Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

Seaside gang violence prompts deadly retaliations

In the nine days between Oct. 12 to Oct. 20, Seaside residents Jorge Diaz, 20, and Antonio Garcia, 17, were murdered amid the recent gang violence occurring in Seaside and…

Leon Panetta speaks at Mission’s 300th birthday celebration

The Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, was the keynote speaker at the recent celebration of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Junipero Serra on Nov. 24 at the Carmel…

Bianca Mendieta: Going the distance for education

Behind CHS senior Bianca Mendieta’s big smile is a student determined to pursue a quality education after emigrating from Mexico four years ago. Growing up in Mexico, it was obvious…

ASB senior vice president acknowledges room for growth

An oversized 17-year-old with caterpillar eyebrows and Obamaesque ears sits in Palshaw’s Newspaper class typing away. Outside the rain was dumping like it had eaten at a Hometown Buffet an…

Detective Don Perry’s Police Log

Nov.  26, 12:07 p.m. Student reported arguing with cafeteria worker. He complained that he was served a hot dog with meat on one end and bread crumbs on the other….

Community unites to help youth battle leukemia

As the music and laughter echoed from the Golden Bough Playhouse on  Nov. 27, it was easy to see the love and hope that  surrounded Camila de la Llata on…

Turns out the coolest kids in school are the teachers

Most students think that all teachers do is slave away grading papers and focusing on particularly hated students, but teachers really do have lives! To some this seems a mind-blowing…

Local church sends out shoeboxes of Christmas cheer

The sound of hurried footsteps echoed monotonously through the aisles of Target, as at least 30 teens from the Carmel Presbyterian Church raced each other to the dollar section. Christmas…

Sports concussions take toll on players

The clock was winding down in the Shoe Game. Sophomore quarterback Connor Marden spotted his receiver, junior Thomas Spanos. He let the ball fly and increased the  Padre score by…

The best and worst gifts of past holidays seasons

The holidays are always marked by gifts. While some are amazing and some are just plain weird, others can only be summed up in one word: interesting. Two Christmases ago,…