alternative. Solar
energy will provide the otherwise expensive power
life and environment, plus the simple charm and essential
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character of our city.
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Pacific Grove has attained financial stability for today. We now
need effective leadership to achieve practical solutions for the
challenges ahead. With focused effort we can maintain and
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Hometown Capers Animal Chatter
The following incidents are from recent Pacific Grove Police
Department daily activity logs.
Making Monterey County a STREET
August 17, 2012 • CEDAR More Humane Place to Call HomeTimes • Page 3
By JEan Prock What makes a great Humane officer?
Walgreens faces hazardous waste, By GAry TiScorniA, SPcA eXecuTive DirecTor
Through the Looking glass grease Is the Word
records handling complaintreported that a grease- Marge Ann Jameson
Humane officers fill a unique prevent future tragedies.
A non-injury collision occurred at someone
the PG firehouse. The side mirror like substance had been poured on and vital role in local law enforce-
of a District Attorney Dean Flippo announced that his brick deck areawitha35 other
city fire truck collided with the the front office has joined of busi- Cop log
Besides being able to interpret
and apply the law, officers must also
California district vehicle and two city ness. in filing a Motion for Issuance of
building while the attorneyswas back- attorneys The substance did not cause california is one of a handful of have excellent communication and
Preliminary Injunction in a civil lawsuit against Walgreen Co., owner and operator
ing up. any damage and was being cleaned Egg on their face oops building skills. On any given
states that grant independent law interpersonal
of Walgreen pharmacies, to stop the company from dumping hazardous waste and
up. The complainant thought a A building on Jewell was vandalized with eggs. No suspect information. sur-
enforcement power to humane of- day they may have to gain the
medical waste into the environment. nearby transient had poured the ficers who work for Found wallet, can’t find son neglected animal from
sPcAs and render of a
Bed of coals
The lawsuit, filed in Alameda County grease. Court on June 18, claims that,
Superior A wallet was turned in, having been a belligerent perpetrator, Police
Humane societies. Unlike taxpayer- found near Hoffman and Wave.convince
Police were years, more to a ve-
over a period ofdispatched than 600 Walgreen stores throughout the state improp- mentally hoarder to son, them
funded police officers and deputies, heahad no wayillto contact his allowwho
contacted the owner’s father, who said
erly fire. The driver said he had put
hicle handled and disposed of medical waste and various hazardous wastes including humane officers specialize in for the past the months or so. All the addresses or
water in the radiator instead of radi- probationer packs pot apparently has been in California the in six house for a welfare check,
pesticides, bleach, paint, aerosols, automotive products and solvents. The lawsuit also enforcement of the californiaeither. If you are a local law enforcement try a
the police tried were no good code assist son who lost your wallet, in
ator fluid earlier in the day. He pulled of customer records containing confidential
alleges that Walgreen unlawfully disposed During a probation compliance that it’s yours.
provisions see ifprotect animals. cockfighting bust. Many cases can
over to the side of the road preserving thecheck, police of the information.what
to take a found a jar of There PGPD to
medical information without
nap and woke to find the front of the
appeared to be marijuana under the To be appointed, officers mustyou be resolved by educating neglect-
Ordnance found: If hear a large boom...
are five Walgreen in flames. The County. Hazardous waste related violations were
vehicle engulfed stores in Montereyfire subject’s bed. The jar was booked
ful owners. while education can
complete basic going through a family storage area found a grenade and somebe
A daughter law enforcement time-consuming and require mul-
found in all by the fire
was put outfive stores. department, into evidence. Also found were two coursework, as well as specialized
According to District Attorney Dean Flippo, “Hazardous wastes and medical wastes
and the vehicle was towed. empty beer cans. Police forwarded
other at the Animal Law enforce-
trainingammunition. Monterey Sheriffs bomb squad responded and determined it
tiple follow-up calls, it has a more
the information to the with California’s
are required to be managed, transported and disposed of in accordancecounty proba-
was Academy. After fingerprinting,
ment inactive. It was turned over for destruction. beneficial impact on animals
Hazardous Waste Control Law and Medical Waste Management Act.” Instead of being
tion authorities for review. background checks and psycho- and
Purse lost families, as well as future pets
Spritz and run
sent to authorized disposal sites, the complaint alleges that Walgreen’s hazardous waste woman an officer can purse the family may acquire.
logicalA testing, reported losing her be on Ocean View Blvd. while shopping
A man reported transported unlawfully to landfills not authorized to receive it.
and medical waste wasthat someone in Pacific by an
appointed Grove. sPcA, and then The ability of humane officers to
Companies in possession of medical money Down the Drain
sprayed an unknown substance, information are required by law to protect sworn in by a superior court judge transform the lives of suffering ani-
possibly pepper spray, into an open Public works employees found a
the privacy of their customers’ confidential medical information. The lawsuit alleges A woman lost is wallet somewhere mals is largely Sinex while upon the
if the organization herdeemed quali- near Asilomar and dependent walking
doorway of his business. proper steps to preserve the confidentiality of its in town.
that Walgreen failed to take The com- rent check by a storm drain pharmacy Once
fied. 8/7/12. sworn, officers are vest-
on backing and support of the sPcA or
plainant subsequently saw a vehicle They dropped the check off at the ed with the powers to arrest, serve Humane society that hired them—
driving away from theinto Walgreen’s waste handling practices was conducted with Bag lost, rescue
search warrants, issue citations, bag foundis just the beginning. At the
The investigation area. police department. Police contact-
perform woman reported losing her bag from herfor Monterey county the four
A welfare checks, collect sPcA motorized scooter. She had
the help of inspectors from the Monterey ed the owner by phone. Division of
County Health Department, evidence, seize and secureto no avail. Later she calledour Humane Investiga-
crisscrossed her travels but abused members of say it had been found
Environmental Health, Hazardous Materials Management Services, from Monterey
clash of the cat people and neglected place she had already looked. She’s very happy to part of back
propped up in a animals, prepare tions Department are have it a res-
A man complained investigators
County District Attorneythat his ex- and prosecutors, and from city and county
Don’t fence me In but wanted to district attorney, and cue and rehabilitation team which
cases for the make a report for documentation in case her personal information
environmental come and to his A deer was statewide.
girlfriend had regulatorsover environmental health agenciescaught between two in court to bring perpetrators
was includes veterinarians, registered
The district to see and city attorneysfences at a local school. The required
house uninvitedattorneysthe cat they are requesting that Walgreen be sPcA to justice. veterinary technicians, animal be-
Hit and run, Arkwright Ct.
to manage its hazardous she hazardous was called to sedate lawfully, and
both cared for. when waste,refused materials and medical wastethe animal, Skilled8/5/12. No suspects at this writing.
On humane officers work havior specialists, equine and barn
to preserve called the police. An of-
to leave, he the confidentiality of its pharmacy customers’ medical information as
and Monterey firefighters cut the as a team animal specialists and hundreds of
required by law.
ficer talked to the woman, who said fence wires and lifted the chain link Potential suspect in above hit and run booked together so
volunteers who work
To achieve the best outcome for
she wanted to retrieve the cat be- to free the animal. There was mini- that animals
. . .but not for hit and run can recover and find
animals and people, sPcA humane
Three council terms up for election in fall
cause she now had a place to keep mal damage to the fence belonging Two people were contactedother loving homes.
as potential suspects in the above hit and run,
officers work closely with
it. The officer advised both parties to the school. have warrants and
and one was found to the Monterey to be under the influence of alcohol in
agencies such as As employees of the sPcA, our
the cat is considered general municipal election will be held on November
thatThe City of Pacific Grove property, violation of probation terms.
county sheriff, local police, animal humane officers can rescue a num-
and its custody would be Mayor
6, 2012 for the following offices: a civil (one two-year, full-term office) and Council- ber of animals directly proportional
control, child and adultFound bike on Quarterdeck
member (three four-year, full-term offices). A bicycle was health Quarterdeck to stored for safekeeping. Must Mon-
services, mental found onservices, and the generosity of donors inhave
Two candidates have qualified for the ballot to run for mayor’s office: Carmelita been a big ship.
and others. As mandated report- terey county. we thank all our com-
Garcia, the incumbent; and Bill American Legion Barbecue
marina Kampe, currently mayor pro tempore. False passionate sPcA supporters for
ers, humane officers are trained to alarms
Five individuals are 25, Marina American Incumbents Robert Huitt and Dan
At noon on Augustrunning for city council: Legion Post 694 will hold their
recognize the indicators oftriggered by a power outage. life-saving investiga-
Jewell Ave., probably child and
Miller; and newcomers Casey Lucius, Robert Pacelli is $10 each and you’ll have abuse. It Ave. X 2
adult Lighthouseis well-documented tions possible—you are helping us
annual “Pay the Taxes BBQ” again. The cost and Mary Norton. The nomina- create a safer, more humane com-
tions of Pacelli andto mingle and tell tales about your exploits among old and
the opportunity Norton await verification by the Elections Office. that animal abusers graduate to
new friends. For more information, please call the Legion at 384-6616.
munity for both animals and
the abuse of people, andcaused by masonry workers on the premises. people.
Ocean View, probably humane
officers are in a unique position to
Found wallet, Seal Beach
Someone turned in a wallet found in the iceplant near the rec trail near Seal
Jennifer Alexander, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist
Beach. The identification is from out of the area. The owner came in the next
day looking for it.
Not the place to run a stop sign
A driver, Reyna Navarrette, failed to stop at a stop sign in front of a patrol
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car. When pulled over, she was found to be under the influence and was booked.
• $10 off a 60-minute therapeutic
Honest, Ossifer, it was the alcohol speaking, not me
A person on 9th Street claimed he had been pushed out of$65); or vehicle.
massage (regularly a moving
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On 10th Street, dogs have been barking since the Avenue, Suite #5in.
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complaint, and the officer also contacted the owner. The owner said the batter-
ies in the anti-barking device were kaput. The officer hopes they’ll work it out
AuguST 1, 2012 between themselves.
Bracelet claimed from Bin #3
A bracelet and some other items that had been in Bin #3 in the property room
were claimed by the owner.
Foreigner’s son will just have to stay in jail
A scam phone call was reported. Emanating in a foreign country, the caller
said they needed money to get an injured son out of jail. The person on the other
end of the line didn’t fall for it.
Vandalism claim dismissed for lack of evidence
A person claimed there was vandalism to his window on Ocean View Blvd.,
but there was no evidence.
Three Vehicle v. Vehicle incidents
One on Congress, one on Fountain. No injuries.
Another, on Ocean View, resulted in three complaints of pain and two with
Burglary from vehicle, Forest Ave.
A victim reported his vehicle was broken into while parked in a public park-
ing lot on Forest. Some $7-8,000 in equipment was stolen.
If a burglar answers...
A man called home and thought he heard a male voice say “Let’s get out of
here.” He was concerned because his wife was on her way home and he didn’t
want her to interrupt a burglary. They waited for the police to arrive before enter-
ing the home, which was found to be secure. Police determined it was probably
cell phone interference.
We’ve had a complaint, saying we should not publish the names of people
arrested for drunken driving. What do you think?
We don’t repeat reports of sexual violence or domestic violence, mental
illness or dementia. We do not report on deaths by natural causes.
Page 4 • CEDAR STREET Times • August 17, 2012
High Hats & Parasols
Dear Readers: Please bear in mind that historical articles such as “High Hats & • Get out there this summer! Genuine, cork-center baseballs, the official world-series
Parasols” present our history — good and bad — in the language and terminology balls, are just $1.25. Order from A. G. Spalding & Bros, 156 Geary street, San
used at the time. The writings contained in are quoted from Pacific Grove/Monterey Francisco.
publications from 100 years in the past. Please also note that any items listed for sale
in “High Hats” are “done deals,” and while we would all love to see those prices
again, people also worked for a dollar a day back then. Thanks for your understanding. 1 Both the American and Chinese Alligator are farmed extensively today. The first
alligator farm in the United States, producing mostly meat for Cajun cooking, was
The News … from 1912. established in Saint Augustine, Florida, in 1893.
2 A “bull” worked for a railroad as a private security guard. Bulls became famous
Moved into new home for the cudgels they carried (and enjoyed using).
General and Mrs. William McCaskey have moved into their new home on Ocean
View. The couple had previously located at 105 Fifth, a facility rented to call home References: Pacific Grove Review, Monterey Daily Cypress, Del Monte Weekly,
while the Ocean View house was finished. It is commonly agreed that General and Salinas Index, Monterey County Post, Bullions’ Grammar (1890).
Mrs. McCaskey now live in one of the most desirable properties in the Grove.
Planning a trip to Los Angeles? Now there is something there to visit Grovians
rarely get to see. The queen city has established an … alligator farm. That’s right, it’s
a farm crowded with creepy, crawly, knobby-backed alligators. The farm’s owner said
that he plans to raise ’gators by the thousands, but not just as an interesting sight to see.
He hopes to make gators into a popular, epicurean dish and he alleges the cold-blooded
beasts offer a superb bite … to eat, that is, whether fried, boiled, roasted, broasted, or
baked. And at home, just add some seasoning and throw it on the coals. The “Farm”
promises that it will be great. 1
Services in Oakland
The body of the late Mrs. H. B. Hancock was taken to Oakland by train this
morning. The remains were accompanied by undertaker J. K. Paul. At 2:30 yesterday
afternoon, services began in the Eighth Avenue Methodist church where Mr. Hancock
had been pastor for a number of years. The Rev. E. R. Dilly conducted the ceremony.
A pitiful story
Little Billy Amo, a clean-cut boy of 15 summers, is now being hosted at the police Forest Hill United Methodist Church
station. This is the lad’s reward after a train trip from Chicago followed by a couple of 551 Gibson Ave., Services 9 AM Sundays
weeks of wandering nearly penniless from San Francisco southward to the Peninsula. Rev. Richard Bowman, 831-372-7956
Here’s the boy’s story:
After Billy’s father passed on (preceded by Billy’s mother), the boy was tempo- Pacific Coast Church
rarily taken in hand by a middle-aged aunt, Mrs. Hilda Fisher, who lives in Chicago. 522 Central Avenue, 831-372-1942
Soon enough, Mrs. Fisher tired of playing the role of mom and decided to send the
Peninsula Christian Center
youngster as far away as possible. After deciding that San Francisco would do nicely,
Mrs. Fisher purchased a coach-class ticket and gave it, along with $1.50, to the boy. 520 Pine Avenue, 831-373-0431
She had told Billy that he would be met in San Francisco by Joe McKenzie, a building First Baptist Church of Pacific Grove
contractor who had been an acquaintance of Billy’s dad in Chicago. 246 Laurel Avenue, 831-373-0741
Alas, when Billy arrived in San Francisco no one met him at the depot. The boy
waited all night long, sleeping fitfully on a station bench, until he was evicted by a St. Mary’s-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
station bull. 2 Billy set out to see if he could find Mr. McKenzie, whom he had met Central Avenue & 12th Street, 831-373-4441
back east and felt he could recognize. His wanderings were without fruit, until the boy
was told that several construction engineers had headed south to the areas of Monterey Community Baptist Church
and Pacific Grove where there was some construction on a new railroad. Billy climbed Monterey & Pine Avenues, 831-375-4311
aboard an empty freight car and headed south, where he spent the remainder of his
money on a last meal of gruel.
Peninsula Baptist Church
After spending the next two days without food, Billy spotted a constable and turned 1116 Funston Avenue, 831-394-5712
himself in. He hoped to gain police assistance in locating the missing Joe McKenzie. St. Angela Merici Catholic Church
The constable treated the boy to a meal and then put him up on a cot in the police sta-
tion. The boy stated that these humble quarters were far superior to those of his past 146 8th Street, 831-655-4160
few days and nights. A wire was sent to the aunt, but no reply came back. The name Christian Church Disciples of Christ of Pacific Grove
“Joe McKenzie” became the object of a search of telephone records, but without luck. 442 Central Avenue, 831-372-0363
One source of information, however, said that he had met a Joe McKenzie in Alaska,
where the man had gone to strike his fortune. First Church of God
Meanwhile, Billy Amo is the boy without a home, spending his nights sleeping 1023 David Avenue, 831-372-5005
upon a police station cot. Does anyone have any information about the building con-
tractor, Joe McKenzie? Your editor and others, especially Billy Amo, would certainly Jehovah’s Witnesses of Pacific Grove
like to hear from you. 1100 Sunset Drive, 831-375-2138
Two more to 100 Church of Christ
Mrs. R. R. Emery attained her ninety-eighth year on Wednesday of this week, and 176 Central Avenue, 831-375-3741
a number of her friends called upon her to extend congratulations and wish her the
best of returns. One of her friends wrote a rhyme encouraging Mrs. Emery onward Lighthouse Fellowship of Pacific Grove
toward 100. PG Community Center, 515 Junipero Ave., 831-333-0636
Snippets from around the area… Mayflower Presbyterian Church
Many guffaws are being gained from the story of an elderly Grove lady who pur- 141 14th Street, 831-373-4705
chased a male “talking” parrot from a sailor in port. She soon confronted the sailor
to complain of the parrot’s foul language. She said that each time she tried to get the Central Presbyterian Church of Pacific Grove
bird to speak, he cursed her. The sailor said: “Well, don’t be blaming the bird, ma’am. 325 Central Avenue, 831-375-7207
After all, he is a man.”
Seventh-Day Adventist Church of the Monterey Peninsula
• J. H. Lown, 423 Willow street, has posted a sign in the Review window inviting
everyone to a yard sale at which he intends to sell everything he owns.
375 Lighthouse Avenue, 831-372-7818
• F. H. Metzlor and family have returned from several weeks visiting various places First United Methodist Church of Pacific Grove
in the southern part of the state. After seeing all that they saw, Mr. Metzlor reported 915 Sunset @ 17-Mile Dr., Pacific Grove - (831) 372-5875
that the entire family was glad to be home again. Worship: Sundays @ 10:00 a.m.
• E. A. West and wife are visitors in San Francisco where they are guests at the Hotel
Congregation Beth Israel
• Treat & Hudson, Attorneys-at-law, invite you to their new office located over the 5716 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel (831) 624-2015
Bank of Monterey. Chabad of Monterey
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August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times• Page 5
Arts and Events
Up and Coming
Roggeman to speak at Rotary
The Pacific Grove Rotary Club will have as speaker on Tuesday, August 21, Buck
Roggeman, Pacific Grove coach, educator and author. We will introduce the Rotary
Club’s exchange student from Brazil, Melina Tazinassi, and Sarah Spadoni, who is
the outbound Rotary Club’s exchange student to Ecuador. The meeting is at The Inn
at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, at 12:00 noon. Lunch is $20 and reservations may be
made by calling Jane Roland at 649-0657.
On Thursdays from Aug. 16-Sept. 20 and Tuesdays from Aug. 21-Sept. 25 there
will be 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. watercolor classes at Peridot Fine Art, 9 Del Fino Place,
Suite 201 in Carmel Valley Village.
The class will be taught by Deborah Russell, who has developed a watercolor
painting style that is approachable and accessible for both the novice and experienced
painter. The class will explore both loose and controlled use of watercolor for illustra-
tion and textile design, as well as pre-designed layouts, palette and color mixing. The
cost of attendance is $125 for six weeks.
Please contact Deborah Russell at 831.920.8130, by email at divadeba@gmail.
com or by mail at Deborah Russell-25480 Tierra Grande Drive-Carmel CA 93923.
Call for entries
Medusa’s Emporium’s exhibition
celebrates Medusa and her fabled family
Medusa’s Emporium has issued an open call for entries to all artists and craft artisans
for its art exhibit. Artists’ entries should tell the story of Medusa, the mythical Greek
guardian, The finished works may be executed in the form of paintings, photography,
fabric art, mixed media, jewelry or sculpture. Entries must be received no later than
7:00 p.m. on September 29.
Art submitted must be original work and represent the exhibit’s theme: “Medusa
and Her Many Faces.” All entries must be received by Medusa’s Emporium at 1219
Forest Avenue-Suite E, Pacific Grove by 7:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2012. Artists are
limited to two entries per person.
Accepted entries will be exhibited in Medusa’s Emporium from Oct. 12 through
Nov. 30, 2012. An artists reception, open to the public, will be held Sat., Oct. 12, 2012
from 3:00-7:00 p.m.
All artists’ work must be original and available for sale. First and second place
prizes will be awarded to participants in the show. The jury for this exhibit will be the
public at large. Viewers of the exhibit Medusa and her Many Faces will be asked to
cast a vote for their top and second favorite pieces in the show. mayor of pacific grove
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Arts and Events
Up and Coming
“Evenings by the Bay” Abstract painting class coming up
Summer Concert Series returns show learners how to approach abstract painting without hesitation. The workshop
On August 18 & 19, 2012, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Peridot Fine Art in Car-
mel Valley Village, Deborah Russell will hold a abstract painting class where she will
The Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce the fifth year of the “Evenings by will cover basic and new creative methods; using color, composition and layering; and
the Bay” concert series, produced in collaboration with the Monterey Bay Aquarium. using collage elements to add texture and depth.
Taking place Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Expand your repertoire with these mixed media painting techniques. The workshop
Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Gallery through Sept. 2, the 20-performance concert series is $160 for two days. Peridot Fine Art is located at 9 Del Fino Place, Suite 201, Carmel
features some of the Monterey Peninsula’s most talented professional musicians, as well Valley Village. For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact Deborah Rus-
as student musicians in the Monterey Jazz Festival’s Education Programs. The “Evenings sell at 831.920.8130 or a firstname.lastname@example.org
by the Bay” series provides a much-needed outlet for live music, and enhanced value
and entertainment for Aquarium visitors, already an internationally renowned destina-
tion for all ages. The concerts are included with regular admission to the Aquarium. County Fair provides tasty treats
at Adult Home Arts Building
All concerts will take place on the first floor in the Marine Mammal Galleries sec-
tion of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Evenings by the Bay schedule / All performances from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
August 18: Along Came Betty Here are some tasty hints for all featured on Opening Day, Wed., Aug.
August 19: Paul Contos & Friends Fairgoers this year. Fair attendees should 29 at 7:00 p.m. “Kick Some Bundt” will
August 25: Kenny Stahl & Friends be sure to stop by the Adult Home Arts be held on Thurs., Aug. 30 at 7:00 p.m.
August 26: Bill Spencer & Friends Building daily to purchase special treats “Shall We Salsa” will be presented on
September 1: Monterey Jazz Festival Students such as home-baked pies, cakes and Fri., Aug. 31st at 7:00 p.m. “The Family
September 2: Monterey Bay Jazz Orchestra cookies. Check out the delicious contests Connection” will be featured on Sat.,
and taste some of the results “A Very Sept. 1 at 7:00 p.m. Fair favorite event,
Berry Extraordinary Dessert” will be “Let Them Eat Cake” will be held on
Sun., Sept. 2 and the Fair will conclude
PACIFIC GROVE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS with “Who Stole the Cookie from the
Cookie Jar” at 7:00 p.m. on Sun., Sept.
Wine, Art & Music
The Ag Building is also a place
to visit daily at the Fair. It features
fabulous fresh, locally grown produce
Fairgoers can purchase. There will also
be a “Commodity of the Day” in the
Ag Building as well as wine-tasting
daily, plus great values for Fairgoers
to purchase produce at the “Country
Store.” Generously providing the
“Commodity of the Day,” on Wed., Aug.
29, Cal Strawberry will offer strawberry
Friday, September 7 • 6-9 PM sampling, on Fri., Aug. 31; Ocean Mist
will serve their fabulous fried artichoke
hearts; on Sat., Sept. 1, Naturipe will
provide yummy strawberries and Reddi-
wip. Just outside of the Ag Building near
Biba Boutique Gate 3, Tanimura & Antle will also be
giving away free samples of its wonder-
211 Forest Avenue ful Artisan Lettuce and Texas Caviar
samples on both Sat. and Sun., Sept. 1
Studio Nouveau and 2; and Monterey Mushrooms will
170 B Grand Avenue provide free mushroom tastes on Sun.,
Barry Marshall Studio Fairgoers can park at Shoreline
Community Church, 2500 Garden Road,
213 Grand Avenue
from Wednesday-Friday at a cost of
$5.00 per vehicle and take a free shuttle
Strouse and Strouse Studio Gallery bus to the Fairgrounds. From Friday –
178 Grand Avenue Monday, fairgoers can park for $5.00 at
Monterey Peninsula College with FREE
Glenn Gobel Custom Frames transportation provided by Monterey Sa-
linas Transit. Show your pre-sale ticket
562 Lighthouse Avenue for a free trip to the Fair from anywhere
Sprout Boutique The Monterey County Fairgrounds
210 ½ Forest Avenue is a premiere event center set on 22
oak-studded acres with ample park-
Sun Studios ing. It is home of the annual Monterey
County Fair, host to many major and
208 Forest Avenue private events on the Central Coast,
and the site of the Monterey Bay Race
Tessuti Zoo Place, a Satellite Wagering Facility. The
171 Forest Avenue Monterey County Fair is the 7th District
Agricultural Association of the State of
Artisana Gallery California.
309-A Forest Avenue
Art by Barry Marshall, Barry Marshall Studios
can be sent
The Pacific Grove Art Center will be open from 7-9 PM via an email to
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August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times • Page 7
Can’t afford a Bugatti? At least you can dress like a Bugatti owner. For two days,
automobile afficionados shopped for automobilia — posters, classes, shirts,
models, posters...you name it— at the Embassy Suites, and all to benefit the
Monterey Rape Crisis Center. The event, in its 10th year of being held during
Auto Week on the Monterey Peninsula, featured more than 40 vendors and a
Photos by Peter Mounteer
Page 8 • CEDAR STREET Times • August 17, 2012
Your friends and neighbors
Firefighter makes Captain Artist Ray Magsalay presents
Monterey-Pacific Grove Chief “Journey of Art”
Miller proudly announced the promo-
tion of Jeff Field, a former Pacific Grove Arts Habitat’s “Arts In Progress” Program
fire employee, from Firefighter to Fire
Captain effective August 1.
Captain Field comes highly quali-
fied for this position. He has completed
numerous State Board of Fire Services
professional certifications, including
State Certified Fire Officer, and he holds
a Masters Degree from San Jose State
University. His formal badge pinning
ceremony is scheduled later.
Captain Jeff Field
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creation of their work, while encouraging audience participation through discussion
and/or hands-on interactive experiences. This is an ideal format for Magsalay, who
249 Dela Vina Avenue enjoys nothing more than sharing his artistic enthusiasm
Monterey Magsalay’s art features a menagerie of materials composed into a visual storybook
831-373-5355 that draws viewers in closer to read. There is a spiritual aura that is evident in his work.
www.ccrepairmonterey.com He sees the discarded, recycled, and skeletal remains he uses in his assemblage as “life
fragments.” If looked upon closely, everyone can find themselves in his work. It may
We also do Mini-Cooper Repair & Maintenance be a toy from your childhood, an old bottle top, or a piece of jewelry that reminds you
of your mother. Once assembled, Magsalay’s works of art are mesmerizing, holding
viewers attention much longer than a canvas ever could.
Advertise in Cedar Street Times! Ray Magsalay and his wife, Carol live in Pacific Grove. After retiring from a 37-
year career with the City of Monterey, he now dedicates a good deal of time to helping
Call Michael Sizemore at others. Magsalay provides presentations and hands-on workshops with assemblage art
831-324-4742 or see us on the web and the art of bonsai to the youth and handicapped in our community. The 73 year old
artist’s long-term goal is to find a permanent display site for his vast collection of art.
at www.cedarstreettimes.com Ray Magsalay can be reached at 831-375-1047, for further information.
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August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times • Page 9
Betty Minor: Nobody Does It Better!
the University of Hawaii arranged where the couple’s furniture had been
By Al Saxe for the newlyweds to house-sit his shipped. Trying to navigate the roads
family’s home so the couple could Betty got disoriented, turning left instead
If you want to know what makes our honeymoon for a month on the of right. As a result she discovered the
schools among the best in the state and the Island of Kauai. little town of Pacific Grove. Like so many
nation look no further than Betty Minor. After two years in paradise others before her Betty fell under PG’s
Betty embodies the dedication, profes- the Minors left for California spell and would never be the same. She
sionalism, caring, and nurturing the Pacific where Bill would obtain a Mas- fell hard telling Bill she never wanted to
Grove Unified School District employees ter’s degree in Fine Arts at the Uni- live anywhere else. The infatuation must
provide the students of our town. In honor versity of California at Berkeley. A still be working as Betty still takes daily
of her distinguished service Pacific Grove second Masters in English would walks along the water’s edge renewing
School District Superintendent Dr. Ralph be obtained from San Francisco her vows with the little town. The Minor
Porras presented Betty with a 40 year pin State University. Now armed to children spent their K-12 grades attending
last Tuesday recognizing her service to the teeth with degrees, Betty and Pacific Grove Schools. Many remember
the district and the community. Accord- Bill happily returned to Wiscon- when Tim was a member of the Breakers
ing to Forest Grove Elementary Principal sin in 1966. The couple wanted 1974 CCS Championship Cross Country
Mariiphill Romanow-Cole, Betty is a their children, Tim and Steve, to team. In 1978 Bill was given a year sab-
team player who can put a bandage on a experience a Norman Rockwell batical from MPC. The couple and their
child, talk on the phone, and assist a staff childhood which the Minors felt son Steve would spend eight months in
member find a much needed item all at a small Midwestern town would Greece. Afterward the lucky Steve would
the same time. provide. The summers fulfilled the travel extensively throughout Europe.
Oh yes, all the above also come couples wishes but alas the harsh In 2007 Betty and Bill returned to
with her legendary smile! Forest Grove Betty Minor winters did not. So, in 197l, they Hawaii at their children’s urging to cel-
Elementary School Office Manager Lori returned to California when Bill landed ebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Last
Rae Anderson, who has been at the school Michigan. a job teaching English at Monterey Pen- October a return visit to the Islands was
for 23 years, says that Betty is someone Their friendship deepened in high insula College. The Minors didn’t totally made when Betty, a longtime Hospice sup-
you can count on to get the job done. Ms school, and when Bill left to attend the abandon their Midwestern roots, however, porter, won the organization’s raffle trip
Anderson notes that Betty has probably University of Hawaii, Betty followed! as annual summer trips by train, car, and to Hawaii. Although Bill has retired from
worked as an aide in every classroom in The couple would marry in Hawaii in plane to Michigan became a part of their MPC, Betty is still serving the school-
the district during her 40 years of service 1957. If you got married in Hawaii, where life. children of Pacific Grove.
— service that thankfully is still ongoing. did you honeymoon? She flashed her Just after their arrival on the Mon- Betty Minor may have a love affair
Betty Minor and her husband, Bill, legendary smile and answered “Hawaii!” terey Peninsula, Betty was given instruc- with Pacific Grove, but she should know
were born and raised in Birmingham, Where else? Bill’s college roommate at tions on how to locate the storage locker the town has one with her as well.
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How about ‘story poles’ at Holman project? One more reason to love Doris Day
I have no desire to stand in the way of Pacific Grove receiving the revenue that Editor:
theoretically will result from the hotel proposed for the entire block surrounded by
Lighthouse, Grand, Central and Fountain. At the same time, the proposed project will We all thought that we loved Doris Day for her great singing, acting, and danc-
affect our community for a century or more, so making an informed decision regarding ing but just realize that we love her even more for her compassion and help for dogs.
whether to vote for it makes sense. Read your article: “Lucky dog has her Day.....” How wonderful to read of such
As someone who recently remodeled his house, I know it’s common for Pacific a happy ending.
Grove to require “story poles” of orange netting to be erected so people who might Thank YOU Ms. Day. You are in the hearts of all of us dog lovers.
be affected by the remodeling or new building can make a more informed decision
regarding the project. For example, I worry the Pacific Grove library may literally be Klaus von Hagen
in the shadow of the proposed project since the library lies directly to the north of it. Morgan HIll
Story poles would help me understand whether my fears are well founded. (but often in Carmel Valley)
I don’t care whether the city requires the installation of story poles or the developer
does it voluntarily. I’d just like to see what they tell me about the proposed project.
Food columnist looks familiar
We visited Pacific Grove on Monday/Tuesday and had a delightful time revisiting
our old favorites places from when we lived across the bay (Scotts Valley and Capitola). Clean Water
We, of course, picked up a copy of the Cedar Street Times to see what was hap-
pening in Pacific Grove.
Looking at the picture in the second section of the new “The Bench” restaurant,
we both thought we knew who that handsome gentleman was but couldn’t quite place
him. Then once we turned to the food section, the bells started ringing. It’s that the guy
who wrote about food in the Scotts Valley Banner!
As soon as we got home to Murphys (in the Sierra foothills above Angels Camp at Come help the City of Pacific Grove with the
101° with no fog in sight) I went to my recipe book and dug out an old favorite recipe.
As you can see in the attached pdf*, some 28 years ago, Neil Jameson was writing Greenwood Park Clean Water Project.
about food. Another interesting fact, I had just made my recipe before we left for PG!
To my husband’s relief and in 41 years of marriage, I have not found a way to make Join us to be involved in this important project
zucchini ice cream.
Just had to share the moment in history with you. Hopefully, Neil will get a laugh Monday August 27th 6pm to 8pm @
from it too. St. Mary’s by the Sea Church
146 Twelfth Street, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Nancy & Michael Davis
Stormwater and runoff at Greenwood Park must be improved to meet
[*Ed. Note: The article in question included Nancy Davis’s recipe for zucchini government standards for discharge into the Monterey Bay. The City
cake and a statement about her husband threatening to leave home if she found a way of Pacific Grove wants your help in identifying and designing ways that
to make zucchini ice cream. Guess what Neil is going to write about when his turn this open space could be preserved and/or enhanced while improving
comes around next month?]
water quality. This meeting is a preliminary step with three main
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August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times • Page 11
PacRep Announces the revival of the timeless
‘Beauty and the Beast’
With a burst of theatrical magic, Pacific his role as the unscrupulous ‘Gaston’.
Repertory Theatre opens its 2012 Forest Theater New faces in this year’s revival include
season with the revival of the beloved “tale as Bill Hogerheiden (Willy Wonka, Wizard of Oz)
old as time,” Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. as ‘Lumiere’, John Daniel (Wizard of Oz) as
This Tony Award-winning Broadway classic is Gaston’s sidekick ‘LeFou’, and Gracie Poletti
sure to delight the entire family with its lavishly (Annie, Willy Wonka) as ‘The Wardrobe’.
costumed characters and unforgettable musical Directing this elaborate production is Car-
score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim mel legend Walt deFaria.. This is his third time
Rice, and the original Disney script by Linda directing Beauty and the Beast for PacRep.
Woolverton. Making the production team complete are
Performed live on stage at the magical Out- choreographers Gloria Elber and Reed Scott, with
door Forest Theater, the Disney classic tells the original costume design by Tandy Messenger, set
tale of a young, independent woman who helps design by Stephen Moorer and lighting design
a tormented Beast learn about love and friend- by Selena Young.
ship. Special effects and illusions will highlight PacRep’s Beauty and the Beast has two
the show, as well as a dazzling host of memorable discount previews, Thursday and Friday, August
songs including “Be Our Guest”, “Home” and 16 and 17 at 7:30pm, opening Saturday August
the ever popular, “Beauty and the Beast”. 18 at 7:30pm, followed by a 2:00pm matinee on
Featured in the PacRep production are real Sunday, Aug 19. Performances continue Fridays
life husband and wife duo, Lara Fern as Belle, and Saturdays at 7:30pm, and Sunday matinees at
(‘Hodel’ in PacRep’s The Fiddler on the Roof, 2:00pm, weekends thru September 23. Additional
and Hairspray), and Rob Devlin (‘Fyedka’ in evening performances are scheduled on Thurs- The enchanted cast of the Wardrobe (Gracie Moore Poletti),
Fiddler) as the Beast, and the return of audi- days, August 23 and September 20, and Sunday
Cogworth (Kenneth Cusson) and Mrs. Potts (Nancy Williams) in
ence favorites, Kenneth Cusson as ‘Cogworth’, September 2, all at 7:30pm. All performances
Nancy Williams as ‘Mrs. Potts’, Keith Decker are at Carmel’s historic Outdoor Forest Theater, the musical number “Be Our Guest”
as ‘D’arque’, Lynette Graves as ‘Babette’, and Mountain View and Santa Rita Street. Photo by Stephen Moorer
Equity Guest Artist J.T. Holmstrom, reprising
Concours Auto Rally Pacific Grove chamber of commerce Presents
set for Fri. Aug. 17
The eighteenth annual Pacific Grove Con- enter to
cours Auto Rally, which has raised more than
$134,000 for youth programs on the Monterey
Peninsula, will be held on Fri., Aug. 17. The
event takes place on Friday of the Concours
d’Elegance weekend at Pebble Beach and
the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at
The event is sponsored by Pacific Grove at
Youth Action, Inc., a non-profit organization
started in 1993 by then-Mayor Jeanne Byrne, to
support the Pacific Grove Youth Center.
The Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally is
geared for people who own and drive their own
classic and vintage cars. The rally draws over
over 34 bUsiness eXhibitors
200 participants and 8,000 spectators line the
rally route. The featured marque for the 2012
Auto Rally is Volkswagen. We are pleased to
have Rabobank as our 2011 Rally Sponsor; meet & Greet yoUr city coUncil & staff
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as our Pit Crew
Sponsor; and Union Bank and Hagerty Insur-
ance as Patron Sponsors.
The Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally
will begin with a line-up on Lighthouse Avenue
in Pacific Grove at 1:00 p.m.
Additional information about the rally may
be obtained by calling 831-372-6585 or online
at www.pgautorally.org. Registration forms
may be downloaded from the web site. Hotel
and other visitor information are available by
contacting the Pacific Grove Chamber of Com-
merce at 373-3304.
Art Walk coming
Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will
host the next Wine, Art & Music Walk on Friday,
September 7, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in downtown
Biba Boutique located at 211 Forest Avenue
will join the growing number of participants
in the Wine, Art and Music Walk. Additional
participating venues include Barry Marshall
thursday, september 13 • 4 to 7 pm
Studio – 213 Grand Avenue, Strouse and Strouse chautauqua hall • central avenue & 16th street
Studio Gallery – 178 Grand Avenue, Glenn Go-
bel Custom Frames – 562 Lighthouse Avenue,
Sprout Boutique – 210 ½ Forest Avenue, Sun give-a-ways • free food & wine • prizes • drawings
Studios - 208 Forest Avenue, Tessuti Zoo - 171
Forest Avenue, and Artisana Gallery – 309-A 6pm cash DraWinG $600 (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!)
The Pacific Grove Art Center will open from
7:00-9:00 p.m. with its new exhibition as well.
The event is complimentary and open to the canterbury Woods • central coast Senior Services • family inHome caregiving
public. Art Walk maps are available at any of the grand avenue flooring & interiors
above locations or the Chamber. For more infor-
mation, contact the Chamber at (831) 373-3304.
pac i f i c g r o v e . o r g • 8 3 1 . 3 7 3 . 3 3 0 4
ry Page 12 • CEDAR STREET Editorial The
Times • August 17, 2012 Bulletin View
opinions of the writers and are not By Editorial Board
Bulletin. We invite diverse viewpoints
What Is the function of a city council?
g on Blind Ego
Local filmmaker’s sequel set to hit the Internet soon
pacific grove and mission creep
The Pacific Grove city council the issue down the road to
lita become embroiled in a desalini- has voted to get into bed with a come up with a comprehen-
rvi- scheme 25 Agha, which
zation On Augustwith Pacific Grove film- proposed water desalinationfear that
amongst the people of Troy, for proj- sive ordinance has not solved
maker Kellen Gibbs and company
would enrich him and place the citywill ect inwill rise up and rebel if theywith
they Moss Landing project have the problem.
cific release the second iteration
at financial and legal risk. of “Crisis,” in a something to hope for. Joining the cast
“preliminary contract” labeled a 3. we’ve heard that the tree or-
the form of “Remnants.” the series’ sequel “formation agreement.” It suppos-
of characters is Cyrus (Roland Shorter) dinance is almost completed,
in absurd it defies com-
This is so up where it left off about year
ave a high-ranking Hunter gone to follow
prehension,series features a mostly new cast edly does not bind the city rogue; Rex
ago. This particularly because
but we haven’t seen it final-
The through Littschwager), a hunter $129
the of characters, hanging onto only one or (Nathan with an estimated just as
city manager, Thomas Frutchey, ized. each year it is “next
million project. It is a deal which is
ars; corrupt and power hungry as
hastwo from Season One. If you aren’t famil- supposed to provide an Adrian; Sarah
clearly warned the city that it alternative
year in Jerusalem,” but un-
(Tyler Zenda); Hiram (Forrest Esslinger); til we get there, we haven’t
the iar not pursue this “Crisis,” here’s to the cal-Am project, and the mon-
shouldwith what occurred indangerous and Heath (Brian Long), refugees hiding
ng. endeavor. recap: A viral zombie outbreak ey is in acome from developerno inten- reached the promised land.
a quick out to neighboring town, with Nader
e a in small town turns into full to
Thisa kind of partnering isa akin blown Agha.ofThe justification for the city of
tion going into Troy. Gabriel Bileci
4. The obligations to fund cal-
the apocalypse, investing scandal that the Pacific Grove torole from Season steps
derivative with all hope resting on Pers for the retirement of
ing also reprises his take the initial One as
justshoulders of a youngworld econo-
collapsed the boy named Johnny to become a water agency is that all public safety employees may
are Todd, the machine gun wielding freedom
bankrupt the city. The citi-
red Lewis muscled banks like Mer-
my. The (Matthew Mounteer) who holds of us onthis time with a twist no oneare
fighter, the Monterey Peninsula will
zens circulated a petition to
ave rill Lynch and Goldman sachs must get worried about a cutback on the wa-
the cure in his bloodstream. He sent see coming.
address this problem, but
art- What results in high-octane race
brokers out ato poor located machine that ter available to usis athe near future.
himself to remotely countries, like
the mayor and city council
ub- can distribute the cure worldwide, and save against time between the less access
Greece and Italy, and financially No one denies that forces of post- chose to enact an ordinance
humanity. Johnny did just world, cit-
troubled cities around the that, sacrificing to water from the carmel river is
apocalyptic good and evil on a biblical
To The Point
which has been ineffective
himself in the end, and supposedly, as
ies that faced big problems, such saving a scale thatconcern. However, is it
crumbling infrastructure or schools.
Begin “Remnants” which picks up the
major goes darker and deeper than
any of KG a single city council to
the role ofStudios’ other projects to date.
Writing for this project began just af-
in addressing the problem.
They are awaiting state guid-
& Other Random Thoughts
ter. Theseshortly thereafter, with Ayla Roberts become the lead public agency to
salesmen JacQuElyn Byrd, ter “Crisis” concluded last year in August,
By convinced By the roland
ance to take JanEnext step
story Pg the problem?
solveacupuncture Yes, there is a Director250 words or less (center, kneeling, with camera) tells Letters may be
Kellen Gibbs in have a
Above, because they want to length. We reserve the right to edit all letters. his actor how
ake the city leaders that they could solvevet- problem. However,just a few a city
(Robin Olson) a surviving Season One with filming starting should months All letters should be
the Bulletin shot. Below, Ave., Ste. 135, Pacific for “Remnants,” the sequel.
he envisions theat 620 Lighthousethe current posterGrove, CA 93950 or email your letters
mailed to perfect solution.
tel, the eran, who carries herproblems Acupuncture, and Herbsthe filming
municipalities’ deceased boyfriend’s council unable crewsolve been most
Nerve pain, and
borrow money Shelow interest rates
unborn child. at journeys alone to Troy, mundane problems in2011, with most
later. Gibbs and to have
sporadically since late
Many of their with neuralgias of the side oftaking a timely former
by a post-apocalyptic walled city, established ter on 1sessions much place shingles can
purchasingus dealincomprehen- the body. at the mat-
a those of you who might
to editor@TheHometownBulletin.com. All letters be be signed and include the will take some time
PhotoForPeter Mounteer. have tried to in-
andAsby nation, number (which will not be published). Unsigned letters without this information
a contact phone we
willdisappointed that I am not are-
volvebe published. in far-reaching con-
must we can’t wait. I writer’s home town
away from work, and we will visit
or larger system be-
take on a our immune problem, weeks in June, putting his filming schedule
tinuing my personalthe right andsaga at the the Aquarium, My Museum, Dennis XAvi
(nerve pain) that complicatewhere she occur
sible derivatives, which turned our dai- whichOrd when with acresbeyond the
as a safe haven for survivors, sour Fort willwhich, all of us of ruined and
affect nas because it was recovery, all in
onmoment, have no afear. Put in a
halt to accommodate the Menace Park, and every other
reluctantly learns that Johnny’s to live decaying buildings, makes for the perfect
ly lives and impede our abilitysacrifice
and ended up bankrupting every- comes compromised (e.g. stress, to July/August ventures
moral thing late do. These deadline.
ors’ gracefully without significant pain. A city limits?TcM treats this damp-heat
onewas in vain, and that the zombies she and spot to Pacificzombie movie. Filming is
involved. aging). the face of a for I shall write another
have resulted in unintended con- place that might be entertaining for
At diagnosis of sciatica, hard to destroy The film a acupuncture surround-
her friends worked so shingles, car- pattern with Grove city council chapter soon. adventures which
Other challenges include working around
sequences and the girls. I am sure son, Uncle Jay,
lip tunnel syndrome, and for more. set had a history of area effectively
Truthfully, these leaders’ Trigeminal has to conclude within the next week or so,
pal still wandering and hungryinten- ing the inflamed not and herbs school schedules, as many of the play-
James Holmes destroyed lives,
have divided us and not solved the and daughter-in-law, Denise, will do
tions were admirable. a few), is a diag- solving problems that follow.
ew Neuralgiathat’s not all. “Remnants,” one with online premieres to are under its
(to name They wanted to clear heat. reoccurrence and in ones he are local high school
ersthe “Remnants” killed, the ones he
problems we thought we were ad-
some beach time, and Justin and
ore chronic for “Remnants” has been
nosis of nerve pain. The cause may control: pain are uncommon. no
to become heroes by rescuing their Filming maimed, themselves juggled college
students, whoand everyone connected.
dressing. This has been labeled
spencer will get down from the Bay
of Gibb’s most ambitious projects yet, also easy task. Kellen and the cast and crew applications, extracurricular forever,and Area to see their cousins. Three of
ra- be or nations. That from a low
towns unknown,of politicalthey wereand 1. carpal years ago, Joel woods The ripples will go out sports par-
completely incapable with the activity, had towas killed on Forest Avenue
back injury or work-related corruption work tunnel syndrome is asso-
Four around various curveballs that “mission creep.”
as nightly homework. grief,
music, as wellfamilies are beyondOth-
ents and our animals will be thrilled; one, our
governmental debilitating. under- ciated themselves immediately after
neurotic presentedwith repetitive motion, force- rushing into the water agency
erschildren willcollege students at MPC.
are working not be born. History feral siamese, sammy, will disap-
wed but it the be
standing can rules of Adrian (Maximillian
and power-hungry the casino they ful work, and hand / wrist vibration.
front of Houston (Adrian) suf-
inbegan. Max the Pacific Grove role irrevocably a challenge None
und hadHouston), leaderchinese was his op- filming frequently work-related pick-
become embroiled in and the
Traditional Thisa debilitating lacrosse-related knee
Medicine fered Middle school while neural- is may be mission creep for the
“It’s definitely beenchanged. workingof pear until they leave.
of Troy, mayor and city council.
around everyone’s schedules to get ‘Rem-
us can fathom what would prompt This morning I talked to ellen,
par- (TcM) enforcers of neuralgias as gia ing up his children. It has
tragedy. diagnoses law, the Hunters, injury,is caused by compression and
pressive which required major surgery
ula painful obstructionmanager cau- Qi and a cure
ofnotions ofblood inflammation of the median nerve
taken until just recently for an Leadership is about effective
nants’ done on time,” said Kellen. What’s
such a heinous action. I, personally, our oldest daughter. If you recall,
so when our city any
looking to cover up put him wrist as it passes through the
za- tions the channels. Acupuncture and
in the city council and mayor in the out of commission for several
agreement to be worked out leadership, solving problems In the
believe evil is born in man. with
more, the entire cast and crew, Kellen she was the ceO of a small pro-
herbal therapies frequently treat with the into the palm of the
carpal tunnel Pacific Grove Uni- case not simply it lay dormant for
results,of Holmes, spouting bumper
and I included, are volunteers, donating duction company in Venice Beach
these conditions. project is a
that this desalinization Understanding hand. Pain and numbness arethat sticker years.mornings and afternoons
many early (with offices across the lane from
ous foolhardy idea, and his advice isimpor- fied school District so com- Photo by X
the contributing factors is ig- Matthew Mcconaughey--be still,
parents can pick up ability
mon along with an impairedtheir “Animals don’t behave like men.
Ms. nored, our city is running on nothing
city blind in aCelebrating
tant, as is consulting with a western
butdoctorego. timely manner.
to perform tasks. Acupuncture can
children on Fountain Avenue
be effective during early and middle
protected from traffic.
If they have to fight, they fight; and
if they have to kill, they kill. But they
my heart). sadly, the organization Richard St
simply couldn’t continue due to the People’
weak market for commercials and On Mo
stages; however if the pain is burn- don’t sit down andTurning Tourists’ Heads Around
set their wits to
RED Sportsman®worse mayor it is impor-
sciatica is frequently caused by
2. The former at night,of Pacific
ing and Lantern independent films by small outfits.
low back disc injury or degenera- I’m Bogie, the ways of spoiling oth- to get this project completed by Kellen’s people a
work to devisecute Japanese chin dog in the picture and I live across the
HOT Weather-resistant, consult with 4 Dpartly be-
tive arthritis, resulting in pressure on tantGrove resigned specialist.
to bouyant. Uses a shawn, our
hurting them. August deadline. actor son-in-law,
er creatures’ lives andand the Old Bath House restaurant. each year my has
street from Lovers Point sally Grif
G causes pain cause 3165776
batteries (not included)of the controversy in- of quest for
the Feast his volunteer a career sponsore
owner, Gigi, hangs lanterns on her deck for given up theLanterns. actors are in
the sciatic nerve which Trigeminal neuralgia (facial pain) They have dignity and animality.” Many of
voked by a citizens’ vigilante Awaken your body
in the buttock D I (richard Adams, “watership Down”) veterans or current members of slowly in
that field and is doing very well emphasis
region. sufficiently most excruciating
is one of the which vigorously
$ committee Usually tour busses drive Michael
This year something new has happened. his insurance company, not what he
8 $16.99-$18.99 Value Damage has
irritated, the Enerve sendsSAVE OVERnerve pain disorders.two-for-one
N burning, pursued the city’s pastwe its highest this visitors take that Buffo’sthe lovely doing Picture hardly(I still
our deck and the morning picturesdreamed ofMotion views, Conser- vocate fo
of HARA water with his life
numbness, Pand tingling down the
E occurred to code,trigeminal nerve,
criminal the DELIVERY
potential is our way. Latelyof friends vatory, the popular Carmelfront ofschool ment in t
Holmes at any age. have hope for him), based my
ever looking the grandson the busses have stopped right inbut it puts bread
leg. sciatica is a form of painful ob- FREE LOCAL requiring the
responsible for property where and who lived in carmel. Jane was our of out of table and kibbles for Mac,
deck and the visitors have actually gotten acting. the bus to take pictures of ect put f
S A owner of a sensory data a
KEY DUPLICATION our Newand librarian and counselor the
onpicture stop. Usually the bus- People’s
struction frequently aggravated by chewing. Intense, briefto replace
tree was removed electric-like
daughter’s lanterns. we have become the doxi-mix sibling ofcast recently
Many members of the our
KNIVES occurs on the fore- must said their goodbyes, the deck is Lilah.
ses have had Asian tourists who math be wondering why as they finished their Project.” filled
wind, cold, and damp. Acupuncture
and warming moxibustion (chinese
pain typicallywith two. Invoking
head, moreCOLOR MATCHEDthe
PAINT the eyes, and near
at York school. Bob was the
ellen decided explained a good
teacher. They were I do delightful last scenes in the series. “I’ve had a re-
with chinese lanterns.good,hope that the tour guides havethat it was our
137 Dolphin Circle
Artemesia) can provide dramatic re-
a comprehensive solu-
tion to the storm-water is often
nose and mouth. The causeprob- Forming!
Pacific Grove Feast of Lanterns by tak- to explaintime reason boys, working on
people. God spared them tradition allytime to take the for ourJoe (12) and
great the this past year lantern-
lief, or a stronger technique of elec- Animal Traps, Drills, Staple Guns,
unknown. symptoms occur with ev- will (9), on a road trip, and and
decorated deck. prior to this unimagi- Remnants. I’ve met some awesomewhat a
ing them away
lem and otherCarpet Cleaning and
eryday activities such Drilling Kit city
Marina charmer in coveted Cypress Cove Plumbing Tools, issues, the
tro-acupuncturebedrooms + office, sciatica
our friendly local neighborhood. 3 for chronic 2.5 Machines, Door Lock as eating
still has the two-for-one stat- nableproud to be the dog on the deck with one of is! shawnlike to give a as
I am horror. road trip it the best drove as far
talented people…I wouldviews of the
baths, 1,521 sq.ft., 2-car garage. Move-in
with lumbar pain. brushing teeth. Facial acupuncture (831) 917-7372 Oklahoma
walk to the pageant. For with them. They visited
Kellen, years our ev-
yearly fireworks and an easyare await- huge thanks to over 20 for making50
l estate professional ready with lush, peaceful backyard. New On a happy note, we
rn & raised on the shingles flooring, appliances and much viral
(herpes zoster) is a 229 its books. Volunteers
canute onrelief, and should be con-
bring Forest Avenue who live in of across
oring guests have our daughter, Jen- erythingGrandweintroducing allon us to
703 Lighthouse Ave been able to celebrate this event. canyon, thenPacific
so the visit of the
have attempted to plant and the possible, camping that
831-646-9144 should children, cora (5) lovely annualcountry, and for to itwhen all
Grove and herbe so proud of this and incredible event and seeallowing us itpos-
onterey Peninsula. sidered a complementary therapy. Pacific Grove
infection of the skin near a nerve
$359,000 nurture trees to address the nie, people
sible, and ending in North carolina
root. The infection results in a pain- Nerve of canopy problem, but continues for years to come.
loss pain is frequently treatable Lydia (2 ½). It has been almost a a part in this project,” commented Brian
where they stayed with Larry and
fully sensitive rash, usually located
through mayor and city councilin-
the combination therapies,
Bogie and Gigi Rossman
year since we have seen them and Long shortly after his last filming. pacific grove
haveSee To THepart. Kicking27
played no PoinT Page Figure: Bogie and Gigi See information on “Crisis” and
For moreHoMeToWn TAiLS Page 27
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Recipes and more
Sexual Chocolate: Why didn’t I think of that?
Two wine-loving guys who developed his dashing good looks and Bio-Chemical Richard Oh
a “bro-mance” through a common drink- background. However, it couldn’t last for-
able interest conceive SLO Down Wines. ever… and so Chip and SLO Down Wines
Chip and Brandon met at Cal Poly five
years ago and shortly after their chance
have parted ways. And so they went back
to the dynamic duo.
Oh, have a taste!
encounter, and many compelling experi- Bo has the looks to match his intelli-
ences in the wine and viticulture world, gence. He went to school in Louisville and
these two accidental geniuses developed a studied Biochemistry and Math. He more
wine with a single goal; conquer the world looks like a surfer-dude than a scientist. I nice hues of rubies and blackberries. I pan and mix well. Bring to a boil on
by creating a wine for the newest genera- think he developed that look on his treks get muted spices and anise, plums, hints medium heat. Stir every couple minutes.
tion of wine drinkers. They brought out a out to California. He now lives on the West of bacon, with a lingering jamminess Simmer at low heat for 20 minutes. Stir
wine called Sexual Chocolate. Yes, Sexual Coast and makes wine for SLO Down Wines. on the finish. It paired nicely with the occasionally…
Chocolate. Why didn’t I think of that? Bo has made strides working with Brandon rib and BBQ sauce that I made using Let it cool then brush onto the ribs.
Two vintages and 762 cases later, the and is looking forward to their next vintage. the Sexual Chocolate. As the boys say: For best results, let it sit overnight in a
boys at SLO Down Wines found them- Let’s not forget Ethan. He is an inves- “Sexual Chocolate pairs well with late jar. This allows all the ingredients to
selves on display in the San Francisco tor as well as handles the general business nights, friends, and a second bottle of integrate better. It makes enough for a
Museum of Modern Art, sweeping the operations, oversight, and acts as an adviser. Sexual Chocolate of course.” You better rack and a half.
beverage categories at SF International I guess you can say it’s back to the “Three get some soon. They only have a few Ribs:
Chocolate Salon with four golds and a Amigos.” Ethan grew up in Pacific Grove. cases left of the 2010 vintage. You can Dry rub the ribs with your favorite
bronze, and a swelling list of accounts. He also owns a construction company called pick some up at Constance The Wine grill spices but don’t over do it. Preheat
Brandon grew up in Ventura and Hare Construction. They specialize in both Room on the corner of Ocean and Lin- the grill on medium heat. Grill the ribs
moved to San Luis Obispo to further commercial and residential construction. coln, Carmel. for 7 minutes covered. Turn the ribs over
his schooling at Cal Poly. He is not your The wine: Sexual Chocolate is a blend
BBQ Sauce and let sit for 8 minutes. Turn the ribs
average guy. Brandon is charismatic, fun, of Syrah and Zinfandel. It’s an integration
1 ¼ cup Sexual Chocolate Wine over and brush on the BBQ sauce and let
entertaining, articulate, intelligent, and old vine Zinfandel from Napa’s Howell
1 cup Ketchup sit for 5 minutes then turn over and brush
sophisticated. On top of that, he makes Mountain with warm climate Santa Barbara
½ cup dark brown sugar the other side for 5 minutes without the
wine — Sexual Chocolate wine! Syrah. The Zinfandel presents a rich, warm
¼ cup red wine vinegar cover. Repeat the last step one more time.
Bo completed the “Three Amigos.” feel that could be confused with biting into
1 tablespoon lemon juice Add a salad and cornbread as I have
The decision to bring Bo aboard was made a chocolate covered cherry, while the Syrah
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce done or any other sides you prefer. Enjoy
after 13.2 seconds of consideration due to adds a smooth, deep and refined finish. It has
2 cloves garlic, minced the rest of bottle of Sexual Chocolate with
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder your meal and don’t forget to share. If you
black pepper and chili powder to taste have any suggestions or comments, please
email me at Richard@ottercovewines.com
Combine all ingredients in a sauce- Cheers!
Jewish Food for the Soul!
Jewish Food Festival
Sunday, August 26
10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Barbecue Sauce on Ribs
Feast of Lanterns
Additional Donors and Supporters
Here are some more of the great folks who made this year’s
Feast of Lanterns event such a success: Sunday,
Business Partner Dragon Donors
Monarch Court Reporting $100 - $249
Gary and Judy Bales
Crown Bearer Donors
$1 - $49
Larry and Marsha Dempsey
The Barrett Gamble Family
James and Linda Hogan
Congregation Beth Israel
Mary Ann Burke Cameron
Jane Haines Dave and Judy Roberts
The Headley Family Bonnie L. Tucker
Wonderful Arts &
Bob and Sharon Loomis
Carmel Middle School for Speedy Shuttle Bus Service
Steven and Donna McAtee
Beef & Pastrami Sandwiches
Israeli Folk Dancing Corned
Jim and Linda Pagnella Also, a big thank you to Moe Cheesecake, he
tMatzah Ball Soup
Gratia Plante Ammar for his encourage- Free
ment and support, to Cedar Children’s Play Area Latkes, Knishes and lots, lots more!
Marsha Zeitlin for helping out and to all Park at Carmel Middle School for Speedy ShuttleAlisa
The Zuniga Family those who decorated their Free Parking! Free Admission! Klezmer
homes and businesses. Free
Park at Carmel Middle School for speedy Shuttle Bus ServiceMobilee
Court Circle Donors Featuring
$50 - $99 These folks should have Free Entertainment!ineman
F Sponsored By:Sponsored
Carol Fuessenich been listed in the program
as well as our thank you ad.
Featuring music by Hoo-‐Tza-‐Tza,
Mark and Jayne Lord Alisa Fineman & Kimball Hurd Mobilee
Mr and Mrs M.E. Meadows Please forgive the president Congregation Beth Israel Sponsored
Dorcas Owens for this oversight. I am hugely 5716 Carmel Valley Road, 624-2015 Sea
Hoo Tza-Tza, Zambra, and Klezmer by the Sea
Wheelie Mobilee from MY Museum Pets
Robert and Conni Sanchez sorry. www.carmelbethisrael.org
- Marabee Boone Congregation Beth Israel Please!
No Pets United
5716 Carmel Valley Road, 624-2015
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In The Money
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Stop by or call today on Cost of Capital, finding that Pacific Gas and
evidence in the CPUC’s proceedingto schedule your free review. Yes, we are revisiting one of our have been sued by the states of California,
Electric Company’s (PG&E) request for an 11 percent Return on Equity far exceeds articles from last year. Both the IRS and Wisconsin and Texas for false advertising.
both the company’s revenue needs and market standards. California are relentless with tax filing Ms. Karen Hawkins, Director of the
John C Hantelman
DRA recommends that the appropriate Return on Equity (“ROE,” or the revenue enforcement and the collection of income Office of Professional Responsibility,
that shareholders can expect to earn on their investment) should be 8.75%, which would
Financial savings to
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August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times • Page 15
Out and About with Seniors
Make This a Golden Age
Ocean View features a
Kitten Adoption Program.
Piracy on the high seas
We work with PG Animal
Control to find homes for
abandoned and homeless
Captain Jeffrey Kline, kittens. Please call to find
USN (RET), Professor out who’s looking for a
of Practice, Operations home today!
Research at Naval Post
Graduate School spoke at Full Service
Canterbury Woods recently
on the subject of piracy.
High seas piracy con-
tinues to be an issue of mar-
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itime security in modern 109 Central Avenue • PG • 831.649.4111 • www.ovvh.com
day times, albeit without
the peg legs, parrots and
skull & cross bone flags.
The current hot bed of
piracy is the Indian Ocean,
off the coast of Somalia in
particular. Pirates take the
cargo and sometimes the
crew for ransom (they’re
not interested in the cargo It seems
itself―or having to try while it ha
and sell it). And given that dles we st
shipping is a $7-9 trillion form thing
industry―it was often cost implement
effective for insurance to my dream
just pay them to recover ance appli
their goods. and that it
But when the safety Captain Jeffrey Kline, USN (RET) sonal data
of a crew is at stake, it be- No questio
comes a different story. At this time the two best deterrents seem to be Private Security things that
Forces, which must board once the ship is underway and arms are not allowed into No signatu
ports. Once pirates realize a vessel is prepared to engage them, they quickly move cal inform
away and onto easier targets. And there is also fighting piracy with “piracy” in the so do not exp
called Catch and Release approach, where an international coalition boards boats that sweet.
seem suspicious (fishing boats without the proper supplies such as nets and carrying You will
caches of weapons, etc.). regardless
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Weapons are thrown overboard, water supplies are depleted and the boats are have cover
pointed back to shore so they can fend for themselves. As Director of Maritime Defense problem o
and Security Research Programs Kline led an interesting discourse on the subject and for this co
answered the many questions generated by the audience who hadn’t really pondered a decline
the subject until now. more sick
Monterey Library presents talk on But wait!
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The Monterey Public Library presents Boomer Up! Planning for Long Term Care plete partic
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Page 16 • CEDAR STREET Times • August 17, 2012
PG Chamber Art Walk
Community High School nurtures trees coming Fri., Sept. 7
Another class, another generation of Monterey Pines Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will host the
next Wine, Art & Music Walk on Friday, September 7,
from 6:00-9:00 pm. in downtown Pacific Grove. Biba
Boutique located at 211 Forest Avenue will be joining
the growing number of participants in the Wine, Art and
Music Walk. Additional participating venues include
Studio Nouveau – 170 B Grand Avenue, Barry Marshall
Studio – 213 Grand Avenue, Strouse and Strouse Studio
Gallery – 178 Grand Avenue, Glenn Gobel Custom
Frames – 562 Lighthouse Avenue, Sprout Boutique –
210 ½ Forest Avenue, Sun Studios - 208 Forest Avenue,
Tessuti Zoo - 171 Forest Avenue, and Artisana Gallery –
309-A Forest Avenue. The Pacific Grove Art Center- will
open from 7:00-9:00 pm as well.
The event is complimentary and open to the public.
Art Walk maps are available at any of the above loca-
tions or the Chamber. For more information, contact the
Chamber at (831) 373-3304.
1st Friday continues to
draw eclectic crowds
Pacific Grove Poetry Collective, under the guidance
of PG’s Poet in Residence, Dr. Mossberg, has joined
forces with 1st Friday. Their initial offering took place
at Artisana Gallery on Forest Avenue.
Suzie Joyce, Adrianne Jonson, Donna Wobber and
Taylor Rhyne read personal selections of traditional and
contemporary haiku poetry. Each word floated amidst
the star spangled ethnic window treatments and earthen
treasured objects d’art as units of meaningful language
misted just above the aura of subtle, sensitive musical
improvisational sounds by “Sabi,” Yoriko Hongo, creat-
ing a chorus of combined cloud-like word designs which
produced lingering echoes of images and feelings to keep.
This 30 minutes of luscious readings introduced
Instructor Brad Woodyard and his dedicated Community High School Students are back at work in their
Manuel Balesteri’s current provocative photographic gal-
valiant attempt to restore our dwindling forest. The Monterey Pine seedlings planted last year by the
lery hanging of “Love Bugs” which will remain available
students have doubled in size. Ninety percent of the Monterey Pine Seedlings given to the school by the
for viewing through August 31st.
Pebble Beach Company have survived their first year. This is a remarkable record reflecting greatly on the
Topping this generous evening were delectable
students care of the small trees and the quality of the trees given them. This year, with funding assistance
chocolate delights. Homemade etheric marshmallows
from the city of Pacific Grove, Community High students will utilize the school’s greenhouse to plant 1000
drenched in dark chocolate, Sandy Hamm’s delicate melt
Monterey Pine Seeds. In addition two hundred seedlings will be planted this fall in close proximity to those
in your mouth, fresh, banana bread with melted chocolate
planted last year. The stewardship skills nurtured by last year’s students toward our community forest will
morsels and a host of specially selected treats, as usual.
carry over for the rest of their lives. Photo by Al Saxe,
Note your calendar, plans are in progress for First
Fridays in September, October, November and December
Beer and wine events at
Monterey County Fair
Attention beer and wine aficionados: The Monterey
County Fair is offering two great events during the Fair.
Celebrate our award-winning wines from Central
California. Enjoy the “Wine Challenge at the Fair,”
a very special Wine Tasting event on Thurs., Aug. 30
from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Agriculture Building
featuring Gold Medal and other award-winning wines
chosen from a private judge tasting at the Central Coast
Wine Competition. Pre-sale tickets may be purchased on
the Fair’s website, www.montereycountyfair.com or in
the Fair Administration Office for $20 and includes fair
admission. Tickets will also be sold at the door for $20
the evening of the event.
On Friday, August 31st from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.,
on Military Day at the 76th Annual Monterey County Fair,
don’t miss the popular “Beer Stampede Beer Tasting”
event in the “Beer Garden Area”, the Garden area adjacent
to the Payton Garden Stage. The Beer Stampede is held
to benefit the Monterey County Fair Heritage Founda-
tion, a 501c3 non-profit organization that supports the
functions of the Monterey County Fair and promotes Ag
education. The public will enjoy sampling a wide array
of local and regional brews. Tickets are $20 in advance
(which includes Fair admission) or $20 at the event and
are available online at www.montereycountyfair.com or
at the Fair administrative office. Space is limited so be
sure to order tickets early.
Fairgoers can park at Shoreline Community Church,
2500 Garden Road, from Wednesday - Friday at a cost
of $5.00 per vehicle and take a free shuttle bus to the
Fairgrounds. From Friday - Monday, fairgoers can
park for $5.00 at Monterey Peninsula College with free
transportation provided by Monterey Salinas Transit.
Show your pre-sale ticket for a free trip to the Fair from
anywhere on MST.
The Monterey County Fairgrounds is a premiere
event center set on 22 oak-studded acres with ample
parking. It is home of the annual Monterey County Fair,
host to many major and private events on the Central
Coast, and the site of the Monterey Bay Race Place, a
Satellite Wagering Facility. The Monterey County Fair
is the 7th District Agricultural Association of the State
August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times • Page 17
These little cars show a lot of TLC
Little cars we love to love: The Little Car Show in downtown Pacific Grove has
become a beloved part of Auto Week. Little cars, some of dubious parentage,
go on display during this show where they don’t have to compete with Rolls
Royces and Cadillacs.
Photos by Peter Mounteer
Page 18 • CEDAR STREET Times • August 17, 2012
More little cars than you could shake a popsicle stick at
Popsicles and parrots, a Volkswagen Thing and more. There was something
for everyone at the Little Car Show Wed., Aug. 15 in downtown Pacific Grove.
August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times • Page 19
Health and Well-Being
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As this baby you know now that
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Page 20 • CEDAR STREET Times • August 17, 2012
Home at last: Homeless are ‘good people’ Community
On the hillside behind Whole Foods, Erika Fiske Emergency
not far from a dumpster and some crates
where the homeless sit and talk, there’s a Response Team
grave site marked by a piece of marble. On Homeless on the Peninsula
the marble are these words: Marley Gwin,
6-2-09 to 6-3-11, Loyal Friend and Loved
Companion, RIP. Industrial Park, and numerous projects voice. But Ray took a long time to get over
Marley was a bird, and he was indeed involving traffic studies, designing roads the loss of his friend. “It took months until
he would go on my shoulder, because that
loved. He came into Timothy’s life from a and water studies, to name a few. But when
pet store cage. Being homeless and having he hit bottom with cocaine, he quit his job was Polly’s shoulder.”
the time, Timothy would go each day to a and all he had worked for. Timothy stood up from his crate and,
local pet store to talk with Marley as the
bird looked out from his cage. He bright-
I asked Timothy if he’d want to return
to engineering if he could. “I’m almost
with Ray perched on his shoulder, asked
me to follow. We walked up to Marley’s training
grave. Timothy apologized for the with-
begins Sept. 6
ened Marley’s long days behind bars. 60,” he said. “I doubt if anybody would
“He got attached to me,” Timothy ad- take the time to invest in me.” ered flowers and wiped the marble with his
mitted. So one day the shop keeper asked And then again, he might not want to hand. He noted that Jellybean was buried
return to the old life. “Being homeless is elsewhere in the hills, far away from the The Community Emergency
if he wanted to hold the bird. As she was Response Team (CERT) Program
reaching for Marley, he bit her. very enlightening,” he said, noting that he traffic that ended the bird’s life.
finally has the time to learn about people. I turned and walked into the chilly educates people about disaster
Then Timothy put his finger out, preparedness for hazards that may
Marley climbed aboard and the bird was And Timothy no longer stays awake ev- wind. After saying my good-byes, I
ery night thinking about designs. Now he headed toward my car. Looking back one impact their area and trains them in
his. Timothy could only afford $100, so making their family safe, basic disas-
the price was reduced for him, and the sleeps in a tent with a warm bird cuddled last time, it occurred to me that Timothy
by him and the soothing sounds of wind wasn’t homeless at all. In fact, Timothy ter response skills, such as fire safety,
shop keeper made up the rest. Timothy had light search and rescue, team organi-
the bird for about a half year, and it went blowing through the trees. was home . . . at last.
zation, and disaster medical opera-
everywhere with him. But one day he got
into Timothy’s pack and ate a chocolate
“I’m not dissatisfied with my posi-
tion,” he said. “The homeless are good Science Saturday tions. Using the training learned in
the classroom and during exercises,
Timothy doesn’t miss his life of riches
people. There are a lot of good people
trying to help each other out. We have a will feature fossils CERT members can assist their fam-
lot of time to talk. We’re not in a hurry.” Tell the kids about this one! On Sat- ily and others in their neighborhood
or his job in engineering with the City of urday, August 25 from 11a.m.-3p.m. at the or workplace following an event
Monterey. He doesn’t miss the fancy cars And there’s plenty of time for dogs
or birds or whatever pet is carried along. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History when professional responders are
he used to drive, or the girls who hung on 165 Forest Avenue, there will be a not immediately available to help.
around back then. He doesn’t miss the When Timothy was crushed by the loss of
Marley, friends came to his aid, collect- Fossil-themed Family Science Saturday. This training is offered free of
stress of today’s society. But when Marley This free event will give attending charge. Next class is an evening
died, Timothy was devastated. ing money to purchase another bird. One
employee at a real estate office contributed families the opportunity to decorate fos- series, starting Thurs., Sept. 6.
As he talked about his life, the former sils necklaces, create a fossil imprint, win This is an excellent family ex-
civil engineer sat on a plastic crate near the $100. And Timothy made the trip to San
Jose to buy another bird, Jellybean. prizes and more. The Carmel Valley Gem perience. To enroll, send an e-mail
recycle truck behind Whole Foods. Slim, and Mineral Society has partnered with the to: firstname.lastname@example.org
with trim white hair and a tanned face Again he had the bird for months,
until he took his eyes off Jellybean for a Museum for this month’s event. Those without e-mail may call: 831
lined by sun and weather, he scanned the Donations are appreciated. For more 646-3416
area with his gray/blue eyes. Seated on his few minutes. Jellybean ran into the street
and was hit. information please contact Lori Mannel,
shoulder was a beautiful green parrot that Executive Director at 831.648.5718
would sometimes creep beneath his coat “I said never again,” Timothy re-
in search of warmth. Shade was moving called. But around Christmas, while visit-
into the area from nearby trees, and there
was a chilly wind.
ing his brother, he was introduced to Polly,
a parrot known for its cheerful “Hello”
and “Hi.” Again, Polly was his soul mate,
Jennifer Alexander, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist
Like so many of the homeless, Timo-
thy has a good heart. He likes living accompanying him everywhere, including First-time clients receive either:
among people who share what little they his job at The Bird Store, where Timothy
have--people who have come to realize stacked birdseed once a week. • $10 off a 60-minute therapeutic
that money doesn’t buy true happiness. A visitor one day said her daughter massage (regularly $65); or
As he spoke, there were several homeless was getting rid of her beautiful green
seated around him and higher up the hill, bird—an Eclectus—because her job re- • $20 off a 90-minute therapeutic
under some trees. quired traveling and the bird was so bored massage (regularly $90)
Timothy has been homeless off and that it was plucking its feathers. That’s the
on for the past 13 years, and he blames bird Timothy has on his shoulder today, 227 Grand Avenue, Suite #5
his troubles on the cocaine he began us- still missing a lot of feathers, but slowly
ing in his 30s. Years later, he left that drug getting better, he said. Pacific Grove • 831-238-4248
behind, but kept the homeless life. The parrot’s name is Montey Ray,
Timothy was born in Vienna, Austria, and he comes from New Guinea. He and http://jenniferalexandercmt.com
the son of an Army man. His family lived Polly got along well, although Polly liked
all over Europe, Japan and the United to sneak up on Ray and bite his toenails.
States. After earning a degree in civil en- One day, while Timothy was working on
gineering from CSU at Fresno, Timothy a job getting rid of weeds, he put Ray in
got a job with the City of Monterey as an a harness and tried to put Polly in a cage.
engineer. Instead, Polly flew off and was never seen
If you live here, chances are you’ve again.
benefitted from Timothy’s work. He has “I like to believe she’s fine wherever
helped design sidewalks, the Ryan Ranch she is,” he said, a touch of sadness in his
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Mary Arnold Otter Views
Library News . . . Check it Out!
The Library’s NEW HOURS
Small town, big changes
beginning Tuesday, August 14: It was a foggy Sunday morning on Grand Avenue. A neighbor’s garage sale
offered a shoe shine kit for a buck, so I took it home, sat on the front porch and started
Tuesday through Thursdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
working the waxy brown polish into my loafers.
Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During pauses, my gaze turned uphill to the old Holman Building, which looms
Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. over this part of town like a pink colossus. Shrouded in mist and orbited by seagulls,
it looked like a Navy hospital ship back from the Gulf wars.
Despite its imposing bulk, the building has grown on me since I’ve lived in its
figurative shadow. As the neighborhood’s principal rookery, Holman’s rooftop launches
skyward the great spiraling, wheeling, clattering storm of sea gulls that reminds me at
all times where I am.
SUMMER READING CLUB came to a close and was rated as a ‘huge success’ The building is also lofty enough to catch the first and last light of clear days.
by everyone attending. More than 530 children ages 2-15 signed up to read for While lesser buildings recline in darkness, the Holman bathes in the soft rose hues of
prizes during the months of June and July. 115 participants read more than 50 morning or evening like Mount Shasta smoldering in the alpenglow.
books or 1,250 pages. Altogether the young people read a total of 9,650 books So yes, the Holman Building has grown on me, and soon it may grow on the
or 240,500 pages. town as well. Plans recently publicized envision a 400-room hotel abutting the present
Holman’s and running downhill to Central, where it would soar seven stories above
The Pacific Grove Li-
brary’s Senior Librarian, Lisa
Maddalena and Staff did an
excellent job this summer
Lego® Party A Family tragedy on
That’s a big hotel.
14th and Ricketts
significant consequences for its future.
If built as presently planned, it would have major impacts on the town and
Proponents say: “Go for it. How often does
keeping the little ones busy someone come along who can chunk $25 million into the local economy for a classy
Mayor carmelita Garcia has
reading and entertained with
10 special programs.
Children earned tickets
new hotel? And if not now, when?”
couldJeAnne oLin moribund economy. It could also gentrify the neighborhood,
RowThose in favor say the hotel would provide construction and staff jobs that
help kick-start a
announced she will be seeking
re-election in November.
she has served as mayor for
redeemable for prizes af- seed empty storefronts with new businesses, and lodge visitors who otherwise mightHer focus
the past three years.
ter reading so many pages. I woke this revenues from the hotel could
go elsewhere. Taxmorning in beautiful Pacific help Pacific Grove pay its bills, a
will remain on being transparent,
They had fun with the Wild Grove to a blue California marine fog
growing concern for sky. The municipalities.had asking tough questions, stay-
Thing Animal Show and were Opponents basically say “whoa, not gulls
made an early exit. I watched the sea so fast.” ing focused on solutions, being
mysti-fied by the magicians circling above my house. I love them
happilyThey contend the hotel originally proposed in the 1990s was prudent and, more
financially a four-story
and enjoyed the music of although I have a red car with a retrofitted
“boutique” project that would occupywhite polka Holman importantly, representing the vot-
Building, not a 400-room
Patricia Shih. dots.
abutment. They say the new project’s block-long, block-wideers. footprint and seven-story
Little girls were dressed in all their Then, outsized for I remembered They also
profile are with a start,the surroundings.the tragic raise parking, trafficGarcia acknowledges
Mayor and view cor-
At the Lego Party, story going
ridor issues. on outside my door. This week
finery at the Fancy Nancy party. A that Pacific Grove has faced
children received It gull was killed by a crucial civic debate. But there’s more on the docket. and it’s
a mothershapes up as a lively anddriver on 14th tough economic times
promenade around the library along certificates for Lego she left a family – a very young fam-
street. In addition to the hotel proposal, town policymakers also must weighshe has made
with everyone enjoying pink cup- not over yet. zoning
designs such as ily. They would permit alcohol service street.
changes that had followed her into theuntil midnight at liquor licensees other than over the
many difficult decisions
cakes and butterfly cookies was the funniest, scariest, Animal control was called and took one
highlight of the day. Lisa Maddalena, Senior restaurants. years to streamline government
tall-est. etc. As with the left two prospect of birds
baby away. They hotel, thesmall youngwine bars, brew pubs, tasting rooms and in order
and increase efficiency
behind. has both supporters and
taverns springing up along Lighthouse and Forest Avenuesto maintain the balance of pro-
FALL CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS The neighborhood cared. reasons. Whatever
opponents, for many of the same People slowed one’s viding essential services, and will
enacted, would alter the town’s ambience andeven
opinion, the new rules, if
their cars. Neighbors brought seed and atmosphere. continue to do so.
The Pacific Grove Public Library’s Storytimes will begin their Fall Schedule as follows: the policymakers have gull watched
fish forIfthe birds. The fathertheir way, the zoning changes sought for the preserving our
Protecting and hotel
Pre-school Storytime: September 5 on Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. his brood from a roof purveyors would hops
and for stand-alone liquorand occasionallyend up as ballotnaturalinassets and our environ-
down to help them feed. give voters a say in determining the town’s economic
Ostensibly, that would ment that draws thousands of tour
Baby Storytime: September 6 on Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. andNature and people can be cruel. has been, and Pacific
cultural future. Those who want a livelier, more prosperous, higher-octanewill continue to be
After-school Storytime: September 5 on Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. her. As a lower business advocat
Grove could vote for thecan be changes. Those who prefer a quieter,strong profile,
Nature and people zoning kind.
lower wattage PG could vote against. May the more populartinue win.
I am anxious to see the babies this morn- plan to work toward improving the
economy and who are
But even that seemingly democratic tack is controversial. Many encouraging other
ing. I hope they have survived another night
locate in time and more
unfamiliar with or undecided about the zoning proposals want more Pacific Grove by support
in this very confusing, cruel and kind world.
Ann Scanlon was the raffle winner of the library’s 2012 Adult Summer
specifics. They say November is too soon, and they may have a point.
Reading Program. Participants in the program received a raffle ticket for every
Proposals this far-reaching warrant a long, thorough and careful screening.
book read and reviewed in June and July. Ann was presented with a basket for
It’s a small town. These are big changes.
booklovers―with a book light, books, an audiobook, bookmarks and gift cer-
tificates to the Book Buyers, the Works book-store, and the International Cuisine
Restaurant. Other door prizes were, of course, books.
The other big winner was the Dewey Decimal System because the summer
program was designed to encourage the reviewers to read across the library’s col-
lection by choosing a book from each Dewey section (000-generalities, 100-Phi-
losophy and Psychology, 200-Religion, 300-Social Science, 400-Language,
500-Science, 600-Technology, 700-The Arts, 800-Literature, 900-Geography and
History, and Fiction). Discussion at the reception centered around the 57 books
reviewed and the bene-fits of reading outside your preferred genre or subject field.
The reviews will be available at the reference desk for your browsing pleasure
and future book club ideas. Thank you to all our wonderful reviewers.
Lisa Maddalena, Senior Librarian, is reading “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand, as 1116 Forest Ave. Suite B
well as John Sand-ford mysteries. She is watching “Being Elmo”, a documentary
about the man who plays Elmo on Ses-ame Street. Fairway Shopping Center
Mary Elturk is reading “Cleopatra” by Stacy Schiff and “Quiet: the Power of
Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” by Susan Cain. She is watching (Corner of Forest & David Ave.)
“Philadelphia” and “Midsomer Murders: Set 20”.
Ivete Botsford is reading “Blue Nights” by Joan Didion and “Five Things We
Cannot Change” by David Richo.
Staff Changes 11am - 10pm Everyday
Buffet 11am - 2pm (Mon-Fri)
Two of the Library’s wonderful part-time reference
librarians, Denise Sallee, the library’s outstanding local Dinner Buffet, Wed. 5pm - 8pm
history librarian; and Erik Thurman, our “tech” Librar-
ian have taken on different jobs. Erik has taken a full- 1 Large 1 Large 2 Medium
time position with Monterey County Library as branch
manager in Gonzales. They will be missed by staff and 1 Topping Specialty 2 Topping
At the same time, the Library is welcoming two new $12.99 + Tax Pizza $22.99 + Tax
part-time Library Assistants:
Tina Spellman, who is actually returning to the Can not be combined with
$17.99 + Tax Can not be combined with
Library staff after a year’s absence, and Breanna Dono- any other special offer. Can not be combined with any other special offer.
frio, who also works at the Pacific Grove Chamber of any other special offer.
18 AuguST 1, 2012
Page 22 • CEDAR STREET Times • August 17, 2012
Local hotels eligible for free recycle baskets
The Monterey Regional Waste Management
Instructors sought by Parks
District (MRWMD) is offering, at no charge, re- The Monterey Peninsula Regional Priority will be given to programs
cycling bins designed for hotel, inn and motel in- Park District (mprpd.org) is seeking that support MPRPD’s mission, are con-
room use in Pacific Grove. The number available instructors for nature, conservation, and servation, sustainability and ecologically-
is limited. environmental-related courses, work- oriented; are explorative and share infor-
State Assembly Bill 341, which took effect shops, activities and events in the fall and mation about the richness and diversity
on July 1, makes recycling mandatory for businesses winter. These are paid contract Outdoor of this area’s natural and cultural history,
that generate four cubic yards or more of commercial Educators positions. and are educational, inquiry-based and
solid waste per week. Those interested in applying thematic in approach.
The plastic recycle bins are being made avail- should be enthusiastic, skilled individuals The current spring/summer Let’s Go
able to help businesses with their efforts. Each has with a passion for the outdoors who want Outdoors! guide shows the types of classes
a capacity of 14 quarts (see attached photo). to share their knowledge and interests currently being offered. It is also available
Hotels, inns and motels need to place the about the Monterey Bay region. at mprpd.org.
bins in their guest rooms for guest use. They may Applicants will need to complete Applications will be reviewed and
also be used in office areas for employees. an online program proposal with a course selected applicants interviewed in person.
The recycle bins were purchased with grant funding and are available free of description at www.mprpd.org or may Programs will be included in the MPRPD’s
charge to participating hotels, inns and motels. call 372-3196, ext. 102, for additional Let’s Go Outdoors! fall/winter program
For more information or to arrange to receive the free recycle bins, interested information. guide. The programs run from October
businesses should contact Lewis Leader, MRWMD consultant, at 659-5528, Monday The deadline to apply is August 24. into March.
through Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
The mission of the MRWMD is to provide the highest quality, cost-efficient
integrated waste management services to the greater Monterey Peninsula while preserv-
ing the environment and protecting public health through the reduction, reuse, recycling
and safe disposal of the waste stream.
Jewish Food Festival will offer
delicious Jewish Food
Mark your calendars: Congre- ture acclaimed folk artists Alisa Fine-
gation Beth Israel (CBI) is hosting man and Kimball Hurd; Hoo-Tza-Tza,
its 25th Anniversary Jewish Food a Santa Cruz-based band that special-
Festival on Sunday, August 26. The izes in Klezmer and Gypsy music;
event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to Klezmer by the Sea; and Zambra, a
4 p.m. at 5716 Carmel Valley Road. women’s vocal group singing Jewish
Admission to the Jewish Food Festi- Diaspora. There will be a silent auc-
val is free. tion, storytelling by Susan Newton,
The Jewish Food Festival has sanctuary tours, and handmade crafts
been sharing delicious Jewish food for sale from local artisans, as well as a
with the entire community for a Jewish wedding enactment. It features
quarter of a century. Guests will activities for children of all ages. My
be treated to savory comfort foods, Museum, a Monterey County Youth
soulful, ethnic dance and music and Museum, will bring its ever-popular
other inclusive cultural activities. This Wheelie Mobilee, capturing the kids’
event is disabled accessible. There is curiosity and creativity.
free parking at Carmel Middle School, The Jewish Food Festival is spon-
where frequent shuttle will be avail- sored by KION, Peninsula Com-
able. No pets, please. munications, Santa Barbara Bank &
Congregation members will be Trust, Ryan Ranch Medical Group,
cooking and serving up a wide array the United Jewish Community of the
of traditional foods to soothe and Monterey Peninsula and Ellyn and
satisfy one’s desire to nosh. Expect Leon Vickman. Congregation Beth
to indulge in classics such as, po- Israel makes every effort to protect 198 Country Club Gate
tato latkes, kugel, challah, rugelach, the planet by actively participating in Pacific Grove • 372-0866
blintzes, corned beef and pastrami programs to reduce and recycle waste www.discoveryshop-pacificgrove.com
American Cancer Society: 800.227.2345
sandwiches, kosher hot dogs and from the festival.
world-famous matzah ball soup. Congregation Beth Israel was
“The congregation looks forward chartered in 1954 as the Jewish Com-
to this event each year because it is munity of the Monterey Peninsula. To-
an opportunity not only to celebrate day, it serves the spiritual, educational
our culture, but also to introduce and and social needs of Jewish people and
share what we love about it with you, their families. CBI is affiliated with the
your friends and family,” says Rabbi Union for Reform Judaism.
Bruce Greenbaum, spiritual leader of For more information, please
Congregation Beth Israel. “After all, visit www.carmelbethisrael.org or call
who doesn’t love Jewish Food!” 831.624.2015.
Musical entertainment will fea-
Jeff Kimball and Alisa Fineman are among the entertainers who
will perform at the 25th Anniversary of the Jewish Food Festival.
August 17, 2012 • CEDAR STREET Times • Page 23
The Green Page
Monterey Bay Aquarium: There be dragons!
the male will change his swim pattern to
The Monterey Bay Aquarium animal distribute the young over a larger area.
care team and a nurturing weedy sea The mission of the Monterey Bay
dragon dad have achieved a milestone Aquarium is to inspire conservation of
reached by only four other aquariums in the oceans.
North America: the birth of a brood of sea
More than 80 of the inch-long fish Monterey Peninsula
– Australian relatives of the seahorse –
began hatching on July 22. The father,
Regional Park Dist.
who carried the eggs in a brood pouch
under his tail, delivered the young in
classes this week
The Monterey Peninsula Re-
a sea dragon display that’s part of the
gional Park District’s (mprpd.org)
aquarium’s special exhibition, “The Secret
upcoming nature offerings include
Lives of Seahorses.” The last eggs hatched
kayaking on Monterey Bay and a free
on August 2.
program of understanding crabs.
The young are being raised behind the
Full details follow. To learn
scenes for now, said Associate Curator of
about all activities of the Monterey
Fish and Invertebrates Jonelle Verdugo,
Peninsula Regional Park District, see
who heads the seahorse husbandry team
its Let’s Go Outdoors! guide or go to
at the aquarium. If they survive and thrive,
visitors may get to see them as part of the
Weedy sea dragon daddy gave birth recently. •
special exhibition. Others will be trans-
ferred to colleague institutions with the Summer Fun! Kayaking the
Association of Zoos and Aquariums. dragon remained on exhibit and was free are native to the southern and eastern Bay
“We are so excited about these to swim about as usual while he was giv- coasts of Australia. While not classified as Observe amazing marine wildlife
births,” Verdugo said. “We’ve had success ing birth. Each day, the young were moved threatened in the wild, they are considered of the Monterey Bay by kayak. Glide
with a couple species of pipefish and half behind the scenes as they hatched, and vulnerable due to over collecting for the along the water’s surface watching as
a dozen species of seahorses, but this is a placed in smaller aquariums to receive home aquarium trade. Both species are animals splash, frolic and soar. This
first for our weedy sea dragons.” closer attention from caregivers. protected under Australian law, and it is natural history tour is fun for begin-
Verdugo said her team drew on the “Sea dragon pregnancies pose a lot illegal to take or export them without a ning and experienced paddlers of all
experiences of colleagues at the Aquarium of challenges for us,” she said. “We’ve permit. ages. Guide and gear are provided.
of the Pacific in Long Beach, the Georgia gotten through several of them and now “If we and other aquariums continue Instructor: Monterey Bay Kayaks.
Aquarium in Atlanta and Melbourne have living baby sea dragons. We know to have success in breeding weedy sea Ages 3-adult, children 12 and
Aquarium in Australia, all of whom gener- there are more challenges ahead, and we dragons, that will go a long way toward under must be accompanied by a paid
ously shared information about their own hope we’ll be able to raise all of the babies eliminating the pressure to collect sea adult, Friday, August 17, 9:30 AM-
work breeding sea dragons. to adulthood.” dragons from the wild,” Verdugo said. 12:30 PM, Monterey Bay Kayaks,
Verdugo was also in touch with Sea- “Just having the pregnancy and births Leafy and weedy sea dragons are 693 Del Monte Ave, Monterey. Cost:
World Orlando, whose sea dragon was is a great indication that we’ve created an closely related to seahorses and pipefish. ages 3-6, $35 (district resident), $39
carrying eggs and gave birth around the environment in which our sea dragons are With all of these fishes it’s the males who (non-district resident); ages 7 and
same time. Tennessee Aquarium in Chat- thriving,” she added. carry the young. up, $50/$55; or $175/$193 for group
tanooga has also bred weedy sea dragons. Like their more flamboyant cousins, Sea dragons have long, slender bodies of four.
Verdugo said the papa weedy sea the leafy sea dragons, weedy sea dragons with leaflike projections that help them •
blend in with the seaweeds where they Crabby Family Day (Free)
live. Weedy sea dragons can grow to be Don’t miss this crabby commo-
18 inches long, and are usually reddish in tion! Get your feet wet and dig into
color with yellow spots. the sand as you collect, count, measure
During breeding, males and females and then release sand crabs during
hover side by side, mirroring each other’s low tide. This exciting exploration
movements but with tails curved away provides valuable information for
from each other. They rise up in the water the Monterey Bay National Marine
column, just like seahorses, to transfer the Sanctuary as it studies, protects and
eggs onto a brood patch on the underside preserves Monterey Bay. Instructors:
of the male’s tail. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural His-
Gestation typically lasts 6-8 weeks, tory LiMPETS (Long-term Monitor-
and the babies hatch out over the course of ing Program and Experiential Training
a few days. In the wild, as the babies hatch, for Students) Staff.
Ages: 6-adult, children 13 and
younger must be accompanied by an
adult, Saturday, August 18, 2 PM-4
Short nature films PM, Monterey beach location (see
mprpd.org for details.) Free.
featured Aug. 21 •
On Tuesday, August 21 at 7p.m. at To register online, go to mprpd.
the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural org and register with Visa, Mas-
History there will be a program shown terCard or Discover. Walk-in
of three short nature films about Pacific registrations are accepted Tuesday-
Grove’s shoreline. Residents and visitors Friday from 11 AM to 1 PM at the
alike will enjoy a peek into some special MPRPD office, 60 Garden Court,
shoreline nature scenes, each film is about Suite 325, Monterey (checks,
15 minutes long. The films to be shown money orders and credit cards ac-
are “The Sanderlings of Asilomar Beach”, cepted). Pre-registration is strongly
“The Blue Banded Hermit Crab”, and “The recommended. There will be an
Arch of Pacific Grove”. The event will additional charge of $5 to register
be facilitated by filmmakers Steven and on the day of class (space permit-
Mary Albert. For museum members the ting). On-site registration will begin
cost of admission is free, general admis- 20 minutes prior to the start of class.
sion is $5. For more information please All check-in and registration closes
contact Lori Mannel, Executive Direc- 5 minutes before the class begins.
tor at 831.648.5718 or Annie Holdren, For more information, please call
Education and Exhibitions Curator, at Joseph at 372-3196, ext. 102, or
831.648.5716 ext 17. send an e-mail to narvaez@mprpd.
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REAL ESTATE BULLETIN
574 Lighthouse Ave. · Pacific Grove · (831) 372-7700 · www.BrattyandBluhm.com
THIS WEEKS PREMIER LISTING
For more detailed information
NT! on market conditions or for
information on other areas of the
Monterey Peninsula please
Bill Bluhm, Broker
(831) 375-2183 x 100
197 Ocean View Blvd.
Prime, unobstructed , spectacular bay
views from Lovers Point to Hopkins Apts., Condos, Duplexes
Marine Station. Just a few minutes walk to Studio close to town and beach PG $1100
Monterey Bay Aquarium and Cannery 2/2 Condo in Forest Grove HOA PG $1900
Row, this single level, 3 bed, 2 bath, front 3/2 Duplex near Asilomar PG $2000
line home is ready for you to move right in.
Bill Bluhm 4/3 Large home w/ upgrades Marina $2500
Offered at $1,275,000 (831) 277-2782
To find out more about area rentals visit:
FEATURED LISTINGS Or call our property manager at (831) 372-6400
G! G! E
LISTIN LISTIN LU SIV
NEW NEW E EXC
3056 Larkin Road 3058 Berney Drive 238 Lobos Avenue
Pebble Beach Marina Pacific Grove
Nestled among the Monterey Pines and situated on a “Like new” 60’s modern home featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Pacific Grove quintessential vintage home is trans-
quiet corner lot this 4 bedroom, 2 bath Pebble Beach 2 car garage, courtyard entry and light and bright open floor formed with all the modern amenities. This charming
plan. New carpet and vinyl, breakfast bar, wood burning 2 bedroom, 1 bath home is located on a double lot
Home is waiting for you! Whether you move in now
fireplace, open beam ceilings and sliding French doors..
or upgrade...opportunity is knocking. with off street parking. You will LOVE the close-to-
Se hable Espanol
Open Saturday 1-4 and Sunday 1-3 pm town location!
Arleen Hardenstein Ricardo Azucena Deane Ramoni
Offered at $695,000 (831) 915-8989 Offered at $349,000 (831) 917-1849 Offered at $600,000 (831) 917-6080
! G E! OOMS
N GARA BEDR
4 SW of 10th Ave. on San Antonio 1127 Miles Avenue 1122 Seaview Avenue
Carmel Pacific Grove Pacific Grove
Located just steps away from the beaches of Carmel Ocean views! Cathedral ceilings! Skylights! Take a look at this property! 9,000 sq. ft. lot! Five
and a brisk walk to Carmel-by-the-s-Sea’s shops, art Wood floors! Travertine tile! Luxurious bedrooms and 2 baths! Remodeled 5 years ago with a
Galleries and world renowned dining, this 3 bed- carpet! Granite counters! Stainless new kitchen, new hardwood floors, new doors and
room, 2 bath Carmel gem has spectacular views of appliances! Recessed lighting throughout. windows, a large detached 2 car garage. Open floor
the Pacific Ocean and Pebble Beach. plan makes this a great space for entertaining.
Clancy D’Angelo Helen Bluhm Al Borges
Offered at $3,850,000 (831) 277-1358 Offered at $799,000 (831) 277-2783 Offered at $645,000 (831) 236-4935
L ITIO N G
ERCIA COND LISTIN
213 Grand Avenue 1117 Wildcat Canyon Road 3074 Vaughn Avenue
Pacific Grove Pebble Beach Marina
Great downtown P.G. location. Ideal live/work Rooms a-Plenty! Come and see this beautiful home This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home is ready for you to
commercial opportunity. Beautiful showroom with a only minutes from Spyglass Golf Course. Quiet move right in! Enjoy the newly painted interior,
dramatic, urban feeling. High ceilings, wood floors. street, boat parking, water softener, landscaped refinished hardwood floors, double paned windows,
Kitchen and bath, loft area for additional work/retail/ grounds, newer roof. Nothing to do but move in and wood burning fireplace, enclosed patio, 2 car garage,
living area. Small basement. enjoy! and a fenced yard.
Bill Bluhm T.J. Bristol Joe Smith
Offered at $474,000 (831) 277-2782 Offered at $875,000 (831) 521-3131 Offered at $310,000 (831) 238-1984
OPEN HOUSE LISTINGS - THIS WEEKEND AUG 17TH - 19TH MARKET SNAPSHOT (as of Aug 14, 2012)
Marina Pacific Grove $799,000 4BR/2BA Open Sat 1-4 Pacific Grove Number of Average Days on
$349,000 3BR/2BA Open Sat 12-2 $445,000 2BR/1BA Open Fri 1-3 1127 Miles Ave. X Presidio Median Price
3058 Berney Drive X Hillcrest Avenue 1129 Buena Vista Ave. X Miles Ave. Al Borges 831-236-4935 Single Family Properties Price Market
Bill Bluhm 831-277-2782 Al Borges 831-236-4935 Current
Pebble Beach 57 $799,250.00 $1,386,359.00 131
$349,000 3BR/2BA Open Mon 1-5 $445,000 2BR/1BA Open Sat 2-4 $695,000 3BR/2BA Open Sat 1-4
3058 Berney Drive X Hillcrest Avenue 1129 Buena Vista Ave. X Miles Ave. 3056 Larkin R. X Strawberry Hill Properties
37 $525,000.00 $634,900.00 88
Ricardo Azucena 831-917-1849 Marilyn Vassallo 831-372-8634 Arleen Hardenstein 831-915-8989 in Escrow
$415,000 3BR/2.5BA Open Sat & Sun 2-4 $645,000 5BR/2BA Open Sun 1-3 $695,000 3BR/2BA Open Sun 1-3 Closed Sales
5 $782,000.00 $870,400.00 115
4 Elena Place X Reservation Rd. 1122 Seaview Ave. X David Ave. 3056 Larkin R. X Strawberry Hill August 2012
Piper Loomis 831-402-2884 Al Borges 831-236-4935 Deane Ramoni 831-917-6080
118 $770,000.00 $859,133.00 134
Year to Date