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Carmel Magazine, spring 2018

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"This year, we've given more than 160 grants to local nonprofits in donations ranging from $500 to $500,000," added Tournament Director and Foundation CEO Steve John, in a statement about the donation record. "It's incredible how four days of golf changes thousands of lives right here on the Monterey Peninsula." HBO has announced plans for a second season of "Big Little Lies," according to repor ts by the New York Times, CNN and other outlets. Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Zoe Kravitz were among stars in the show's first season, which was filmed throughout Monterey County. The drama, by executive producer David E. Kelley, received 16 Emmy nominations and won in eight cate- gories in 2017. Montrio Bistro's fifth annual Benefit for the Fund for Homeless Women raised $30,000 in October, setting a new record for the sell-out event. The money will support programs and emergency services that connect homeless women with shelter, transportation, case man- agement and other resources. S ongwriter's Hall of Fame member Jackson Browne and band mate Greg Leisz, a multi-instrumentalist who has played with Paul Westerberg, Lucinda Williams, Beck and Brian Wilson, among others, perform- ing at a November benefit for Seaside's Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary: School of the Arts and its Turnaround Arts program…United States Senator Rob Portman, an Ohio Republican, and Senator Jack Reed, a Democrat from Rhode Island, receiving honors during the 18th annual Jefferson-Lincoln Awards: An Evening to Honor Lives of Public Service gala at The Inn at Spanish Bay. The November event was a Panetta Institute fundraiser, generating support for programs that enhance public policy and attract thoughtful men and women to lives of public service…Guitarist and singer Chris Robinson, of The Black Crowes and Chris Robinson Brotherhood fame, rocking at Monterey's Golden State Theatre in October. Canadian comedi- an and "Deal or No Deal" host Howie Mandel and a cappella group Home Free also performed there in recent months…Animator James Burks, who has worked on "Space Jam," "Powerpuff Girls" and other film and print projects, speaking at the recent Salinas Valley Comic Con…The Fabulous Thunderbirds, an American blues-rock group known for songs like "Tuff Enuff " and "Wrap It Up," taking the stage at the inaugural Blues and Brews event held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca… Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, stopping by Bernardus Lodge & Spa… C A R M E L M A G A Z I N E • W I N T E R 2 0 1 8 55 Jackson Browne C-Notes Action from the Sea-and-be-Scene | 27300 rancho san carlos road, carmel CA 93923 | 831.620.7360 COOL DOWN HEAT UP RELAX MASSAGE HOT & COLD POOLS CEDAR SAUNA EUCALYPTUS STEAM ROOMS MASSAGE HOT & COLD POOLS CEDAR SAUNA EUCALYPTUS STEAM ROOMS Photo: Kelli Udlall

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