Monthly Archives: January 2017

Forest Theater endures redesigns, remodels and reaction

While the recent reopening of the Forest Theater has been celebrated by many, with new features such as remodeled entrances and proscenium walls, the original design faced controversy and redesigns…

Hollywood climate clouded by CGI and comic book franchises

What was the last movie you saw in theaters? Maybe it was an award-worthy film like “La La Land” or “Moonlight,” but the chances are, you saw “Fantastic Beasts,” “Rogue…

Underground Forest closes doors to local bands, concert-goers

Located in the heart of the Barnyard in the Carmel Crossroads lies an empty art gallery. What was once a haven for teens and young adults to enjoy live music…

All ‘good’ things must come to an end: disastrous trends from 2016

As we watch 2016 dwindle in our rearview mirror, we can’t help but cling onto every last beautifully admirable trend that graced those months of peace, happiness, rainbows and puppies…

Girls ask boys: Sadie’s allows females to lead the way

The second semester is largely characterized by “promposals,” a friendly competition of sorts, in which students try to ask their dates in the most elaborately adorable fashion as possible. And…

Sandpiper writer wins $3,500 3M essay competition

On Jan. 11, Carmel High’s Connor Suess was selected by the Monterey Peninsula College English Department as the single college-bound high school senior in the Monterey Peninsula to win the…