Monterey County Weekly-Politicians often declare battles that have nothing to do with bombs or troops, like the “war on women” or the “war on poverty.” Now, Rep. Sam Farr (D-Carmel) is coining a defensive political fight the “war on our oceans.”
Monterey County Weekly-The nationwide drugstore chain Walgreens is under scrutiny for its waste disposal practices in light of a civil suit filed in Alameda County on June 1. Allegations made by 35 California district attorney’s offices include claims that over the course of a year, more than 600 stores in the state improperly disposed of hazardous material, including bleach, pesticides and medical waste including flu vaccines.
Monterey County Weekly-The leading causes of death in Seaside are heart disease, cancer and accidents, according to a California Department of Health report. But a new initiative aims to make the city a healthier place all around.
Monterey County Weekly-He witnessed Germany surrender to the allies in 1945 and broke the news that WWII was over, arguably the biggest scoop of the 20th century.
Adventure Sports Journal-Graduating from UC Santa Cruz in spring 2011 wrapped up 17 years of education and left me with a yearning to do something “hands-on,” maybe a back to nature experience. To be honest, I wasn’t totally sure. Some people get their jitters out climbing Half Dome or heli-skiing. I decided to go with a ten-day sailing trip in the Caribbean.
Monterey County Weekly-No planes, no FAA approval? Apparently no problem for Surf Air, a would-be luxury airline with a business model modeled after Netflix.
Monterey County Weekly-Toxic dust, stale indoor air, mold and formaldehyde. The California Air Resources Board found all of them in the least desirable place: California’s K-12 classrooms.
Monterey County Weekly-Rain Johnston stands outside the apartment that was her home until just 30 minutes ago, fidgeting with a miniature American flag. The management shut her out, she says, before she could get her medications for a heart condition and knee and spine injuries.
Monterey County Weekly-It’s not uncommon to hear about a 2-year-old who can use an iPad before a toilet. But when she steps into a classroom, her precocious web proficiency might be suppressed in favor of textbooks and pencils.
Monterey County Weekly-Every morning I wake up at 6am to a coffee grinder. It’s triggered by my roommate. And my roommate is my mother.