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Summer/Fall 2020

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BEST OF THE CARMEL POLICE LOG… Officer responded to a second complaint of sounds from a rooster. Contact was made with the owner, and a few days later, the bird was re-homed out of the city. SHORTCUTS CARMEL CONFIDENTIAL "The Outpost" Stars Scott Eastwood as an American Soldier T he Doris Day Animal Foundation has awarded $7,500 to Max's Helping Paws Foundation. The Carmel organization helps eligible Monterey County residents cover the costs of veterinary care. "This grant will help us in so many ways toward our mission of helping local families fund necessary treatment for pets in crisis," said a statement from Dyana Klein, Max's Helping Paws co-founder. "We're so grateful to have the support of, and recognition from, such an exem- plary and inspiring animal welfare organization." Day, a longtime Carmel resident who passed away in 2019, estab- lished her animal foundation in 1978. The nonprofit supports nation- wide rescue, care and animal protection efforts. Doris Day's Foundation Helps Other Groups Assist Pets in Need S cott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom and Caleb Landr y Jones star alongside three U.S. veterans in the July release, "The Outpost." The movie chronicles a team of American soldiers battling Taliban fighters at Afghanistan's Combat Outpost Keating. The Associated Press repor ts that Eastwood, a Carmel High School graduate and the son of actor Clint Eastwood, filmed scenes while recovering from an injur y that required two screws to be placed in his ankle. The 2020 film is based on "The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor," a book penned by news anchor Jake Tapper. In a June CNN seg- ment, he called the book "the single journalistic project of which I am most proud." "The movie, I hope, for you, will tell a com- pelling stor y about heroism, sacrifice, selfless- ness and honor," Tapper said. "At a time when we all feel so divided about ever ything, I hope maybe in the stor y of these men, these brave soldiers, we can find something that we can all appreciate." The stars of the HBO series "Big Little Lies" recently teamed up to support COVID-19 relief efforts through a partnership with Frontline Foods. Zoë Kravitz, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley— known collectively as The Monterey Five— sponsored meals for hospital and health care workers responding to the pandemic. The partnership also gives back to local restaurants in several U.S. cities. "All of the restaurants we partnered with are women-owned small businesses or have a female chef. We are in this together," said Kravitz on Instagram. The nonprofit Frontline Foods, which launched in San Francisco, partnered with Chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen to scale its reach. "Big Little Lies" is set in Monterey County, and many scenes from the Emmy- winning series were filmed in the region. Monterey County arts professional Paulette Lynch has earned the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS). Lynch served as Arts Council for Monterey County executive director from 2004 to 2019. She was also the founding director of First Night Monterey, leading the annual 54 C A R M E L M A G A Z I N E • S U M M E R / F A L L 2 0 2 0 Scott Eastwood portrays an American soldier in Afghanistan fighting the Taliban in "The Outpost." The movie also stars Orlando Bloom and Caleb Landry Jones. Photo: Screen Media

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