Recent and upcoming Alaska books

...Marine biologist Ed Ricketts, immortalized as the character "Doc" in John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row," traveled from Monterey, Calif., to Sitka in 1932 on an ocean journey that inspired his research on wave shock theory. This new book presents Ricketts's...
Sports on TV for Sunday, May 3

...RACING9 a.m., FOX - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, GEICO 500, at Talladega, Ala.Noon, FS1 - United SportsCar Championship, Monterey (Calif.) Grand PrixCOLLEGE SOFTBALL9 a.m., ESPN - Kentucky at Tennessee11 a.m., ESPN - Auburn at LSUGOLF5:30 a...
Jack Chalmers Culbreath

...officer training in Fort Benning, Georgia until Christmas. With that news he called Jean to report the change and she came to Monterey, California where they were married in June, 1943. After completing officers training it was back to Camp Hail until the...
Sports on TV

...Ala.1 p.m., FS1 - USCC, Prototype Challenge/GT Daytona, Monterey Grand Prix, at Monterey, Calif.5:30 p.m., FS1 - USCC, Prototype/GT Le Mans, Monterey Grand Prix, at Monterey, Calif.COLLEGE BASEBALL2 p.m., ESPNU...
Sports on TV

CYCLING1 p.m., NBCSN - Tour of California, stage 4, Monterey to Cambria, Calif.MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL9 a.m., MLB - Regional coverage, L.A. Angels at Philadelphia or Detroit at Baltimore...
Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

...of the highest concentrations of domoic acid yet observed in Monterey Bay and other areas of the West Coast."It's really, or any anchovy, sardines or crabs caught in waters off Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties. Other shellfish harvests...
Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California

...two gray whales got beached in Santa Cruz County, a killer whale was found near Fort Bragg and a gray whale washed up in Monterey County.Many of the dead were gray whales, but they were so badly decomposed that researchers have not been able to determine...
Calif. fishers say quota system is all wet

MONTEREY, Calif. - The skipper of a fishing boat that has trawled Monterey Harbor for decades says he's been docked since...accompany him to sea. The only qualified monitor in the Monterey area has refused to go out with him since May...
David Williams Richards

...National City, California, he spent his teenage years on the Monterey Peninsula, graduating from Pacific Grove High School. He...attend reunions for the next 50 years. After two years at Monterey Peninsula College, he was stationed at Fort Ord with the US...
Roes for New Year's

...Top each with a generous dollop of roe.GOING FOR GREEN ROEConsider sustainability in choosing a fish roe for eating. The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program has a handy online guide at to help you choose among the various...


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