Daily Archives: January 24, 2014

Only $20 in your pocket? Carmel makes it easy

Into labels, but not price tags? Carmel is home to a variety of upscale thrift and consignment stores that are filled with high-end labels at a fraction of their original…

Lafayette gives other bakeries a run for their money

Lafayette Bakery & Cafe has what every teenager wants: caffeine and gourmet munchies. But unlike every other coffee shop within ten miles of Carmel, Lafayette doesn’t eat your wallet as…

Stevenson soph. opens for Snoop…and CHS

Andrew Luce doesn’t stand out as one who would perform in front of roughly 2,000 people just three acts before Snoop Dogg. He is a typical, unassuming Stevenson sophomore, down-to-earth,…

Acting in ‘American Hustle’ surpasses mediocre script

Despite a script that doesn’t stand out, “American Hustle” is a must-see film thanks to the best ensemble of actors this year, all of whom make their performances realistic and…

‘Project Runway’ spin-off does not ‘make it work’

I will admit I watch “Project Runway.” Since I don’t binge-watch far worse shows such as “Jersey Shore” or “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” I am not embarrassed to say…

Monterey County students hit slopes near Tahoe

The CHS Snowboard-Snow Ski Club will be heading north come Feb. 1 to tackle the slopes on a one-day trip to Bear Valley, a ski resort just south of Lake…

Reigning MTAL MVP on track for repeat season

Although the Carmel boys’ basketball team is having a rough start to the season at a 6 -8 overall record, sophomore forward John Stivers is on pace to have a…

Drought forces fishermen from rivers to shore

The lack of rain on the MontereyPeninsula has been problematic for local fisheries. Both the Carmel and Big SurRivers are closed due to low flows, and local ponds and lakes…