Monthly Archives: March 2018

Carmel senior carries on Seuss family military legacy

BY SOPHIA BURAGLIO Following in the footsteps of his immediate and extended family, including both parents, an older brother, two uncles, a grandfather and two great-grandfathers, who combined have served…

Local Philanthropist contributes for mental health

BY PETER ELLISON In late January, Roberta “Bertie” Bialek Elliott made a generous contribution of $105.8 million to build a youth mental health center in Monterey, marking only one example…

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…

Student athletes better have a backup plan

BY SCOTT MCMAHON By the time Mike Palshaw was 8 years old, he was taking lessons from a private pitching coach. By the summer before his senior year of high…

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…

Varied paths to athletic scholarships unpredictable and full of pitfalls

  BY ALEX POLETTI On a late January morning, senior varsity letterman Katie Godon sat surrounded by her teammates, signing an agreement to play basketball for the next four years…

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…

For its seniors, Carmel-by-the-Sea considered ideal location to retire

BY KYLIE YEATMAN Surrounded by a serene landscape, a tight-knit community and a slew of easily accessible corner shops, the aspects of Carmel that are often taken for granted by…

Roundabout needed at dangerous Carmel Valley intersection

BY PRISCILLA CABALLERO Within Carmel Valley lies the familiar intersection at Carmel Valley Road and Laureles Grade, which sees dangerous traffic from all angles.   For as long as community…