"Sch-wing." "We're not worthy! We suck!" "Party on Wayne. Party on Garth." Actor and comedian Dana Carvey launched catchphrases and characters that the popular culture of the '80s and '90s eagerly embraced. His "Saturday Night Live" character Church Lady of the fictional show "Church Chat" captivated audiences with her disgust of earthly pleasures and her gleeful shaming of the … [Read more...] about Party On!
Sitting at a polished boardroom table next to Ted Balestreri, chairman and CEO of Monterey's Cannery Row Company, it's easy to picture the popular waterfront area that he was instrumental in developing which is now bustling with shops, restaurants, hotels and the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. What is harder to imagine is the rundown state of Cannery Row 60 years ago, with … [Read more...] about Sixty Years of Cannery Row’s Developing Renaissance
Barbara Jones and Patricia Terwilliger of Jones & Terwilliger Galleries in Carmel have more than 7,000 square feet of space devoted to top artists of diverse genres. Sculpture and paintings enthrall visitors throughout their two downtown galleries, and at their third popular location in Palm Desert. What links the collection of artists is a unique and masterful method of … [Read more...] about Layers of Expression
For the past 50 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County has been providing a safe place for thousands of children, ages 6-18. With locations in Seaside and Salinas, the Clubs provide hot meals, homework assistance, college counseling, after-school activities, sports and much more for an average of 600 youth per day. According to President and CEO Michael L. … [Read more...] about Investing in Great Futures
Just past Point Lobos State Park and overlooking Otter Cove, The Hyatt Carmel Highlands sits on a cliff above the Pacific. Opened on July 28, 1917, as the Highlands Inn by J. Franklin Devendorf, co-founder of the town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the property was purchased prior to the opening of Highway 1. According to Managing Director Melvin Bettcher, back then, people thought … [Read more...] about 100 Years of Hospitality