Monthly Archives: November 2016

AP Spanish students expand language at CHOMP

Following the arrival of the Carmel High School AP Spanish class at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula on Oct. 27, the students were immediately immersed by the Spanish-speaking hospital…

Competition horse rider barrel-races to success

Junior Jordan Thompson has been competing since June in barrel racing, pole bending, quad rangle, hurry scurry and so much more at the Gymkhana events in Salinas. Riding horses is…

Sports Illustrated writer helps coach middle school teams

For local Sports Illustrated writer Alan Shipnuck, playing 18 holes with Stephen Curry one day and then helping out on the Carmel Middle School soccer field the next is the…

New coach maintains high hopes for upcoming soccer season

After seven years of coaching the Carmel High varsity girls’ soccer team, Whitney Grummon has stepped down from that position, leaving newcomer Mucho Pefok to fill her cleats. It came…

Shoe Game loss still most rewarding part of PG experience

Pacific Grove students have never been known for their optimism. That may be why a recent survey shows that P.G. students count the recent Shoe Game loss as one of…

Sanctuary Rock Gym prepares for bouldering competition

As the weekend approaches, many go out to enjoy a night out with friends or are putting off homework until the last possible minute; however, some are preparing for an…

Say Amen to Ramen: Japanese restaurant wows with flavor

Alvarado Ramen, the newest addition to downtown Monterey, combines a laid-back atmosphere, authentic Japanese cooking and fast service to create what is quickly becoming one of the more popular dining…

Roadside restaurant offers quiet setting, loud character

Forty minutes south of Carmel is a quaint, modern cafe-style restaurant by the name of the Big Sur Roadhouse, a picturesque destination for a tasty meal in a relaxed and…

Get your punk on, we’re going back to the early 2000s

Green Day recently released its 12th studio album “Revolution Radio,” which was immediately downloaded onto my phone because I couldn’t wait to get my hands—ears?—on it. Overall, the album is…

Possible link between artificial turf and cancer risks investigated

If there is a possibility that playing the sport you love could cause serious health issues, would you continue to play? Although no direct correlation between high school athletes playing…