Inside Carmel Magazine Winter 2017


Publisher’s Note
by Steve Snider

Behind the Spotlight
By Dina Eastwood

Postcards From Home
By Sharon Randall

Working Dogs
Nani and Roman

Cars We Love
Kay Lubansky

In Review
By Melanie Bishop

By Marjorie Snow

Admit One
By Mac McDonald

Take Your Best Shot
By Laird Small and Dan Pasquariello

Style Carmel
Spring Fashion Explored

Peninsula Scene
A Veritable Who’s Where of Events
Around the Monterey Peninsula

Last Shot
Clint Eastwood


The Voice of CBS Sports

Jim Nantz’s Love Affair with the Monterey Peninsula

A Joy Ride with James Corden

The Award-Winning Enter tainer’s Hilarious Career

The Silver Screen’s Alan Silvestri

Carmel Composer Creates Iconic Movie Music and Fine Wine

Shaking the Line Up

New Talent and Services at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am


Love in the Air

Exploring Romantic Spots Around the Peninsula

Capturing Mid-Century America in Black and White

The Photographs of John G. Zimmerman

Records, Astronauts, Concours d’Elegance

Michael “Mickey” Kapp’s Life Among the Stars

The Right Environment

Return of the Natives Brings Students to Nature

Trotter Galleries Inspire and Educate

Exploring Early California Art

International Ambassador of Photography

Carmel Photographer Travels the World in Search of Images


The Resort at Pedregal Cabo San Lucas, Mexico



Carmel Confidential
Green Awards Go to MEarth and Carmel Unified School District; Monterey County Breweries Take Home National Honors; Congressman Sam Farr Assists Ocean  Conservation; Arts Council for Monterey County Celebrates Arts Champions; and Friends of  the Monterey Public Library Offer Chocolate and Wine Tasting.

EG Conference Brings Brilliant Minds to Carmel
Talent as Varied as “Simpsons” Creator Matt Groening and Singer Linda Ronstadt Have Attended

Creative Camaraderie with Carmel’s Art Walk
Painter Joaquin Turner Has Gathered Local Artists Together

Salinas Valley Painter Deftly Captures California Landscapes
Miguel Dominquez Brings a Special Talent to Carmel Art Association

Spring Retreat Brings Writers to the Redwoods
Carmel Resident Helps Writers Find Their Muse

Luxury Design Paired with Custom Service at Presage
A Carmel Boutique That Helps Create Dream Wardrobes

Velvet Ivy’s Designers Make Comfortable Custom Clothes
Women’s Outfits that are Tailored to Flatter

Prim’s Hardware and Home an Anchor Point for Carmel Shoppers
Customer Service and Excellent Selection at Popular Store

Mobile Mixologist Shakes Up Local Events
Pour Girl Bartending Serves at Weddings, Parties and More

Carmel Retailer Pens a Lasting Success Story
Bittner, The Pleasure of Writing Just Celebrated 25 Years in Carmel

Green Pedal Couriers: Zero Emissions, Countless Possibilities
Local Man Eschews Cars for Bikes

Two Local Broadcasters Honored by Northern California PGA
The Shagbag Show: Live from the Del Monte Golf Course Bar & Grill

All Saints’ Welcomes New Head of School
Hugh Jebson Joins the Carmel Valley Campus

Nonprofit Supports Breast Cancer Patients During Difficult Times
Breast Cancer Assistance Group of Monterey County is All-Volunteer

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Brings Hope to Cancer Patients
LLS in the Silicon Valley and Monterey Bay Chapters are Significant Fundraisers



Rio Grill, High Rye Sour

Good Taste


Wine Notes

Joyce Vineyards

Food for Thought

Monday Night Supper Club is Super at Andre’s Bouchée; Indian Food Fused with California Influences at Aabha; and Folktale’s Chef Duel Cooks Up Food and Fun