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Coastal site may be designated for 84 homes

Sept. 29 — WHILE THE prospect of the City of Pacific Grove pursuing dense development along its shoreline would have been unimaginable just a few years ago — especially a pristine coastal area that’s been off-limits for development ... Read More


Big Sur group battles over 235 hotel rooms

Sept. 29 — WHILE MONTEREY County officials maintain that existing regulations make it possible for Big Sur to have another 235 hotel rooms, cabins and other visitor-serving units, a citizens group, Keep Big Sur Wild, says the county’s calculations are wrong and that not a single unit can be added ... Read More


Scenic Road house to get contemporary updo

Sept. 28 — A BEACHFRONT residence so well endowed with shingled mansard roofs that the chair of the Carmel Planning Commission likened it to the Battlestar Galactica can be remodeled in a more contemporary style ... Read More


Former judge’s dream provides a way for teens to reach theirs

Sept. 28 — RETIRED MONTEREY County Superior Court Judge John Phillips, 81, was on his way to play racquetball when he stopped to talk about Rancho Cielo, the Salinas educational facility that he built from the ground up about 20 years ago ... Read More

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