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Decrepit hospital site slated for 143 apartments

April 19 — TAKING ADVANTAGE of developer-friendly state laws and the fact that Monterey County lacks a certified housing plan — opening it to what’s known as “builder’s remedy” — the owner of the long-closed and moldering former Carmel Convalescent Hospital on Valley Way just outside the Carmel city limits has applied to build ... Read More


Caltrans aiming for late May reopening of Highway 1 to public

April 19 — INITIAL WORK to stabilize a portion of Highway 1 south of the Rocky Creek Bridge that crumbled in late March will be completed by Memorial Day, at which point the road will be reopen to the public, Caltrans said this week. Meanwhile, businesses continue to suffer ... Read More


Hotel near aquarium gets coastal commission OK

April 18 — IN A huge win for the owners of the American Tin Cannery and the company that wants to build a hotel there, the California Coastal Commission last week approved a 206-room resort on the property, which proponents say will mean hundreds of jobs and big tax revenue for Pacific Grove, but naysayers contend is too large ... Read More


Woman injured when car hits hotel

April 18 — A MENLO Park man told police his foot slipped off the brake and hit the accelerator of his 2007 Toyota Avalon as he attempted to park on Ocean Avenue Wednesday morning, sending the car hurtling into the side of the Normandy Inn and injuring his wife, who was in the passenger seat ... Read More

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