Boronda Trail in August

August 21, 2011

Leaving the Highway. View to the south. Read the rest of this entry »


What $400 Million Worth of Desal Buys in the Real World

August 8, 2011

The Monterey Peninsula as seen from the Marina dunes

As everyone knows, the desalination plant proposed as our Regional Water Project is expensive. Very expensive. Read the rest of this entry »


Zandy’s Bride at Molera: Part II

August 7, 2011

Last year we posted some photos from the set of  Zandy’s Bride – filmed at Andrew Molera State Park in 1974. The picture, starring Gene Hackman and Liv Ullman, was based on the book The Stranger in Big Sur, by Lillian Bos Ross. The set was constructed on the coastal terrace near the mouth of the Big Sur River.

As there’s been quite a bit of interest in the first batch of photos, we’ve now ventured deeper into the archives and uncovered some additional images …

View down Main St. Read the rest of this entry »


Playing Politics with the Carmel River

August 4, 2011

Humans aren’t the only fishermen hoping to see the Carmel River steelhead population recover.

As everyone knows, it’s absolutely imperative that we support the current operating agreements for Marina Coast Water District’s Regional Desal Plant regardless of how bad a deal they may be for the ratepayers of the Monterey Peninsula, and regardless of whether the project will actually result in any benefit to the Carmel River, BECAUSE IF WE DON’T THE STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD WILL CUT OFF OUR WATER AND BRING OUR ECONOMY TO ITS KNEES! Read the rest of this entry »