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May 20, 2022

Worthy to Print Column | Thank You to All the Fallen

As I get older, I find myself forgetting even the simplest of things. Do you ever have that problem? I guess it is like everything else. I just have to get used to the idea that I am not Superman. Oh! There was a...

Guest Column | Make Your Voice Heard Through Health Survey

Throughout the pandemic, collaboration became a key element in the daily fight against the virus. It allowed Monterey County health care organizations, government agencies and nonprofits to work together to better administer not only care, but the dissemination of vital information to help educate...

Letter to the Editor | Still Seeking Justice for Our Son

To the Editor: May 4, 2004, was the day our lives changed forever. That was the day we found our son, Ricky, murdered. Anyone who loved Ricky will never recover from that horrible day. His sons had to grow up without their father; Ricky’s brother and...

Funny Papers Again Column | Tis the Time to Gather and Remember

The body politic of a school campus is known as the student union, so it follows that when a class graduates from the institution, those students are no longer part of the union. There is a tradition within societies that members of a particular...

Worthy to Print Column | No One Has a Happy Memorial Day

Since Memorial Day is coming soon, I thought perhaps we might write a few words about why we have Memorial Day and who benefits from the holiday. It isn’t just the military that stands tall on this day. I know lots of folks that have...

Window on the World Column | Our Easter Basket

It was time for Easter vacation, and that hadn’t meant much for a while in this household, not having school age kids anymore. We had pledged to take our granddaughter for a few days, give her parents a break, allow her to run wild...

Funny Papers Again Column | ‘Under the Sea’ With Sol T

In last week’s column I mentioned having a “senior moment” when admitting I had lost the device that contained not only a column partially written, but all of my previous columns, which goes back quite a few weeks now. A few weeks back I...

Worthy to Print Column | Happy Trails, Rene!

This past week started off in good shape. I got a lot of stuff done that I have had on my to-do list. Still working on my truck, but now I just need some more parts. Then, the bottom of the week dropped out.  We...

Guest Column | Volunteerism and Community Spirit Are the Cornerstones of South Monterey County Healthcare

How do you kickstart a quality healthcare system in a small agricultural town during one of the worst economic slumps in American history? Philanthropy and volunteerism, that’s how. King City opened the area’s first full-fledged hospital in 1941, with 22 beds in a single-story building...

Funny Papers Again Column | Lost in Transit

This week’s column was about cowgirls and cowboys and their dedication to the sport of rodeo and to the Western lifestyle. It was filled with quotes from participants of California High School Rodeo Association from three districts within the state who gathered at the...

Local News

Dolan Fire arsonist sentenced to 24 years in prison

BIG SUR — A Monterey County judge has sentenced 31-year-old Ivan Gomez to 24 years in state prison for starting the Dolan Fire near...