Monterey Local News

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Updated Friday August 17 2007 04:25:24 PM
Workers sue over asbestos
[ Monterey County Herald – 3/30/07] More than 150 workers at the Salinas courthouse have filed a lawsuit against contractors allegedly responsible for releasing asbestos into their workplace during an 18-month period beginning February 2005.

Formula for Success
[ Monterey County Herald – 3/30/07] He’s the man behind the numbers, the numbers cruncher with the magic touch. And, say Monterey County’s hospitality leaders, his calculations have worked wonders.

Seaside lead poisoning traced to Mexico
[ Monterey County Herald – 3/30/07] Research into a high incidence of lead poisoning in Seaside has traced the cause to a village in Oaxaca, Mexico, researchers at the University of California-San Francisco found.

Rancho San Juan likely to appear on June ballot
[ Monterey County Herald – 3/30/07] A federal judge’s ruling Thursday likely will put another controversial land-use measure before Monterey County voters in a special June election.

Cabernet’s day has arrived at Atlas Peak
[ San Jose Mercury News – 3/29/07] The Atlas Peak appellation in the Napa Valley is far less familiar to consumers than appellations like Oakville, Spring Mountain or Howell Mountain.

Pajaro Middle school students give their community a voice through newspaper
[ Santa Cruz Sentinel – 3/29/07] They’re 13 years old at best but a group of students at Pajaro Middle School already are published authors.

The Baird Collection of Early California Paintings
[ American Artist – 3/29/07] The Baird Collection of Early California Paintings Through April 22 Monterey Museum of Art Monterey, California 372-5477 “The Baird Collection of Early California Paintings” will be on display at the Monterey …

Jammin’ for Macucho
[ Monterey County Herald – 3/29/07] Percussionist Macucho Bonilla is well-known in local charitable circles for giving his time — especially for the Red Cross in times of disaster.

Salinas attracts drug firm
[ Monterey County Herald – 3/29/07] Next Pharmaceuticals Inc., headquartered in Carlsbad, named chairman and co-founder Charles Kosmont, a Carmel resident with long ties to Monterey County, as the company’s new chief executive officer.

Ballot lineup remains same
[ Monterey County Herald – 3/29/07] A judge Wednesday refused to change the lineup on the June ballot of three measures dealing with the controversial new general plan for Monterey County.

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