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MONTEREY, Calif.- The National Marine Fisheries Service has released new data showing that the California-based drift gillnet fishery targeting swordfish killed an estimated 53 marine mammals from May 2013 through January 2014. Fishery observers monitored 34 percent of the drift gillnet sets made last year; they documented that the fishery killed an estimated three California gray whales, six short-finned pilot whales, nine northern right whale dolphins, nine California sea lions and 26 short-beaked common dolphins.
Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill beers, above: the Duane's World IPA , Double Cone Double IPA, Night Rider Black Session IPA and Kriek Lambic sour cherry ale. Bartender Jameson Mohammadi, right, mans the brewery's 20 taps.
Winning Ways A collection of Monterey County good news including military, education, nonprofits and Well Done. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1s0Xfza The California International Airshow, in conjunction with the USAF Thunderbirds will be honoring Nick Cunningham of Monterey, a Monterey High graduate, Olympian and a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, as well as Ruben Pizarro of Salinas, former attorney for the California Rural Legal Assistance, currently a teacher at Alisal High School and founder of the Alisal Dream Academy, as part of the Thunderbird's Hometown Hero program.
SANTA CRUZ >> A mountain lion sighting at Neary Lagoon in Santa Cruz Thursday night prompted a warning for residents and their pets. California Fish and Wildlife Capt.
Sarah Long was born in the cozy town of Monterey, California and is now happily enjoying the SoCal sunshine in Los Angeles. When she's not hanging out with her cats, Sterling and Draper, you can find her cruising the beach, trying o... Jon Heder, otherwise known as Napoleon Dynamite, is the latest celeb to send a sweet message to special fan that is in some serious need of spirit lifting.
Leon Panetta, his dog Bravo and Angela Aderhold, right, greet reading volunteer Charolette Work, left, before the Monterey County Reads Volunteer and School Recognition Ceremony at Monterey Peninsula College Marina Education Center on Friday. David Royal Monterey Herald) MARINA >> Literacy is the foundation of preserving democracy in the United States, Leon Panetta said Friday at the annual Monterey County Reads Volunteer and School Recognition Ceremony.
Anchor Jasmine Viel has announced her departure from Salinas-Monterey, California CBS affiliate KION . After seven years, her last day is today.
Each year, an estimated 1.2 million Americans will suffer a coronary attack, and another 700,000 will experience a stroke, according to the organization. News Channel 5/KION's own Dann Cianca will emcee this year's walk, which begins at 10 a.m. at the Custom House Plaza in Monterey.
Two Southern California Sea Food, Inc., boats unload squid at the Fisherman's Terminal in Eureka on Thursday morning. Five boats are expected to fish squid off the coast of Eureka for the next few weeks.
MONTEREY >> Despite expressing frustration at the mounting time and expense associated with the unproven slant well intake method at the core of California American's proposed Monterey Peninsula desalination plant, the Peninsula water authority board on Thursday unanimously backed the company's state Coastal Commission appeal on the Marina city council's rejection of slant test well program. While some of the mayors agreed slant wells would not have been their preference, they also pointed out that they've been told by regulatory agencies that the relatively new intake process must be fully explored until it is proved to be infeasible, and they agreed they were essentially obligated to support Cal Am's efforts.
Mariners and the public on the West Coast can now use a mobile app to help decrease the risk whales face from ship strikes JUST RELEASED ALLOWS YOU TO PLAY A BIG ROLE IN WHALE RESCUES AND CONSERVATION.. IT'S CALLED "WHALE- ALERT" AND WE GET THE DETAILS FROM ACTION NEWS REPORTER FELIX CORTEZ WHO'S LIVE IN MONTEREY..
LUNCHEON >> The Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will hold a lunch seminar "Ethics for Small Business" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the White Horse Meeting Room at the Bay Park Hotel, 1425 Munras Ave., Monterey. THE WINSLOWART SHOW >> Author Michael Hemp will be the guest on WinslowArt at 1 p.m. Thursday on Comcast Channel 27, AT&T Channel 99 and live at www.AMPMEDIA.ORG on AMP2.
Antique shop robber departs scene in Jaguar Both suspect, driver and $1,200 are still outstanding, according to police. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tyMkca Armed with a handgun and concealed by a surgical mask, an unknown man stole about $1,200 Wednesday morning from All American Antiques Shop in Monterey, police said.
MONTEREY >> Californians have finally begun to conserve water, new data from a state agency shows, and Monterey County users cut back more than average. Data released Tuesday by the State Water Resources Control Board show that in July, residents overall decreased their water usage by 7.5 percent compared to a year ago, with slightly greater reductions in Monterey County.
Pac Rep artistic director Steven Moore helps puppeteers set up the dragon puppet during preparations for the Shrek play at the Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel Aug. 30. Lead puppeteer Nicholas Kelly holds the head at right. The Magic Circle Theatre in Carmel Valley has gone dark, and others have taken severe financial hits.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:50 pm
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