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.