Monterey, CA – The Monterey Bay Aquarium is opening a new exhibit this weekend. Aquarists are hoping people will not just be educated and entertained but also inspired to help conserve the habitat of some of the cutest creatures that swim. An aquarium staff member took KAZU's Rachael McDonald on a tour.
Salinas, CA – Voters will have a chance to weigh in on the Monterey County General Plan in June's special election. The fundamental choice is between the development -friendly General Plan update that Supervisors approved early this year known as GPU4. Or the alternative slow-growth Community General Plan Initiative. But, when you go to the polls in June you'll see 3 measures on the ballot, not two. That's because Supervisors didn't act on Tuesday.
Salinas, CA – Natividad Medical Center in Salinas has been in trouble for years. The hospital's board of trustees meets today (3/2/07) and may approve a new business plan full of strategies to reduce a 20 million dollar annual shortfall. Meantime, daily operations go on but patients and staff are paying close attention.
CORRECTION: Huron Consulting is paid $50,000 per month for each of the three administrating officers. That comes out to nearly $7000.00 per day.