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  1. Desalination Contracts Voided by CorruptionRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 20 | Courthouse News Service

    A California appeals court handed a significant defeat to a public water agency this week, punctuating a lengthy and expensive legal fight involving corruption and the construction of desalination plant. The three-judge panel of the First Appellate District upheld a state court judge's decision finding that the corrupt behavior of Steve Collins, a member of the Monterey County Water Resources Board, was a legitimate reason to cancel four contracts between three entities involved in the proposed construction of the desalination plant.

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  2. Pigs in the NewsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | Courthouse News Service

    MONTEREY, Calif. - A married couple sued the City of Pacific Grove in Superior Court, contesting its demand that they deport their pet pot-bellied pig, Bruiser, beyond the city limits.

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  3. Pacific Conditions a Boon for Whale WatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Courthouse News Service

    Most years it's a crap shoot. You're bobbing on the ocean with a pair of binoculars scanning the horizon in hopes of spotting that one spout that means you've seen a whale.

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  4. Californians Fight Sand Mine on Monterey BayRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Courthouse News Service

    Residents of the Central Coast packed a California Coastal Commission meeting Wednesday to urge the state's powerful regulator to shut down a sand mine that's eroding the coast of Monterey Bay. The monthly meeting of the California Coastal Commission, held in Santa Cruz on Wednesday, attracted dozens of residents who say the sand mine is accelerating erosion of the coast of Monterey Bay.

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  5. Microscopic DisclosuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Courthouse News Service

    MONTEREY, Calif. - In-Shape Health Clubs, with 70 outlets in California, lured and deceived customers with bogus "free" offers that contained "microscopic" disclosures "that were incapable of being read by the naked eye," the Monterey County district attorney claims in Superior Court.

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  6. U.S. Army Is Behind the Times on DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    The American Diabetes Association sued the Army on Wednesday, claiming it prohibits staff on bases from providing diabetes-related care to children. The Diabetes Association and the mother of 6-year-old M. W. say in the federal lawsuit that the Army refuses to give the girl access to daycare services, summer camp and sports programs at the Presidio of Monterey because she has diabetes and staff are prohibited from helping her if she is in need.

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  7. Water Is for Fighting Over in MontereyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Water customers in Monterey County sued a slew of public agencies this week, claiming they allow a private company to make millions of dollars by selling water to which it has no legal right. The Water Ratepayers Association of the Monterey Peninsula sued Monterey County, the California Coastal Commission, the Monterey County Water Resources Agency and their governing boards, claiming they allow the California American Water Company to run roughshod over the law at citizens' expense.

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  8. Backyard Body Lands Realtor in CourtRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Many people may have a skeleton in the closet, but when Laura and Richard Cote's landscaping crew discovered a body buried in their back yard, they decided to sue their Realtor and the property's former owners. The Cotes moved to Monterey in 1998 and after renting a home for 18 months, decided to buy it.

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  9. Secret Water Deal Alleged in Monterey CountyRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Environmentalists sued Monterey County this week for a document they say will show it cut a secret deal with a horse racetrack developer and a water business, despite the state's drought. "This lawsuit is about transparency and fairness in matters of water," Susan Goldbeck, attorney for Helping Our Peninsula's Environment , told Courthouse News.

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  10. Fishermen Hold Science Hostage, USA SaysRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Two fishermen who found a piece of scientific equipment off the coast of Monterey are holding it hostage, interfering with international research, and demanding $45,000 ransom for its return, the federal government claims in court. The United States sued Daniel Sherer, Patrick Anderson and their business, A&S Fisheries, in Federal Court on Friday, accusing them of holding government property "de facto hostage" and causing irreparable harm to an international research project.

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