Inside Carmel Magazine Winter 2016


Publisher’s Note

Behind the Spotlight
By Dina Eastwood

Postcards From Home
By Sharon Randall

Working Dogs
Hannah and Coco Chanel

Cars We Love
Pete Garneau

By Marjorie Snow

In Review
By Melanie Bishop

Take Your Best Shot
By Laird Small and Dan Pasquariello

Admit One
Mac McDonald

Style Carmel
Winter Fashion Explored


Local Golf Courses Linked Through History

The Origins of Monterey Peninsula’s Famous Greens

Carmel’s Hidden Gem

San Clemente Rancho Entices with Rustic Charm

A Century of Utopia

100 Years of Carmel-by-the-Sea

Funny Guy, Big Heart

Jay Leno Headlines Comics for Kids


A California  Winter Wonderland

Yosemite Park’s Stunning Land and Water are Captured in Doug Steakley’s Photos

Leave the Light On

Volunteers Keep Point Sur Lightstation Glowing

A Chance at Success

Salinas Nonprofit Helps Youth Get on Track

Ready for the Next Act

Putting the Luster Back into the Golden State Theatre


Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa Tuscon, Arizona



Carmel Confidential

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Draws a Crowd;
Peter Frampton Raw in Carmel; Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill Takes Home the Gold; and Travel + Leisure Honors Carmel

Local Art Store Provides Supplies
and Networking

Imagine Art Supplies in Pacific Grove Welcomes Artists

An Insider’s Look at Pebble Beach Golf Links

Joann Dost’s New Book

Local Bartender Crafts Custom Cocktails

Christian Pèpe Whips Up Barrel-Aged Blends

Wine and Bagpipes a Natural Fit for
Local Connoisseur

Hahn Family Wines Winemaker Greg Freeman
is Multi-Faceted

Family Run Inn Makes for Cozy Carmel Visits

Affordable Luxury at The Horizon Inn
& Ocean View Lodge

Monterey Esthetician Helps Inner Beauty Shine

Shelley Bennett Pampers Women in All Situations

Sweet Treats by the Sea from the Brittle Lady

Marsha Stephens Makes Delicious Candy

Abalonetti Employees Set High Standards
for Dining

Sophisticated Seafood and Drinks Served by the Sea

Carmel Woman Creates Children’s Smartphone Accessory

Carrie Ushiba Invented Pawdpets to Hold iPhones
and More

Quail Lodge Pro Eases Golf Anxiety

Director of Instruction Katherine Marren Honored
by Golf Digest

Looking Foreward to a Golden Future

Nicklaus Club Monterey Has New Management

Incarcerated Youth Break Down the Walls
with Art

Monterey Airport Decorated with Colorful Healing Images



Afternoon Blues, Porter’s in the Forest

Good Taste

Gusto Handcrafted Pasta and Pizza

Food for Thought

Dametra Restaurant Owners Expand Local Empire;
LALLA’s New Location with a View; and Sushi in
Bento Boxes

Wine Notes

Carmel Road


An Enlightened View

David Ligare’s Paintings Invite Exploration