Tag Archives: Alex Poletti

Local author releases first novel based on childhood

In the 1960s, a young African-American girl witnessed the effects of the Civil Rights Movement in her small Arkansas town. Now, more than 40 years later, Big Sur resident LaVerne…

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…

Chemistry: an area to watch for both CHS soccer teams

When asked to name the integral part of a great team, every person will give a different answer: Some will say hard work, some will say talent, some will say…

Homecoming needs more opportunities for LGBT students

Homecoming is absolutely an integral part of the high school experience; crowning a king and queen has long been a coming-of-age right for teenagers. Unfortunately, with Carmel High’s current approach,…

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…

Led by a balanced offensive attack, Padre football primed for another deep postseason run

After losing the starting quarterback and The Monterey Herald’s Male Athlete of the Year, it would not be out of the ordinary for a Carmel Padres fan to expect a…

Carmel girls’ lacrosse team a possibility this spring

There may be a new cast of characters on the field this spring for the Padres. It will not be the boys’ championship-winning lacrosse team of years past, but instead…