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  1. Beth Peerless, Where It's At: Freak folk and world music in Big SurRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    While we're creeping up toward Halloween weekend, there are a number of interesting not-so-spooky events going on around here. It appears there are tickets still available for tonight's duo appearance by Andy Cabic and Devendra Banhart at Big Sur's Loma Vista Gardens stage, next door to the Big Sur Bakery.

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  2. Man dies from gunshot wound in Big SurRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Monterey County Herald

    BIG SUR >> A man died from a gunshot wound Monday morning on a trail head near Soberanes Point off Highway 1, authorities have confirmed. The man was wearing a helmet when California Highway Patrol crews found him dead near a motorcycle, CHP spokesperson Jaime Rios said.

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  3. Man washed off rocks in Big Sur rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Monterey County Herald

    BIG SUR >> A man was rescued by the Coast Guard and local agencies Sunday afternoon after he was swept off the rocks at Soberanes Point in Big Sur. The man was located just before noon in a rocky terrain and was being pushed by the ocean waves.

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  4. Deputies cleared in Big Sur shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Monterey County Herald

    BIG SUR >> The Monterey County District Attorney's Office will not press criminal charges against two deputies in the Big Sur shooting death of Hector "Junior" Chairez. Chairez, reported as a burglary suspect possibly armed with a handgun, was killed March 20 following a chase and brief standoff.

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  5. Watchers along the way: grey whale count returns to Big SurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Monterey County Herald

    Morgan Lynn, Fisheries Biologist with NOAA scans the ocean for migrating whales from their observation trailer at the Granite Canyon research station south of Carmel in 2011, the last the survey was conducted. "The ocean depth there is ideal for a visual count," explained survey leader Dave Weller, pointing out that gray whales prefer to migrate in shallow waters near shore.

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  6. School programs to benefit from wedding ceremony settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Monterey County Herald

    SAN FRANCISCO >> Eight Central Coast projects and organizations, including the Big Sur Charter School and Rancho Cielo, will see $1.4 million in grants from philanthropists Sean Parker and his wife, Alexandra Lenas, the California Coastal Commission announced recently. Parker, 34, cofounded the file-sharing computer service Napster and served as the first president of the social-networking website Facebook.

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  7. Beth Peerless, Where It's At: Choices abound for film and music aficionadosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Monterey County Herald

    Case in point, we have the Sixth Annual Carmel International Film Festival taking place this weekend, a major event already underway, but with the meat of its substantive lineup of films getting its start Thursday with the screening of "Learning to Drive" , "Confessions of a Womanizer" and a number of other animated and live action films, plus short films taking place earlier in the day at Sunset and the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts. For a full schedule of films and events, ticket packages, etc.

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  8. Best Bets, Oct. 9-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Monterey County Herald

    Tragedy struck on Oct. 12, 1997 when John Denver and his plane crashed into Monterey Bay off the shores of Pacific Grove. A prolific songwriter and performer, Denver had numerous top 40 hits in the 1970s with many charting in the top 10. "Annie's Song" and "Sunshine on My Shoulder" are two examples of songs that made the No.

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  9. Transients stabbed in Big Sur survive injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Monterey County Herald

    BIG SUR >> One transient is in custody and two others are recovering after a stabbing Thursday night at Willow Creek, a Monterey County Sheriff's official said Monday. Deputies arrested Scott Alsip, 28, who allegedly stabbed the two victims.

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  10. Monterey Bay SportsFest: Not your usual sporting competitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Monterey County Herald

    MONTEREY >> When he's not helping to manage the challenges of a restaurant business, Ian Deyerle prefers obstacles that might involve crawling in mud under barbed wire, heaving a spear or running while carrying a 70-pound bucket of sand. Deyerle, 32, of Carmel, is immersed in Spartan racing.

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  11. Man dies after crashing into large tree in Big SurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Monterey County Herald

    BIG SUR >> While driving south on Highway 1, a 66-year-old man died after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a large tree Thursday night, a Califonia Highway Patrol official said. The man was driving a 1972 Volkswagen Beetle south of Coast Road about 8:30 p.m. and for an unknown reason, he veered off the west edge of the road and hit the tree, CHP spokesperson Jaime Rios said.

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  12. Man dies after crashing into large tree in Big SurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Monterey County Herald

    BIG SUR >> While driving south on Highway 1, a 66-year-old man died after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a large tree Thursday night, a Califonia Highway Patrol official said. The man was driving a 1972 Volkswagen Beetle south of Coast Road about 8:30 p.m. and for an unknown reason, he veered off the west edge of the road and hit the tree, CHP spokesperson Jaime Rios said.

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  13. Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: 'Days and Nights' of music and performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Monterey County Herald

    Last week in GO! you read about the exciting long weekend of the Philip Glass "Days and Nights Festival." The festival begins this week with core events taking place days and evenings Sept.

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  14. Monterey Bay Birding Festival soars through Central CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Monterey County Herald

    An osprey alights on a branch in Harkins Slough in Watsonville. Ospreys and other bird species are the focus of the three day annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival, which runs Thursday through Sunday.

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  15. Otter population growth stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    A large pod of sea otters float together in the Moss Landing Harbor on July 31, 2012. SANTA CRUZ >> In the face of several challenges, the numbers of California's threatened sea otters are holding steady, an annual survey has found.

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  16. Count finds threatened otters holding steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Monterey County Herald

    Officials say an annual review of California's threatened sea otters has found their population seems to be holding steady but remains low enough to remain on a federal watch list. The U.S. Geological Survey on Monday put the sea otter count at 2,944 - down just five from the year before.

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  17. Police briefs: Police warn about ongoing IRS phone scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    The scammers claim to be members of the Internal Revenue Service and threaten residents with deportation, arrest, having utilities shut off or their driver's licenses revoked if they don't pay "owed taxes." Some of the claims the callers make are related to big refunds and owing money to the IRS that must be paid immediately.

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  18. Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: A four-day extravaganza of artists, film-makers and thinkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    The Days and Nights Festival is a program of the Philip Glass Center, which has been established with a mission to gather the world's leaders in the fields of art, science and the environment for a broad array of interdisciplinary activities. When the fall equinox arrives, the Philip Glass Days and Nights Festival won't be far behind.

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  19. Police briefs: Police warn about ongoing IRS phone scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    The scammers claim to be members of the Internal Revenue Service and threaten residents with deportation, arrest, having utilities shut off or their driver's licenses revoked if they don't pay "owed taxes." Some of the claims the callers make are related to big refunds and owing money to the IRS that must be paid immediately.

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  20. Man tries to steal vehicle in Big Sur because his was out of gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    BIG SUR >> A man who smashed a stranger's car window, pulled out the wires from under the dash and drove away with the vehicle Sunday evening told police he did it because his car was nearly out of gas, according to a Monterey County Sheriff's Office report. Oscar Mendez Zarate, 28, was located with the stolen vehicle near a Highway 1 call box in Big Sur about 8 p.m. Sunday.

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