Carmel

Mik Benedek

The U.S. Open Golf Championship begins with practice rounds at Pebble Beach on Monday.  The event will bring the world’s best golfers, along with an estimated quarter of a million visitors to the Monterey Peninsula. This is not your average tourist traffic and peninsula cities are preparing for the onslaught.

Erika Mahoney

An atmospheric river that originated near Hawaii will continue to rain down on the Monterey Bay area through Thursday morning. The storm has caused big problems, including power outages, flooding and downed trees.

The twentieth annual Leon Panetta Lecture Series, The Trump Presidency and the Future of America, concludes with a forum focusing on The World – Terrorism, Russia, China, Populism and Cyber

The third forum in the 2017 Leon Panetta Lecture Series focuses on Our Democracy: Parties, Politics and Governing

Marc Silber

Smartphones have turned all of us into photographers, and we are taking more pictures than ever.  Whether or not they’re any good… well Carmel photographer Marc Silber at least wants to make them better. 

I recently spoke with Silber about his new book Advancing your Photography: A Handbook for Taking Photos You’ll Love.