This Saturday, for the first time nine law enforcement agencies on the Monterey Peninsula, from Carmel to Marina to the CHP, will join together for an anonymous gun buyback. The program is being coordinated by the Seaside Police Department. Police Chief Vicki Myers said the idea did grow out of the deadly shooting late last year at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut, but perhaps not how you think.
California American Water is moving forward with its plan to solve the Monterey Peninsula’s water supply problem. And the company Deepwater Desal has been tapped as a back-up. So what does that mean for the People’s Moss Landing Desalination Project?
If the Monterey Peninsula doesn’t have a solution to its water supply problem by 2017, severe rationing kicks in. California American Water’s project is moving forward, but there are two other projects, including one considered as the back-up plan to Cal-Am’s.
A deadline looms on the Monterey Peninsula. It needs a new source of water by 2017 or faces severe rationing. Next week testimony begins before the California Public Utilities Commission on California American Water’s plan. Over the next three days, we’ll look at the Cal-Am project and two other projects that claim to have the solution to the water supply problem that hangs over Monterey Peninsula residents and businesses.
It’s been nearly a month since Leon Panetta left his post as Secretary of Defense. But it wasn’t until an event Thursday night that he received his formal welcome home to Cal State Monterey Bay, home of the Panetta Institute.