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Monterey Country animal companions abused at significant rates

BY JACK CORDELL It is certainly not uncommon for Monterey County residents to own pets. In fact, if there is one local trend common throughout Monterey County, it is the…

Fall Out Boy fuses pop-punk with their flagship sound on ‘Mania’

  BY KYLIE YEATMAN Bordering on the pop-punk appeal and clever lyricism that helped them gain momentum over a decade ago while simultaneously venturing closer to the punching, more synthesized…

Muslim student’s experiences unique among her peers

BY TAYLOR DESMOND Strips of fabric on the ground direct the followers of Islam toward Mecca so that they may perform their rakats along them. For Aminah Khalil, these guidelines…

Benefit reaches milestone of $6 million for good works

BY PASCALE MONTGOMERY It is a beautiful Monday afternoon and the breeze gently rustles the trees outside the Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop. A donor is greeted by a volunteer…

Two-time softball MTAL champions try for three

BY QUINN SPOONER Having won the Mission Trail Athletic League for the past two years, the Carmel High softball team is focused on winning the MTAL for the third year…

Investigation into Central Coast sewage spill continues

BY LUKE FRANKLIN Approximately 3 million gallons of sewage water leaked into central coast waters due to a series of failures from Monterey One Water’s plant on Jan. 19.   This…

Seniors, take note: Save your Google Drive files!

BY ASHA JOHNSTON It’s nearly the end of the third quarter, and while many thoughts of graduation, summer and moving out bounce around the minds of upperclassmen, one thought that…

Local skater handles stress of upstart business 24 Hours

  BY ARCHER MICHAELS 24 Hours is a local business started by 20-year-old Hypex Eady, a Monterey Peninsula skater and entrepreneur. The site, 24hoursworldentertainment.com, currently features clothing, skateboards and other…

Challenges of life in Cachagua strengthen community bonds

  For Cachagua’s Jensen Camp, it is not uncommon for teenagers to spend their afterschool time riding their dirt bikes or quads after they get home from school. photo by…

Antisemetic vandalism raises concerns for Jewish students; administration plans response

BY ALEX POLETTI Last year’s Charlottesville rally reminded the United States of the lingering existence of antisemitism, a form of prejudice which still can be seen on the Carmel High…